About Lupita Nyong‘O
It has been announced that the overall size of the current Lupita Nyong’o net worth is as high as 500 thousand dollars. She has earned such size of money because of her career as an actress. In addition to that, she is also a director of music videos.
Lupita Nyong’o was born in 1983 in Mexico City, Mexico. Her father was working at the El Colegio de Mexico, where he was a professor. In addition to living there, Lupita Nyong’o was also living in Nairobi, Kenya. A part of her high school’s junior year was spent in New Mexico, where she also learnt how to speak Spanish.
Later, she was studying at Hampshire College, where she got her degree in Film and Theatre. After graduation, she immediately started to work on some films, such as “The Namesake” and “The Constant Gardener”. Lupita Nyong’o has also worked on some documentaries, which received awards, too. She has also worked as a director of music videos, which is also an important source of Lupita Nyong’o net worth. One example of such is her collaboration with Wahu, for whom she directed a music video for the song called “The Little Things You Do”.
Soon, she decided to come back to school, where she intended to work on her acting career. Thus, she started to attend the Yale School of Drama. While she was studying there, Lupita Nyong’o also appeared in some productions. In 2011 for her acting involvements she was awarded with the Herschel Williams Prize. The first time she appeared on screen was when she was chosen to appear in a short film called “East River”. Later, she appeared in a film called “12 Years a Slave”, where she was chosen for a role of Patsey. For her appearance in the latter film, Lupita Nyong’o was nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress.
Thus, she has achieved quite a lot in this industry and worked her way since she became a wanted actress in films, and all this started only with her position as a production assistant in some Hollywood projects. In 2009, Lupita Nyong’o came back to Kenya, where she grew up, in order to film for the production called “Shuga”. Therefore, all of these mentioned projects not only made her richer and acknowledged, but also increased the total sum of Lupita Nyong’o net worth.