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Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Date :

March 01, 1983

Birth Place :

Mexico City, Mexico

Claim to fame :

As Patsey in "12 Years a Slave" (2013)

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Lupita Nyong'o Has No Normal Sense, Wants to Be Like Emma Thompson

April 01, 2015 03:41:44 GMT

Gracing the cover of the May 2015 issue of Harper's Bazaar U.K., shares in an accompanying interview how living in showbiz has made her lose the normal sense. "You know, I thought it would come to an end after the Oscars. I thought the Oscars would come and go and then all of a sudden everything would be back to normal and I'd be back in my apartment," so she stated.
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Case Closed on Lupita Nyong'o's Stolen Oscars Dress

March 06, 2015 07:29:52 GMT

The case in 's stolen Oscars dress has been closed. Representatives for Calvin Klein reportedly have contacted the L.A. County Sheriff's Department earlier this week and informed them that they had no intention to pursue the case any further since the dress has been returned by the thief.
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Lupita Nyong'o and Calvin Klein 'Thrilled' Stolen Dress Was Found

February 28, 2015 20:42:08 GMT

and Calvin Klein issue a statement each after the stolen dress she wore to the Academy Awards was recovered. The gown valued at $150,000 was stolen from the actress' room at the London West Hollywood Hotel earlier this week.
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Lupita Nyong'o's Oscars Dress Is Reportedly Recovered, Thief Claims Pearls Were Fake

February 28, 2015 03:05:14 GMT

A $150,000 Calvin Klein gown worn by to the 2015 Academy Awards which was stolen from her room at London West Hollywood hotel on Wednesday, February 25 has reportedly been returned to the crime scene. The thief called TMZ on Friday afternoon to tell the site about the location of the dress and added that the pearls were fake.
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Lupita Nyong'o $150K Oscars Dress Stolen From Hotel Room

February 26, 2015 18:35:20 GMT

becomes a victim of theft. Police was called when the designer dress that the "" actress wore to the 87th annual Academy Awards over the weekend was missing from her room at the London West Hollywood hotel.
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Oscars 2015: Dakota Johnson, Anna Kendrick, Lupita Nyong'o Glam Up on Red Carpet

February 23, 2015 01:14:40 GMT

Hollywood celebrities flocked the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, February 22 to attend the 2015 Academy Awards. Among those who glittered the red carpet were , and .
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Lupita Nyong'o, Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett to Present at Oscars

February 04, 2015 21:07:23 GMT

The first presenters of the upcoming 87th annual Academy Awards are announced. Last year's big winners , , , and are all enlisted to present awards at the Oscars on February 22.
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Lupita Nyong'o Splits From Boyfriend, Is Spotted Getting Cozy With Jared Leto

January 27, 2015 07:23:08 GMT

has called it quits with her rapper boyfriend, , Us Weekly reports. A source tells the site that Lupita was the one who ended their relationship and the break-up happened last year.
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Lupita Nyong'o and David Oyelowo in Talks to Join Disney's 'Queen of Katwe'

January 10, 2015 04:44:29 GMT

and apparently are eyeing a new project. According to a Friday, January 9 report from Deadline, the two stars are circling Disney's "". The movie centers on Phiona Mutesi who overcomes all and becomes a chess prodigy. Based on a 2011 ESPN The Magazine article by Tim Crothers and book "The Queen of Katwe: A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl's Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster", it is directed by Mira Nair.
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Lupita Nyong'o Covers Glamour's Women of the Year Issue, Says Oprah Winfrey Is Her 'Reference Point'

November 04, 2014 03:39:12 GMT

graces the December cover of Glamour magazine for its annual Women of the Year issue. In an interview with the magazine, the Oscar-winning actress credits as someone whom she looked up to when she was growing up.
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Lupita Nyong'o, Cate Blanchett, Neil Patrick Harris Make Vanity Fair's Best-Dressed List

August 07, 2014 04:03:28 GMT

Vanity Fair released its 2014 International Best-Dressed list on Wednesday, August 6. Unsurprisingly, some celebrities who make the list are winners from this year's awards season as well as red-carpet favorites. Many names appear for the first time on the list.
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BET Awards 2014: Beyonce Dominates Full Winners List

June 30, 2014 05:04:19 GMT

The complete winners list of the 2014 BET Awards, which was held on Sunday night, June 29 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, has been revealed. led the pack with three nods including Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Best Collaboration (for her collaboration with "Drunk in Love") and the FANdemonium award.
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BET Awards 2014: Lupita Nyong'o and Chiwetel Ejiofor Win Movie Accolades

June 30, 2014 04:43:22 GMT

The 2014 BET Awards bestowed the movie accolades to "" stars and . The slavery movie itself was named Best Movie over "", "", "" and "".
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Lupita Nyong'o and Pharrell Williams Join Oscar Voting Body

June 27, 2014 03:44:23 GMT

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2014.
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Lupita Nyong'o Lands Her First Vogue Cover, Compares Red Carpet to 'War Zone'

June 19, 2014 15:58:03 GMT

graces the front page on Vogue's latest issue, marking her first time ever serving as a cover girl for the prestigious magazine. She reportedly becomes the second black woman from Africa to ever land the Vogue cover. The first one was Ethiopian model Liya Kebede.
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Lupita Nyong'o Shares Her Rare Snap Taken by Paparazzo

June 06, 2014 04:08:29 GMT

mocked the paparazzo, who succeeded in getting a picture of her private moment on Hawaiian beach. On June 5, she posted on her Instagram a picture of her bikini body side-by-side with a picture of a paparazzo who tried to take her picture. She wrote along with the image, "The paparazzi: They got me good!!! #FirstPapStakeout #ZoomLensesSuitableForHorrorFilms."
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Rihanna, Lupita Nyong'o and Blake Lively Shine at the CFDA Awards

June 03, 2014 06:18:11 GMT

, and are among celebrities who attended the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards. The three stars looked pretty with their beautiful outfits at the event which took place on Monday, June 2 in New York City.
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Lupita Nyong'o Officially on Board 'Star Wars Episode VII'

June 03, 2014 00:51:30 GMT

The rumors are true, is part of "Star Wars Episode VII" cast. The "" star read for a major female role back in March and apparently nailed it because the official announcement was made on Star Wars Facebook page and website.
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Lupita Nyong'o Among Guests at 2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner

May 01, 2014 17:21:55 GMT

Some of celebrity guests invited for White House Correspondents' Dinner this year are revealed. is among the A-listers coming to annual bash along with "" actor , "" actress , and country singer .
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Lupita Nyong'o and Scarlett Johansson in Talks for Disney's 'Jungle Book'

April 24, 2014 03:26:08 GMT

Disney is eying and to be added to the cast ensemble of its live action/CGI hybrid adaption of "". According to The Hollywood Reporter, the two movie beauties are in negotiations to voice major characters in the flick.
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Lupita Nyong'o Named People Magazine's 'Most Beautiful' Woman

April 23, 2014 15:11:40 GMT

This is the year of . After winning Best Supporting Actress at Oscars for her brilliant performance in "", the 31-year-old star is named by People magazine the most beautiful person this year.
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Lupita Nyong'o on Waiting for Oscar Announcement: It Was 'Agony'

April 10, 2014 08:24:21 GMT

graces the cover of Marie Claire's May issue. The magazine's "Fresh Faces" in Hollywood issue, which will be available on newsstands on April 22, features other actresses on the front page in addition to the "" star. In an interview for the magazine, Lupita talks about being nervous while waiting for winner announcement at the Oscars.
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Lupita Nyong'o 'Honored' to Be Named Lancome's New Face

April 04, 2014 14:23:47 GMT

is revealed as the latest Lancome brand ambassador. A photo of the Oscar-winning actress in her first beauty campaign for the label was debuted on Friday, April 4.
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Lupita Nyong'o in Talks for 'Star Wars Episode 7'

March 15, 2014 01:30:02 GMT

Fresh off her big win as Best Supporting Actress at this year's Oscars, is added to the casting mix of "Star Wars Episode 7". Latino-Review reports the Kenyan beauty has been reading for a major female role for over the past month.
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Lupita Nyong'o Had Her First Big Break With Raunchy Kenyan Soap 'Shuga'

March 08, 2014 03:40:58 GMT

"" may have helped shoot to stardom, but she made waves years before the slavery movie. In 2009, the Oscar winner for Best Supporting Actress starred on a hit MTV show in Kenya which raised awareness about AIDS, HIV and safe sex.
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Chelsea Handler's Oscars Tweets on Lupita Nyong'o, '12 Years a Slave' Deemed Racist

March 04, 2014 00:29:39 GMT

is under fire for posting several racially charged tweets during the 86th Academy Awards. The comedienne became the guest tweeter for The Huffington Post on Sunday, March 2 and she may have gone too far with some of her comments.
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Oscars 2014: Lupita Nyong'o Wins Best Supporting Actress

March 03, 2014 03:29:31 GMT

won big at the 86th annual Academy Awards, thanks to her role in slavery drama "". She beat , , , and to receive the coveted Best Supporting Actress which was presented by .
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Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o and Jennifer Lawrence Dazzle on Red Carpet

March 03, 2014 00:58:07 GMT

, , and Olympic figure skaters and Tara Lipinski were among the early stars to arrive at the 86th Annual Academy Awards. They were on duty to cover the red carpet fashion for such media outlets as E! and Access Hollywood.
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2014 Indie Spirit Awards Full Winners List

March 02, 2014 01:13:16 GMT

"" is paving its way toward Oscar victory. The period drama came as big winner at the 2014 Independent Spirit Awards which was held Saturday, March 1 morning in Santa Monica, California.
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Lupita Nyong'o Was Bullied as Child for Her Skin Color

February 28, 2014 14:44:16 GMT

Even did not escape being bullied as a child. Born in Mexico, raised in Kenya and educated in the United States, the 30-year-old revealed during Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon on Thursday, February 27 that she used to be teased for her skin color.
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