Leonardo DiCaprio Biography, Age, Wife, Film Career, Net Worth, Titanic, Awards, Friends, Relationships, Movies

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Bio Data

Birth Name Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio
Birth Date November 11, 1974
Age 45 Years (in 2020)
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, United States
Profession Actor
film producer
Partner(s) Gisele Bündchen (2000–2005)
Bar Refaeli (2005–2011)
Parent(s) George DiCaprio (father)
Irmelin Indenbirken (mother)
Net Worth $260 million

Leonardo DiCaprio is an American actor. Known for his many successful films like Titanic, Shutter Island, The Great Gatsby, The Wolf of Wall Street or Inception, he won the Oscar for Best Actor in 2016 for his role in ‘The Revenant 2015’.

Biography of Leonardo DiCaprio

Born in Hollywood on November 11, 1974, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Leonardo DiCaprio is the son of a cartoonist and comic book publisher and a legal secretary, encouraged by his mother, began his career very early.

Leonardo DiCaprio Film Career

Leonardo DiCaprio began his career young and held small roles in commercials and in small productions. He made his film debut in 1993 at the age of 19, in the film This Boy’s Life with Robert De Niro. He is chosen from nearly 400 candidates who came for the role. In 1995, Leonardo DiCaprio took part in the casting of The Quick and the Dead for which he was chosen. He collaborates with Sharon Stone and Russel Crowe. Leonardo DiCaprio collaborates with Johnny Depp in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. He plays the role of intellectual disability.

Leonardo DiCaprio in Titanic

Leonardo DiCaprio then plays in ‘Romeo + Juliet’ in 1996 and in ‘Titanic’ the following year. Thanks to this film, he meets a worldwide success. He plays the character of Jack Dawson who falls in love with a rich young woman Rose (Kate Winslet). The film obtains the Oscars for best film and best director for James Cameron. “At the Golden Globes, DiCaprio won the award for the best actor”.

Since then he has chained the big roles in cinema and plays with the biggest actors as in ‘The Man in the Iron Mask’ with John Malkovich and Gérard Depardieu.

He worked with Tom Hanks and Amy Adams in Steven Spielberg’s ‘Catch Me If You Can (2002)’. In 2004, he played with Cate Blanchett in Aviator. In 2008, he starred in Body of Lies again with Russel Crowe. He finds Kate Winslet in Revolutionary Road by Sam Mendes.

In 2010 Leonardo DiCaprio collaborated on two huge films: ‘Shutter Island 2010’, and ‘Inception 2010’ by Christopher Nolan. In the first film, Leonardo DiCaprio plays the role of an investigator on the trail of Rachel Solando (Patricia Clarkson) on an island housing a mental hospital. In Inception, he plays with Ellen Page, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hardy, Joseph Gordon-Lewitt. Leonardo Di Caprio is one of the muses of Martin Scorsese who has renewed his confidence in him for years, notably with the films Gangs of New York, Aviator, The Departed, Shutter Island, and The Wolf of Wall Street.

In 2013, Leo starred in two big blockbuster films: The Great Gatsby, starring Tobey Maguire (1st Spiderman) and Carey Mulligan, and the Wolf of Wall Street, which won Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor for DiCaprio. In this movie, he is seen with Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie and Kyle Chandler. This is the 5th collaboration with Martin Scorsese. The film was awarded Best Actor for Leonardo DiCaprio by the Golden Globes 2014 and Critic’s Choice Movie Awards 2014.

In 2016, after long years of waiting, he finally got his first Oscar for his role in The Revenant 2015.

In correspondence with his film career, Leonardo DiCaprio is a very committed man. In 1997 and the release of Titanic, he founded the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation to support all actions ensuring the sustainable development of the planet. Ecology, ocean protection and global warming are causes that are particularly close to his heart.

Friends of Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio is very friends with actor Tobey Maguire, met in 1990. His best friend is Kate Winslet, his partner in Titanic. They regularly go on vacation together; he is the godfather of her son Bear and he even offered him an engraved gold ring to seal their friendship.

Relationships of Leonardo DiCaprio

The actor is known for his recurring favourites for models. Bridget Hall, Kristen Zang, Amber Valletta, Erin Heatherton, Toni Garm, Kelly Rohrbach or actress Blake Lively: he continues the relationship of the couple. His two longest love stories are with top model Gisèle Bundchen from 2000 to 2005 and Bar Refaeli, with whom he has an on / off relationship from 2005 to 2011.

Leonardo Dicaprio Movies List

Year Title Role Notes
1991 Critters 3 Josh Direct-to-video
1992 Poison Ivy Guy Credited as Leonardo Di Caprio
1993 This Boy’s Life Tobias “Toby” Wolff  
1993 What’s Eating Gilbert Grape Arnie Grape  
1995 The Basketball Diaries Jim Carroll  
1995 The Quick and the Dead Fee “The Kid” Herod  
1995 Total Eclipse Arthur Rimbaud  
1996 Romeo + Juliet Romeo Montague  
1996 Marvin’s Room Hank  
1997 Titanic Jack Dawson  
1998 The Man in the Iron Mask King Louis XIV / Philippe  
1998 Celebrity Brandon Darrow  
2000 The Beach Richard  
2002 Catch Me If You Can Frank Abagnale, Jr.  
2002 Gangs of New York Amsterdam Vallon  
2004 The Aviator Howard Hughes  
2006 The Departed William “Billy” Costigan  
2006 Blood Diamond Danny Archer  
2007 The 11th Hour Narrator Documentary; also writer
2008 Body of Lies Roger Ferris  
2008 Revolutionary Road Frank Wheeler  
2010 Shutter Island Edward “Teddy” Daniels  
2010 Hubble Narrator Documentary
2010 Inception Dom Cobb  
2011 J. Edgar J. Edgar Hoover  
2012 Django Unchained Calvin J. Candie  
2013 The Great Gatsby Jay Gatsby  
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street Jordan Belfort  
2015 The Audition Himself Short film
2015 The Revenant Hugh Glass  
2016 Before the Flood Himself Documentary
2019 Ice on Fire Narrator Documentary
2019 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Rick Dalton  

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