40 Reasons to Love Leonardo DiCaprio

On his birthday let’s discuss 40 Reasons to Love Leonardo DiCaprio

  1. leonardo-dicaprio-daily: Happy 40th Birthday Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio! He was nominated for his first Oscar when he was 19 for ‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape’
  2. He quit smoking 3 years ago, now smoking e-cigarettes
  3. He’s never done drugs and spoke to a drug expert to prepare for ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’
  4. He donated $1 million dollars to Haiti for earthquake relief efforts
  5. When he won a Golden Globe for the Aviator he urged the audience to contribute to earthquake relief
  6. He was named after Leonardo DaVinci because his mom felt him kick for the first time while looking at a DaVinci painting
  7. He took his mom to the 2014 Academy Awards Leonardo DiCaprio and his mum Irmelin Indenbirken
  8. He awarded a $3 million grant to the World Wildlife Fun (WWF) for a bold initiative to help Nepal double its wild tiger numbers by 2022 – the next Chinese Year of the Tiger
  9. When he cried in ‘Romeo & Juliet’ you cried
  10. He made Shakespeare in modern Los Angeles totally work romeo and juliet animated GIF
  11. He is credited with 37 acting roles
  12. He donated $1 million to the Wildlife Conservation Society at Russia’s Tiger Summit
  13. At the event, Vladimir Putin called him a ‘real man’ after his donation
  14. ‘Titanic’ remains the second highest grossing film of all time
  15. Those sexy blue eyes
  16. 7% of teenage girls in the United States watched Titanic within the first 5 weeks of its release
  17. You’ve seen ‘Titanic’ multiple times in theatres (6 for me!)
  18. That cute little baby face
  19. #LeoMania
  20. That car scene in ‘Titanic’ titanic hand scene
  21. You still have that Titanic shirt (I can’t be the only one!)
  22. He’s the highest grossing actor to have never acted in a sequel
  23. The multiple Leonardo Dicaprio/Titanic books you still have #LeoMania
  24. Leo and Kate’s love for each other has spanned all this time
  25. He donated $61,000 to GLAAD, an organization promoting a positive image of LGBT people in the media
  26. He accidentally cut his hand filming ‘Django Unchained’ and kept acting
  27. “I’m the King of the World” happy animated GIF
  28. Slicked back dirty blonde hair – when he’s drawing Rose and you just want to run your hands through his hair and push it back off his forehead – so sexy!.
  29. “I’m flying, Jack” – and how we’ve all replicated this so many times
  30. You watched (and own) ‘Man in the Iron Mask’ simply for Leo
  31. He made identity theft sexy in ‘Catch Me If You Can’
  32. Have you seen that pilot’s hat and aviator glasses? catch-me-if-you-can1catch-me-if-you-can
  33. Leo and Kate together again in ‘Revolutionary Road’ broke your heart
  34. You cried when Kate won her Oscar
  35. You rooted for him in ‘Inception’, even though you’re not sure what was going on
  36. His reunion with Baz Luhrmann gave you mega feels
  37. You cried for Gatsby, ‘old sport’
  38. More than 200 fans contacted the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to protest him not being nominated for an Oscar for ‘Titanic’ – surprisingly I wasn’t one
  39. You still have that award show taped on VHS (I can’t be the only one on this either!)
  40. He expressed interest in ‘Moulin Rouge’ but didn’t think his singing was strong enough – a girl can dream!
  41. Sexy man bun….maybe?
  42. His opening remarks from the 2014 UN Climate Summit
  43. He once reeled off the names of 20 endangered species from memory (that’s hot!)
  44. He’s been nominated for 5 Academy Awards and 10 Golden Globe nominations (2 Golden Globe wins) – I’m still rooting for you!
  45. Fan fiction exists where Leo finally wins an Oscar (Summary: Leo DiCaprio finally gets his Oscar, but it turns out that he’s made a cross-roads deal. He only has until the end of his acceptance speech to live. Sam and Dean must figure out how to break his deal)
  46. During the release of ‘Wolf of Wall Street,’ 80% of his website focused on environmental concern and only 20% on the release of the film
  47. You still want Leo and Kate to be a couple!
  48. Happy 40th Birthday Leo, I have loved you for 15 years!

Source: Wikipedia

Oooppss….I got carried away and couldn’t stop at just 40!

Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonardo_DiCaprio, http://www.theguardian.com/film/filmblog/2014/nov/11/40-things-about-leonardo-dicaprio-birthday-trivia, http://www.worldwildlife.org/press-releases/leonardo-dicaprio-foundation-donates-3-million-to-help-wwf-double-nepal-s-tiger-population, http://elitedaily.com/entertainment/celebrity/happy-birthday-dicaprio/844182/,

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