Lupita Nyong’o age 30 in 12 years a slave film, an Oscar contender— Mexican-Kenyan actress, Yale School of Drama graduate will next be featured in Liam Neeson’s upcoming film ‘Non Stop’.
Her film ’12 years a slave’ with co-star Brad Pitt won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture in ‘Drama’ and is nominated for nine Oscars.
Exceptionally pretty black woman, Lupita Nyong’o a Mexi-Kenyan actress taking Hollywood by storm with multiple accolades and praises to be mesmerized.
“When I was much younger, that was the first time it occurred to me that acting was a career that might be available to someone that looked like me,” Nyong’o says.
Nyong’o’s parents are Kenyan but her mother gave birth in Mexico. “It’s gotten me into a lot of trouble: Kenyans want to claim me and, now, Mexicans do, too,” Nyong’o tells us. We’re guessing she’ll hold the distinction of being the “first Mexi-Kenyan to be nominated for an Academy Award.” Yahoo.com reported.
What about Lupita Nyong’o age 30 in 12 years a slave Oscar contender? Her father, Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o, is a political leader in his native Kenya.
Born: 1983, Mexico City, Mexico
Awards: Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, More
Movies: 12 Years a Slave, In My Genes
Parents: Dorothy Nyong’o, Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o
Nominations: Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Lupita Nyong’o has been nominated for several awards including a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and two Screen Actors Guild Awards including Best Supporting Actress.
According to Wiki page, she will next be featured in Liam Neeson’s upcoming film Non-Stop. / Image source: Francois Duhamel/Fox Searchlight Pictures