How to style the standard react-native android picker?

I am unable to style it. There is hardly any documentation on this. I want to know how to set the fontFamily. How to set the background color on the Picker.items?

Setting fontFamily or background color doesn’t work. wrapping it up in a View and giving style attributes to View also doesn’t work.

   style={styles.picker} // cannot set fontFamily here
   onValueChange={this.onValueChange.bind(this, 'selected2')}
   <Item label="hello" value="key0" /> // cannot set backgroundColor here
   <Item label="world" value="key1" />


It can be styled via native android. See this and this.

Add the following code to /res/values/styles.xml

<style name="AppTheme" parent="Theme.AppCompat.Light.NoActionBar">
  <item name="android:spinnerItemStyle">@style/SpinnerItem</item>
  <item name="android:spinnerDropDownItemStyle">@style/SpinnerDropDownItem</item>

<style name="SpinnerItem" parent="Theme.AppCompat.Light.NoActionBar">
  <item name="android:fontFamily">sans-serif-light</item>
  <item name="android:textSize">18dp</item>

<style name="SpinnerDropDownItem" parent="Theme.AppCompat.Light.NoActionBar">
    <item name="android:textColor">#ffffff</item>
    <item name="android:textSize">18dp</item>
    <item name="android:fontFamily">sans-serif-light</item>
    <item name="android:gravity">center</item>
    <item name="android:background">@drawable/mydivider</item>

Create a file at res/drawable/mydivider.xml and add the following code

<shape xmlns:android=""
    <solid android:color="#29A1C9" />
    <corners android:radius="0.5dp" />
        android:width="0.1dp" />

Before styling:

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After styling:enter image description here

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