Lupita Nyong’o Mother: Dorothy Ogada Buyu Bio, Wiki, Husband


Lupita Nyong’o is a Kenyan-Mexico actress. The daughter of Kenyan politician Peter Anyang ‘Nyong’o and Mexican-born singer Lupita Nyong’o, she was born in Mexico City and raised in Kenya at the age of 16. She attended college in the United States and earned a BA in Film and Theater Studies from Hampshire College.

Nyong’o began her acting career as a production assistant in several films, including Constant Gardener (2005), starring future co-star Ralph Fiennes. She made her acting debut with her minor role in her British drama Sugar (2009). She went on to appear in the independent film The City Without Rest (2011) and in supporting roles in the films Half of the Yellow Sea (2013) and Nonstop (2014).

In 2015, she starred in the role of Maz Kanata in the Star Wars film The Force Awakens and voiced in the Disney film The Jungle Book. Additionally, Lupita Nyong’o has over 10 million followers on her Instagram account as of October 2022.

Lupita Nyong’o’s Parents

Nyong’o was born on March 1, 1983 in Mexico City, Mexico to Kenyans Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o and Dorothy Ogada Buyu. Her father is a senator from Kisumu County. She said that Lupita has two brothers. She is married to her older sister, actress Zawadi Nyong’o, and her younger brother, Junior Nyong’o.

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Dorothy Ogada Wealthy Profile

real name Dorothy comes and goes
age 50 years old (as of 2022)
birthday doesn’t exist
ethnicity mix
daughter Lupita Nyong’o
husband Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o
sibling unknown

Lupita Nyong’o Mother: Dorothy Ogada Wealthy

Lupita Nyong’o’s mother, Dorothy Ogada Buyu, is a Kenyan-born Mexican citizen. She is the editor-in-chief of Africa Review, a pan-African news and current affairs magazine based in Nairobi.

She is a very supportive mother and always helps me with my homework. She is also very active in her community and always volunteers for various purposes.

Lupita Nyong'o Mother Husband

She also posted on Instagram, “Your mother is an amazing person. She is always by my side when I need her and she is always willing to help. She is very active in the community and always volunteers for various purposes. She is a great role model for me and I admire her very much.”

Dorothy Ogada Wealthy Husband

Dorothy Ogada Buyu is married to Kisumu County Governor, Kenyan politician and writer husband Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o. He is the former secretary-general of the Orange Democratization Movement. Professor Nyong’o was Deputy Party Representative from March 11 to the end of May when Raila Odinga was in the United States.

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