Leonardo DiCaprio Net Worth
Leonardo DiCaprio is an American actor, producer, philanthropist and activist. Leonardo has approximately $300 million in net worth as at 2023. Within a space of roughly 25 years, Leonardo made over $300 million from salaries and percentages only.
He bagged home $2.5 million in base salaries alone from 1997’s Titanic totaling $40 million as a result of a 1.8% backend points. Leonardo bags tens of millions from various endorsement deals, investment in real estate as well as venture capital stakes.
Leonardo DiCaprio was born on December 11, 1974. Leonardo has no siblings. He attended the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies for four years before Seeds Elementary School and John Marshall High School. Leonardo dropped out of high school, however he managed to get his GED later on.
After gigs from minor commercials and television roles, Leonardo landed a Mettel commercial for the company’s Matchbox brand of cars. During his teen years, he featured in commercials for Bubble Yum, Apply Jacks, Kraft Foods among others.
Leonardo cut his professional teeth with appearances in commercials as well as educational films. His earlier works include ‘Romeo and Juliet’. A few years later, he starred in The Beach and Titanic. These films were precursors to more roles, income and popularity in the years that followed.
One quality that permeate his work is true dedication which has grown with the years and maturity. In the filming of ‘The Revenant’ he took on roles like sleeping in real animal carcasses and ate raw bison liver.
Leonardo’s sterling performance in ‘The Revenant’ earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor. He also won Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor for ‘The Aviator’, ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ and the ‘Revenant’.
Leonardo’s movies have grossed over $7 billion globally. He was the face of Heuer watches for many years. He bagged a whopping %5 million from a commercial for a Japanese credit card company. Leonardo donates to a wide array of causes. He has made sizeable donations to organizations such as Declare Yourself, Feeding America, Global Cool, Global Green, Pediatric Epilepsy Project and many similar causes.
Leonardo’s life like any celebrity of his stature has constantly been the interest of the media. He has managed to keep his private life from the media. He has generally an indifferent attitude towards interviews.
He dated Brazilian model Gisele Bündchen between 1999 and 2005. Leonardo had a romantic relationship with Israeli model Bar Refaeli through whom he met with the then Israeli President, Shimon Peres. Leonardo has been out and about for a few times. He is criticized for dating women who are way younger than him.