9 Fascinating Facts About “Black Panther” Star Lupita Nyong’o – Is She Dating Jared Leto?

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Lupita Nyong’o got huge popularity after Marvel’s “” movie that gathered record-breaking $1billion at the box office. 

Nexter.org found amazing facts about Lupita Nyong’o life you’ve never heard about.

Lupita Nyong’o was born on March 1, 1983 (35) in Mexico but was raised in Kenya.

“I was born during the third year he was there. And when I was 16, I returned to Mexico to learn Spanish,” she told CNN. “I lived in Taxco, Guerrero and attended the UNAM, the Education Center for Foreigners. [I] lived there for seven months and I loved it.”

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Source: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

She is the second of her family’s six children.

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Lupita with her brother – Source: Getty Images

 Lupita Nyong’o is the first Mexican and first Kenyan actress to win an Academy Award.

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 In 2014, she was named “The Most Beautiful Woman” by People and “Woman of the Year” by Glamour.

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Source: People

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Lupita Nyong’o had her first feature film role as Patsey in Steve McQueen’s historical drama 12 Years a Slave (2013), winning an Oscar for it as Best Supporting Actress.

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Source: Jordan Strauss / Invision / Associated Press

Nyong’o was rumored to be romantically involved with Jared Leto.

But she claims that they are actually just good friends. On the Ellen DeGeneres show, she confronted the question with humor and grace by responding with, “Ah, but I thought Miley Cyrus broke us up. That was the last thing I heard.”

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She had a role in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

You may not remember Lupita in this episode because she played the character Maz Kanata.

“To be able to have that experience and the continuation of Han Solo, Luke and Leia’s journey is really a blessing, to be able to play a small part in that,” she told EW.

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As a child, she drank a whole bottle of Linctifed cough syrup.

“There’s this cough syrup called Linctifed, and it was red and it was delicious. I went and I drank the whole bottle of it, and then I replaced it with water. I got into a lot of trouble for that.”

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Source: Vogue

Lupita Nyong’o is writing a children’s book about colorism

She will write a children’s book exploring the issue of colorism. The picture book, Sulwe, will examine the widespread prejudice in favor of lighter skin, an issue Nyong’o says she experienced as a child.

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