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Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o

41 years old. Born in Mexico City, Mexico on 1st March 1983.
You've seen -- of her 13 trackable films

Lupita Nyong'o is an Oscar winning actress with a career spanning 11 years, from 2013 to 2024, starting at the age of 30. Her first film was 12 Years a Slave and her latest film will be Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. A lot of her work has been in the Action and Adventure genres.

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Known For


Upcoming Films (1)

Film Year Runtime Status Options
A Quiet Place: Day One poster A Quiet Place: Day One 2024 - Post-Production

Released Films (12)

Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever poster Black Panther: Wakanda Forever 2022 2h 42m
The 355 poster The 355 2022 2h 2m
Chadwick Boseman:  A Tribute for a King poster Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King 2020 40m
Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker poster Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker 2019 2h 22m
Little Monsters poster Little Monsters 2019 1h 34m
Us poster Us 2019 1h 56m
Black Panther poster Black Panther 2018 2h 14m
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi poster Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi 2017 2h 32m
The Jungle Book poster The Jungle Book 2016 1h 46m
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens poster Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens 2015 2h 16m
Non-Stop poster Non-Stop 2014 1h 46m
12 Years a Slave poster 12 Years a Slave 2013 2h 14m

Regularly Credited With

Winston Duke's profile
Winston Duke
4 films together
Andy Serkis's profile
Andy Serkis
4 films together
Oscar Isaac's profile
Oscar Isaac
3 films together
Carrie Fisher's profile
Carrie Fisher
3 films together
Adam Driver's profile
Adam Driver
3 films together
Chadwick Boseman's profile
Chadwick Boseman
3 films together
Mark Hamill's profile
Mark Hamill
3 films together
Daisy Ridley's profile
Daisy Ridley
3 films together
John Boyega's profile
John Boyega
3 films together


Her Top Genres 1
13% Action
+ 55 more
Her Top Years
24% 2019
+ 9 more
Top Character Types
100% Slave
Hero or Villain?
100% Good
Role Type
50% Lead
+ 1 more

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Lupita Nyong'o FAQ

How old is Lupita Nyong'o?

41 years old.

When was Lupita Nyong'o born?

1st March 1983

Where was Lupita Nyong'o born?

Mexico City, Mexico

Has Lupita Nyong'o won an Oscar?

Yes, she has won an Oscar for the film 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Has Lupita Nyong'o won a BAFTA?

No, up to this point she has never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Lupita Nyong'o?

She is Black.