What is Leonardo DiCaprio net worth?
Leonardo DiCaprio net worth 2021: Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor, film producer, activist and environmentalist. He has often played unconventional roles, particularly in biopics and period films. His films have grossed $7.2 billion worldwide, and he has placed eight times in annual rankings of the world’s highest-paid actors. Leonardo DiCaprio net worth is $260 million.
Early life, education and acting background
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio was born on November 11, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, the only child of Irmelin a legal secretary, and George DiCaprio, an underground comix writer, publisher, and distributor of comic books.
His father is of Italian and German descent. DiCaprio is conversant in Italian. His maternal grandfather, Wilhelm Indenbirken, was German, and his maternal grandmother, Helene Indenbirken, was a Russian-born German citizen.
In an interview in Russia, DiCaprio referred to himself as “half-Russian” and said that two of his late grandparents were Russian. His parents met while attending college and moved to Los Angeles after graduating. DiCaprio was raised Catholic.
DiCaprio was named Leonardo because his pregnant mother was looking at a Leonardo da Vinci painting in the Uffizi museum in Florence, Italy when he first kicked. His parents separated when he was one year old; they initially agreed to live next door to each other so as not to deprive DiCaprio of his father’s presence in his life.
In 1991, DiCaprio played an un-credited role in one episode of Roseanne. He made his film debut later that year as the stepson of an evil landlord in the low-budget horror direct-to-video film Critters 3, a role he described as “your average, no-depth, standard kid with blond hair.” DiCaprio prefers not to remember his role in Critters 3, which he describes as “possibly one of the worst films of all time. I guess it was a good example to look back and make sure it doesn’t happen again.”
Leonardo DiCaprio Net Worth
Leonardo DiCaprio net worth is $260 million. DiCaprio is identified as one of the most active celebrities in the climate change movement. According to him, he was eager to learn about ecology from an early age, watching documentaries on rain forest depletion and the loss of species and habitats. He has said environment is more important to him than spirituality, and that he is agnostic.
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.
Leonardo DiCaprio net worth
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.
Filmography and awards
According to the online portal Box Office Mojo and the review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes, DiCaprio’s most critically and commercially successful films include What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Romeo + Juliet (1996), Titanic (1997), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Gangs of New York (2002), The Aviator (2004), The Departed (2006), Blood Diamond (2006), Shutter Island (2010), Inception (2010), Django Unchained (2012), The Great Gatsby (2013), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), The Revenant (2015) and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019). His films have grossed a total of $7.2 billion worldwide.
In 1998, DiCaprio and his mother donated $35,000 for a “Leonardo DiCaprio Computer Center” at the library in Los Feliz, the site of his childhood home. It was rebuilt after the 1994 Northridge earthquake and opened in early 1999.
In 2010, he donated $1 million to relief efforts in Haiti after the earthquake. In April 2013, DiCaprio donated $61,000 to the gay rights group GLAAD.
In 2016, DiCaprio took part in an annual fundraising gala event of Children of Armenia Fund, as a special guest of his close friend and gala’s honorary chair Tony Shafrazi. DiCaprio contributed $65,000 to the cause.
After Hurricane Harvey in 2017, DiCaprio provided $1 million to the United Way Harvey Recovery Fund through his foundation. In 2020, DiCaprio’s foundation donated $3 million to Australia bushfire relief efforts.