She came out of basically nowhere last fall.
She stole our attention with one winning red-carpet look after another this past awards season – and a smile that just would not quit.
And she walked away with an Academy Award for her supporting work in the Oscar-winning Best Picture 12 Years a Slave.
Is it any wonder then that Lupita Nyong’o is at the top of the top of People magazine’s Most Beautiful Issue? Something, btw, the most-gracious actress and new spokeswoman for Lancôme Paris has taken as “a major, major compliment.”
I mean...look at that face!
Almost making the cut for this year’s list? The gorge Keri Russell, Mindy Kaling, Pink, Gabrielle Union, and perennial fave Julia Roberts.