Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor, producer, and environmentalist. He was born on November 11, 1974. Leonardo’s early life DiCaprio, was born in Los Angeles, California. His mother, Irmelin, is a legal secretary, and his father, George, is a comic book artist/distributor. He does not have any siblings. Leo attended Seeds Elementary School and then John Marshall High School. Eventually, he dropped out of high school but still managed to earn his GED later.
His career started when he appeared in several commercials and educational films. One of the first films he was featured in was Romeo & Juliet. After that, he starred in The Beach and Titanic. All three were a huge success, so they ensured him a lot more roles and also a huge income in the early 2000s. Leonardo dedicated himself to each one of his characters. For the film The Revenant, he acted out a lot of things for which the other actors would simply use props. For instance, he slept in real animal carcasses, and he also ate raw bison liver. It was all real. That is what makes him different from all the other actors.
Throughout long his career, he has worked with some incredible names, such as Margot Robbie, Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, and Jamie Foxx.
Leonardo’s best films
He starred in many films during his career, but some of the best ones are Romeo & Juliet (1996), Titanic (1997), The Beach (2000), Shutter Island (2010), Inception (2010), Django Unchained (2012), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), The Great Gatsby (2013), The Revenant (2015), and Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (2019).
Leonardo’s best quotes
“Don’t think for a moment that I’m really like any of the characters I’ve played. I’m not. That’s why it’s called ‘acting’.” – Leonardo DiCaprio
“I get a friend to travel with me… I need somebody to bring me back to who I am. It’s hard to be alone.” – Leonardo DiCaprio
“The good thing about acting is that it always keeps you on your toes… It’s not like any other job where you can go in and do the same thing as yesterday.” – Leonardo DiCaprio
“If you can do what you do best and be happy, you’re further along in life than most people.” – Leonardo DiCaprio
“I’m not the kind of person who tries to be cool or trendy, I’m definitely an individual.” – Leonardo DiCaprio
“Brothers don’t necessarily have to say anything to each other – they can sit in a room and be together and just be completely comfortable with each other.” – Leonardo DiCaprio
“I don’t think I ever expected anything like an Oscar ever, to tell you the truth. That is not my motivation when I do these roles. I really am motivated by being able to work with great people and create a body of work that I can look back and be proud of.” – Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo’s net worth
This famous actor has the net worth of around $260 million.