Facts of Lupita Nyongo
|Full Name||Lupita Nyong'o|
|Birth Name||Lupita Amondi Nyong'o|
|Birth City||Mexico City|
|Father Name||Peter Anyang' Nyong'o|
|Mother Name||Dorothy Ogada Buyu|
|Awards||Grammy Award,Golden Globe Award|
|Filmography||The Force Awakens,Queen of Katwe,Little Monsters,Us|
|Date of Birth||March 1,1983|
What Is The Net Worth Of Lupita Nyong’o?
Academy Award-winner Lupita Nyong’o is a Kenyan-Mexican actress who is best known as Nakia in the MCU superhero film Black Panther. She made her acting debut in 2008 from the short film East River.
Since then, Lupita has appeared in several films and TV shows to date. Some of her notable film works are 12 Years a Slave, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Queen of Katwe, Little Monsters, and Us. As of 2019, Nyong’o is estimated to own a net worth of $8 million.
How Did Lupita Nyong’o Earn Her Million Dollars? Her Career Journey, Income Sources
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lupita's total wealth is worth $8 million as of September 2019. In a similar way, The Richest estimated it to be at $500 thousand as of 2018.
The average salary of an actor ranges around $15k to $80k annually. Nyong'o surely earns above the average with her skills, talent, and experience.
Career Highlight: Movies And TV Works
Lupita began working as a part of the production crew for several films like The Constant Gardener, The Namesake, and Where God Left His Shoes. She made her acting debut with a short film East River in 2008.
The same year, she returned to Kenya and starred in the Kenyan TV series Shuga, a drama about HIV/AIDS prevention. Following her college graduation, Lapito was cast as Patsey in the 2013 drama film 12 Years a Slave. The film eventually became her career breakthrough and received rave reviews.
She was nominated for several awards and honors including the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Best Supporting Actress, and BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Moreover, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Following her success, she appeared as space pirate Maz Kanata, a CGI character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. She then appeared in several films like Non-Stop, Queen of Katwe, and TV shows like Star Wars Forces of Destiny, Star Wars Rebels.
Here is a list of her few movies and their box office:
|Movie||Co-Star||Box Office Collection|
|12 Years a Slave||Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Brad Pitt||$187.7 million|
|Star Wars: The Force Awakens||Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Andy Serkis, Adam Driver||$2.068 billion|
|The Jungle Book||Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Scarlett Johansson||$966.6 million|
|Star Wars: The Last Jedi||Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega||$1.333 billion|
|Black Panther||Chadewick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Martin Freeman||$1.347 billion|
|Us||Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker||$254.7 million|
She is currently filming 355 which is set to release on 2021.
Her Endorsement Deals, Social Media, and Charity
The beautiful actress pockets a decent sum of money from her sponsorship and endorsements. She has worked with big companies like Lancome, Tiffany 7 Co., and Calvin Klein.
She is followed by over 1.67 M on Twitter and over 8 M on Instagram.
Apart from her profession, Lupita is also involved in philanthropic works. She is the WildAid global ambassador for elephants. Here are a few more charitable organizations supported by her:
- African Wildlife Foundation
- American Association of Retired Persons
- David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
- Motion Picture and Television Fund Foundation
- Save the Elephants
Where Does Lupita Nyong'o Live? Her House, Cars, and Tax
Lupita is reported to reside in New York at present. Looking through her social media, she is living a life of luxury.
In 2016, she was reported house hunting in Brooklyn's Pacific Park for a $2-$3 million worth condo. However, she has kept her house details low-key.
She rides around expensive cars like Jeep Wrangler Sport ($28,000). Besides this, information regarding her tax payments are not revealed.
Lupita Nyong'o's Personal Life- Family, Parents, and Relationship
Lupita Amondi Nyong'o was born on 1st March 1983, in Mexico City Mexico. She was born to mother Dorothy Ogada Buyu, and father Peter Anyang' Nyong'o. She holds Kenyan-Mexican nationality and has Luo ancestry.
She went to St. Mary's School and earned her IB Diploma in 2001. Likewise, she received her degree from Hampshire College.
Lupita is currently single. She seems focused in her career and has not been involved in any kind of relationship at the moment.
Sources claimed that she dated Nigerian GQ Style fashion editor Mobolaji Dawodu, however, the duo never confirmed the news.
Age & Height
Lupita is 36 years old as of 2019. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall in height.