Tuesday 27 September 2016

Leo saves the animals with $40m star-studded gala

Published 24/07/2015 | 02:30

Leonardo DiCaprio and Elton John at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation second annual Saint-Tropez gala
Leonardo DiCaprio and Elton John at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation second annual Saint-Tropez gala
Kelly Rohrbach and and Kate Hudson at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation second annual Saint-Tropez gala
Naomi Campbell and Lewis Hamilton
Supermodel Irina Shayk

BIG-HEARTED Leonardo DiCaprio has raised more than $40m (€36m) to help save the environment with a star-studded party in St Tropez.

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The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which protects endangered species, staged the gala for the super-rich in the town on France's south coast.

Two private concerts with Elton John were auctioned off for $3m and a house on DiCaprio's island in Belize fetched $11m. DiCaprio also sold some of his personal items including a Rolex watch.

Guests included Prince Albert II of Monaco, Kate Hudson, Orlando Bloom, Naomi Campbell, Elton John and Heidi Klum.

Irish Independent

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