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If you’re familiar with the movie Black Panther, then you know who Lupita Nyong’o is. Lupita is a Kenyan-Mexican actress who is most famous for playing her role of ‘Nakia’ in the latest hit movie ‘Black Panther.’ Aside from that, she is also known for movies like East River, 12 Years a Slave, Non-Stop and Star Wars: The Force Awakens to name a few. But who is Lupita Nyong’o boyfriend? Is Lupita Nyong’o dating Michael B. Jordan?
While many people know about her professional life, many still don’t have any idea about Lupita Nyong’o dating affair. So today, let’s explore Lupita Nyong’o boyfriend, dating affairs, career, net worth, bio, and wiki facts right here!
Lupita Nyong’o Dating Affair; Who is Her Boyfriend?
When it comes to Lupita Nyong’o dating affairs, she is currently single. It has also been reported that Lupita has never been married and doesn’t have any children.
Back in 2012, Lupita was dating British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor. Lupita dated him for quite some time and later got separated. In 2013, she started dating Canadian Musician K’Naan. The ex-couple dated for a while but broke up later on. She also dated American musician Jared Leto in 2014. Unfortunately, their relationship was also short-lived, so later they both went their separate ways. Then, there were rumors that Lupita was dating her co-star Michael B. Jordan, but The duo insisted on being close friends only.
As for now, Lupita is single and isn’t involved in any kinds of affairs. It seems she is more focused on building her career rather than spending her time being in a relationship. Hopefully, she finds the love of her life, and we get to know about him soon.
How much is Lupita Nyong’o Net Worth?
Lupita was a part of the most recent superhero movie ‘Black Panther.’ The movie went on to achieve huge success and smashed the box office records. As of May 4, 2018, the movie grossed $690.8 million in the United States and Canada, and $645.3 million in other regions, for a worldwide total of $1.336 billion. Looking at the success of the movie, it’s no doubt that Lupita earned a right amount of income as well. On top of that, Lupita has also appeared in numerous other movies, so Lupita Nyong’o net worth is strong.
As of 2018, Lupita Nyong’o net worth is estimated about $8 million. Lupita is still in the early stages of her career so her net worth will escalate higher in the future. As of now, she is in high demand, and lots of projects are ready to sign her. Hence, Lupita Nyong’o net worth will exceed $10 million so far by this year.
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Lupita Nyong’o Career
At the age of 14, Lupita debuted as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet. She revealed that American actresses Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey and British actor Ralph Fiennes were her inspiration in pursuing a professional acting career. After starring in the short movie East River, Lupita went back to Kenya to become a part of Kenyan television series Shuga which creates awareness on HIV/AIDS prevention. In 2009, Lupita wrote, produced and directed the documentary In My Genes. The movie was played at several film festivals and won the 2008 Five College Film Festival.
Lupita always had interest in music, so she directed the music video The Little Things You Do by Wahu. In 2009, it was nominated for the Best Video Award at the MTV Africa Music Awards.
After graduating from Yale, Lupita appeared in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, and she nailed her role as ‘Patsey.’ Lupita was nominated for several awards for her role as Patsey, some of which she won. Later, she also became the first African actress to win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the first Kenyan actress to ever win an Oscar.
Caption: Lupita promoted her movie ‘Black Panther’ via Instagram.
Afterward, Lupita appeared in several films including Non-Stop, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Eclipsed, The Jungle Book, Queen of Katwe, and Black Panther. Lupita is currently developing a T.V. series based on the novel Americanah by Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Lupita Nyong’o Wiki-Bio; Age, Ethnicity, Nationality and more
On March 1, 1983, Lupita Amondi Nyong’o was born in Mexico City, Mexico. She was born to Dorothy Nyong’o and Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o. She is professionally known as Lupita Nyong’o. Lupita also has a brother named Peter Nyong’o and sister named Esperanza Nyong’o. She attended Hampshire College earning a bachelor’s degree in film and theater studies. She is Kenyan-Mexican and belongs to the black ethnicity.
As of 2018, Lupita Nyong’o is 35 years old. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. Lupita has a slim body with a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs about 51 kg. Lupita has black hair and dark brown eyes. You can also find her on Instagram and Twitter.