Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong’o is finally at the point in her new relationship where she is gearing up to flaunt it publicly!
In a new issue of US Weekly, a friend of the Kenyan-born actress’s new boyfriend, Mobolaji Dawodu, confirmed that the pair has been dating for “six months.”
Dawodu is currently the fashion editor at GQ Style and together, the fashionable couple has even started coordinating their outfits. What’s more important, as demonstrated in the photo below, is how happy they clearly are when they are together.
The tastemaker and the actress met through mutual friends in the fashion world and so far, it’s looking like the two could be a perfect match.
The couple share an obvious passion for clothing, as well as design and overall presentation, making total sense how they have gravitated towards one another.
In an interview with Vogue, Nyong’o shared that one of her earliest memories in fashion was wearing “a very 80s red cord miniskirt with suspender straps” when she was about 5 years old.
“Presentation is extremely important in Kenya,” she shared during the interview. “You dress formally. You can’t just wear flip-flops.”
Who knows, maybe the couple will pool their collective talents and tastes to create a collaborative new clothing line in the future. Either way, we’re excited to see such a beautiful celebration of #BlackLove and wish the pair the best as they grow together.
Check out the adorable pairing of Lupita Nyong’o and Mobolaji Dawodu showing off their coordinated outfits in the Instagram post below.
(Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images for American Theater Wing)