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The Wait Is Over. Leonardo DiCaprio Has Finally Won An Oscar!

His time has come.

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The moment has come. After 6 nominations, almost 2 decades of waiting, and countless memes... Leonardo DiCaprio has finally won an Oscar!

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He was nominated for his first Academy Award for his role in 1994's 'What's Eating Gilbert Grape?', followed by four more acting nominations and one for producing 'The Wolf of Wall Street'.

Leo bagged the Best Actor for 'The Revenant', which also won two other Oscars for Best Directing and Best Cinematography

With his first ever Oscar in hand, Leo took the opportunity to push for action on climate change and justice for indigenous people in his acceptance speech

Oscars: Leonardo DiCaprio Wins Best Actor for 'The Revenant'

It's official! Leo is taking home his first Oscar. Upon accepting, The Revenant Movie star said, "Let us not take this planet for granted. I do not take this night for granted." #Oscars

Posted by The Hollywood Reporter on Sunday, 28 February 2016

"Let us not take this planet for granted. I do not take this night for granted."

Kate Winslet is just... so proud. :')

P.S. We totally screamed when Julianne Moore read out Leo's name. #NotAshamed

FINALLY! LEO WINS AN OSCAR! We were obviously really really happy he won. #oscars #leonardodicaprio

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You go, Leo! Savour the moment, YOU DESERVE IT.

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Stay tuned for our recap of the most random and epic moments from the #Oscars2016!

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