Getty ImagesIt's taken five nominations and 23 years, but Leonardo DiCaprio has finally won his first Academy Award for "The Revenant."
The 41-year-old actor beat out fellow nominees Michael Fassbender, Matt Damon, Bryan Cranston, and Eddie Redmayne to take home the award for best actor.
Fans who have been pulling for the actor to win his first Oscar are besides themselves.
Leonardo DiCaprio FINALLY WON AN OSCAR!!!!!— Isabel Espinoza (@isabel_luvsyuh) February 29, 2016
after countless outstanding performances I'm so glad Leonardo DiCaprio finally won an Oscar. that man is a g. such talent.— Jack Gilinsky (@jackgilinsky) February 29, 2016
WE DONT HAVE TO RIOT TONIGHT!!!!! CONGRATS @LeoDiCaprio ITS ABOUT DAMN TIME!! 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉— Mykie (@Glam_And_Gore) February 29, 2016
Wow. Way to go, Leo. Way to go! Take your time, son. Take your time. #Oscars— yvette nicole brown (@YNB) February 29, 2016
Finally!!! Our guy!!! We're so so happy for Leo!!!— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 29, 2016