Lupita Nyong’o is a Mexican-Kenyan born actress that have made name in Hollywood. She became popular after she starred in a Hollywood film ’12 Years A Slave’ where she played the role of Patsey, a slave girl who works alongside Northup at a Louisiana cotton plantation. The actress has featured in quite some Hollywood movies and she is currently working on a new film ‘Star Wars Episode VIII’ making Lupita Nyong’o net worth to be placed at $650 thousand.
Full Name: Lupita Amondi Nyong’o
Lupita Nyong’o Net Worth: $650 Thousand
Occupation: Actress, Film Director, Model And Music Video Director
Lupita Nyong’o was born on March 1, 1983 in Mexico to Kenyan parents, some months later after her birth they returned to Kenya. She attended Rusinga International school in Kenya and later attended St. Mary’s School in Nairobi, where she received an IB Diploma in 2001 before attending college in the United States.
These are some of the film Lupita Nyong’o has featured in The Jungle Book, The Queen of Katwe, Star Wars: The Force Awaken, Non-Stop and she is currently working on Star Wars Episode VIII. She worked as the assistant Producer to a film titled The Constant Gardener, The Namesake and Where God Left His Shoes. In 2009 she wrote directed and produced a documentary film titled: In My Genes and she has graced the covers of several magazines Vogue, UK magazine Dazed & Confused, Elle, Lucky Magazine and so on.
Lupita Nyong’o Awards And Nominations
Lupita Nyong’o has been nominated and at the same time won many awards for role in ’12 Years a Slave’ she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Patsey in ’12 Years a Slave’ making her the first Kenyan actress and the first Mexican actress to win an Academy Award. She was nominated in BAFTA Awards for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture and Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture.
She won the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for her role in ’12 Years a Slave’ and so many other awards.