Leonardo DiCaprio Helps Save a Man's Life Who Fell Overboard a Cruise Ship

E! News has learned that the A-list actor and his friends were vacationing in St. Barts when they joined the search efforts to find a man who treaded water for 11 hours before being discovered.

By McKenna Aiello Jan 09, 2020 2:57 AMTags

Leonardo DiCaprio got a second chance to share the raft... and he took it. 

E! News has learned that the A-list actor recently helped locate and save a man who fell overboard a cruise ship in the Caribbean.

Leo, his girlfriend Camila Marrone and a group of their pals were vacationing on a boat near St. Barts on Dec. 30 when they joined the emergency search efforts. Call it kismet, because the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star's boat was the only one in the area when they found and rescued the individual just prior to sunset. The man, who fell off a Club Med yacht, tread water for 11 hours prior to his discovery. 

According to The Sun, the man worked on the cruise ship and was intoxicated at the time of the incident. 

Celebrity Near-Death Experiences

Only a week after DiCaprio's heroic actions, it was back to business as usual at the 2020 Golden Globes. Despite losing his category to Joaquin Phoenix, Leo got a memorable shoutout from co-star Brad Pitt during his own Globes acceptance speech. 

"Before The Revenant," Pitt shared, "I used to watch year after year [DiCaprio's] co-stars accept awards and get up and thank him profusely. I know why he's an all-star. He's a gent. I wouldn't be here without you, man."

"Still," he added, referencing Leo's infamous Titanic scene, "I would have shared the raft." 

Watch: Leonardo DiCaprio Donates $5M to Fight Amazon Fires

In related feel-good Leo news, last summer the actor's non-profit organization donated $5 million to fire relief efforts in the Amazon rainforest. 

What would we do without you, Leo?! 

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