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Lupita Nyong'o Biography, Age, Early Life, Education, Movies, Net Worth And More

Lupita Nyong'o Biography
Africa has produced many great actors and actresses and among them is the award winning Kenyan star actress Lupita Nyong'o.
Lupita Nyong'o is a Kenyan-Mexican actress that has been featured in many popular movies like Black Panther, 12 Years a Slave, Shuga, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Today, we'd be seeing  Lupita Nyong'o's biography, date of birth, age, family, parents, siblings, husband, children, early life, education, movies, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about her.
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Lupita Nyong'o Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick run down on Lupita Nyong'o's profile and a few things you'd love to know about her:
Full Name: Lupita Amondi Nyong'o
Other Names: Lupita Nyong'o
Date of birth: 1st March, 1983
Age: 36 years
Residence: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality: Kenya
Citizenship: Kenya, Mexico
Parents: Peter Anyang' Nyong'o, Dorothy Ogada Buyu 
Relatives: Relatives: Isis Nyong'o (cousin), Tavia Nyong'o (cousin)
Education: Hampshire College (BA), Yale University (MFA)
Occupation: Actress 
Net Worth: $8 million

Lupita Nyong'o Biography, Age, Early Life, Education, Movies, Net Worth And More

Lupita Nyong'o was born on the 1st March, 1983 to Peter Anyang' Nyong'o and Dorothy Ogada Buyu in Mexico where the parents moved to because of political unrest in Kenya. Lupita Nyong'o is of a Luo descent but her family moved to Mexico in 1980, because of political unrest in Kenya.
Lupita Nyong'o's father was a former Minister for Medical Services in the Kenyan government  and a visiting lecturer at El Colegio de México in Mexico City.

Nyong'o started her career working as part of the production crew for several films, such as Fernando Meirelles's The Constant Gardener (2005), Mira Nair's The Namesake (2006), and Salvatore Stabile's Where God Left His Shoes (2007).[27] She cites Ralph Fiennes, the British star of The Constant Gardener, as someone who inspired her to pursue a professional acting career.
In 2008, Nyong'o starred in the short film East River, directed by Marc Grey and shot in Brooklyn. She however returned to Kenya that same year and then appeared in the Kenyan TV series, Shuga, an MTV Base Africa/UNICEF drama about HIV/AIDS prevention.

In the year 2009, she wrote, directed, and produced the documentary, In My Genes, about the discriminatory treatment of Kenya's albino population. It played at several film festivals and won first prize at the 2008 Five College Film Festival.
Nyong'o also directed the music video 'The Little Things You Do' by Wahu, featuring Bobi Wine, which was nominated for the Best Video Award at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009.]

She enrolled for a master's degree program in acting at the Yale School of Drama and she appeared in many stage productions, including Gertrude Stein's Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights, Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, and William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and The Winter's Tale. While at Yale, she won the Herschel Williams Prize in the 2011–12 academic year for "acting students with outstanding ability".

Lupita Nyong'o Movies

Lupita Nyong'o is a top African actress.
Some of her movies and appearances include:
• East River
• Non-Stop
• 12 Years a Slave
• Star Wars: The Force Awakens
• Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
• Queen of Katwe
• The Jungle Book
• Star Wars: The Last Jedi
• Little Monsters
• Black Panther
• Us

Lupita Nyong'o Television Appearances

Some of her appearances in TV series include:
• Shuga
• Lip Sync Battle
• Star Wars Forces of Destiny
• Star Wars Rebels

Lupita Nyong'o Net Worth

Lupita Nyong'o is currently one of the biggest actresses in Africa. She is estimated to be net worth $8 million.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Lupita Nyong'o on:
Instagram @LupitaNyongo
Twitter @Lupita_Nyongo

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Credit:
https://www.infoguideafrica.com/2019/06/Lupita-Nyong-o.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lupita_Nyong'o
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