It’s difficult to believe that we don’t know every aspect of Leonardo DiCaprio’s life given that he has spent more than three decades in the spotlight.
He is an incredibly gifted movie star with a net worth of $260 million, one of the most paid actors in the world, and a well-known environmentalist.5 Most loved and Successful Movies in world.
1. But His Name was Rejected by Hollywood
That is correct! In Hollywood, Leo’s full name was considered “un-American” when he initially began his acting career. Leo rejected the star’s agent’s suggestion that he change his name to “Lenny Williams” in order to sound “more American.”
2. He Was Fired from his First TV Job
Here’s a friendly reminds that even the most successful people had to fail in order to achieve big. That is correct! Leo’s first TV job was terminated! While shooting for the Romper Room television series, the actor was reportedly too disruptive.
3. Kate Winslet Flashed Him While Filming ‘Titanic’
Leo and Kate Winslet’s bond is just too adorable! According to reports, Kate flashed Leo when they first met on site so that nothing would be left to the audience’s imagination and to help Leo feel more at ease and ready for their nude moment in Titanic. That completely explains the unmistakable chemistry between Jack and Rose.See Here the 8 Most Famous Hollywood Actress Without Make-UP.
4. His Name was Inspired by a DaVinci Painting
Call it a cliché, but this Leo-related tidbit is nonetheless awesome! Little Leo kicked for the first time while his expectant mother was looking at a DaVinci artwork while Leo’s parents were on their honeymoon in Florence and visiting the Uffizi Museum. This was interpreted by his father as a message to name him Leonardo. Wow, that totally makes sense…
5. He Once Got the Award for ‘Worst Actor’
This interesting fact will definitely surprise you! Leo, an accomplished and Oscar-winning actor, was given the Golden Raspberry Award for “Worst Actor” in 2001 for his performance in the critically panned film The Beach.
6. Leo Started his Career in TV Commercials
Are you curious how Leo ultimately entered the Hollywood industry? He entered Hollywood after his TV flop by participating in a lot of TV advertisements in the 1980s. His first one was for a set of track and cars for kids.
After a short period of time, the budding actor “attracted the attention of producers, who cast him in small roles in a variety of television programmes, such as Roseanne (1988) and The New Lassie (1989)”. Leonardo finally made his feature debut in 1991 with Critters 3 before getting his big break on Growing Pains.Top 5 Best Selling Male Artists of All Time in Hollywood, Check The List Here.
When it comes to deserving accolades, it seems like the guy is always getting shafted! It took him more than 20 years, but in 2016, he finally won his deserving Oscar!
7.Leo Has a Terrible Singing Voice
Leonardo’s acting abilities are flawless, but his singing abilities are not up to par. It hasn’t stopped him from singing in a number of films, including his most recent box office success Once Once a Time in Hollywood, and stepping outside of his comfort zone. Leo told Entertainment Weekly, “Oh, thank God I wasn’t hired for my voice in this movie.
Extra fact? Leo was going to play the lead role in Moulin Rouge until he and the director discovered that his singing voice was “quite awful,” which cost him the part.
8. Leo Attended an Experimental Progressive Schoo
Leo briefly attended an experimental progressive school as a youngster. He was inspired by this brief experience to pursue acting as a career as a teenager, and soon after, he dropped out to pursue his goals at a theatre school.
According to The Guardian, “His time at the school, away from the public education system and his impoverished area, made him want to retreat into acting as a teen.” He would urge his mother to take him to auditions since he detested going to public school, according to The Independent.Paris Hilton, once drugged and rap*d by an older man, She recalled her worst time.