Lupita Is Fabulous. But You Already Knew That

She woke up like this.

Lupita Nyong'o
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Lupita Nyong’o has been nominated for several awards, including an Oscar, for her performance as Patsey in 12 Years a Slave and is quickly becoming a fashion icon. Here is a list of more of her fabulousness:

1. She was born in Mexico City but raised in Kenya.

2. Her father is a prominent Kenyan politician.

3. Nyong’o graduated from Hampshire College with a degree in film and theater studies.

4. She graduated from the Yale School of Drama with a master’s degree in acting.