Top sexy actress 2014. Lupita Nyong’o has just been nominated as Supporting Actress Oscars 2014 for her role in the movie 12 Years a Slave by Steve McQueen.
But what do you know about her? Ten important things.
Lupita was born in Mexico, where her family were political refugees, raised in Kenya and educated in America.
Her parents are Dorothy and Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o, a politician from Kenya (Minister for Medical Services).
She is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
In 2008, Lupita starred in short film East River, directed by Marc Grey and shot in Brooklyn.
Afterwards, she returned to Kenya and she was the lead in MTV’s award-winning TV series, Shuga.
In 2009, she wrote, produced and directed the documentary In My Genes, about the treatment of Kenya albino population, a really interesting documentary.
Lupita Nyong’o lives in Brooklyn, New York with her brother
Height: 5′ 5″ (1,65 m).
In 2014 she was chosen as one of the faces for Miu Miu’s Spring 2014 campaign.
Today she has received her Academy Award nomination: Supporting Actress for her performance in 12 Years a Slave.
“Whoopi Goldberg looked like me, she had hair like mine, she was dark like me.’ Lupita Nyong’o.
Video: DuJour Magazine Celebrates Lupita Nyong’o.