Lupita Nyong’o: Net Worth, Boyfriend, Movies, Cars, Facts – 2022
Lupita Amondi Nyong’o popularly known as Lupita Nyong’o has been the most successful and fastest rising black actress in the past couple of years.
The talented star increased her popularity even more after featuring in the Movie Black Panther
Here is what you should know about Lupita Nyong’o. From her dating life, boyfriend, nationality, movies, her net worth, the cars and houses she owns and much more.
Lupita Nyong’o is a Kenyan-Mexican actress,
born in Mexico City, Mexico to Kenyan parents on March 1, 1983.
Lupita Nyong’o spent most of her childhood life primarily in Kenya.
She returned back to Mexico, (where she was born), when she was around the age of sixteen years.
Where she learned how to speak English and Spanish. Lupita Nyong’o can still speak her native tongue of Luo and Swahili (Kiswahili)
She has put Kenya in the world map by becoming the very first Kenyan actress to ever win the Academy Award.
She later got nominated for the Tony Award Best Actress following her role in ‘Eclipsed’.
Here are Lupita Nyong’o Awards and Nominations:
Including Wins and Nomination only
AACTA International Awards
Africa Movie Academy Awards
Black Reel Awards
Boston Society of Film Critics
British Academy Film Awards
Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards
Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association
African-American Film Critics Association
Africa Movie Academy Awards
Alliance of Women Film Journalists
American Black Film Festival
Austin Film Critics Association
Australian Film Critics Association
Detroit Film Critics Society
Drama League Awards
Dublin Film Critics’ Circle
Fangoria Chainsaw Awards
Florida Film Critics Circle
Georgia Film Critics Association
Golden Globe Awards
Hamptons International Film Festival
Hollywood Critics Association
Hollywood Film Awards
Houston Film Critics Society
Independent Spirit Awards
IndieWire Critics Poll
International Cinephile Society
International Online Film Critics’ Poll
Los Angeles Film Critics Association
London Film Critics’ Circle
Maui Film Festival
MTV Movie & TV Awards
NAACP Image Awards
National Film Awards UK
National Society of Film Critics
New York Film Critics Circle
New York Film Critics Online
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards
Online Film Critics Society
Outer Critics Circle Awards
Palm Springs International Film Festival
People’s Choice Awards
Primetime Emmy Awards
San Diego Film Critics Society
San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle
Santa Barbara International Film Festiva
Screen Actors Guild Awards
Screen Nation Film and Television Awards
Louis Gateway Film Critics Association
Teen Choice Awards
Theatre World Awards
Toronto Film Critics Association
Vancouver Film Critics Circle
Village Voice Film Poll
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association
Women Film Critics Circle
Those are some of Lupita Nyong’o Awards and Nominations.. not mentioning that back in 2014 Lupita became the first female black brand ambassador for Lancôme.
In 2020, Forbes named Lupita Nyong’o one of Africa’s “50 Most Powerful Women”.
She also became the second black woman to cover the front page of Vogue magazine. Other magazines she has featured on include: Elle Magazine, Allure Magazine and Style Magazine.
Some of the popular movies that Lupita Nyong’o has featured in and gave her very best include:
The Queen Of Katwe
Lupita Nyong’o has earned herself a huge reputation in the movie industry and the entertainment industry at large, and that has played a big part in significantly increasing her net worth over the years.
As of now, 2021, Lupita Nyong’o has surpassed a lot of other female actresses in the industry in terms of Net Worth value and ratings.
It is no doubt that Black Panther made her net worth rise to more millions.
So what is Lupita’s net worth in 2021?
Lupita Nyong’o is Worth $10 Million today.
Lupita Nyong’o Net Worth is $10 Million Dollars and growing according to Celebrity Net Worth.
10 million dollars which is Lupita Nyong’o net worth is equal to 1 Billion Kenyan Shillings. (KSH. 1 Billion)
Lupita Nyong’o is said to have purchased a 3 bedroom condo in Brooklyn.
The house is estimated to be worth around $2.89 million.
Which is KSH. 290 Million.
Although it is not yet confirmed that the award winning actress already purchased the mansion, she can definitely afford to buy the house regardless.
Other than the mansion, Lupita Nyong’o has a fleet of high-end cars that she owns
Here is a list of Lupita’s cars and their prices
Jeep wrangler – estimated price = $28,200 (KSH. 2.9 Million)
Volkswagen Crossblue SUV – estimated price = $32,000 (KSH. 3.3 Million)
Porsche 911 Gt3 – estimated price = $144,650 (KSH. 15 Million)
McLaren 650S Spider – estimated price = £195,250 (KSH. 29 Million)
Mercedez-Benz SLS – estimated price = $200,000 (KSH. 20 Million)
Pagani Huarya BC – estimated price = $2.8 million (KSH. 280 Million)
From her famous quote; ‘ALL DREAMS ARE VALID‘
Lupita Nyong’o has proved just that by becoming one of the highest paid actresses of all time.
The Hollywood actress wrote and published a book named ‘Sulwe’
which became the Best Selling Book.
Sulwe became the number one New York Times bestseller in 2019.
On top of that, the actress aslo republished the book in her Kenyan native language ‘Luo’ so every single girl, even from the village could read and understand the book.
With the help of K’Naan and Steve McEwen, Lupita Nyong’o wrote a song inspired by the book. – Sulwe Song.
Lupita Nyong’o Boyfriend
Apart from Lupita’s success, does she have a boyfriend? Is She seeing someone?
Let’s dive into Lupita Nyong’o Relationship
Back when Black Panther was the most popular movie, dating rumors about the actress and her costar Michael B. Jordan started taking over the internet.
But they latter confirmed that, it was nothing but rumors.
They both confirmed that they are only friends, and that they’ve known each other for a long time now.
Although it is hard to believe given the extra and good chemistry they have both onscreen and off. The two are nothing but friends.
The Michael B. Jordan dating Lupita Nyong’o is not the only rumors out there. It was also rumored that Nyong’o was dating her 12 Years A Slave costar, Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Another rumor stating that Lupita was in a relationship with Michael Fassbender. who is certainly the producer who worked on the set of 12 Years A Slave.
So who is Lupita’s boyfriend?
The only confirmed to be true and not a rumor, relationship that the actress, Lupita Nyong’o has been in, is was with Somali.
A musician and rap artist, K’Naan
He is popular for being the creator of the FIFA World Cup 2010 official song Wavin’ Flags.
Lupita and him have been in the relationship between 2013 and 2014.
Bottom line, as of now, currently. Lupita Nyong’o is not in any romantic relationship with anyone. She is single.