How tall is Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o's Height

5ft 3 ¾ (161.9 cm)

Kenyan actress best known for roles in films such as 12 Years a Slave, Black Panther, Non-Stop, Star Wars:The Force Awakens. In a tv interview she claimed her height to be "5 foot 5".

How tall is Lupita Nyongo
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Average Guess (14 Votes)
5ft 3.96in (162.5cm)
Littlelee5ft6 said on 10/Mar/19
Towers over Elizabeth moss in photos probably in higher heels but has to be at least 5ft 5 barefoot
Littlelee5ft6 said on 10/Mar/19
Towers over Elizabeth moss in photos probably in higher heels but has to be at least 5ft 5 barefoot
Michael 5'10", 178 cm said on 16/Dec/18
She's like 5'4", Lupita always looks average height in her movies. She gave off an average impression in 12 years a slave and Black Panther. Lupita is 5'3.75"-5'4" range.
Tall Sam said on 26/Feb/18
Rob, could you add Black Panther to her credits? I think she's sporting some fairly big heels or boots in that movie but still looks pretty average height and a few inches under Danai Gurira.
Realist said on 24/Dec/16
She looked taller in Queen of katwe
Sammy Derrick said on 8/May/16
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Here she's with Kenyan Media Personality Larry Madowo who claims 5'8 and sometimes 5'9
@EditorRob How tall would you say Larry Madowo is?Not accounting for footware...
Editor Rob: had a quick look at him with Paul Kaganga and he may well be near 5ft 9
Hick said on 2/Nov/15
5'9 i think. Beautiful lady she is
cc said on 21/Aug/14
wow...shes short.
Sam said on 10/Mar/14
Thanks Rob...yeah I highly doubt 5'5". Might pass for a full 5'4". She posed recently with Julianne Moore and Liam Neeson for Non-Stop. She seems a little shorter than Moore, though I don't know the heel situation, since Moore seems only a couple inches shorter than Michelle Dockery. Of course, Lupita is towered by Neeson, a foot difference is possible.
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[Editor Rob: I think you can argue 5ft 3.5-4 range for her more than that 5ft 5 claim]
Arch Stanton said on 6/Mar/14
Doesn't really look 5'5". I guessed 5 ft 4. One of the most promising actresses of the moment, look forward to seeing more of her.
Pedro said on 21/Feb/14
Lupita said in this interview that she is "5 foot 5": Click Here

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