Oscars: Kanye West, Oprah Winfrey, More Stars Congratulate Leonardo DiCaprio on First Win
Ellen DeGeneres, Jessica Chastain and Elizabeth Banks were also among those who sent congratulatory tweets to 'The Revenant' star, who took home the best actor Oscar at Sunday night's Academy Awards.
Leonardo DiCaprio scored his first Oscar win at the 88th annual Academy Awards on Sunday night, and Hollywood was quick to congratulate him on the honor.
Kanye West, Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling, Jessica Chastain, Elizabeth Banks, Ellen DeGeneres, Gina Rodriguez and Mia Farrow were among the stars who expressed their excitement on Twitter for DiCaprio, who finally won best actor after receiving his fifth nomination in the category for his grueling performance in The Revenant.
Banks called the actor a "class act," while West tweeted, "We're so so happy for Leo!!!"
His win also set fans into a frenzy, setting a Twitter record as the most-tweeted moment of an Oscar telecast ever with 440,000 tweets per minute.
See some of Hollywood's reactions to DiCaprio's big moment below.
Finally!!! Our guy!!! We're so so happy for Leo!!!— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 29, 2016
Leo is a class act. Congrats. #Oscars— Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) February 29, 2016
"Don't take this planet for granted, I do not take this night for granted." Bravo Leo. Bravo.— Gina Rodriguez (@HereIsGina) February 29, 2016
It Happppppened!! bravo Leo! standing O in my p.j's. #Oscars— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) February 29, 2016
Yes! Leo won! Finally, some light in this man's life!— Bill Maher (@billmaher) February 29, 2016
Leo should have got his first Oscar for Gilbert Grape— mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) February 29, 2016
Congrats to @LeoDiCaprio. Great speech!— John Legend (@johnlegend) February 29, 2016
Its about time #Leo— Jessica Chastain (@jes_chastain) February 29, 2016
LEO WINS!!!! #Oscars— Ariel Winter (@arielwinter1) February 29, 2016
Mr @LeoDiCaprio told the truth about climate change. There's a great deal to do. Let's get to work.— Bill Nye (@BillNye) February 29, 2016
Thrilled for Leo! Such a living legend and finally a well deserved chance to make his speech!— Melissa Joan Hart (@MelissaJoanHart) February 29, 2016
I love Leonardo DiCaprio's speech and I like thinking of him running it in front of Tobey Maguire and Lukas Haas, and they're like "whoa."— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) February 29, 2016