With The ghost, Leonardo DiCaprio won his long awaited Oscar. The academy owed him for what was done in the great movie of Martin scorsese, The wolf of Wall Street, and ultimately awarded him for the role in the film Alejandro González Iñárritu. Regardless of what accolades he received or not, the actor’s career is brimming with great titles, but if there has to be a turning point, it has been the role of Titanic.
In 1997, Leonardo DiCaprio he put himself in the place of Jack and titled the tape James cameron beside Kate winslet. According to Celebrity Net Worth, the actor signed his $ 2.5 million contract, but he did so with a very special clause: 1.8% of what the film did at the box office would match him. The result? In 1997, Titanic It became the highest grossing film in history and, added to what it reaped from DVD sales and broadcast on television, it raised around $ 3 billion of which 40 for DiCaprio.
From this moment, the contracts of DiCaprio They skyrocketed dramatically and began signing deals averaging $ 20 million. So he appeared in tapes like The aviator, The dead O Catch Me If You Can. The aforementioned site suggested that over the past 25 years, the artist has raised around $ 300 million through her shoots.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s investments
Thanks to the large sums of money that Leonardo DiCaprio he won throughout his career, he knew how to make various investments. One of the strangest was the one he used to develop a vegan burger (Beyond the hamburger) which began to be marketed in 2019. But if we have to talk about its main expense, it is real estate. He is said to have a dozen properties in Southern California, and in 2005 he invested $ 1.75 million in a private island in Belize where, a decade later, he built a sustainable luxury hotel.
But the professional life of Leonardo DiCaprio It doesn’t just boil down to spending and investing, but it also has a positive side. In 1998, he created the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, with which, according to the aforementioned site, it raised around 80 million dollars, with the aim of protecting the environment. In addition, he donated $ 1 million after the Hurricane Harvey disaster in Haiti.