Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o Named People's Most Beautiful Woman

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April 23, 2014 AT 8:12 AM
It's been a big year for Lupita Nyong'o. After winning an Oscar and a lucrative advertising deal the actress was named on Wednesday as the world's most beautiful woman for 2014 by People magazine. Nyong'o, who took home this year's Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role as the slave Patsey in director Steve McQueen's acclaimed film "12 Years A Slave," said she "never dreamed" she would be praised for her looks and land on the cover of the weekly magazine. 31 year old Nyong'o told People, "It is exciting and just a major, major compliment."