Leonardo Dicaprio Biography
Leonardo Dicaprio was born as Leonardo Wilhelm Dicaprio in 1974 on 11th November to George DiCaprio and Irmelin Indenbirken. He is Irmelin’s only child. Leonardo Dicaprio was born and brought up in Los Angeles, California. He also spends a significant part of his childhood with his grandparents who lived in Germany. This helped in becoming conversant in Italian and German.
Despite being the only child, Leonardo Dicaprio wasn’t raised to be a brat; he has always been humble and nice to everyone. He is very close to his mother and is often photographed spending some quality time with her. He is a supporter of the Democratic Political Party. He completed his schooling from John Marshall High School, then he went to Corinne Seeds University Elementary School and finally to Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies.
Leonardo Dicaprio is always in the headlines because of his personal life. The heartthrob hasn’t married anyone in his life, but he has definitely dated some of the most beautiful women on the planet like Emma Bunton, Model Kristen Zang, Emma Million, Gisele Bundchen, and Bar Refaeli, etc. There are several other females, with whom Leo has been linked with. Leonardo Dicaprio likes to keep his personal life very private and stays tight-lipped while talking about his relationship with anybody in the industry. Leonardo Dicaprio and Kate Winslet, the most beautiful couple of Hollywood are often subjected to several fan arts and fictions which both of these actors enjoy and admire because of their strong friendship.
Leonardo Dicaprio started his movie career in 1991 with ‘Critters 3’. Later he appeared in movies like ‘Romeo + Juliet’, ‘Catch Me If You Can’, ‘The Departed’, ‘Titanic’, ‘Blood Diamond’, ‘The 11th Hour’, ‘Inception’, ‘Django Unchained’, ‘The Great Gatsby’, ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’, ‘The Revenant’, ‘The Audition’, ‘Gangs of New York’, and ‘Revolutionary Road’ etc.
In 1998, Leonardo Dicaprio established the ‘Leonardo Dicaprio foundation’, which is devoted to promoting environmental awareness across the globe. Currently, it focuses on supporting renewable energy and preserving the earth from the effects of global warming. In 2013, he also donated $61,000 to an LGBT organization called GLAAD.
Awards & Achievements
Leonardo Dicaprio has been nominated for 161 awards and won 54 awards. Some of his wins include awards like 2 ‘AACTA Awards’, ‘Academy Award’, ‘Austin Film Critics Association’, ‘Blockbuster Entertainment Awards’, ‘Boston Society of Film Critics’, ‘British Academy Film Awards’, 3 ‘Golden Globe Awards’, 2 ‘Irish Film and Television Academy Award’, 4 ‘MTV Movie Awards’, 4 ‘National Board of Review’, and ‘BAFTA Award’, etc.
Net Worth of Leonardo Dicaprio
Leonardo Dicaprio has an estimated net worth of over $275 million according to thewealthrecord.com. He has made most of his net worth through his movies and blockbuster hits. He is also known for making millions through his magazine and endorsement deals. He likes to spend his money on luxury mansion and vehicles.
Leonardo Dicaprio is one of the finest actors in not Hollywood but in the entire world. He is also one of the few actors, who can play any character the director asks with complete ease. His stardom started off with Titanic, which has grown in the last decade. He is amongst those actors whose presence is enough to turn a bad movie into a blockbuster. He has given movies, which will be remembered and cherished for centuries.