Lupita Nyong’o Named World Most Beautiful Person 2014

The accolades continues to pile up for breakthrough actress Lupita Nyong’o.

The 12 Years A Slave star was named People magazine Most Beautiful Person of 2014.

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The Oscar winning actress says its a dream come through for her to not only be named most beautiful but to also grace the cover of the iconic magazine.

“It was exciting and just a major, major compliment. And especially, I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen,” Lupita said.

Lupita Nyong’o is rumored to be cast in an upcoming film titled Who Shot The Sheriff?

The film will also see some big name Jamaican entertainers in the cast including Sean Paul, Maxi Priest, and Beres Hammond.