It's official: 2016 is the year of Leonardo DiCaprio, and TIME magazine just cemented that by naming him one of "The 100 Most Influential People."
He's also one of just six stars to be featured on one of the covers.
Indeed, it's been a huge year for Mr. DiCaprio. This impressive accolade comes after he finally won a (long-overdue) Oscar in February for his incredible performance in "The Revenant."
When Leo isn't busy fighting bears to the death on the silver screen, he's working tirelessly to spread awareness on climate change. This is precisely why he was named one of "The 100 Most Influential People" in the world.
It also helps explain why Secretary of State John Kerry, America's top diplomat, took the time out of his busy schedule to write the article on why Leo truly deserves to be among this list of influencers.
In the article, entitled "Earth's Leading Man," Kerry said,
Simply put, Leonardo DiCaprio is not just a phenomenal actor, he's a fantastic human being. He's using his star power to educate people on one of the most pressing issues of our time: climate change.
We could use more people like him because we only get one planet, and we need to do everything we can to protect it.