The American actor, producer, philanthropist and activist, Leonardo DiCaprio’s net worth is around 260 million dollars. The actor came into the industry as a child artist in 1995 and in his 25 years of work till date he has made about 300 million dollars just from his salaries.
In 1997, his epic and the most loved movie till date, Titanic was released for which he got a salary of $2.5 million. In addition, he also got a lump sum of $40 million as a 1.8% cut of gross backend points. Many other movies also has provided him with a lot of backend points earning.
Apart from acting, his source of income depends on endorsements, real estate investments and venture capital stakes. And he has made tens of millions from all these too.
Leonardo DiCaprio was 14 years old when he first entered the film industry. He used to appear in a few commercial advertisements. Then he got a role in television as a child actor. After that again he was seen in a few commercials life Bubble Yum, Apply Jacks, Kraft Foods and a company’s Matchbox cars.
He made his entry as a central character through The New Lassie, The Outsiders and Roseanne in which he appeared for one episode. Then finally his first debut movie was Criters 3 which came in 1991. However, the movie that made him popular was This Boy’s Life. It was a biopic that came in 1993.
From this the actor started getting success. All his movies like William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet, Titanic, Catch Me if You Can, Gangs of New York etc earned more that $100 million on the box office and he got large paychecks for all these.