Lupita Nyong'o Wins Oscar Award, Makes Kenyan History [VIDEO]

Lupita Nyong’o tonight made history by becoming the first Kenyan to win an Oscar award. Lupita won the Best Supporting Actress award at the 86th Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles for her role in the film ’12 Years a Slave’.

Lupita has won at least twenty other awards for the debut Hollywood acting career in the same film.

Watch Lupita's acceptance speech below...

 

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Arsenal2012

CONGRATULATIONS! CONGRATULATIONS! CONGRATULATIONS! LUPITA.

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Ben Mwangi

Great!! First film, first nomination and first win all in one. You deserve every moment in the limelight for the stellar performance. Never before has a career takeoff been so dramatic. Wishing you a long, successful and wonderful career in Hollywood, sister.

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Kefa Otiso

Great day for Lupita and Kenya. Go girl.

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CommonSense

CONGRATULATIONS LUPITA!!!! And by far the best acceptance speech of the night!! Just marvelous!!

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Millicent Ogenga

Luopeans shining again in America! Giniwasekao

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Arsenal2012

I thought we were Kenyans united in celebrating Lupita's big day? Why bring Luopeans nonsense on the forum?

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Millicent Ogenga

Truth hurts!

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Guest

Millicent Ogenga! All we can say about you is wow!!!!! Even for us who are not Luos we are very proud of her achievements and we wish her a long and prosperous career in Hollywood.

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WIERD

Ogenga why did you throw stone while we are celebrating? Your ignorance is extreme and you need alot of help.

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Nyanam

Congratulations daughter of the lake.

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Kenjuu

Bravo! Congrats Lupita. You have made us all very proud. Your superb performance in your first Hollywood movie inspires not only all Kenyans, but also all young people throughout Africa and the world at large. Wish you unlimited success in all you do. Go Girl, you are an inspiration to girls everywhere!

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Jena N

Lupita Oooyyeeeeee!Gurrrllll...you looked flawless.your speech was awesome.Hongera dada. May God keep you safe from your enemies and may your Star shine, shine brighter than the sun. You are loved.Hongera.Education is Sexy y'all!!

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