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Lupita Nyong'o is a famous African actress popular for performing in the historical drama called '12 Years A Slave'.
In addition, Lupita Nyong'o is famous for being the daughter of the famous Kenyan politician, Peter Anyang Nyong'o. Lupita Nyong'o has won several awards in television series and films, like Academy Award, Daytime Emmy, Screen Actors Guild Award Award, and NAACP Image Award.
Lupita completed her film and theater studies graduation from Hampshire College and started her film career as a producer assistant in Hollywood. Her acting debut was through a short film called East River. Keep reading to know more about the talented actress including her net worth.
The net worth of Lupita Nyong'o is estimated to be approximately $8.24 million.
Lupita Nyong'o earns approximately $1.4 million per year.
Lupita Nyong'o is 5 ft 5 in (165 cm) tall.
Lupita Nyong'o is 39 as of 2022. She was born in Mexico on March 1, 1983.
Lupita Amondi Nyong'o is a famous actress born on March 1, 1983, to her parents Peter Anyang Nyong'o and Dorothy Ogada Buyu, in Mexico City, Mexico. She has five siblings in her family and belongs to Kenyan-Mexican origin. Lupita Nyong'o completed her graduation from Hampshire College in Film and Theater Studies and earned a Master's degree in acting from the Yale School Of Drama.
Lupita Nyong'o is single and there is no exact information available regarding her dating life.
Lupita Nyong'o is best known for her performance in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', where she co-starred as Maz Kanata. In addition, Lupita Nyong'o is famous for her role in a superhero film called 'Black Panther.' Lupita is also famous for being the first Kenyan and Mexican actress to win an Oscar.
In 2008, Lupita Amondi Nyong'o made her acting debut with the popular short movie ‘East River’. Thereafter, she made a decision to return to Kenya and was featured in the popular TV series ‘Shuga’ which ran from 2009-2012.
In 2009, Lupita Amondi Nyong'o wrote, directed, and produced the documentary ‘In My Genes’.
Lupita then returned to the US to complete her postgraduate education at the renowned Yale School of Drama. After completing her postgraduate education, she managed to get the role of Patsey in the famous period drama ’12 Years a Slave’ created by Steve McQueen.
She played Maz Kanata in 'Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker', Star Wars: Forces of Destiny', 'Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi' and 'Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens' in 2019, 2017-2018, 2017 and 2015 respectively.
Her latest venture is Nakia in the 2022 Marvel film 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'. She also appeared in the TV series 'Human Resources' and the thriller film 'The 355' in 2022.
Lupita Nyong'o has won several awards since her acting career started. Lupita won four NAACP Image Awards, one Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and one Daytime Emmy award. She was also nominated for one Tony Award, Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, and BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress. Lupita Nyong'o is the second African actress and the first Kenyan actress to win an Oscar when she won the best-supporting actress oscar for '12 Years A Slave'.
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