Leonardo DiCaprio

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Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio was born on November 11, 1974, in Hollywood, California, in the family of legal secretary Irmelin and comics artist and distributor George DiCaprio. The parents named their son Leonardo because when his pregnant mother was watching at a Leonardo da Vinci painting in a museum in Italy, DiCaprio started to kick.

DiCaprio spent a part of his childhood in Germany with his grandparents. That’s why, he speaks German fluently. At the age of 14, Leonardo decided to be an actor and found an agent.

He started his career in commercials. His first role was in TV series “The New Lassie” in 1989. And in 1991, he got his first role in feature film “Critters 3″. However, DiCaprio is best known for his roles in “Romeo + Juliet” (1996), “Titanic” (1997), “Catch Me If You Can” (2002), “Gangs of New York” (2002), “The Aviator” (2005), “The Departed” (2006), “The Great Gatsby” (2013) and “The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013).

The actor was nominated for Oscar for 5 times, but didn’t win. He is an owner of such awards as Critics’ Choice Award, two Golden Globes, 3 MTV Movie Awards, People’s Choice and Teen Choice Awards.

Leonardo DiCaprio had affairs with many famous women, including Gisele Bundchen, Bar Refaeli, Erin Heatherton and Toni Garrn.

In 2009, the actor bought an island near Belize, where he plans to create an eco-friendly resort. DiCaprio is also a dedicated environmentalist. He owns electric Tesla Roadster, a Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid and Toyota Prius. His house is equipped with solar panels. Leonardo constantly donates money to different charitable and environmental organizations.

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