Lupita Nyong’o Bio, Age, Nationality, Parents, Net Worth, Height, Instagram

Lupita Nyong’o, born Lupita Amondi Nyong’o, is a Kenyan-Mexican model and actress. Lupita Nyong’o’s net worth is $10 million as of 2022. Apart from acting, Lupita Nyong’o is an advocate for historical preservation. She is a committed socialist.

She also advocates for women’s and animal rights. People voted her the “most beautiful woman.” Nyong’o was named the Global Elephant Ambassador by WildAid. Then there’s Lupita Nyong’o, who works with the organization Mother Health International.

Lupita Nyong’o Biography/Wiki

Lupita Nyong’o, who was born on March 1, 1983, will be 39 years old in 2022. She was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico, in a well-established Christian family. She is of American nationality and follows the Christian faith.

She finished her primary education at St. Mary’s School in Nairobi, Kenya. She then enrolled at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, where she earned her bachelor’s degree. She was always more interested in acting and other extracurricular activities than in school since she was a child.

Quick Facts

Name Lupita Nyong’o
Full Name Lupita Amondi Nyong’o
Net Worth $10 Million
Date of Birth 1 March 1983
Age 39 Years Old
Birth Place Mexico City, Mexican
Currently Live In New York City borough of Brooklyn
Profession Actress and Model
Debut TV Series: Shuga (2009)
Video Games: Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2016)
Film: East River (2008)
Years Active 2005 – Present
Famous Role Patsey in Film 12 Years a Slave (2013)
Nationality Kenyan and Mexican
Religion Christian
Ethnicity African
Hometown Mexico City, Mexican
Zodiac Sign Pisces
School/High School St. Mary’s School, Nairobi, Kenya
College/University Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Education Qualification Graduate

Relationships, Family, and Boyfriend

Lupita Nyong’o is the daughter of Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o and Dorothy Nyong’o. Her father is a governor by profession. Mrs. Dorothy Nyong’o, a trustee, is her mother’s name.

She has two younger siblings. She has a brother, Peter Nyong’o, and a sister, Esperanza Nyong’o.

Lupita Nyong’o’s marital status is single. She has dated K’Naan, Michael B. Jordan, Jared Leto, Michael Fassbender, and Chiwetel Ejiofor.


Lupita Nyong’O began her career as a production assistant. She appeared as a crew member on the show The Constant Gardner in 2005. She appeared as a crew member on the show The Namesake in 2006.

She worked as a crew member on the show Where God Left His Shoes in 2007. In the year 2008, she played F in the film East River.

She appeared as a crew member on the shows In My Genes and The Little Things You Do in 2009. She starred as Ayira in the television series Shuga from 2009 to 2012.

In the year 2013, she played Patsey in the film 12 Years a Slave. In the year 2014, she played Gwen Lloyd in the film Non-Stop. In 2015, she portrayed Maz Kanata in the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. In addition, she appeared as The Girl in the stage production Eclipsed the same year.

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