Lupita Nyong'o

Actress The daughter of Kenyan politician Anyang’ Nyong’o, Lupita Nyong’o left her native Kenya to study film and theater in the United States. After earning her degree from Hampshire College, the multi-talented actress worked on production crews for various American films, including 2005’s The Constant Gardener. She built her name as a reputable screenwriter, director and actress in Kenya for a short stint before returning to the US and enrolling in the Yale School of Drama. Lupita won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in her feature film debut in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave.

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B* Real: Funny Style: Rihanna in Pink and On-Point

Amanda Seales' hilarious recap of the week in celeb fashion. (11/24/2014)

Out and About: Beyond the Lights Cast Rocks the Red Carpet

Plus, pics of Ciara, Trey Songz, Mary J. Blige and more.

Ted Gibson Explains Lupita Nyong'o's Glamour Women of the Year Look

The hairstylist shares the L'Oreal products he used for the gala event.

B* Real: Funny Style: Lupita Is Lovely on the Cover of Glamour

Amanda Seales gives a hilarious recap of celeb fashion. (11/10/2014)

Commentary: Why Glamour’s Women of the Year Issue Matters

Lupita Nyong'o, Laverne Cox and Robin Roberts represent the diversity of Black women.
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