Hollywood A-lister and Academy Award-nominee Leonardo DiCaprio's acting career hasn't always been so glamorous. See how much you know about his meteoric rise to Hollywood legend in our Leonardo DiCaprio quiz.
When was Leonardo DiCaprio born?
November 11, 1974
DiCaprio was born November 11, 1974 in Los Angeles, California.
How many films have Leonardo DiCaprio and director Martin Scorsese collaborated on?
DiCaprio and Scorsese have worked together on five different films: "Gangs of New York" in 2002, "The Aviator" in 2004, "The Departed" in 2006, "Shutter Island" in 2010 and "The Wolf of Wall Street" in 2013.
In 1998, Leonard DiCaprio established the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation to do what?
protect the environment
DiCaprio established his foundation with the mission of protecting the world’s last wild places. The foundation implements solutions that help restore balance to threatened ecosystems, ensuring the long-term health and well-being of all Earth’s inhabitants.
How many awards was Leonardo DiCaprio's film "The Wolf of Wall Street" nominated for?
The Wolf of Wall Street was nominated for 133 different awards, including five Academy Awards (Best Picture, Best Director for Martin Scorsese, Best Actor in a Leading Role for Leonardo DiCaprio, Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Jonah Hill and Best Adapted Screenplay for Terence Winter).
True or false? "Titanic," which starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, is the top-grossing film in North America.
False. But it's still a box-office sensation. When you account for inflation, "Gone With the Wind" is the highest-grossing film in history with $1.7 billion in ticket sales, followed by "Star Wars," with $1.5 billion, and "The Sound of Music," "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" and "Titanic" round out the top 5. Not too shabby for a story about a sinking ship.
What other major film milestone was "Titanic" the first to reach?
$1 billion in ticket sales
With an initial worldwide gross of more than $1.84 billion, "Titanic" was the first film to reach $1 billion in ticket sales. After a 3D version of the film was released on April 4, 2012 to commemorate the centennial of the sinking, "Titanic" became the second film to gross more than $2 billion worldwide (after "Avatar").
A video of Leo's reaction to this blonde bombshell shoving his arm out of the way as she walked up to receive her statue at the 2016 Golden Globes immediately went viral.
Lady Gaga won her first Golden Globe for Best Performance By an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture for her work in American Horror Story: Hotel. And, well, if you're one of the few that hasn't seen it already, you just have to watch the video for Leo's facial expression as she walks by.
How many Academy Awards has Leonardo DiCaprio been nominated for?
His 2016 Best Actor in a Leading Role nomination for Hugh Glass in "The Revenant" was his sixth. He's also received two nominations for "The Wolf of Wall Street," and nominations for "Blood Diamond," "The Aviator" and "What's Eating Gilbert Grape."