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Leonardo Dicaprio 10 Personal Facts, Biography, Wiki
Born: November 11, 1974 (age 46 years), Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 1.83 m
Awards: Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Birthday: November 11, 1974
Age: 46 Years, 46 Year Old Males
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Also Known As: Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio
Born In: Hollywood, California, U.S.
Famous As: Actor, Film Producer
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Height: 6’0″ (183 cm), 6’0″ Males
Father: George DiCaprio
U.S. State: California
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Leonardo’s personal life has always been in media limelight due to the number of affairs he has had.
His link ups and break ups with models like Gisele Bundchen, Bar Refaeli and Toni Garrn have made headlines in gossip magazines.
He underwent a severe facial injury in the year 2005 when a model Aretha Wilson, hit him with a broken bottle.
He was also in a relationship with the actress Blake Lively in the year 2011.
Leonardo owns a house in Los Angeles and an apartment in Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan.
He owns an island Belize which he purchased in 2009 with the plan of crafting an eco-friendly resort.
He also bought the original Dinah Shore residence in 2014 which is crafted on the architectural designs of Donald Wexler in Palm Springs.
He has made several donations for various societal concerns.
He made a donation of $1 million to the Wildlife Conservation Society in November 2010.
Being a gay rights activist, he donated $61000 to GLAAD.
He also donated $35000 for “Leonardo DiCaprio Computer Center” at Los Feliz branch of the Los Angeles Public Library in 1998 and $1 million for the relief work after Haiti earthquake in 2010.
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.
Made his first commercial, for Matchbox cars, at age 14
Met long-time friend Tobey Maguire when both were auditioning for the 1990-91 sitcom Parenthood (DiCaprio won the part)
An ardent environmentalist, established the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation in 1998 to champion his favorite conservation causes
Frequently collaborates with director Martin Scorsese, beginning with Gangs of New York (2002)
Produced and narrated the documentary The 11th Hour to help raise awareness about the effect of human impact on the planet
Founded the production company Appian Way Productions
Bought an island, Blackadore Caye, off the coast of Belize, with plans to build an eco-friendly resort
DiCaprio’s personal life has been the subject of widespread media attention.
He rarely grants interviews and is reticent about his private life, but he has been the subject of several articles detailing his involvement with women aged 25 or younger for the past two decades.
In 1999, DiCaprio met Brazilian model Gisele Bündchen, whom he dated until 2005.
He was romantically involved with Israeli model Bar Refaeli from 2005 to 2011, during which time he met with Israeli president Shimon Peres and visited Refaeli’s hometown of Hod HaSharon.
In 2005, DiCaprio’s face was severely injured when model Aretha Wilson hit him over the head with a broken bottle at a Hollywood party.
She pled guilty and was sentenced in 2010 to two years in prison.
DiCaprio dated German fashion model Toni Garrn from July 2013 until December 2014, and later in 2017.
DiCaprio owns a home in Los Angeles and an apartment in Battery Park City.
In 2009, he bought an island, Blackadore Caye, off mainland Belize—on which he is set to open an environment-friendly resort —and in 2014, he purchased the original Dinah Shore residence designed by mid-century modern architect Donald Wexler in Palm Springs, California.
In June 2017, when The Wolf of Wall Street producer Red Granite Pictures was involved in the 1MDB money laundering scandal, the Bruno Manser Funds, a Swiss-based charity focused on protecting the Borneo’s rainforest, called on DiCaprio to turn over the gifts he received from business associates at the production company to the US government including the Best Actor Oscar that Marlon Brando won for his role in 1954’s On the Waterfront, a $3.2 million Pablo Picasso painting and a $9 million Jean-Michel Basquiat collage.
At the beginning of his career, DiCaprio had difficulty finding an agent.
One agent suggested he change his name to Lenny Williams to appeal to the American audience, which he declined to do.
He remained jobless for a year and a half even after 100 auditions.
Disillusioned at this, he initially decided to quit acting, but his father encouraged him not to give up, and he needed the money to support his mother.
By the early 1990s, he began acting regularly on television, starting with a role in the pilot of The Outsiders (1990) and one episode of the soap opera Santa Barbara (1990), in which he played the young Mason Capwell.
DiCaprio got a break that year when he was cast in Parenthood, a series based on a successful comedy film of the same name.
Before being cast in the role of Garry Buckman, a troubled teenager, he analyzed Joaquin Phoenix’s performance in the original film.
His work that year earned him two nominations at the 12th Youth in Film Awards—Best Young Actor in a Daytime Series for Santa Barbara and Best Young Actor Starring in a New Television Series for Parenthood.
DiCaprio was also a celebrity contestant on the children’s game show Fun House, on which he performed several stunts, including catching the fish inside a small pool using only his teeth.