10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Oscar Winning Actor Leonardo DiCaprio

1. He might look like a party boy in Wolf of Wall Street, but Leonardo Dicaprio says he’s never done drugs. He had to be taught how to play being high by drug experts.
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2. On the set of Titanic, after finding out that she had to be naked in front of Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet decided to break the ice, and when they first met, she flashed him.
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3. As an environmental activist, Leonardo Dicaprio bought an island called Blackadore Caye in Belize, more than ten years ago. The island suffered from overfishing, an eroding coastline and deforestation.

Mr. DiCaprio partnered with Paul Scialla, a New York City-based developer at Delos, to create the world’s first eco-conscious resort on the island. The luxury resort is scheduled to open for guests in 2018.

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4. It’s reported that Leonardo DiCaprio was named after the famous Leonardo Da Vinci.

His pregnant mother was looking at a portrait of Leonardo DaVinci at a gallery in Florence, Italy when DiCaprio first kicked. According to Leo, his father interpreted this as a cosmic sign.

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5. The movie studio making “American Psycho” wanted Leonardo DiCaprio for the Bateman role.They were willing to quadruple the budget in order to accommodate DiCaprio’s $21 million quote.

At the same time, Christian Bale declined all roles and auditions for 9 months, confident that DiCaprio would eventually turn down the part. Bale was right.

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