Lupita Nyong'o

Biography

Although Lupita Nyong'o might seem like an overnight success story at first glance -- she won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her feature-film debut, 12 Years a Slave -- her meteoritic rise is really the product of an artsy, globe-hopping upbringing and a tremendous amount of hard work. The second of six children, Nyong'o was born on March 1, 1983, in Mexico City to Kenyan parents Peter...