“Jack” from “Titanic” and “Romeo” from “Romeo + Juliet,” American actor, film producer, and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio’s net worth is $260 million.
Leonardo DiCaprio is best known for his roles in biopics and period films.
Similarly, DiCaprio has received numerous awards, including Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actor Guild Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and British Academy Film Award.
He received his first Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards nominations at the age of 19 for his outstanding performance as a differently-abled boy Arnie Grape in 1993 What’s Eating Gilbert Grape.
Los Angeles-born DiCaprio started his career appearing in television commercials in the late 80s.
Similarly, during the early 90s, he landed a recurring role in the television sitcom series Parenthood.
Apart from his acting career, DiCaprio is a well-known philanthropist whose work revolves around climate change and wildlife.
He was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine in 2016.
Leonardo DiCaprio was born Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio on November 11th, 1974, in Los Angeles, California, United States.
He is the only child of father George DiCaprio, an underground comic writer, distributor, and publisher of comic books.
His father, George, is of German and Italian ancestry. However, his maternal grandfather Wilhelm Indenbirken was German. Similarly, his maternal grandmother was a Russian-born German citizen.
Leo was raised Catholic.
His parents met each other while attending college and moved to LA after graduating.
Leo was named after Leonardo Da Vinci because his pregnant mother was looking at a Da Vinci painting in the Uffizi museum in Florence, Italy when he kicked for the first time.
His parents divorced when he was just one. Even though they initially agreed to live next door to each other, DiCaprio would have his father’s presence.
Nevertheless, DiCaprio’s mother later moved around numerous neighborhoods in LA.
Leo attended Seeds Elementary School and later joined John Marshall High School after attending the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies for four years.
DiCaprio hated public school and often asked his mother to take him to auditions to improve their financial situation.
He dropped out of high school but got his GED later.
|Full Name||Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio|
|Also Known as||Leo, Lenny D|
|Date of Birth||November 11, 1974|
|Place of birth||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Current Residence||Century City, California, United States|
|Age||47 Years Old|
|Weight||165 lbs., (75kg)|
|Birthstone||Sunstone and Black Onix|
|Lucky Color||Blood |Red|
|Father’s Name||George DiCaprio|
|Mother’s Name||Irmelin Indenbirken|
|Siblings||Adam Farrar (step-brother)|
|Spouse/Partner||Camila Morrone (2018-present)|
|Education||John Marshall High School|
|Profession||Actor, Film Producer, Environmentalist, Philanthropist|
|Debut||Wolf in This Boy’s life(1993)|
|Notable Works||‘Titanic’ (1997, ‘Romeo + Juliet’ (1996), ‘Inception’ (2010), ‘Catch Me If You Can(2002), ‘The Wolf Of Wall Street(2013).|
|Television Debut||Roseanne and The New Lassie|
|Hobbies||Pool, Basketball, Video Games, Collecting Action Figure|
|Award And Nominations||Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Prime Time Emmy Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Teen Choice Awards|
|Net Worth||$260 Million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter , Facebook,|
|Last Update||January, 2022|
Net Worth and Income
The American actor, producer, activist, and philanthropist Leonardo DiCaprio has a net worth of $260 million as of 2022.
Leonardo has earned over $300 million from salaries and backend bonuses throughout his 25 years career between 1995 and 2020.
Leo has been featured eight times in an annual ranking of the world’s highest-paid actors.
His most notable work is James Cameron directed the 1997 film Titanic. Leo’s salary for the Titanic was $2.5 million. But who knew that the movie was going to be the highest-earning movie of all time.
Even though his base salary from the movie was not that much, he wisely negotiated for a 1.8% share of the gross revenue. The movie went collecting $3 billion on a worldwide box office collection, syndication, and DVDs.
At the end of the day, Leo bagged over $40 million from Titanic alone.
Back end the day, Leo’s biggest paycheck was $1 million for The Basketball Diaries in 1995. Nonetheless, the success of Titanic raised the bars, which allowed Leo to demand $20 million for the 2000’s movie The Beach.
Similarly, Leo earned about $10 million from the 2002 Epic Drama film Gangs of New York.
Likewise, Leo earned a whopping $20 million for the 2002 Crime Drama Catch me if you can.
Furthermore, Leo’s salary for the 2004 Epic Drama film The Aviator was also $20 million, and for the 2006 film, The Departed and 2006 Blood Diamond earned him $20 million apiece.
Inception, another high grossing movie, made him just under $60 million after he again struck a deal for gross percentage points.
Reportedly, Leo earned at least $300 million in salary and bonuses between 1995 and 2019.
Most recently, Leo earned about $10 million for his role in Quentin Tarantino’s 2019 film Once Upon a Time In Hollywood.
Apart from earning from his big-budget movies, Leo has made some savvy investments in several companies which earn a big buck.
Similarly, his endorsement deals also make him money.
For example, his appearance on a Japanese credit card company commercial earned him $5 million.
Also, Leo has an impressive portfolio of real estate.
He has purchased and sold numerous pieces of real estate with lucrative profits.
Net Worth of Leonardo DiCaprio in Different Currencies
Let’s look into Leonardo DiCaprio’s net worth in different currencies as of 2022.
|Pound Sterling||£ 190,860,722|
|Australian Dollar||A$ 364,400,920|
|Canadian Dollar||C$ 333,383,700|
|Indian Rupee||₹ 19,331,650,000|
Houses, Private Island, and Cars
The aforementioned Leo has an impressive real estate portfolio. Some of them are in the same location.
He has bought and sold numerous properties making a huge chunk of money.
Let’s take a look at them.
Leo purchased a house in Carbon Beach, also known as the billionaire’s beach, for $1.6 million in 1998.
His 1,675 square feet cottage had three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Even though the size of the property is not that big, it has been well preserved and updated over the years.
Leonardo put this property for lease at one point with a monthly rent between $23-$50k.
He later listed the property for sale, asking $10 million at first, and with no interested buyer, he lowered it to $9 million.
Similarly, Leo also sold a slightly large Malibu house for over $17 million.
Romeo purchased this property back in 2002 for well over $6 million.
He rented this property as well for $150k per month.
The luxurious property had three separate buildings, including the four-bedroom main house, a two-bedroom guest house, and a loft with an extra bedroom with gym and media room.
They all sat on a lot spanning across 2,633 square feet, complete with a gorgeous garden and lawn.
The property featured a beach-front deck, hot tub, spa, and fire pit.
The property additionally featured private parking, maid quarters, and private beach entry.
Even though he unloaded this property, he was not done with the place and owned another decent house in 2017.
The house only spans over 610 square feet with one bedroom but sits on 1.76 acres of land and costs Leo a whopping $23 million.
Los Feliz, Los Angeles
This is probably the most recent purchase of the superstar. He bought this newly renovated mansion in 2018.
Leo bought this traditional-style mansion for $5 million, and it sits just under an acre of land.
The house was originally built in 1926 and underwent several renovations with contemporary touches.
It spans over 4,644 square feet and has five bedrooms and eight bathrooms.
The mansion features hardwood floors and high ceilings.
There is a modern kitchen with a pantry that leads to the outer sitting area.
Upstairs the two fancy master suites come with a walk-in closet and huge bathrooms.
On the lower level of the house, there is an assistance office and a guest suite with a secret entryway connecting to a full bathroom and the steam room.
Outdoor of the place features a stunning swimming pool with a spa gated with tons of trees for privacy.
Hollywood Hills Home
Leonardo purchased this Hollywood home back in 1999 for not more than $4 million from non-other than singer Madonna.
The house resulted from two properties merged together, and Leo did a full renovation to make it a complete palace.
The compound spreads over 12,530 square feet with five bedrooms and eight full and one-half bathrooms.
Some of the features of the property include a movie theater, spa, gym, and wine cellar.
Similarly, the property features a full-sized basketball court, a massive infinity pool with a spa, and a huge garage.
Leo once rented this property to his friend Toby Maguire.
Similarly, Leo is a climate change advocate himself, so he has installed large solar panels and uses the sun as a primary energy source to run the household.
Palm Springs Property, Los Angeles
Leo purchased this property in 2014 for just under $5 million.
The house sits on 1.34 acres of land, and the house spans over 7,100 square feet of living space. It has six bedrooms and seven bathrooms.
The house was built back in 1964 and has been through tons of renovations.
The one-story house has expansive rooms’ ideal for entertaining.
The inside of the house features a massive living room with a fireplace, grand piano, cocktail bar, formal dining room, kitchen with breakfast bar, and an office room.
There is also a guest house on the property with its own kitchenette.
Outside there is a massive swimming pool with a spa and full-sized tennis court.
Riverhouse Apartment, New York
Apart from these lavish mansions in a posh neighborhood, Leo also owns a condo on an eco-friendly building of Riverhouse at Battery Park City.
Leo paid over $4 million for the condo and purchased the neighboring unit for $8 million sometime later.
The building is 32-story built along the Hudson River.
The building has 50 feet pool and Yoga Studio.
However, Riverhouse is not the only condo he owns in New York City. He also owned another penthouse in New York City, which was also eco-friendly.
Blackadore Cay, Belize
Leonardo DiCaprio purchased this island for $1.75 million back in 2005.
Leo discovered the island during his vacation in 2004. The island measures 2.2 miles long and ranges between 210 feet to 630 feet wide.
It covers about 104 acres of total land.
Leonardo intends to develop a highly sustainable five-star eco-resort on the island.
Since Leo is a climate change activist, he does not own supercars but drives rather an eco-friendly pair of wheels.
Ad who says electric cars are boring.
This is super cool-looking sports from an electric car giant Tesla. It is a two-door coupe with having 53kwh Lithium-ion battery.
The car can go from 0-60 miles an hour in just 5.7 seconds.
However, it does not come cheap and costs over $200,000, which is for the base model. If you want to go for a limited edition, the cost can go up to $250,000.
The car has a top speed of 250 miles an hour.
Toyota Prius is a hybrid electric mid-size hatchback that is known for its performance.
It comes with 4.7 liters 100 km average and a 1.8-liter gasoline engine.
The base price of the car starts from $25,000.
It is a hybrid sports car and has been seen several times with Leo driving at a modest speed.
The car features an aluminum space frame and has a decent road presence.
It uses an ‘Eco-Chic’ interior that does not involve the use of animal products.
The car can reach the top speed of 125 miles per hour and go from rest to 60 in less than60 seconds.
Lifestyle and Vacation
Leo’s typical routine is a prison-style bodyweight straight training routine which he does three days a week.
He does five sets of push-ups, dips, pull-ups, air squats, and burpees for this routine.
Similarly, he also optionally does three sets of a 400-meter run, kettlebell swings ad pull-ups.
As for his diet, Leo eats many small meals every day to ensure he gets all the nutrients he needs.
His diet includes organic nuts, veggies, seeds, beef, and chicken.
He also drinks at least three liters of water each day.
Leonardo is an ESFT personality type which stands for spontaneous, resourceful, and outgoing.
The superstar is passionate about plant-based cuisine.
Likewise, Leonardo has been spotted boarding private jets several times, but it’s not been confirmed that he actually owns one.
Leo might be the world’s most eligible bachelor who’s never been married but thirsted by several fellow actresses and singers.
He has dated some of the hottest supermodels in the world, including Gisele Bundchen and Bar Refaeli.
However, he has been seeing actress Camila Morrone since 2017.
Leo and Camila are allegedly expecting a child, but no confirmed reports have been out yet.
Leonardo DiCaprio has been spotted in numerous exotic travel destinations with his female companions.
In 2017 Leo was spotted along with his BFF Kate Winslet in Saint Tropez, France. They were seen in swimsuits and soaking in the sun.
Similarly, Leo and Toni Grann were seen in Bora Bora for a vacay in 2014. They were seen by the beach kissing each other and enjoying their time.
Besides that, Leonardo has been spotted in locations such as Sardinia, Italy, French Alps, France, Mykonos, Greece, Bahamas, French Polynesia, St. Barts, Hawaii, Ibiza, Spain, Tulum Mexico, and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
DiCaprio is pretty generous when it comes to giving back.
Along with his mother, he donated $35,000 for a “Leonardo DiCaprio Computer Center” at the library in Los Feliz. It was the site of his childhood home.
The library was rebuilt after the Northridge earthquake in 1994 and opened in early 1999.
Similarly, Leonardo donated a massive $1 million to relief efforts in Haiti after the earthquake in 2010.
DiCaprio also donated $61,000 to the gay rights group GLAAD in April of 2013.
Likewise, DiCaprio also took part in a fundraising gala event of the Children of Armenia Fund as a special guest in 2016. He later contributed $65,000 to the cause.
Furthermore, Leo provided $1 million to the United Way Harvey Recovery Fund through his own foundation after Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
Also, Leo’s foundation Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation donated over $3 million to Australia bushfire relief efforts in 2020.
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation was established in 1998 to protect wildlife, climate change issues, and threatened ecosystems.
The foundation operated over 46 countries supporting 128 different projects.
Movies, Endorsements, and Investments
Leonardo DiCaprio, one of the most iconic and dynamic actors in the movie industry, has been part of the industry for over 25 years.
He has given us some of the most memorable, interesting movies.
According to IMDB, Leo has over 59 credits as an actor and 46 as a producer.
Leo made his debut in 1991 in Critters 3. After that, he landed a lead role in the biopic This Boy’s Life and received praise from critics for his performance.
After that, he appeared as a differently-abled Arnie Grape in 1993 What’s Eating Gilbert Grape opposite of Johnny Deep, earning him Academy and Golden Globe award nominations.
Similarly, he was able to attract critics for his role as a drug addict in the intense drama The Basketball Diaries.
The Best was yet to come.
In 1996 Leo landed a notable role as Romeo in the box office hit William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet.
The film went on grossing over$147.5 million worldwide.
After that, Leo appeared in the movie, which went on to be the best romantic drama movie which became the highest-grossing movie in history, “Titanic.”
It smashed every box office record and won numerous awards.
Leo appeared in several other notable movies, such as Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can, which made over $352 million in the worldwide collection.
Similarly, he also appeared in Christopher Nolan’s Inception and Revolutionary Road, which also won numerous awards.
Likewise, he has worked on some of the best projects, along with one of the greatest directors Martin Scorsese including
The Aviator that grossed $211.7 million worldwide, Gangs of New York, which grossed $193.7 million worldwide, The Departed, grossed $289 million worldwide.
Similarly, other films of Leo Martin include Shutter Island with $294.8 million gross worldwide and The Wolf of Wall Street, which grossed over $392 million worldwide.
Apart from that, Leo has appeared in films such as J.Edgar, Django Unchained, The Great Gatsby, and lastly, The Revenant.
In 2016 Leo’s time came to stand in the podium of the most awaited Academy Awards holding an award and giving a winning speech.
He won the Academy Awards for the movie The Revenant.
So in total, Leo’s movies have grossed over $7 billion worldwide.
There are more than five projects in his pipeline, which include Roosevelt, The Devil In The Wine City, which is a mini-series, The Black Hand, which is in Pre Production, Killers of the Flower Moon, which is still filming and Don’t Look Up under Post Production.
Leonardo DiCaprio has been the face of several top brands, including Tag Heuer watches, in which he appeared in print ads.
Leo also appeared in a commercial for JeamBean and a credit card company in Japan. The credit card company paid $5 million to Leo.
Similarly, in 2017 Leo became the brand ambassador for BYD, a Chinese electric car company.
Leonardo DiCaprio has invested in some lucrative businesses throughout his career.
He has more than $100 million of real estate portfolio.
Similarly, Leo invested in the early days of a vegan Meat Company named Beyond Meat which in 2019 went public at a $4 billion valuations.
Likewise, Leonardo has his own film production company named Appian Way Production.
The company has produced some iconic movies such as The Aviator, The Wolf of the Wall Street, The Revenant, Runner Runner, and Shutter Island, among others.
DiCaprio played an uncredited role in an episode of Roseanne in 1991.
After that, he debuted in the low-budget horror film Critters3, which he remembers as the worst film of all time.
Later that year, he appeared as a recurring cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains. He played the role of Luke Brower, a homeless boy who the Seaver family takes in.
The producers cast teenage DiCaprio to appeal the teenage audiences. However, the show’s ratings did not improve, and DiCaprio waved goodbye.
Nonetheless, Leo was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor Co-starring in a television series.
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Unknown Facts About Leonardo DiCaprio
- Leo wore contact lenses for his role in the 2008 film Body Of Lies.
- The studios behind Titanic originally wanted another star Matthew McConaughey to play Jack, but the film’s director James Cameron insisted on Leonardo DiCaprio.
- Although Leo and Mark Wahlberg are best of friends now, they did not get along when they met first on the set of 1995 The Basketball Diaries.
- Leonardo partied hard in his 20s. His entourage included actor Tobey Maguire, magician David Blaine, and writer-director Harmony Korine. The group was even nicknamed Posse [Female Genetilia]
Did Leonardo DiCaprio meet with Greta Thunberg?
Leo was really impressed when he met Greta Thunberg. He even shared their picture on his Instagram handle.
How old was Leonardo DiCaprio when he filmed titanic?
Leonardo DiCaprio was 21 at the time, and so was his co-star Kate Winslet.
Did Leonardo DiCaprio win anything for What’s eating Gilbert Grape?
Leonardo has over 248 nominations. For What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Leo was nominated for Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards for best-supporting actor.