Ever wondered how Leonardo Dicaprio rose to stardom? Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio was born on November 11 1974 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. When Leonardo was just 1 year old, his parents divorced and he lived with his mother in different parts of the L.A neighborhood while his mom was working hard to support him. The 90s saw the rise of some big, big stars but few reached the enormous levels of fame that Leonardo DiCaprio did. He began the decade as a newcomer to Hollywood and ended it with Titanic. For more interesting facts you must read the biography. Grab your biography book now!