You may not know how to say her name, but there’s no doubt you’ve seen Lupita Nyong’o killing it on the red carpet this awards season. The stunning actress is receiving critical acclaim for her portrayal of Patsey in 12 Years A Slave, but chances are that’s probably all you know about her. That’s all about to change, though. Lupita is Hollywood’s girl of the moment, so before she skyrockets to super stardom, we thought we’d give you the 411 on where she came from, how insanely talented she is and why you should be rooting for her. Click through the slideshow to get up close and personal with our current girl crush, Lupita.
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