Lupita Nyong'o Net Worth
Lupita Nyong'o net worth and salary: Lupita Nyong'o is a Kenyan actress and music video director who has a net worth of $8 million dollars. Lupita Nyong'o was born in Mexico City, Mexico, where her father was serving as a guest professor at the El Colegio de Mexico. She grew up in Nairobi, Kenya, and spent part of her junior year of high school in Mexico, studying Spanish. She went on to graduate from Hampshire College with degrees in Film and Theatre Studies. After graduating, she worked as a crew member on such films as "The Constant Gardener" and "The Namesake", as well as directing an award-winning documentary, and the music video for "The Little Things You Do", by Wahu. She decided to return to school to study acting, and was accepted to the Yale School of Drama. She played a variety of roles while at Yale, and won the prestigious Herschel Williams Prize in 2011. She made her on-screen debut in the short film, "East River", and then landed the role of Patsey in the film, "12 Years a Slave". She has been nominated for, or won, 76 acting awards from various film boards for her work "12 Years a Slave", including an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. In 2015 she starred in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in 2016 she starred in "Queen of Katwe", in 2017 she starred in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", in 2018 she starred in "Black Panther" and in 2019 she starred in Jordan Peele's thriller "Us".