Oscar Nominee Lupita Nyong'o Covers Dazed & Confused

This girl is on fire! The lovely, talented, relatively-unknown and now, Academy-award and Golden Globe nominated actress, is taking the world by storm.

Check out the amazing style and some amazing facts on this beauty featured in DAZE AND CONFUSED.

Congratulations Lupita Nyong’o we wish you continued success on your career. Good luck at the Academy Awards, Lupita!

Note:  In cased you missed Steve McQueen’s film adaptation of Solomon Northrup’s 12 Years A Slave,  Nyong’o plays, an enslaved woman whom Northrup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) meets after being sold to Edwin Epps’ New Orleans plantation.


Nyong'o was born in Mexico City, where her family were political refugees.[1][2][3] It is traditional to name a child after the events of the day, so her parents decided to give her a Mexican first name.[4] She is the second of six children.[5] Nyong'o's parents are Dorothy and Peter Anyang' Nyong'o, a politician.[6] Peter was the former Kenyan Minister for Medical Services. At the time of Lupita's birth, he was a visiting lecturer in political science.[5] He was elected in 2013 to represent Kisumu County in the Kenyan Senate.[4] Her cousin Isis Nyong'o was named one of Africa's most powerful women by Forbes magazine in 2012.[7][8] Nyong'o moved back to Kenya when she was less than one year old,[4] when her father was hired as a professor at the University of Nairobi.[5] At age sixteen, her parents sent her back to Mexico for a few months to learn Spanish.[4] Nyong'o currently lives in Brooklyn, New York with her brother.[5]

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