Leonardo Di Caprio Biography, Age, Career, Education Childhood, Awards And Achievements

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Name Leonardo DiCaprio
Age 44 Years
Nick Name Leonardo
Birth Name Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio
Birth Date 1974-11-11
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth California, US
Nationality American
Horoscope Scorpio
University University of Los Angeles (UCLA)
Father George Di Caprio
Mother Irmelin Di Caprio
Height 183 cm
Weight 75 Kg
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Awards Won Oscars 2016’ for ‘Best Actor’ in
‘The Revenant’
Marital Status Unmarried

Leonardo Di Caprio Early Life

Born on November 11, 1974, in Los Angeles,
California, Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is the only
child of Irmelin and George DiCaprio. His parents
divorced when he was still a toddler. DiCaprio
was mostly raised by his mother, a legal secretary
born in Germany. Despite his parents’ early
divorce, Leonardo DiCaprio remained close to his
father, a comic book artist and distributor. With
his parents’ urging, Leonardo explored his
creative side, developing an early interest in
acting. “I loved imitating people … I loved joking
around with my parents and creating different
characters. I liked doing my own little homemade
skits,” DiCaprio told Backstage. But he didn’t have
much success in Hollywood until he reached his
early teens.

Leonardo Di Caprio Career

Prior to his movie career, he featured and acted in
television commercials.
He also appeared in soap operas like, ’Santa Barbara’
and ‘Growing Pains’ during the 90s.
He captured the media’s attention when he made his
debut in the horror film ‘Critters 3’.
He appeared as the main actor in the movie ‘This
Boy’s Life’ where he was selected among 400 other
actors.
He has taken up roles of characters that helped him
secure a place in the American film industry.
Till date, he has acted in around more than 20 films
and appeared in television shows too.
The actor has improved and taken himself to the next
level after starting his acting career.
He starred in 2004 film ‘The Aviator’ and 2006 crime
drama ‘The Departed’.
Along with this, he has played in the film ‘The Great
Gatsby’ which is a novel adaptation of the same title.
He even played in the movie ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’
taking up the role of Jordan Belfort.
Besides acting, he works as a producer too. He has
produced the documentary ‘11TH Hour’ and also ‘The
Aviator’.
The film is about a man (Grace) who inherits a
mansion from his deceased wealthy father after being
released from a mental institution. Strange events lead
him to wonder if the house is haunted or if his mind is
playing tricks on him.

Leonardo DiCaprio Personal Life

During much of his career, DiCaprio has found
himself in the media spotlight for his personal
life. His on-again, off-again relationship with
supermodel Gisele Bündchen was fodder for
celebrity magazines and websites from 2000 to
2005. DiCaprio then dated model Bar Refaeli for
several years. In 2011, he was briefly linked to
actress Blake Lively. Since then, he’s reportedly
dated various models.

Net Worth of Leonardo Di Caprio

Because of his hard work and enthusiasm, Caprio has
been earning a good amount of money through his
acting career. His estimated net worth amounts to USD
245 million. Major credits of his earnings go to his
career as an actor and film producer. From ‘Titanic’, he
earned around USD 55 million and from ‘The Revenant’
he accumulated USD 30 million. His salary is not
known.

Leonardo DiCaprio Education

For his education, he studied at Seeds Elementary
School and ‘Los Angeles Center for Enriched
Studies.’ Afterward, he enrolled at John Marshall
High School. Later, he dropped out.

Random Fact About Leonardo Di Caprio

Caprio is an environmentalist aside from an actor.
He separates a time from his busy schedule to indulge
in environmental related activities.
To support his environmental beliefs, he even included
things about an environment in his Thank you speech
at the ‘Oscars 2016’.
He has no tattoo carvings on his body and has not
done plastic surgeries.
He also does a lot of traveling.

Leonardo DiCaprio Social Media

Profile

Leonardo DiCaprio has a massive social media
following. On Twitter and Facebook, he has more
than 18.9 million and 17 million followers
respectively. Additionally, more than 20.7 million
people follow him on Instagram.

Leonardo DiCaprio: Body

Measurements

Leonardo DiCaprio looks so young and energetic in
his forties. He is six feet tall and approximately
weighs around 75 kg. He has a Chest of 42 inches,
Waist of 34 inches and biceps of 14 inches. While
his eyes are blue and hair is blonde.

Leonardo DiCaprio Controversy

Leonardo DiCaprio made controversy when he
refused to show transparency on his Foundation’s
financial transactions. This happened in 2016
resulting in several parties forcing him to return
donations received for rainforest charity.
In 2016, rumors suggested that he had affairs with
Paige Watkins, Georgia Fowler, Roxy Horner and others.

Environmental Films and Foundation

As reflected by his Globe and Oscar speeches,
DiCaprio has long demonstrated his passion for
environmental issues. In 2000, he hosted an Earth
Day celebration and interviewed former U.S.
President Bill Clinton for a television segment
about global warming. DiCaprio also wrote,
narrated and produced The 11th Hour , an
environmental documentary that was released in
2007, and was heavily involved in the production
of the 2016 documentary Before the Flood, about
climate change.

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