Lupita Nyong'o

Academy award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o’s highly anticipated Vogue cover is here; and it is stunning.

The 12 Years a Slave actress is featured on the magazine’s July issue. 

From Vogue:

At fourteen, Lupita secured her first legitimate role, playing Juliet with the Phoenix Players, Nairobi’s “vibrant semiprofessional theater,” and experienced the same thrill when the performance brought the audience to tears at the end. “That was when I realized that I really loved this thing called playacting.” […]

After undergraduate studies, Lupita returned home to Kenya, and she experienced something of an existential crisis before having “this vivid image of myself at 60, looking back at my life and really regretting that I hadn’t tried to be an actor. That was the dawn that I needed to start pursuing this.”

Read more at Vogue

In Vogue’s cover story on the star, we learn about her roots, and how she got into acting. The 31-year-old actress also sheds light on her future aspirations, as well as upcoming films.

Outstanding. Keep shining Lupita!

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