Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o  Kenyan Actress


Who is she dating right now?

Lupita Nyong'o is currently single.


Lupita Nyong'o has been in a relationship with K'Naan (2013 - 2014).

Lupita Nyong'o is rumoured to have hooked up with Michael B. Jordan (2018), Jared Leto (2014), Michael Fassbender (2013) and Chiwetel Ejiofor (2012 - 2013).


Lupita Nyong'o is a 38 year old Kenyan Actress. Born Lupita Amondi Nyong'o on 1st March, 1983 in Mexico City, Mexico, she is famous for Patsey in 12 Years a Slave in a career that spans 2005–present. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.

Lupita Nyong'o has been in 2 on-screen matchups, including Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018) and Alex England in Little Monsters (2019).

Lupita Nyong'o is a member of the following lists: Best Supporting Actress Academy Award winners, People from Brooklyn and 1983 births.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating1 1 year - -
Rumoured4 8 years 3 years, 2 months 1 year
Total5 8 years 2 years, 9 months 1 year


First Name Lupita
Middle Name Amondi
Last Name Nyong'o
Full Name at Birth Lupita Amondi Nyong'o
Age 38 years
Birthday 1st March, 1983
Birthplace Mexico City, Mexico
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Weight 112lbs (51 kg)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Button Nose and High Cheekbones, Smile
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality Kenyan
High School IB Diploma, St. Mary's School, Nairobi, Kenya (-2001)
University MFA, Yale School of Drama, New Haven, CT (-2012), BA Film and Theater Studies, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA (-2003)
Occupation Text Actress, Filmmaker, Model
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Patsey in 12 Years a Slave
Year(s) Active 2004–present, 2005–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) D2 Management, Creative Artists Agency, I-D Public Relations, Innovative Artists Management
Brand Endorsement (2014) Print commercial for "Miu Miu" fashion handbags - Model, (2014-present) Ambassador for Lancôme, (2015-present) Global Ambassador for WildAid (Elephants), (2016) Tiffany's and Co. Fall '16 Campaign, Miu Miu
Bust (inches) 34
Cup Size A
Waist (inches) 24
Hips (inches) 37
Clothes Size 6
Shoe Size 8.5
Official Websites,,
Father Peter Anyang Nyong'o (Professor turned Senator)
Mother Dorothy Nyong'o (Managing Director -- Africa Cancer Foundation)
Brother Peter Nyong'o Jr.
Family Member Isis Nyong'o (cousin), Tavia Nyong'o (cousin), Aggrey Nyong'o (uncle), Omondi Nyong'o, Kwame Nyong'o
Friend Ben Kahn
Favorite Colors Blue
Favorite Accessories Rings, Bracelets, Hats

Lupita Amondi Nyong'o (, born 1 March 1983) is a Kenyan-Mexican actress. The daughter of Kenyan politician Peter Anyang' Nyong'o and Dorothy Ogada Buyu, Nyong'o was born in Mexico City, where her father was teaching, and was raised in Kenya from age one. She attended college in the United States, earning a bachelor's degree in film and theatre studies from Hampshire College.

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Dating History

Partner Comparison

Lupita Nyong'o38 PiscesActress
Michael B. Jordan34 AquariusActor
Jared Leto49 CapricornMusician
Michael Fassbender44 AriesActor
K'Naan43 AquariusMusician
Chiwetel Ejiofor44 CancerActor


The 3552022KhadijahMovie
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever2022NakiaMovie
Super Sema2021SemaTV Show
Black Is King2020Lupita Nyong'oMovie
James and the Giant Peach with Taika and Friends2020JamesTV Show
Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker2019Maz KanataMovie
Us2019Adelaide Wilson, RedMovie
Little Monsters2019Miss CarolineMovie
Black Panther2018NakiaMovie
Jack: Part One2018The GiantShort Film
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi2017Maz KanataMovie
Star Wars Forces of Destiny2017Maz KanataTV Show
The Jungle Book2016Raksha (voice)Movie
Queen of Katwe2016Nakku HarrietMovie
Star Wars: The Force Awakens2015Maz KanataMovie
Nature Is Speaking2014FlowerTV Show
12 Years a Slave2013PatseyMovie
Star Tours: The Adventures Continue2011Maz KanataShort Film
Shuga2009AyiraTV Show
East River2008FShort Film
Roho2006LailaShort Film
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Posted commentsView all comments (111)

sentimental_1Sep 2, 2020

Lupita Nyong'o is the epitome of African beauty. Her dark, smooth skin makes her one of Hollywood's most attractive actresses. One of the few bright lights of her generation of young actors. May she go very far in her career.

rivegauche2109rivegauche2109Dec 7, 2015

The force is strong with Lupita

rivegauche2109rivegauche2109Nov 30, 2015

This is all kinds of funny,

rivegauche2109rivegauche2109Nov 17, 2015

Eclipsed will be showcasing on Broadway in the Spring 2016

rivegauche2109rivegauche2109Nov 15, 2015

Lupita at the Glamour WOTY awards

TwoCentsTwoCentsOct 24, 2015

I like this look for Lupita.

TwoCentsTwoCentsOct 24, 2015

TwoCentsTwoCentsOct 24, 2015

Harlem dedicated a whole day to Lupita. :)

rivegauche2109rivegauche2109Oct 10, 2015

Hey, I changed the banner picture for Lupita. But if anyone wants to change it, please feel free to do so.

rivegauche2109rivegauche2109Oct 4, 2015

I love the sultry blue Givenchy dress that Lupita's wearing in her avatar pic. Magnifique!

TheThinkerTheThinkerOct 4, 2015

Yaaaaaassssssss!!! Whoever changed Lupita's avatar...yaaaaassss!!!

rivegauche2109rivegauche2109Aug 3, 2015

Lupita with Common at Hamilton, the Musical

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