Leonardo DiCaprio was born in Hollywood, California, USA on November 11, 1974 with full name Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio. He is an American actor and film producer whose career rose with his role in the television sit-com Growing Pains. Leonardo DiCaprio is child of George DiCaprio (an underground comic artist and producer/distributor of comic books) and Irmelin DiCaprio (former legal secretary). His parent divorced when Leonardo was one year-old, after that he stay with his Step Mother (Peggy Ann Farrar).

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio's name allegedly derives from his German mother Irmalin's having experienced a sudden kick from her unborn boy while enjoying a DaVinci painting at the Uffizi.

His critically acclaimed breakthrough film performance came in This Boy's Life, and was quickly followed by What's Eating Gilbert Grape ((1993)) and as a troubled teen in Marvins Room (1996). Leonardo DiCaprio became popular when success on his movie Titanic (1997) as Jack Dawson, at that time he was one of star celebrity in the hot cinema's actor.

Almost overnight, Leonardo DiCaprio went from a popular actor to an international media sensation, complete with countless interviews, teeny-bopper magazine covers and the relentless hounding of the paparazzi.

His career improving quickly, Leonardo DiCaprio got many other successful films including Romeo and Juliet, Catch Me If You Can, and Blood Diamond, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

Leonardo DiCaprio more became favorite when he got another Academy Award nomination for his role as Howard Hughes in The Aviator, directed by Martin Scorsese. Leonardo DiCaprio has also been nominated two times for BAFTA, three times for SAG, and seven Golden Globe Awards. He is a Golden Globe and a Silver Bear Award winner.

Leonardo DiCaprio made special relationship or girl friend with celebrities model such as Kristen Zang (model; born on June 22, 1974; 1996-1997), Vanessa Hayden (model; dated in 1998), Demi Moore (rumored together in 1998, and again in 2002), Gisele Bundchen (model; born on July 20, 1980; broke up in 2005), and Bar Rafaeli (Israeli model; born on June 4, 1985; met in early 2006).

On August 5, 2008, DiCaprio's maternal grandmother, Helene Indenbirken died in Oer-Erkenschwick, Germany, at the age of 93. Grandmother of Leonardo DiCaprio was an important pillar in his life; DiCaprio called her "Oma" (Grandma) and took her to some of his movie premieres. He had visited her in Germany in the last days of her life.

Back in the feature world as actor movie, Leonardo DiCaprio played a CIA operative who helps infiltrate a major terrorist network in Jordan, only to come to distrust a veteran agent (Russell Crowe) inside the operation, in Body of Lies (2008).

Meanwhile, Leonardo DiCaprio worked once again with Scorsese; this time on Ashecliffe (2009), a mystery thriller about two U.S. Marshals in the 1950s who are sent to a federal institution for the criminally insane in Bostons Outer Harbor in order to capture a violent female escapee.