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Lupita Nyong’o Biography and Family
Lupita Nyong’o a name which needs no introduction, if you are a lover of Hollywood movies. Her full name is Lupita Amondi Nyong’o and she was born on March 1, 1983, in Mexico City, Mexico. Her parents are from Kenya, mother “Dorothy” and father “Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o”. She is the second eldest daughter of parents of six children. She belongs to Luo community and according to Luo tradition, a child is named after the events of the day. Similarly, her name Lupita was decided by her parents, according to the day when she took birth. As she is a Luo descent on both sides of her family Her father was a visiting lecturer in political science at the time of her birth, but she was raised in Kenya.
As her family moved from Mexico back to Kenya when she was merely a year old. The main reason behind the family’s move was her father, who was a former college professor and later elected as a representative to Kisumu County in the Kenyan Senate in 2013. The mother of Lupita was also involved in welfare activities as she is the managing director of a Cancer Foundation in Africa with that she has her own communication company. When she turned 16, she was sent back to Mexico by her parents for nearly seven months so that she could learn Spanish. She is well fluent in four languages mainly as Luo, English, Swahili and Spanish.
Lupita Nyong’o Total Net Worth in 2017 :- $600 Million
The 33-year-old actress Lupita Nyong’o has received the No. 1 spot on the famous magazine “People With Money’s”. She has been kept as a top 1 out of top 10 highest-paid actresses for 2017. She has won this title as her combined earnings are estimated of worth $75 million in the current year. Lupita Nyong’o is considered as the highest-paid actress in running financial year. She saw a halted pull back in 2014 as it seemed that the actress’s spectacular career was winding down, but she made a surprising comeback by having a top position. According to the reports of “People With Money” presented on Monday (February 13) Nyong’o is the world’s highest-paid actress. She has pulled an astonishing income of $75 million between the past fiscal year January 2016-2017. While compiling and selecting the top positioned personality of this year, the magazine considered a few factors such as upfront pay, residuals, endorsements, profit participation, and even advertising work.
The Kenyan personality has a net worth of $215 million, it’s an estimate. She owes smart stock investments with substantial property holdings to form her future. Moreover, a lucrative endorsement deal with Cover Girl cosmetics is also in her hand. She is a business minded person that’s why she put her income into a proper use as she owns several restaurants named as the chain of “Fat Nyong’o Burger” which is in Nairobi. She has a Football Team in the name of “Mexico City Angels”. Furthermore, she has launched a brand of Vodka of her own in Kenya which is Pure Wonder Nyong’o.
She has a unique range of a top-selling perfume “With Love from Lupita” for juniors and undoubtedly she rules the market in it. “Lupita Nyong’o Seduction” is a fashion line under her name as well.
The significance of this ranking is mainly precious for many fans of Lupita, as they have been waiting for the triumphant return of the celebrity as she has returned to the glory days after a lifetime. An overall estimate of her income is $ 650 million till present time.
Lupita Nyong’o Education
Lupita is a believer by nature and considers education a keen role player in her success. At the age of 16, she returned to Mexico as her parents desired that she should learn Spanish, so she studied at “Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico”. Lupita was a lover of acting from childhood due to which she was keenly interested in acting in school days as well. She acted very well in school plays as she was pretty aware of her aim of being a professional actress. Lupita studied at the Yale School of Drama in the United States and that was the place where she received her award-winning role of a slave in 12 Years A Slave and this happened a couple of weeks before her graduation.
Lupita Nyong’o Business Model
Apart from acting career, she is a business-minded professional. She has accomplished herself in multiple fields such as food, clothing, and sports as well. She has successful food chain in Nairobi with that she has her own brand of Vodka. She also holds investments in stocks and property. She is a brand ambassador of cosmetics as well. All in all, she has many ventures of her own.
Lupita Nyong’o Assets [Cars Collection, House & Others]
The celeb is not a freaky collector. She specifically has no such range of luxurious cars, she just owns a Wrangler of worth $35,000, it’s an SUV in the form of a jeep. As per her property is concerned she doesn’t own any house or other property.
Latest news About Lupita Nyong’o
The actress believes that a responsible personality promotes ethnic diversity in the entertainment industry. Lupita is one who became the first Kenyan/Mexican star and even the who won an Academy Award. The Oscar-winner star is dating GQ Style fashion editor “Mobolaji Dawodu” according to few reports and the relationship is being six months old. They both were being introduced through a mutual friend of the fashion world.
She is a lady of gutts who has achieved her dreams and she gives the credit to her parents and education for her success. She has seen a downtrend in her life, even career, but after all the hurdles she conquered her succession. Now, her fans desire to see her on the top position forever. She has proved that nothing can stop you if you are firmly determined.