Leonardo DiCaprio

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Leonardo DiCaprio, American actor, born November 11, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Biography and life story of celebrity in English.

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Name in English: Leonardo DiCaprio
Full real name: Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio
Nickname: King of Cinema
Nationality: United States
Language: English, German, Italian
Religion: agnostic
Date of birth: November 11, 1974
Place of birth: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Age: 47 years old (in 2022)
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Profession: Actor, Film Producer
Genre: Romantic Movies, Drama Movies
Years of activity: 1989 – present
Social status: Single
Height: 183 cm

Biography, Life story

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Leonardo DiCaprio was born on November 11, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, United States, and he is the only son of his parents. His mother, Irmeline, is a German-born former legal secretary who moved her family from Germany to the United States during the 1950s. His father, George DiCaprio, was a comic book illustrator, producer and distributor, and is of half Italian and half German descent. Leonardo’s parents met when they were in college, then moved to Los Angeles, then separated when he was one year old, and he lived most of his childhood with his mother. He attended Sidis Elementary School and graduated from nearby John Marshall High School. He spent part of his life in Germany with his maternal grandparents, Wilhelm and Helene, and he speaks German fluently.

Leonardo DiCaprio began his artistic career by appearing in advertisements and short educational films, and in 1990 he joined commercials at the age of 14, then he got the opportunity to act in the Parenthood series, after which he got secondary roles in series such as (Santa Barbara) and the sitcom (Growing Pains) in The beginning of the 1990s. He got his first movie role in 1991 in the science fiction movie (Creatures 3), but his first major appearance in the cinema was in 1993 in the movie (This Boy’s Life) alongside the actor (Robert De Niro). Thanks to his angelic face and distinguished talent, he achieved international fame through James Cameron’s Titanic in 1997, the film that became the highest-grossing film until recently.

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Leonardo DiCaprio is a close friend of actor Tobey Maguire, whom he met during an audition for the Parenthood series in 1990. He is an old friend of both actors Kevin Connolly and Lucas Haas, and fellow actress Kate Winslet, who co-starred with him in Titanic and Revolutionary Road.

DiCaprio dated model Kristen Zhang on and off for several years, and British model Emma Miller. In 2000, he met Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen, whom he dated on and off until their separation in 2005. DiCaprio began a relationship with model Bar Refaeli in November 2005 after he met her at a party in Las Vegas for members of the U2 band. In the course of their trip to Israel in March 2007, they met with Israeli President Shimon Peres and visited Refaeli’s hometown of Hod Hasharon. In May 2011, the news spread that their relationship had ended. In August 2011 it was reported that he had been in a relationship with actress Blake Lively since mid-May, and their relationship ended in October 2011. DiCaprio later dated model Erin Heatherton from December 2011 to October 2012. Since May 2013 DiCaprio has been dating German model Toni Garrn.

In 2005, DiCaprio was badly injured in the face when model Aretha Wilson hit him on the head with a broken bottle during a party in Hollywood. After pleading guilty in 2010, she was sentenced to two years in prison.

DiCaprio owns a home in Los Angeles and an apartment in Battery Park City in Lower Manhattan. In 2009, he bought an island off the main coast of Belize where he plans to build an eco-friendly resort. In 2014, DiCaprio bought Dinah Shore’s former home in Palm Springs, California.

List of works – Filmography

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DiCaprio has played in many different films:


Cinema Movies

Critters 3 (1991), Poison Ivy (1992), This Boy’s Life, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), One Hundred and One Nights, The Quick and the Dead, The Basketball Diaries, Total Eclipse (1995), Romeo + Juliet, Marvin’s Room (1996), Titanic (1997), The Man in the Iron Mask, Celebrity (1998), The Beach (2000), Don’s Plum (2001), Catch Me If You Can, Gangs of New York (2002), The Aviator, The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004), The Departed, Blood Diamond (2006), The 11th Hour, Gardener of Eden (2007), Body of Lies, Revolutionary Road (2008), Orphan (2009), Shutter Island, Hubble 3D, Inception (2010), Red Riding Hood, The Ides of March, J. Edgar (2011), Django Unchained (2012), The Great Gatsby, Runner Runner, Out of the Furnace, The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Virunga (2014), The Revenant (2015).

TV Movies

The New Lassie (1989), The Outsiders, Santa Barbara, Parenthood (1990), Roseanne (1991), Growing Pains (1991-1992), Greensburg (2008-2010), Saturday Night Live (2014).

Awards and Honors

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Over more than 20 years of his artistic career, Leonardo DiCaprio has received many awards and nominations, most notably 5 Academy Award nominations, none of which he won, and 3 BAFTA Award nominations, and none of which he won. He received 10 Golden Globe nominations, two of which were Best Dramatic Actor for his performance in The Pilot in 2004, and Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical for his performance in The Wolf of Wall Street in 2013. He was also nominated for many other awards such as the Screen Actors Guild Award, the Satellite Award and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards.

He was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor for his role in Parenthood and Santa Barbara.

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