Leonardo DiCaprio wins his first Oscar - the internet explodes

Kate Winslet congratulates Leonardo DiCaprio on his Oscars win. Credit: Oscars

Leonardo DiCaprio has finally won an Oscar after being nominated for an award six times.

It has long been thought that the internet would explode if Leo ever managed to walk away with an accolade ... and we were not disappointed.

First it was the fans that came out to play:

Then the gifs began:

The stars were also ecstatic at his Oscar win:

Even Kanye West (notorious for having issues with some people winning awards) congratulated the actor on his big win: