Name: Lupita Nyong’o
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Celebrity Ranking # 46

Lupita Nyong’o is People’s “Most Beautiful” for 2014

Posted Wednesday April 23, 2014 8:26 AM GMT

This has certainly been a big year for Lupita Nyong'o. Not only did she win an Oscar for her role in “12 Years a Slave,” but she also nabbed a spokesmodel deal with Lancome Paris and now she is People’s “Most Beautiful” person for 2014.


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Lupita Nyong'o Presents Jared Leto with Best Transformation at 2014 MTV Movie Awards

Posted Sunday April 13, 2014 9:45 PM GMT

Adding even more hardware to his collection, Jared Leto headed to the 2014 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night (April 13).

The “Dallas Buyer’s Club” star looked dashing in his designer duds as he stepped up onto the Nokia Theatre stage to accept the Golden Popcorn for Best Transformation.


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Lupita Nyong’o: Colorful Gal at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards

Posted Sunday April 13, 2014 9:15 PM GMT

She is Hollywood's "it girl," so it only makes sense that Lupita Nyong'o made a big arrival at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards earlier this evening (April 13) in Los Angeles.

The "12 Years a Slave" actress looked stunning in her designer gown as she stopped for some photos on her way inside the Nokia Theatre for the big event.


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Lupita Nyong'o in Marie Claire May 2014: Being Called Gorgeous Is Not A Bad Thing!

Posted Wednesday April 9, 2014 12:28 PM GMT

Bringing her undeniable beauty to another spread, Lupita Nyong’o fronts the May 2014 issue of Marie Claire magazine.

While donning a gorgeous Christopher Kane pink dress for the Cedric Buchet-shot front page, the "12 Years A Slave" star opened up about her rise to stardom, including meeting famous stars.


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Elle, Kate & Lupita: Marie Claire Fresh Faces Friends

Posted Wednesday April 9, 2014 9:30 AM GMT

Celebrating their Marie Claire May 2014 covers, Elle Fanning, Lupita Nyong'o and Kate Mara looked lovely at the magazine’s Fresh Faces Party in West Hollywood last night (April 8).


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Lupita Nyong'o Adds Face of Lancôme to Impressive Resume

Posted Friday April 4, 2014 10:45 AM GMT

She's had a banner year both on screen and on the red carpet and for Lupita Nyong'o, life just got even more beautiful thanks to her latest gig — the celebrity face of Lancôme.

The 31-year-old actress announced her new role via Instagram video, which she told followers she's "incredibly excited" to be named the latest ambassador, a job previously held by Julia Roberts, Lily Collins, Kate Winslet and Penélope Cruz.


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Lupita Nyong'o and Gwyneth Paltrow Share Fresh-Faced Selfies

Posted Sunday March 23, 2014 2:20 PM GMT

Joining the trend of make-up free pics, Gwyneth Paltrow and Lupita Nyong'o shared their fresh faces this weekend.

Enjoying some of the perks of stardom, the "12 Years a Slave" Oscar winner posted a pic in her bathrobe with the caption, "NY Staycation. Thank you, @theempirehotel for my first monogrammed gift. #theempirehotel."


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Lupita Nyong’o’s Father: Our Family Was Tortured in Kenya

Posted Wednesday March 19, 2014 5:43 PM GMT

She has been enjoying overwhelming career success all year, but life hasn’t always been Oscars and SAG Awards for Lupita Nyong'o.

The “12 Years a Slave” star’s father Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o told The Independent that back in the 1980s, their family was abused and tortured for opposing Daniel arap Moi, the President of Kenya at the time.


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