8. Lupita Nyong’o • March 1, 1983 Lupita was born in Mexico City and raised in Kenya. Her breakout role as Patsey in 12 Years a Slave earned her numerous award nominations. She ruled the red carpet in 2013 earning instant style-star status. In 2014 Glamour named her Woman of the Year and People named her The Most Beautiful Woman. She’s just getting started!