After a long dry spell of 6 years finally the day arrived for which millions of di caprio’s die-hard fans been waiting for.
With the Oscar 2016 Best actor award “The Revenant” under his belt. Di Caprio received a standing ovation for both his win and his exceptional speech on saving planet earth.
For his crazy, die hard fans we bring the most interesting facts about di caprios life and his movie “The Revenant“
#Facts :His full name is Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio
#Fact 2: 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.
#Fact 3:At the young age of 10, Leonardo was advised to change his name to “something more friendly and American” such as Lenny Williams. He obviously refused which was a good thing because he is famous worldwide.
#Fact 4 : His 1994 Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role inWhat’s Eating Gilbert Grape landed Leo the spot of 7th youngest actor to ever be nominated – at age 19.
#Fact 5 :Before he signed on to star in James Cameron’s Titanic, he admitted that he was hesitant at first since this wasn’t the kind of film he had told himself he wanted to make.
#Fact 6: He was chosen by People Magazine as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” in 1998.
#Fact 7: DiCaprio really wanted to play Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsby because he was drawn to “the idea of a man who came from absolutely nothing, who created himself solely from his own imagination. Gatsby’s one of those iconic characters because he can be interpreted in so many ways: a hopeless romantic, a completely obsessed wacko or a dangerous gangster, clinging to wealth.