Leonardo DiCaprio donated $3 million for ocean conservation

Leonardo DiCaprio donated $3 million for ocean conservation. His charity foundation, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, is wasting no time in making good use of last year’s massive fundraising.

Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio

In May 2013, the 39-year-old actor hosted a record-breaking charity art auction at Christie’s that brought in an astounding $38.8 million.

In November, the first gift from that evening’s festivities was bestowed upon the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) — $3 million donation to fund tiger conservation programs.

DiCaprio’s foundation doled out another $3 million in February — this time to the ocean conservation group Oceana. Spread over three years, the donation will allow Oceana to fund habitat protection for marine life.

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