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15 Lesser-Known Leonardo DiCaprio Facts All His Fans Need To Read

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio, who has been active in the film industry since 1989 not only has achieved a lot but has done a lot for the world too. Leonardo is not a name which requires any kind of introduction but I will still insist on the point that the following 15 points are those you don't know, perhaps. I know you are a fan of him as well, even more so after he grabbed Oscars last year after his mind-boggling performance in 'The Revenant' but he has been always close to it. Confused? Yes, you will know all about it by the time you reach the end. You'll also be shocked to know about certain things relating to DiCaprio you'd never heard before.Let me make you aware of them. Read them now and thank me later.

#1 He never did drugs

It might appear in the Wolf of Wall Street that he is a party animal but in real life, he has never done drugs.

#2 Kate Winslet flashed him

When she learned that she had to be naked in front of him in the movie, the first thing she did when she met him was to flash him.

#3 He is into saving the world

Being an environmental activist, Leonardo purchased an island called Blackadore Caye in Belize. The island has suffered from deforestation, overfishing and an eroding coastline.

#4 He was going to be Patrick Bateman.

The role in the movie "American Psycho" was offered to Leonardo DiCaprio. They were even willing to agree to his $21 million quote.

#5 Leo got an Indie film blocked.

He stopped the film from getting released in the US and Canada.

#6 Won the rights of Wolf of Wall Street.

Leonardo DiCaprio/Warner Bros. won the rights to Jordan Belfort's memoir The Wolf of Wall Street against Brad Pitt/Paramount Pictures.

#7 Kate Winslet And Leonardo Dicaprio created a fund...

..for subsidizing the nursing home fees of Millvina Dean, the last Titanic survivor as she broke her hip and was struggling with the bills.

#8 He had difficulty while using racial slurs.

While filming for Django Unchained, he stopped amid a scene as he was having difficulty with the racial slurs. Then, Samuel L. Jackson took him to a corner and said, "mother fucker, this is just another Tuesday for us."

#9 Frank Abagnale escaped

Leonardo DiCaprio portrayed the character of Frank Abagnale in the movie Catch Me If You Can who actually escaped a group of prison guards by convincing them that he was, in reality, an inspector pretending to be an inmate.

#10 Man-bun at UN

Did you notice the man-bun? He thought to add some mix of Hollywood in the United Nations climate change summit in September 2014 and appeared like this (pictured) there.

#11 Boring and famous

In an interview with a Time reporter, he said - "I want to be as dry and drab and as boring as possible." He also flaunted by recalling almost 20 endangered species at a time.

#12 Remember Jonah Hill from The Wolf of Wall Street

Jonah and Leonardo watched this video for inspiration, if rumours are to be believed.

#13 DaVinci is the reason behind Leonardo

While Irmelin DiCaprio (mother) was pregnant with him, he kicked for the first time when she was looking at a painting by Leonardo da Vinci in a museum; so she named him after the mathematician.

#14 First Oscar

In a career of 28 years and counting, it was for the first time that Leo received an Oscar for The Revenant. Before that, he was beaten for five times.

#15 Entourage

There was a time when 'Pussy Posse' was a name given to Leo's entourage and still is being called by the same, at times.SourceSubscribeUpdated by Cnishq