Since hitching a ride to international superstardom aboard ‘Titanic’, Di Caprio’s star has continued to shine.
Facts about Leonardo DiCaprio and his wax figure:
- He was born as Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio on 11th November 1974 in California, USA. He is named after the artist Leonardo da Vinci, as his pregnant mother was standing in front of a da Vinci painting the first time she felt him kick. At the age of only 19 Leonardo DiCaprio received an Oscar® and Golden Globe® nomination for Best Supporting Actor in What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993). Leonardo DiCaprio has been one of the most famous and most convertible actors.
- His role in Titanic (1997) alongside Kate Winslet, led him to superstardom and Leonardo has since starred in some of Hollywood’s biggest films including The Aviator (2004), The Departed (2006), and Revolutionary Road (2008). So far, he has won over 61 national and international awards and was nominated for 187 prices. 2016 he finally received his first Oscar® for "The Revenant".
- A committed environmentalist, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation supports efforts to secure a sustainable future and he co-wrote, produced and narrated The 11th Hour (2007), a documentary on the environment.