Leonardo DiCaprio is an American actor, producer, activist and philanthropist from Los Angeles (California). Over the years, he has gone to incredible lengths to make sure the films which he starred in were of the highest quality possible. We have seen him star in several incredible films over the past 20 years. By the way, how much is the net worth of Leonardo DiCaprio? Well, in this page, we are going to reveal that information about it and also other information about him.
Net Worth of Leonardo DiCaprio
According to Celebrity net worth, Leonardo DiCaprio has a net worth of $260 million. In the 25 years between 1995 and 2020, he has earned $300 million from salaries and backend points. From 1997’s Titanic, Leonardo DiCaprio earned $2.5 million in base salary. Then, he wisely negotiated for a 1.8 percent share of gross revenue backend points. After film Titanic earned $3 billion worldwide at the box office, DVD and also through syndication, then he could earn $40 million from Titanic. Also, he has earned additional tens of millions from real estate investments, endorsements, and venture capital stakes.
Salary Highlights of Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo’s biggest early paycheck was the $1 million that he earned for 1995’s The Basketball Diaries. The success of Titanic film allowed him to get $20 million for “The Beach” in 2000s. Leonardo earned $10 million for Gang’s of New York. Then, he earned about $20 million for The Departed, The Aviator, Catch Me If You Can, and Blood Diamond. For 2010’s Inception, he once again negotiated gross percentage points that allowed him to earn only under $60 million.
Leonardo DiCaprio earned at least $300 million between 1995 and 2019 in the box office salary and bonuses. He and Brad Pitt took paychecks to $10 million (down from $20 million) to perform alongside each other in Quentin Tarantino’s 2019 Charles Manson movie: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.
Career of Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio made his film debut in Criters 3 in 1991. Later, in 1993 he got the main role in the biopic “This Boy’s Life” and received much critical praise for this performance. His next movie: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? earned him an Academy Award nomination for the best supporting actor. Also, Leonardo DiCaprio got acclaim for his performances in the intense dramas, The Basketball Diaries and Total Eclipse. In the year of 1996, he starred in the box office hit, Romeo & Juliet which earned $147.5 million.
In 1997, the film Titanic came, following this success. The film Titanic directed by James Cameron. Eventually, Titanic smashed all box office records, won many awards and secured his place as a leading man in the world. He moved forward with a string of successful movies, including Catch Me if You Can that earned $352 million worldwide, Christopher Nolan’s Inception and the award-winning film Revolutionary Road.
Leonardo DiCaprio has starred in some films directed by the legendary Martin Scorsese including:
- Gangs of New York which earned $193.7 million
- The Aviator which earned $211.7 million.
- The Departed which earned $289 million.
- Shutter Island which earned $294.8 million.
- The Wolf of Wall Street which earned $392 million.
Also, Leonardo DoCaprio has starred in films including:
- J. Edgar
- Django Unchained
- The Great Gatsby
- The Revenant
Leonardo DiCaprio’s credits as a producer include:
- The Aviator
- Runner Runner
- The Wolf of Wall Street
In the year of 2016, Leonardo DiCaprio won an Academy Award for Best Actor in The Revenant. Also, he has won Golden Globe Awards for the Best Actor for The Aviator, The Revenant and The Wolf of Wall Street. In the year of 2017, it was announced that Leonardo DiCaprio starred as the title role in the Martin Scorsese film Roosevelt. In 2019, his movies have earned more than $7 billion worldwide, without adjusting for inflation.
Here are some of the best highlights from his career:
- Romeo & Juliet (1996)
- Titanic (1997)
- The Beach (2000)
- Shutter Island (2010)
- Inception (2010)
- Django Unchained (2012)
- The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
- The Great Gatsby (2013)
- The Revenant (2015)
- Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (2019)
Endorsements and Investments
Leonardo DiCaprio has been the face of Tag Heuer watches, mainly appearing in the print ads for many years. He has endorsed more brands overseas. For instance, he has appeared in commercials for Jim Beam in Japan. Also, he appeared in a commercial for a Japanese credit card company which reportedly paid him $5 million. In the year of 2017, Leonardo DiCaprio became the brand ambassador for a Chinese electric car company BYD. In fact, he was an early investor in vegan fake meat company Beyond Meat that went public in May 2019 at a $4 billion valuation.
Real Estate of Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio is a real estate tycoon. In the year of 1998, Leonardo spent $1.6 million on his FIRST oceanfront Malibu home. In the year of 2015, he attempted to sell this house for $11 million, but finally selected to lease it instead for $25-50,000 per month (depending on length of stay). Leonardo DiCaprio has at least two other oceanfront homes in Malibu, which he bought for $23 million in 2016. Also, he has three other homes in Los Angeles, one in Silver Lake and two in the Hollywood Hills.
In the year of 2014, Leonardo DiCaprio spent $5.2 million on Dinah Shore’s former mansion in Palm Springs. In New York City, Leonardo DiCaprio has two apartments. The first apartment is a 2.5 bedroom bachelor pad which set him back $10 million in the year of 2014. The second apartment is the result of two side-by-side purchases in one building over two transactions which total $11.7 million. For your information, the real estate portfolio of Leonardo DiCaprio including the private island is worth at least $100 million. Of course, it is a great total.