Leonardo DiCaprio went from unknown child actor to heartthrob and box office phenomenon of late 90s. DiCaprio born on November 11 1974, Leonardo was raised in LA California there he studied at the Los Angeles center for enriched studies. Before obtaining his high school diploma from john Marshall high school. Leonardo DiCaprio firstly started his career as a child actor by appearing in some educational films and commercials however his first significance television role came in 1990 when he landed a part on the television show “PARENTHOOD” the series ultimately aired for only one season however DiCaprio benefited from the moral support he received from tobey magvire, the following year Leo made his feature film debut in the low budget horror film critters 3 (1991) which went unnoticed.
Leonardo DiCaprio received his first academy award nomination for his supporting role in “what’s eating gilbert grape” (1993). He has start getting famous after playing leading roles in the movies i.e., “the basketball diaries” (1995) and the romantic drama “Romeo+Juliet”(1996). Later, he become international star after appearing in James Cameron’s epic romance “titanic” (1997). Which is the biggest grossing film of all time till that point. Now it is the 2nd highest grossing movie of all time.
LEONARDO DICAPRIO’S SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS
TOP 10 MOVIES OF LEONARDO DICAPRIO
1. WHAT’S EATING GILBERT GRAPE
IMDb RATING: 7.8/10
Release date: December 17,1993 (USA)
2. SHUTTER ISLAND
IMDb RATING: 8.1/10
Release date: February 19,2010 (USA)
3. DJANGO UNCHAINED
IMDb RATING: 7.8/10
Release date: December 25,2012 (USA)
4. BLOOD DIAMOND
IMDb RATING: 8/10
Release date: December 8 ,2006 (USA)
5. CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
IMDb RATING: 8/10
Release date: December 25,2002 (USA)
6. THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
IMDb RATING: 8.2/10
Release date: December 25,2013 (USA)
7. THE DEPARTED
IMDb RATING: 8.5/10
Release date: October 6,2006 (USA)
IMDb RATING: 7.7/10
Release date: December 19,1997 (USA)
IMDb RATING: 8.8/10
Release date: July 13, 2010 (USA)
10. THE REVENANT
IMDb RATING: 8.3/10
Release date: December 25, 2015 (USA)
LEONARDO DICAPRIO’S BEST PERFORMANCES EVER
THE 15 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT LEONARDO DICAPRIO
- His agent wanted him to change his name, he suggested that DiCaprio should change his name to “lenny Williams”.
- He was fired from his first acting job for being unruly, he was 5-year-old that time, the show was a children’s television series called “romper room” which ran in the US for over 40 years.
- He is named after Leonardo DA Vinci, DiCaprio’s mother merlin happened to be standing in front of a Leonardo da Vinci portrait at a gallery in a Florence Italy when she felt baby Leo kick for the first time his father took that as a sign and the parents decided to name their son after the famed Renaissance artist.
- He adopted a child in Mozambique. Leo is known to be a generous person who contributes to many charitable causes, but there is one little girl in particular who has been impacted by his generosity Leo decided to unofficially adopt the young girl who lives in SOS children’s village in Maputo Mozambique.
- He dropped out of his high school after his 3 year to accommodate his acting schedule later he would earn his GED with the help of a tutor.
- He can claim the most-tweeted-Oscar movement of all time.
- Leonardo DiCaprio turned down the role in “AMERICAN PSYCHO”.
- He had one of his own films banned from the US and CANADA.
- He brought a $23,000,000 beachfront property in 2017 in Malibu, California.
- He brought a Salvador Dali painting at auction for $1,200,000.
- He has suffered from OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) all his life.
- A model once slashed his face with a bottle, Leo have never talked about this incident publicly and even that model was sent to jail for 2 years.
- He has the collection of ECO-FRIENDLY Vehicles.
- He helped financially support the last remaining titanic survivor in her final days, she was only two months old when the incident happened and she lost her father in it.
- Someone paid $1,350,000 to have donner with Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.