Leonardo Dicaprio reveals fame is endless and pointless. The former Growing Pains star admits that he would prefer to use his fortune and celebrity status to give people help. He may be on of worlds’s most popular actors, the thrifty eighty year old however the celebrity lifestyle and instead prefers to invest his time and two hundred million dollar fortune into charity work,
Speaking to the new UK issue of Grazia magazine, he said:
”The money I’ve earned has allowed me to involve myself in projects I’m interested in and, above all else, help people who need it. The latter is, without doubt, the best thing about being wealthy.
”You learn, after you’ve been in the business for a while, that fame is empty and pointless.”
DiCaprio is now playing a plays a self-made millionaire in the movie ‘The Great Gatsby’ likes to keep a low profile, he would like to live a normal life away from the show-biz world and admits it helps him to keep his head level.
”It’s important for me to be in touch with the real world. It helps me as an actor so I live much like I’ve always been.”
”I don’t own boats, or a private jet, or anything that I need staff to take care of. I like to have capital that I can do something productive with.”