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Lupito Nyong’o named People Magazine’s ‘Most Beautiful’

Actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California in this January 18, 2014, file photo. It's been a big year for Lupita Nyong'o. After winning an Oscar and a lucrative advertising deal the actress was named on April 23, 2014 as the world's most beautiful woman for 2014 by People magazine. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/Files - 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 Kerri Russell, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, and Mindy Kaling.

“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.