Things most people don’t know about Leonardo DiCaprio

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2013 file photo, American actor Leonardo DiCaprio poses for a portrait, in New York. The United Nations has named Leonardo DiCaprio a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made the announcement Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, calling DiCaprio “a credible voice in the environmental movement.” He also invited the actor to the upcoming UN Climate Summit planned for September 23. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File)

After a long wait, Leonardo DiCaprio has finally won an Oscar and we are proud of him but wait, there are still several things which most people don’t know about him.

Today we have brought a list of such lesser known facts about him:

#1 His mother was looking at Da Vinci painting when he kicked first time inside her womb and hence named him later Leonardo.

#2 Most people know that The Boy’s Life was his first movie, but its not the truth. He acted for the very first time in the movie called Critters 3.

#3 Leonardo had auditioned with more than 100 of boys for the role of Toby Wolf in This Boy’s Life.

#4 He never used drugs and while preparing for the Wolf of the Wall Street, he met several drug experts for advice.

#5 His Oscar winning news was so viral that it broke several records. Twitter reported around 440,000 tweets per minutes. With the Oscar in hand, the moment became the most tweeted Oscar moment.

#6 Leo is also a environment lover and he has bought an island in Belize, Blackadore Caye, which was suffering from deforestation when he bought, and in 2018, he has plans to open an environment friendly resort there.

#7 In struggling stage of his career, one agent suggested him to change his name as DiCaprio didn’t sound good.

#8 Even he has a lot of money, but he doesn’t own any luxury car or private jet and he travels in flies coach.

#9 While shooting for Blood Diamond, he came to know about an orphaned Girl, whom he later adopted. He sends money each month to her.