Her film debut in “12 Years a Slave” has earned her an Oscar for best supporting actress, a Screen Actors Guild Award and an NAACP Image Award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role — plus 2014 Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations. In addition to her work on screen, Nyong’o continues to impress with some of the season’s best red-carpet looks.
April 23, 2014 The cover of People magazine’s “World’s Most Beautiful” issue features Lupita Nyong’o. The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in “12 Years a Slave,” tops the magazine’s list. People/via AP Buy Photo