Coming to international fame for his role in James Cameron‘s Titanic in 1997, American actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been assumed one of the richest celebrities with estimated highest paid amount $ 62 million for 2010.
37-years old handsome hunk Leonardo DiCaprio is continually earning fame and money due to his outstanding acting skills in successful films like Gangs of New York, Catch Me If You Can, Blood Diamond, The Aviator, Revolutionary Road and The Departed but the year 2010 has named him the richest actor in Hollywood due to his two hits Shutter Island directed by Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan’s Inception. Both of the films were among the 15 highest-earning movies at the global box office.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s Inception ranked third with earning around $700 million in the box office whereas Shutter Island made $300 million ranking Leonardo DiCaprio one of the 2010’s Top-Grossing Actors.
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio has gone through smooth roads of success in his lifetime. He stepped into acting with commercials and then paved his way as a supporting cast member in sitcom Growing Pains in early 1990. His debut film was a comedic sci-fi horror film Critters 3 released in 1991 and in 1996 he led an appealing role in Romeo + Juliet that gained him leading role Jack Dawson in Hollywood blockbuster Titanic in 1997.
Leonardo DiCaprio is also one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood who also owns a production company named Appian Way Productions whose productions include films Gardener of Eden, The 11th Hour, Greensburg and Orphan. Apart, Leonardo DiCaprio is actively participating in many environmental causes and philanthropic works.
Leonardo DiCaprio has not only earned money but awards too that include a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in 2004 for The Aviator. A Silver Bear award, a Chlotrudis Award and a Satellite Award among others and has been nominated for the Academy Awards, Screen Actors Guild and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts for many of his roles that again rank him one of the top ten richest celebrity in Hollywood.