Lupita Nyong’o- Biography, Age, Husband, Family, Net Worth.

Lupita Nyong’o is a Kenyan actress and filmmaker who is popularly known for the Academy Award winning role in a “12 Years a Slave” as Patsey in 2013 and in “Black Panther” as Nakia in 2018. She was born in March, 1983 in Mexico City, She grew up in Kenya until the age of 16 when her parents sent her back to Mexico to learn Spanish. She studied the film studies at Hampshire College and this was after working as a production assistant on several movies. She graduated from the Yale School of Drama acting program.

Lupita started acting as a teen in Kenya. She worked behind the film’s scenes of The Constant Gardener. She was the director and producer of ‘In My Genes’ in the albinism documentary and also starred in the Television series Shuga. After she acclaimed for the role she played in 12 Years a Slave as Patsey in 2013, she won the Best Supporting Actress for 2014 Academy Award. In 2015, she starred in Star Wars, ‘The Force Awakens and the Off-Broadway play Eclipsed’. She was featured in the box office shattering superhero flick Black Panther in 2018.

Dorothy Ogada Buyu and Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o, who are Her parents, were in political exile at the time of her birth. Later they were able to return to their homeland, Kenya, to raise her up. Her father later became a senator while her mother worked in family planning and later took a leadership position with the Africa Cancer Foundation.


Lupita Nyong’o was born in March, 1983 in Mexico City, grew up in Kenya.


She neither married nor dating, the information will be updated as soon as it will available


She is family’s second born, they are six children. Her parents are Dorothy Ogada Buyu and Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o, Esperanza Nyong’o (sister), Peter Nyong’o (brother) and Charles Nyong’o (uncle)

Lupita Nyong'o and her family
Lupita Nyong’o and her family

Net Worth

Lupita is a Kenyan actress and music video director has a net worth of $8 million dollars.



She is interested in a three-bedroom condo that is worth over $2 million dollars.

Lupita Nyong'o House
Lupita Nyong’o House