Leonardo DiCaprio

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Full Name Leonardo DiCaprio
Age 46 Years Old
Nick Name Leonardo
Gender Male
Birth Date November 11th, 1974
Birth Place California, US

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About Leonardo DiCaprio

An American actor, producer, and environmentalist, Leonardo DiCaprio is well known for playing Jack Dawson in the 1997 film "Titanic", Frank Abagnale Jr. in the 2002 film "Catch Me If You Can", Howard Hughes in the 2004 film "The Aviator", J. Edgar Hoover in the 2011 film "J. Edgar". In 1990, Leonardo guest appeared in an American drama series "The Outsiders" for his role as Kid Fighting Scout in an episode titled "Pilot". He is the executive producer of the 2004 American film "The Assassination of Richard Nixon", which was DiCaprio's first film as a producer whereas he made his big-screen debut playing the character Josh in the 1991 film "Critters 3." He began his career by acting in commercials and educational films under the name Lenny Williams. He has also kicked off the set for "Romper Room" when he was five years old for disruptive behavior. He has touched upon various genres of cinema ranging from romance, historical and period drama, thriller, and even science fiction. Additionally, he has received some of the most coveted honors such as the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Drama, Musical or Comedy for his performance in the films "The Aviator" and "The Wolf of Wall Street", and the Academy Award for Best Actor for the movie "The Revenant". 

Famous For

  • Being an American actor, producer, and environmentalist.
  • For playing Jack Dawson in the 1997 film "Titanic", Frank Abagnale Jr. in the 2002 film "Catch Me If You Can", Howard Hughes in the 2004 film "The Aviator", J. Edgar Hoover in the 2011 film "J. Edgar". 

Leonardo DiCaprio,a famous actor

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Early Life of Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio opened his eyes for the first time on 11th November 1974 with the real name or full name of Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio in Los Angeles, California, U.S. He hugs an American nationality and mixed ethnicity. DiCaprio's mother is German while his father is American. Analogously, was raised as Catholic, but he follows Judaism and Buddhism partially. His race is white. He happily celebrates his birthday on 11th November of every year and he had celebrated his 46th birthday as of 2020 whereas, as his birthdate, his star sign is Scorpio. He is the only child of Irmelin (nee Indenbirken), a legal secretary, and George DiCaprio, an underground comix writer, publisher, and distributor of comic books. Furthermore, he attended Seeds Elementary School and later went to John Marshall High School a few blocks away after attending the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies for four years.

Career of Leonardo DiCaprio

  • Leonardo DiCaprio kicks off his acting career from an uncredited role in one episode of "Roseanne" in 1991 whereas he made his film debut later that year in the low-budget horror direct-to-video film "Critters 3" also became a recurring cast member on the sitcom "Growing Pains" in the following year. 
  • Then, he starred as the lead role in Michael Caton-Jones's "This Boy's Life" and also co-starred as the intellectually disabled brother of Johnny Depp's character in "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" in 1993.
  • DiCaprio's first effort of 1995 was in Sam Raimi's western film "The Quick and the Dead" which was released to a dismal box office performance, barely grossing $18.5 million in the US, and received mixed reviews from critics though he appeared in "The Basketball Diaries" in the following year.
  • As well, he starred opposite Claire Danes in Baz Luhrmann's film "Romeo + Juliet" in 1996 also appeared in a family drama "Marvin's Room" later that year.
  • He also turned down an offer to star in the film "Boogie Nights" (1997) to star opposite Kate Winslet in James "Cameron's Titanic" (1997) as members of different social classes.
  • He played a self-mocking role in a small appearance in Woody Allen's caustic satire of the fame industry, "Celebrity" (1998) also starred in the dual roles of the villainous King Louis XIV and his secret, sympathetic twin brother Philippe in Randall Wallace's "The Man in the Iron Mask". 
  • After then, he was cast in "American Psycho" (2000) in 1998 for a reported salary of $20 million but left the project soon after when he failed to agree with Oliver Stone on the film's direction and took the lead role in "The Beach" instead.
  • Similarly, he has appeared in several films such as "Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones", "Catch Me If You Can", "Gangs of New York", "The Departed", "Blood Diamond", "Body of Lies".
  • Besides, his first producing task was as an executive producer in Niels Mueller's "The Assassination of Richard Nixon", starring Sean Penn as Samuel Byck.
  • Later in 2007, he produced the comedy-drama "Gardener of Eden" and also created, produced, co-wrote, and narrated a documentary about people's relationship to nature and global warming, "The 11th Hour".
  • After that, he was the creator and an executive producer for "Greensburg" though he ended the 2000s by producing director Jaume Collet-Serra's psychological horror-thriller film "Orphan" (2009).
  • He continued to collaborate with Scorsese in the 2010 psychological thriller film "Shutter Island" as well as in the science-fiction film "Inception" whereas he took some break for himself from acting.
  • After his break, he starred in a biopic about J. Edgar Hoover, "J. Edgar" in 2011 also produced Catherine Hardwicke's romantic horror film "Red Riding Hood" in the same year as well as was an executive producer for George Clooney's political drama "The Ides of March".
  • His next role was as the millionaire Jay Gatsby in Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" (2013) and reunited with Scorsese for the fifth time in "The Wolf of Wall Street".
  • Furthermore, he was an executive producer in a 2014 British documentary film "Virunga" whereas "Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret" was another documentary film that year for which he was an executive producer.
  • He also played fur trapper Hugh Glass in Alejandro G. Inarritu's survival drama "The Revenant" in 2015 also was an executive producer for "Catching the Sun" in the following year.
  • DiCaprio has signed on to produce and star in "The Crowded Room", an adaptation of the story of Billy Milligan; it has been in development hell since before he got involved and has yet remained that way as of 2020.
  • Analogously, he has been an executive and producer for numerous films like, "The Ivory Game", "Before the Flood", "Live by Night", "Delirium".
  • DiCaprio returned to acting following a break of four years in Quentin Tarantino's comedy-drama "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" after narrating the 2019 global-warming documentary "Ice on Fire".
  • In May 2020, he made a brief appearance in the finale of the miniseries "The Last Dance".
  • Additionally, National Geographic ordered a television series adaption of "The Right Stuff", based on the 1973 book of the same name, with DiCaprio as executive producer in February 2019. The series had been in development at National Geographic since July 2017 though the series was moved to Disney+ and scheduled for release in fall 2020.
  • It was also announced that DiCaprio will star in an Adam McKay-directed comedy film for Netflix called "Don't Look Up" in October 2020.
  • Besides acting, he has joined the project as COVID-19 pandemic delays pushed back its original, April 2020 production schedule. He is slated to film the project in tandem with Scorsese's next film "Killers of the Flower Moon".
  • In 2020, DiCaprio's foundation has donated $3 million to Australia bushfire relief efforts and has donated $100 million in December 2018 to fight climate change. In 2019, DiCaprio's environmental NGO "Earth Alliance" has pledged $5 million in order to help protect the Amazon after fires destroyed large parts of the rainforest in July and August of that year.

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Political activism

  • Prior to the 2020 election, DiCaprio narrated a Netflix documentary series about voting rights, stating, "All of us may have been created equal. But we'll never actually be equal until we all vote. So don't wait." He used his social media presence to encourage voters to make a plan to cast their ballots and to draw attention to voter suppression and restrictive voter ID laws, citing VoteRiders as a source of information and assistance.

Awards and Achievements of Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the successful and versatile actors in America. He has been nominated for several awards such as 66th Academy Awards (1994), 77th Academy Awards (2005), 92nd Academy Awards (2020), and many others though he has only won three Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama for "The Aviator" and "The Revenant" and Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for "The Wolf of Wall Street", and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for "The Revenant". With his hard work, he can gain many awards and honors in the coming days. 

Personal Life of Leonardo DiCaprio

Reflecting on Leonardo DiCaprio's personal life, he is an unmarried guy whereas regarding his relationship status, he has been in a romantic relationship with model Camila Morrone. In November 2018, they were seen watching a football match in Paris. The couple's relationship is outstanding till now and hopes it will remain the same as in the future too. Previously, he has dated many other ladies but they were not long-lasting. Furthermore, talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight.

Recently, he has turned 46, though he spent his birthday week hanging out in Malibu, shirtless on the beach with his friend Emile Hirsch-a timeless November activity. An actor's actor, DiCaprio leads a private life that has always piqued the interest of the paparazzi. Similarly, it's also caught the attention of the internet as a whole, because no one-on screen or in public-has lent themselves to being as meme-able as him.

Net Worth of Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio is an American actor, producer, philanthropist, and activist who has a net worth of $260 million as of 2020 whereas he has also a handsome amount of salary too which is also in millions of dollars per year. In the 25 years between 1995 and 2020, Leonardo DiCaprio has earned north of $300 million from salaries and backend points alone. If he earned just $2.5 million in base salary from 1997's Titanic, he eventually earned $40 million thanks to a 1.8% cut of gross backend points. He has also earned additional tens of millions from endorsements, real estate investments, and venture capital stakes. In addition, his main source of income is from acting, directing, and producing career. Moreover, he has appeared in a Japanese television commercial for Suzuki Wagon R in 1998. Subsequently, he appeared in a VISA commercial in the same year though he has done endorsement work for several brands like Jim Beam (2013) (Japan), Orient Corporation Orico Card (2001) (Japan), Bridgestone Ecopia Tires (2010) (Japan), Matchbox Cars (1988) and many others.

Body Measurement of Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio stands at a tall height of 6 ft or 183 cm whereas his body weight is around 87 kg or 192 pounds. DiCaprio has worked with many trainers. For different roles in the movies, his workout is different. He is considered one of the hottest celebrities of the time. Enriched with the toned bicep and perfect built, the actor doesn't hesitate to go shirtless. The image of this shirtless actor who looks super hot flaunting his body is available everywhere on the internet. He has blonde hair and blue eyes though his body build type is average.