Lupita Nyong’o Net Worth 2019, Biography, Education and Career.
Lupita Nyong’o Net Worth 2019 – Lupita Nyong’o is a Kenyan-Mexican international filmmaker and actress. Her birth name is Lupita Amondi Nyong’o. She is the daughter of Kenyan politician Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o.
She is the first Kenyan-Mexican actress to win the Oscars for her movie, 12 Years a Slave. Her latest movie is a Marvel movie, titled Black Panthers which was a big hit.
Lupita Nyong’o was born on 1st March 1983 in Mexico City, Mexico. She belongs to the nationality of both Kenya and Mexican. She is the daughter of Kenyan politician Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o(father) and mother Dorothy Nyong’o. And has two siblings named Peter Nyong’o as well as Esperanza Nyong’o.
She had completed her high school from Rusinga International school in Kenya. Then she had joined St. Mary’s School in Nairobi, where she had sustained an IB Diploma in 2001. After the graduation in her IB diploma, she then pursued a degree in film and theatre studies from Hampshire College.
Similarly, she has also qualified a master’s degree program in acting at the Yale School of Drama.
Moving towards the professional life of the prominent actress Lupita, she had started her career since 2005. From this year she had produced several films, including The Constant Gardener in 2005, Mira Nair’s The Namesake in 2006, and Salvatore Stabile’s Where God Left His Shoes in 2007.
Subsequently, she had starred in the short film “East River”, directed by Marc Grey as well as a shot in Brooklyn in 2008. The next year, she written, directed, as well as produced the documentary in My Genes, about the discriminatory treatment of Kenya’s albino population.
She had been nominated in several categories through her plays but had won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, including Best Supporting Actress.
Through her various action movies, she also got the opportunity to play in the action-thriller Non-Stop in 2014, Nyong’o co-starred in Star Wars: The Force Awakens as force-sensitive space pirate Maz Kanata and a CGI character created using motion capture technology in 2015.
Likewise, she had returned to the stage with a starring role as an unnamed girl in the play Eclipsed, written by Danai Gurira in 2015. This year, she had earned her a Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway. The next year, she had co-starred in Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book, a live-action/animated movie, voicing Raksha.
Similarly, she has also played in Star Wars: The Last Jedi in 2017, Black Panther as well as Little Monsters in 2018.
Lupita Nyong’o is a Kenyan actress and music video director who has a net worth of $8 million dollars.