Kenyan/Mexican Oscar winner, Lupita Nyong’o has, as of this posting, won 25 awards! Talk about a breakout artist. Nyong’o is the first Kenyan actress and the first Mexican actress to win an Academy Award.
Lupita has been a production assistant on ‘The Constant Gardener’, ‘The Namesake’, ‘Where God Left His Shoes’, ‘In My Genes’, and the music video, ‘The Little Things You Do’. She was Maz Kanta in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ and is, as of this writing, working on ‘The Queen of Katwe’, ‘The Jungle Book’, and ‘Star Wars Episode VIII’.
She has also been on the cover or featured in several magazines including Vogue, Dazed and Confused, New York Magazine, and InStyle Magazine, to name a few. In 2014, she was named “The Most Beautiful Woman” by People and “Woman of the Year” by Glamour.
In 2014, she was chosen as one of the faces for Miu Miu’s Spring 2014 campaign and has been a regular on Harper’s Bazaar’s Derek Blasberg’s Best Dressed List since Autumn 2013. To keep up with her extensive interviews, modeling gigs and movies, become a fan on Facebook, follow her on Twitter and Instagram and keep up with her movies on IMDB.