Lupita Nyong’o Height, Age, Bio, Movies, Net Worth, Boyfriend

Last updated: July 22, 2020
Lupita Nyong'o
  • Net Worth: $
  • Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Birthday: 1 Mar 1983Age: 37
  • Country: Mexico
  • Occupation: Actress, Model, Voice Artist
  • Zodiac sign: Pisces
  • Sexual orientation: Straight

Body Measurements

  • Height: 5.5 ft
  • Weight: 112 lb
  • Measurements: 34-24-37 in
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown

Who Is Lupita Nyong’o?

Lupita Nyong’o was born on the 1st of March, 1983 in Mexico City, Mexico. She attended Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Taxo, Mexico before attending Yale School of Drama. Lupita is a Kenyan-Mexican actress who became globally popular for Academy Award winning role as Patsey in Steve McQueen’s historical drama 12 Years a Slave. She has starred for her roles in the films Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi, Black Panther, Us and Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker.
Her talent emerged out as a voice-over artist in 2016 in the movie The Jungle Book where she voiced character Raksha. The same year, she was cast as the voice behind the role Maz Kanata in the video game Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Personal Life

  • Birth Name: Lupita Amondi Nyong’o
  • Nationality: Mexican
  • Nickname: Lupita
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Ethnicity: Luo

Family Details

  • Father: Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o (Kenyan politician and also served as a professor at the University of Nairobi in the past)
  • Mother: Dorothy (Managing Director at Africa Cancer Foundation)
  • Siblings: She has five siblings. Esperanza Nyong’o (Sister)

Distinctive Features

  • Short hairstyle
  • Well spoken
  • Born in Mexico, raised in Kenya, and worked in U.S.

Lupita Nyong'o Best Movies

Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker
Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Maz Kanata
Us 2019 poster
Us (2019) Adelaide Wilson / Red
Black Panther (2018)
Black Panther (2018) Nakia
The Jungle Book 2016 poster
The Jungle Book (2016) Raksha (voice)
12 Years a Slave movie poster
12 Years a Slave (2013) Patsey

Lupita Nyong'o Boyfriend, Husband

Marital Status: Unmarried.
Children: She has no children.

Lupita Nyong'o and Animals

  • She loves elephants!

    She loves elephants!

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Lupita Nyong'o Quotes

  • "Seek perfection, and find joy in never attaining it." - Lupita Nyong’o
  • "No matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid." - Lupita Nyong’o
  • "What is fundamentally beautiful is compassion: for yourself and for those around you." - Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong'o Houses

Lupita Nyong'o house

The actress was looking at apartments in the 17-story luxury condo, specifically a $2.89 million three-bedroom, corner unit.

Location: Pacific Park Brooklyn

Price: $2.89 million

Lupita Nyong'o Car Collection

Lupita Nyong'o Plastic Surgeries

Did Lupita Nyong’o ever get plastic surgery?

The actress has never ever thought about getting the plastic surgery. She is completely natural and she relies on her discipline, skin care, and natural features.

Lupita Nyong'o Hobbies and Interests

Favorite Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio.

  • Watching movies
  • Walking in the park

Lupita Nyong'o Facts & Trivia


    She is the first Mexican-born actress to win an Oscar.

  • In 2018, she has starred as Nakia in an American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Black Panther.


  • Lupita played a supporting role as Patsey in the Oscar Winning film 12 Years a Slave.


  • The actress holds dual citizenship in both Kenya and Mexico.

  • Lupita was born in Mexico and raised in Kenya.

  • Her middle name is Amondi.

  • She wanted to be an actress since she was five years old.

  • She is also good at Spanish. She took Spanish classes in Mexico for about seven months.

  • Lupita Nyong’o 2020 height is 5 ft 5 inches or (165 cm tall).

  • Lupita Nyong’o net worth as of 2020 is estimated at around $10 million dollars.

  • People’s magazine named her the most beautiful woman in the world in 2014.

Lupita Nyong'o Major Awards

Academy Awards - 2014
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in 12 Years a Slave (2013)
Golden Globes (Nominee) - 2014
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in 12 Years a Slave (2013)
BAFTA Awards (Nominee) - 2014
Best Supporting Actress in 12 Years a Slave (2013)
Saturn Award (Nominee) - 2019
Best Actress in Us (2019)
Saturn Award (Nominee) - 2018
Best Actress in Black Panther (2018)
Saturn Award (Nominee) - 2016
Best Supporting Actress in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
Screen Actors Guild Awards - 2019
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture in Black Panther (2018)
Screen Actors Guild Awards - 2014
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in 12 Years a Slave (2013)
Screen Actors Guild Awards (Nominee) - 2020
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role in Us (2019)
Screen Actors Guild Awards (Nominee) - 2014
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture in 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Net Worth & Social Media

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