How did leonardo da vinci become an artist

How did Leonardo da Vinci became an artist
How old was LeonardodaVinci when he becameanartist? No one knows exactly how old he was when he began his apprenticeship in Florence under Andrea Verrochio, but usually new students began in their early teens (12-14) and it is …very likely Leonardo followed this trend.

Leonardo da Vinci - HISTORY
LeonardodaVinci (1452-1519) was born in Anchiano, Tuscany (now Italy), close to the town of Vinci that provided the surname we associate with him today. In his own time he was known just as Leonardo or as “Il Florentine,” since he lived near Florence—and was famed as anartist, inventor.