|Name:||Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio|
|Net Worth:||$400 million|
|Actors Rich List Ranking:||7th|
What is Leonardo DiCaprio’s net worth?
Leonardo Dicaprio is an A-list American actor, film producer, entrepreneur and environmentalist.
DiCaprio is regarded as one of the best actors in Hollywood and also one of the wealthiest actors in the world. He’s best known for playing lead roles in movies such as Titanic (1997), Gangs of New York (2002) and The Wolf of Wall Street (2013).
DiCaprio has been one of the highest earning actors for over 10 years. According to Forbes, he was the highest earning actor in 2010, earning over $77 million. He also made the list of highest paid actors for a single movie (his role in Inception) which saw him bag $59 million.
Many stats indicate DiCaprio has an estimated wealth of $250 million dollars. However, our sources and research suggest otherwise. As of 2020, DiCaprio’s net worth is most likely in excess of $400 million dollars, earning him 7th place on our list of richest actors in Hollywood.
How is Leonardo DiCaprio worth so much?
If you’re wondering how Leonardo DiCaprio has established himself as one of the highest paid actors, a good place to start is to review his earnings from movies.
Here is a list of DiCaprio’s earnings per movie:
- Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019) $10,000,000
- The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) $ 25,000,000 + share
- The Great Gatsby (2013) $ 20,000,000
- Inception (2010) $59,000,000
- The Beach (2000) $20,000,000
- The Departed (2006) $20,000,000
- Blood Diamond (2006) $20,000,000
- The Aviator (2004) $20,000,000
- Catch Me If You Can (2002) $20,000,000
- Gangs of New York (2002) $ $18,000,000
- Titanic (1997) $40,000,000 + share
Apart from acting, DiCaprio has made some wise investments – including in his own film production company, Appian Way Productions.
Appian Way Productions have made 14 successful movies which have grossed around $2 billion at the box office. Depending on the terms of contract, this could see DiCaprio on an 10% to 20% commission. Retail sales of DVDs would have also boosted DiCaprio’s earnings, anywhere from $100 to $200 million.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s career portfolio:
DiCaprio first appeared in TV series Roxanne when he was assigned a short role. Later that year, he was cast in the film Critters 3, a low budget movie with a somewhat cult following. In 1992, he then appeared in sitcom Growing Pains before securing a supporting role in film, Poison Ivy. It was Robert De Niro who gave him a shot in a lead role in This Boy’s Life. After this, DiCaprio worked on several, small scale acting projects before securing a lead role in the massive hit movie Titanic. Titanic was the highest grossing film at the box office until Avatar in 2009.
Since DiCaprio has been in acting, he’s starred in 55 movies for which he has received 1 Academy Award (+ 6 nominations). His movies have grossed over $6.7 billion dollars worldwide.
In 2004, DiCaprio formed Appian Way Productions which has produced 14 full movies and 5 documentaries. They include Public Enemies, Shutter Island and The Wolf of Wall Street.
Apart from spending his time in acting, DiCaprio has a keen interest in environmental issues and has spoken at a number of summits, including at the U.N. Although this hasn’t made DiCaprio any money directly, it’s certainly increased his profile.
In 2018, he invested in company Kingo, an off-grid solar power company based in Guatemala, which helps provide power to disadvantaged groups.
DiCaprio also put his money into an online mattress company, Casper, for which he contributed $55 million worth of funding. The company has been valued at over a billion dollars. Other ventures include MindMaze, Runa, Cue and Mobli.
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Leonardo DiCaprio has a net worth of $400 million and, considering his relatively young age of 45, and the fact he is still in high demand, it is expected that DiCaprio will hit the $700 million mark by the end of his career.