Leonardo DiCaprio Bio

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Quick facts

REAL NAME : Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio

BIRTH DATE : November 11, 1974

PLACE OF BIRTH  : Los Angeles, California

WEIGHT: 75 kg (165 lbs)

HEIGHT: 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)

About Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio was born on November 11, 1974, in Los Angeles.DiCaprio’s father is of Italian and German descent.DiCaprio was named Leonardo because his pregnant mother was looking at a Leonardo da Vinci painting in the Uffizi museum in Florence.His parents separated when he was a year old, and he lived mostly with his mother.

DiCaprio attended Seeds Elementary School and John Marshall High School.

Leonardo DiCaprio Career

He began his career by appearing in several commercials and educational films.In 1989, he played the role of Glen in two episodes of the television show The New Lassie.

In 1990, started acting regularly on television. This started with a role in the pilot of The Outsiders, and one episode of the soap opera Santa Barbara.

In 1991, he played an un-credited role in one episode of Roseanne.

In 1992, DiCaprio was handpicked by Robert De Niro out of 400 young actors to play the lead role in This Boy’s Life .

In 1993, DiCaprio co-starred as the mentally handicapped brother of Johnny Depp’s character in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, a comic-tragic odyssey of a dysfunctional Iowa family.

In 1996, DiCaprio appeared opposite Claire Danes in Baz Luhrmann’s film Romeo + Juliet.he project achieved a worldwide box office take of $147 million.

In 1997, DiCaprio starred in James Cameron’s Titanic (1997) as twenty-year-old Jack Dawson.The film went on to become the highest-grossing film to date grossing more than $1.843 billion in box-office receipts worldwide,and transformed DiCaprio into a commercial movie superstar, resulting in fan worship among teenage girls and young women.

DiCaprio’s next project was the drama film The Beach (2000).DiCaprio’s first film of 2002 was in Martin Scorsese’s Gangs of New York, a historical film.

DiCaprio continued his collaborative streak with Scorsese in the 2010 psychological thriller film Shutter Island (2010), based on the 2003 novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane. He played U.S. Marshal Edward “Teddy” Daniels, who is investigating a psychiatric facility located on an island and comes to question his own sanity. The film grossed $294 million.

Also in 2010, DiCaprio starred in director Christopher Nolan’s science-fiction film Inception.

DiCaprio’s next film was The Great Gatsby  (2013).Later on he starred and produce many hit movies.

Leonardo DiCaprio Girl Friends

According to a 1998 gossip item in The London Sun, Leo dumped the model—his very first!—after a “night of love” she found disappointing. (They had been seen “canoodling around New York” in 1994.

Kristen Zang, a model dated Leo for two years (1996-1998).

Another one of Leo’s party friends was Natasha Henstridge

Leonardo saw Amber in a magazine and had his reps track her down. They reportedly briefly dated in 1998.

The daughter of singer John Phillips, Bijou dated Leo in 1998.

Leo reportedly dated Victoria’s Secret model Eva Herzigova in 1998. Their month-long affair was unconfirmed, perhaps because Herzigova was married to Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres at the time.

Gisele Bündchen dated Leo for five years, but ended it in 2005.

Leo’s 2011 whirlwind romance with Blake Lively started out with domestic bliss. She baked for him.

Leo dated Victoria’s Secret model Erin Heatherton for 10 months in 2012 until “crazy schedules” dragged them apart.

After dating for over a year (starting in May 2013), Leo and 23-year-old Victoria’s Secret model Toni Garrn broke up in 2014.

Leo began dating Kelly Rohrbacha former prep schooler, D1 golfer, Georgetown University grad, and yes, Sports Illustratedmodel, in the spring of 2015.

Leonardo DiCaprio Net Worth

eonardo has a net worth of $245 million.The success came the 1997 film Titanic by James Cameron. Titanic eventually smashed all box office records, won multiple awards and secured DiCaprio’s place as a leading man.

He has starred in several films directed by the legendary Martin Scorsese including Gangs of New York (grossed $193.7 million worldwide), The Aviator (grossed $211.7 million worldwide), The Departed ($289 million worldwide), Shutter Island ($294.8 million), and The Wolf of Wall Street ($392 million). DiCaprio has also starred in films including J. Edgar, Django Unchained, The Great Gatsby, and The Revenant.

Leonardo DiCaprio Awards

American actor Leonardo DiCaprio has won 54 awards from 161 nominations some are listed below
1998 : Best Male Performance (titanic)
2010 : Best Science Fiction Actor (Inception)
2004 : Actor of the Year (The Aviator)
2013 : Best Actor (The Great Gatsby)
2014 : Beste Buitenlandse Acteur (The Great Gatsby)
2016 : Best International Actor (The Revenant)
2016 : Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (The Revenant)
2007: Best Actor (The Departed)
1998 : Favorite Actor – Drama (Titanic)

Leonardo DiCaprio Movies

The Departed (2006)
Inception (2010)
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Titanic (1997)
Django Unchained (2012)
Shutter Island (2010)
Blood Diamond (2006)
Gangs of New York (2002)
The Aviator (2004)
The Great Gatsby (2013)
The Revenant (2015)
Revolutionary Road (2008)
The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
Body of Lies (2008)

Leonardo DiCaprio Houses

Recently Leonardo DiCaprio lists his malibu property at $23 million.

Leonardo DiCaprio owns two adjacent houses on Oriole Way in the Bird Street section of the Hollywood Hills.Leo purchased this home in 1999 for $4 million. The house is spread in the area of 4,551-square-foot and was once rented to his actor friend Tobey Maguire.

Malibu mansion

Location: The house is located on Oriole Way in the Bird Street section of the Hollywood Hills. He owns two houses in the same locality.

The house is just adjacent to his another home on the same street. The house sits in the area of 3,980-square-foot and Leo purchased it in 2003 for $3,780,000.

Riverhouse apartment

Leo bought this apartment in early 2010 primarily because he has turned into a complete eco friendly person. The building is located on the last patch of land in Rockefeller Park and is a true example of luxury eco-living.