Lupita Nyong'o named People's 'Most Beautiful'

In this Jan. 12, 2014 file photo, Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. She topped the list of People's Magazine "World's Most Beautiful" list. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) (AP Photo)

April 23, 2014 9:48:47 AM PDT
People magazine has named Lupita Nyong'o as the "World's Most Beautiful" for 2014.

The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops the magazine's list, announced Wednesday.

Commenting on being selected for this year's cover, Nyong'o says: "It was exciting and just a major, major compliment. I was happy for all the girls who would see me on it and feel a little more seen."