Leonardo DiCaprio: Bio, Age, Family, Career And Net Worth

NameLeonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio
Date of birthNovember 11, 1974
Place of birthLos Angeles, California in the United States
ParentsGeorge DiCaprio (father) and Irmelin (mother)
OccupationActor and Producer
Net Worth$260 million

Who Is Leonardo DiCaprio?

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. He is also very popular for being featured in ‘This Boy’s Life’, ‘Titanic’, ‘The Man in the Iron Mask’ and many other movies.

Leonardo DiCaprio has also received many awards in his acting career. Some of the notable ones include an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and three Golden Globe Awards.

Early Life And Family

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio was born on November 11, 1974, in Los Angeles, California in the United States. He was the only child given birth to by his parents. His father, George DiCaprio was a comic artist, producer, and distributor of comic books.

His mother, Irmelin, was a legal secretary. His parents separated when he was very young. He stayed with his mother.


He had to travel to the Los Angeles Center to study. After four years, he enrolled at the Seeds Elementary School.

He secured admission into the John Marshall High School. He finally left after three years and managed to attain a general equivalency diploma (GED).


In 1990, Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio made his first appearance in a short television series based on the comedy movie ‘Parenthood’. His participation in this movie earned him a nomination for the Young Artist Award and also Best Young Actor.

The 1997 movie, ‘Titanic’ is among the most fantastic films done by DiCaprio. He portrayed the role of Jack Dawson, a poor artist in the movie.

The movie drew people’s attention and that made DiCaprio popular because he is the main actor. This film also got many good reviews from film critics and it became a global hit.

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Net Worth

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio has a net worth of $260 million. He has earned over $300 million by acting in movies (between 1995 to 2020). He also earns money from endorsement deals.

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