5 Interesting Things You Did Not Know About Lupita Nyong’o

February 21, 2014

lupitaMost of us got to know her for her roles in Shuga and the award winning movie, 12 Years A Slave. She has been on many TV interviews and graced several magazine covers. However, here are five interesting things about Lupita I bet you didn’t know.
1. Her middle name is Amondi.
2. She is an award winning film director. She directed a short documentary on Albinism in Kenya that won first prize at the Five College Film Awards back in 2008.
3. She has an undergraduate and a masters degree in Film.
4. She also directed ‘ little things you do’ by Wahu featuring Bobby Wine. The video was nominated for the Best video in MTV’s Music Awards.
5. Her supporting role in 12 Years A Slave has won her 29 awards and counting. She is hopeful she will win an Oscar for the same role at the Academy Awards scheduled for March this year.

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