I didn't even know the word 'celebrity.' I didn't have posters of people that I loved on my wall.
While his professional life has been going great, Leto has had a real active and colorful personal life as well.“There’s all kinds of ways to change your state of mind or to get out of yourself,” he says. “People would be uncomfortable if they’re all shooting up and you’re not. There are few greater feelings in the world than running from the police and getting away.” “Let’s face it, I barely spoke! Only if I’m having an orgy at Burning Man will I take that.”“My experience with drugs? Some drugs are incredible, but the risk versus reward is out of line. “[Street junkies[ would shoot up dope and I would shoot up water,” he says. They grabbed him and threw him to the ground, and I just kept running.His mother, Constance Leto had to raise him and his older brother alone because his parents divorced when Leto was still a child.His biological father remarried, but later committed suicide.Leto recalls that he was raised around a lot of artists, musicians, photographers, painters, and people who worked theater.