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Lupita Nyong’o’s brother Peter Nyong’o, got into the most famous selfie in the world ever.

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The rapping, soccer-loving Florida college freshman who had the best weekend ever at the Oscars (because his sister Lupita won best supporting actress)

  • Peter Nyong’o got to accompany his famous sister on the Oscar’s red carpet on Sunday night
  • Not only did he audaciously photobomb Ellen’s star-studded selfie, but his sister paid tribute to him in her acceptance speech
  • Peter is a freshman student in the College of Arts and Science at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida
  • ‘He got into the most famous selfie in the world. I’m glad I could have facilitated that,’ joked his older sister afterwards
A night to remember: Lupita Nyong'o introduces her younger brother to Whoopi Goldberg at the Oscars

A night to remember: Lupita Nyong’o introduces her younger brother to Whoopi Goldberg at the Oscars

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o gave her younger brother Peter a weekend he will never forgot after taking him along to the award show

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o gave her younger brother Peter a weekend he will never forgot after taking him along to the award show

Peter Nyong'o, a freshman student at Stetson University in Florida and the younger brother of Lupita Nyong'o, boldly photobombed Ellen's selfie of the stars

Peter Nyong’o, a freshman student at Stetson University in Florida and the younger brother of Lupita Nyong’o, boldly photobombed Ellen’s selfie of the stars

Proud young brother: Peter Nyong'o's Facebook profile pic is this touching snap of him alongside his famous sister

Proud young brother: Peter Nyong’o’s Facebook profile pic is this touching snap of him alongside his famous sister

Best buddies: Peter Nyong'o poses with his sister's 12 Years A Slave co-star Michael Fassbender at an earlier awards season event

Best buddies: Peter Nyong’o poses with his sister’s 12 Years A Slave co-star Michael Fassbender at an earlier awards season event

Philip Nyong'o seated between acting legend John Travolta and his sister, who holds her hands to her head on winning the award for best actress in a supporting role

Philip Nyong’o seated between acting legend John Travolta and his sister, who holds her hands to her head on winning the award for best actress in a supporting role

Peter Nyong'o is a freshman at Stetson University in Florida

Peter Nyong’o is a freshman at Stetson University in Florida

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If Lupita Nyong’o had a night to remember at the Oscars then the same can surely be said of her brother Peter who accompanied her to the ceremony and not only got a name check during her emotional acceptance speech but also audaciously photobombed the star-studded selfie that has become the most retweeted ever.

The epic selfie that broke Twitter features the crème de la crème of Hollywood royalty including Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep and Bradley Cooper – and there rubbing shoulders with them all is Peter Feliz Anyang’ Nyong’o, a first year student at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida.

Peter, a younger brother and one of the Oscar-winning actress’ five siblings, has without a doubt just had a weekend that he will never forget after accompanying his sister on Sunday night’s red carpet.

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