Leonardo DiCaprio Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Leonardo DiCaprio

Biography / Wiki

Imagine you are named after something that your mother sees first when she feels her first kick from you. This is the story behind the name of this Titanic guy “Leonardo DiCaprio”, as her mother was standing in front of the painting of Leonardo da Vinci. He was born on November 11, 1974, in California. He is an actor, film producer, and an environmentalist. Along with working in the film industry, he also contributes his time and effort towards the environment. He always signed for the complex role which can define his career and character.

Height / Weight / Age

The height of Leonardo is 183cm and in feet inches, his height is 6’0”. His weight is 75 kg in Kilograms or 165 lbs in Pounds. His body measurement is as follows chest 42 inches, waist 34 inches and biceps 14 inches. In November 2019, he turned 45 years old. His eye color is blue and his hair color is blonde.

Education / Family

He completed his schooling from three different schools Seeds Elementary School, John Marshall High School and Centre for Enriched Studies, Los Angeles, California.

His father George DiCaprio was a writer of comic books. Unfortunately, his parents got separated when Leonardo was a year old. But they decided to live next door so that he isn’t deprived of father’s love; he mostly lived with his mother. As a child, he aspired to become a marine biologist or an actor. Lately, he adopted a South African girl, while filming “Blood Diamonds”.

Name

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio

NicknameLeo Lenny D
Birth PlaceHollywood, California
Date Of BirthNovember 11, 1974
Age45 years (as in 2019)
HeightIn centimeters – 183 cm

In feet inches – 6’0”

WeightIn kilograms – 75kg

In pounds – 165 lbs

Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
ProfessionActor and film producer
Zodiac signScorpio
SchoolSeeds Elementary School, Los Angeles, California

John Marshall High School, Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles Centre for Enriched Studies, Los Angeles, California

Educational QualificationGeneral Equivalency Diploma  (GED)
ReligionIrreligious (doesn’t believe in religion)
NationalityAmerican
Home TownLos Angeles, California
DebutTV Debut – The New Lassie (1989)

Film Debut – Critters 3 (1991)

Fathers NameGeorge DiCaprio (writer)
Mothers NameIrmelin Indenbirken, Peggy Farrar (Stepmother)

Leonardo DiCaprio with his family
Leonardo DiCaprio with his family
BrothersAdam Farrar (Stepbrother)

 

Leonardo DiCaprio with his brother Adam Farrar
Leonardo DiCaprio with his brother Adam Farrar
EthnicityGerman, Italian (father)

Russian, German (mother)

Career / Fashion and Style

At the age of 14, he started appearing in commercials for Kraft foods, Bubble Yum, and Apple Jacks. Later in 1989, he got an opportunity to do two episodes of the TV show “The New Lassie”.

He was advised to change his name to something which sounds familiar to the American audience. He emerged as a great actor in 1993 by the film “What’s eating Gilbert Grape”. Later he got many offers for films and TV shows. Through “Titanic” he achieved international fame. He only signed for the unconventional and complex role. This helped in earning various nominations and awards too.

He has won Oscar for “Best Actor” for the movie “Revenant”. He also works as an environmentalist to promote environmental awareness.

Leonardo DiCaprio giving Oscar Speech
Leonardo DiCaprio giving Oscar Speech

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

GirlfriendsBijou Philips (American actress and model)

Bijou Phillips
Bijou Phillips

Kristen Zang

Leonardo DiCaprio with Kristen Zang
Leonardo DiCaprio with Kristen Zang

Emma Miller

Leonardo DiCaprio with Emma Miller
Leonardo DiCaprio with Emma Miller

Gisele Bundchen, (2000-2005, Brazilian model)

Leonardo DiCaprio with Gisele Bundchen
Leonardo DiCaprio with Gisele Bundchen

Bar Refaeli, (Israeli Model, 2005-2011)

Leonardo DiCaprio with Bar Refaeli
Leonardo DiCaprio with Bar Refaeli

Blake Lively (Actress, 2011)

Leonardo DiCaprio with Blake
Leonardo DiCaprio with Blake

Erin Heatherton (Model,2012)

Leonardo DiCaprio with Erin Heatherton
Leonardo DiCaprio with Erin Heatherton

Toni Garrn (German model, 2013-2014)

Leonardo DiCaprio with Toni Garrn
Leonardo DiCaprio with Toni Garrn

Kelly Rohrbach, (model, 2015)

Leonardo DiCaprio with Kelly Rohrbach
Leonardo DiCaprio with Kelly Rohrbach

Camila Morrone (American model and actress, 2018-present)

Leonardo DiCaprio with Camila Morrone
Leonardo DiCaprio with Camila Morrone
Marital StatusUnmarried
WifeN/A

Favourite Things

Here we are providing you the list of his favourite things.

Favourite FoodPasta, Lemonade
Favourite ActressMeg Ryan, Meryl Streep
Favourite ColourGreen, Black
Favourite Book“The Old Man and the Sea” by Ernest Hemmingway
Favourite MovieThe Bicycle Thief, Taxi Driver, East of Eden

Leonardo DiCaprio

Some Interesting Facts About Leonardo DiCaprio

  • He does smoke and consumes alcohol.
  • The story behind his name is that his mother felt her kick first when she was standing in front of the painting of Leonardo da Vinci.
  • He was advised to change his name to something which sounds familiar to American when he was 10 years old.
  • His father worked as a comic book dealer.
  • In 1994, at Academy Awards, he was nominated for “Best Supporting Actor” for the movie “What’s eating Gilbert Grape”.
  • In 1998, he donated a room full of computers to the new Los Feliz Library.
  • People Magazine chose to feature Leonardo’s name in the list of “50 most beautiful people in the world”.
  • He supported John Kerry in the US presidential election of 2004.
  • For the 2008 US presidential election, he gave $2800 to Barack Obama’s campaign.
  • He is contributing his effort and time to the environment. He also works as an environmentalist.
  • After the success of Titanic, he decided to establish the “Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation”, to promote environmental awareness.
  • His estimated net worth is $216.8 million approximately.
  • He owns three cars – Ford Mustang, Karma and Cayenne.
  • He has been slammed for vaping during SAG awards.
  • His smoking habit is a piece of contradiction as he is an environmentalist.
  • Apart from an actor, he is also a film producer. Films produced by him are Live by night, Orphan, Gardener of Eden, Ice on fire, Robin Hood, Before the flood, etc.
  • His hobbies are collecting action figures and playing video games.
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