November 11, 1974
Leonardo DiCaprio’s Place of Birth:
Hollywood, CA (how fitting)
As of 2020, Leonardo DiCaprio’s net worth is estimated at a whopping $270 million.
How much money did Leonardo DiCaprio make on Titanic?
By agreeing to take a pay cut in favor of splitting first-dollar gross points, DiCaprio reportedly earned as much as $50 million for starring in Titanic. Much more than if he had just taken a salary.
Is DiCaprio the No 1 richest actor in the world?
No. Shah Rukh Khan from New Delhi is the richest actor in the world with an estimated net worth of $600 million.
Who is richer Leonardo DiCaprio or Brad Pitt?
Pitt has an estimated net worth of around $300 million and DiCaprio has a net worth of around $260 million. It took some seriously deep pockets to get both of them on board for the same film, which Tarantino none the less managed in the movie, Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood (2019).
Role That Got Him Noticed by Critics:
Playing Johnny Depp’s autistic kid brother in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in 1994.
Role That Made Him a Teen Hearthrob:
Starring in a little movie called Titanic.
DiCaprio took summer classes in acting at Seeds Elementary School at UCLA before attending the Center for Enriched Studies in Los Angeles. DiCaprio was cast in his first play while at John Marshall High School in Los Feliz, CA.
A Few ‘Firsts’:
DiCaprio made his TV debut on the Saturday morning show Lassie in 1988. He earned his first feature film credit by appearing in Critters III in 1991.
DiCaprio earned Best Actor Oscar nominations for his performances in The Aviator and Blood Diamond, and a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his work in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?. He’s also been nominated for Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards, MTV Movie Awards, BAFTA, and Broadcast Film Critics Awards.
Notable Movie Credits:
Critters 3, This Boy’s Life, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?, The Quick and the Dead, The Basketball Diaries, Romeo + Juliet, Marvin’s Room, Titanic, The Man in the Iron Mask, The Beach, Gangs of New York, Catch Me If You Can, The Aviator, The Departed, Blood Diamond, Body of Lies, Revolutionary Road, Shutter Island, Inception, J. Edgar, and The Great Gatsby.