Leonardo DiCaprio was born in Los Angeles. However, he has a multinational background, as his mother, Irmelin, was born in Germany, and moved to the U.S. during the 1950s.
His father, George DiCaprio, is of half Italian and half German. DiCaprio’s maternal grandfather, Wilhelm Indenbirken, was German, and his maternal grandmother, Helene Indenbirken was a German citizen, born as Yelena Smirnova in Russia.
His parents divorced when he was a year old and he spent part of his childhood in Germany, so he speaks German fluently.