Leonardo DiCaprio has come of age right before our eyes and transitioned from a teenage heartthrob to a legitimate well-respected actor. But despite his move to the upper echelon of Hollywood’s A-list with epic performances in one blockbuster after another, this actor has shockingly never been graced with the honor of an Oscar! Here are the reasons why this year has got to be his year for Leo:
10. He’s Been Snubbed 5 Times
‘It’s an honor just to be nominated.’ Yeah right! In spite of five nominations, including Best Actor in a Leading Role for Aviator, Blood Diamond, and Wolf of Wall Street, the Academy has never honored this A-lister’s performance. His role in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape was so convincing that many moviegoers were certain that the actor’s disability was genuine! If that doesn’t earn you an Oscar, what can?