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Lupita Nyong’o Biography

Lupita Nyong’o- Lupita Amondi Nyong’o is a Mexican-Kenyan actress. She was born on March 1st, 1983 in Mexico City. She has been honored with a number of awards, including the Academy Award and the Daytime Emmy Award, and she has been nominated for the Tony Award and the Golden Globe Award as well.

She was born in Mexico City, where her father was teaching at the time, but she spent her childhood in Kenya after moving there at the age of three. Her father is the Kenyan politician Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o. She received her bachelor’s degree in cinema and theatrical studies from Hampshire College, which she attended during her time at a university in the United States. Later in life, she moved to Hollywood and got a job as a production assistant there.

Lupita Nyong’o Biography & Personal Details

Lupita Nyong'o

NameLupita Nyong’o
Full NameLupita Amondi Nyong’o
Date Of Birth1 March 1983
Mexico City, Mexico/
Mexico City
Age 40 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Pisces
Gender Female
SchoolSt. Mary’s School-Nairobi,
Yale School of Drama
Whittier College,
Hampshire College,
Yale University
Education QualificationBachelor’s degree in film and theatre from Hampshire College
HobbiesPole-dancing, Modeling
Favourite FoodCarbs, Seafood, Chicken 
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
ProfessionActress, Model, Writer
DebutIn 2008 she made her acting debut with the short film East River
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Supporting Actress (2014),
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance (2014),
Obie Award for Performance (2016),
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture (2020),
Limited Performance in a Children’s Program (2021),
Glamour Award for Woman of the Year (2014)
Upcoming MovieA Quiet Place: Day One
Written BooksSulwe (2019)

Lupita Nyong’o Family, Relationship and Afair

Lupita Nyong’o childhood pic

Dorothy Ogada Buyu and David Nyong’o, both natives of Kenya, had their first child in Mexico City on March 1, 1983, giving birth to Lupita Nyong’o.

Lupita Nyong’o with her Mother

Lupita Nyong’o with her Father

As well as Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o, a professor at a university. The family had fled Kenya in 1980 for a time because of the political repression and violence there at the time; Peter’s brother, Charles Nyong’o, went missing in 1980 after being tossed off a ferry.

Lupita Nyong’o with her Brother

Lupita Nyong’o with her Sister

Lupita Nyong’o with her Ex-Bf (Selema Masekela)

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsMother-Dorothy Nyong’o
Father-Anyang’ Nyong’o
SiblingsBrother-Peter Nyong’o
Sister-Esperanza Nyong’o
Boyfriend/AfairSelema Masekela (Ex-Bf)
Michael B. Jordan (Ex-Bf)
Jared Leto (Ex-Bf)
Michael Fassbender (Ex-Bf)

Physical Measurement

Height (Approx.)In Centimeters –165 cm
In Meters-1.65 m
In Feet and Inches –5′ 5″
Weight (Approx.) In Kg –55 kg
In Pounds –121 lbs
Figure Measurements (Approx.) 34-24-36
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourDark Brown

Lupita Nyong’o Career

  • When Nyong’o first started out in the film industry, she was a member of the production crew for many films, including The Constant Gardener , directed by Fernando Meirelles, The Namesake (2006), directed by Mira Nair, and Where God Left His Shoes (2007), directed by Salvatore Stabile.
  • She credits the British actor Ralph Fiennes, who played the lead role in The Constant Gardener, as a person who encouraged her to pursue a career in professional acting. In 2008, Nyong’o acted as one of the main characters in the short film East River, which was directed by Marc Grey and filmed in Brooklyn.
  • At the Yale School of Drama, where she is currently enrolled, Lupita Nyong’o is pursuing a master’s degree in acting. At Yale, she was in a number of theater performances, such as Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights by Gertrude Stein, Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, and The Taming of the Shrew and The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare.                                                                                                   
  • Eclipsed is a play that was written by Danai Gurira and starred Lupita Nyong’o in the year 2015. Nyong’o played the leading part of an anonymous girl in the play. The drama is set in the anarchy of the Second Liberian Civil War, during which time the captured wives of a rebel officer join together to form a community.
  • Their lives remain relatively stable until the entrance of a new girl, who is portrayed by Nyong’o. This event causes the community’s equilibrium to be thrown off.Eclipsed became the Public Theater’s fastest-selling new production in recent history, and it also earned Nyong’o the Obie Award for Outstanding Performance.
  • Additionally in 2019, Nyong’o provided the narration for the documentary series Serengeti on the Discovery Channel. The series focuses on the animals that live in the habitat of the Serengeti.
  • Lupita Nyong’o discussed the scarcity of African women who narrate nature documentaries and how the Serengeti team urged her to use her native Kenyan accent for the series. She also touched on the topic of how there are not enough African women in the industry.
  • She also appeared as Asha, a Shame Wizard who acquired Lionel’s interest, in an episode of Human Resources (2022), an adult-oriented animated sitcom that was streamed on Netflix.
  • Later, in November 2022, Nyong’o appeared in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, the sequel to the film Black Panther, which was released in theaters. In that film, she played Nakia once again.
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Lupita Nyong’o Net Worth:

Net Worth (Approx.)$10 million
Monthly Income and Salary$1,00,000
Yearly Income and Salary$1.5 Million

Lupita Nyong’o Cars Collection:

  • Jeep Wrangler
  • GMC Yukon
  • Porsche 911 GT3 RS
  • Mercedes Benz SLS AMG
  • McLaren 650S Spyder

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