Lupita Nyong’o Named People Magazine’s ‘Most Beautiful’

Oscar winner graces the cover of the celebrity weekly and joins the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyonce and Julia Roberts

People Magazine

The awards keep on coming for Lupita Nyong’o.

The 31-year-old “12 Years a Slave” star went on an awards season tear that culminated in the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, and now she’s been named People magazine’s Most Beautiful, topping a list that also includes Keri Russell, Jenna Dewan-Tatum and Mindy Kaling.

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“It was exciting and just a major, major compliment,” Nyong’o told the magazine about the honor. “And especially, I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen.”

The actress struck gold with her first-ever film role, and just recently signed with CAA, which will help guide her through future endeavors. She also recently signed as the new face of Lancome.