The wait is finally over, Leonardo DiCaprio wins his Oscar!
Wearing an Armani Tuxedo suit, has finally claimed an Oscar earlier this evening’s 88th Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood.
After a long and rich acting career and several nominations , the 41-year-old took the honour for his performance in The Revenant, as a Leading Actor. Thanking The Academy, directors and actors who have helped him across a triumphant career, DiCaprio also used his speech to make a point about climate change and to petition world leaders to take it seriously.
“Climate change is real – it is happening right now,” said DiCaprio. “It is the most urgent threat facing our species, and we need to work collectively together and stop procrastinating.”
He added: “Let us not take this planet for granted. I do not take tonight for granted.”