Awkwafina

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Full Name Awkwafina
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name Awkwafina
Gender Female
Famous As Actress
Birth Date June 02, 1988
Birth Place New York City, USA
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Nora Lum known professionally as Awkwafina is an American actress and rapper. She made her film breakthrough in 2018 with her roles in the films Ocean's 8 and Crazy Rich Asians. She has released two studio albums, Yellow Ranger and In Fina We Trust. Awkwafina first gained popularity for her song "My Vag", a response to Mickey Avalon's "My Dick". The music video has gained over four million views on YouTube.nShe has appeared on television include Girl Code, Future Man, and Saturday Night Live.

Awkwafina Gets Serious in 'The Farewell'

Awkwafina was so moved by the script for Lulu Wang's The Farewell that the rapper-comedian hired a Chinese tutor. Most of the dialogue in the semi-autobiographical film based on Wang's family's attempts to keep her grandmother from learning of her own cancer diagnosis, while also staging an elaborate wedding to gather everyone in China to see the matriarch one last time; was in Mandarin. "I cared so much about doing a good audition tape for Lulu," she says. "It was probably one of the most important audition tapes of my life."

Famous For

  • American Actress and Rapper
  • Her song "My Vag"

Early Life of Awkwafina

Awkwafina was born on June 2, 1988, in New York, U.S. She holds American nationality and ethnicity of mixed Chinese-American. Her birth name is Nora Lum and her birth sign is Gemini. She was born to Wally (father) and south Korean immigrant mother, a painter. Lum's mother passed away when she was four, and she was raised by her grandmother in Forest hills, Queen. Regarding her education, Lum attended LaGuardia High School where she played the trumpet and was trained in classical music and jazz. Lum majored in journalism and women's studies at the State University of New York at Albany. From 2006 to 2008, Lum attended Beijing Language and Culture University in China, where she studied Mandarin.

What is the meaning of Awkwafina?

At age 16, she adopted the stage name Awkwafina, meaning 'I'm very awkward, but it's fine'.

Body Measurement of Awkwafina

Beautiful American actress stands a height of 5 ft 2 in tall and has a weight of 55 kg with the body measurement of 34-24-34 inches. Additionally, she has black hair and black eye color. Therefore, She has a healthy and beautiful body.

Career of Awkwafina

  • Awkwafina began rapping at age 13. In 2012, she gained popularity for her song "My Vag", a response to Mickey Avalon's "My Dick".
  • She was part of the lineup at Tenacious D's Festival Supreme on October 25, 2014. In 2016, she collaborated with comedian Margaret Cho on "Green Tea", a song that pokes fun at Asian stereotypes.
  • She released an EP called In Fina We Trust on June 8, 2018.
  • Her solo album Yellow Ranger was released on February 11, 2014.
  • Besides music, In 2016, Awkwafina played a supporting role in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and voiced the role of Quail in the animated comedy Storks.
  • In 2018, she starred in the indie comedy Dude and was part of the principal cast in the all-female spinoff to the Ocean's Trilogy, Ocean's 8, which was released on June 8. Also that summer, she co-starred in the film Crazy Rich Asians, by Warner Bros.  She also gave her voice for The Angry Birds 2.
  • The film The Farewell was released on July 12, 2019, with her playing the leading role of Billi
  • In 2014, Awkwafina was added to the cast of the third season of Girl Code, appearing in six episodes of the third and fourth seasons. In 2015, she served as a co-host with TV personality Nessa and comedian Carly Aquilino for the spin-off titled Girl Code Live on MTV.
  • She has a recurring role in the Hulu original series Future Man, which was released on November 2017.
  • She hosted the October 6, 2018, episode of Saturday Night Live, with musical guest Travis Scott, becoming the second East Asian-American female celebrity
  • Awkwafina was honored as Kore Asian Media's Female Breakout of the Year in December 2017

Personal Life of Awkwafina

Awkwafina is an unmarried woman and has not revealed about her relationship in public either in social sites. 

Birthday moments of Awkwafina

Beautiful actress and rapper Awkwafina celebrates her birthday on the 2nd of June.

Net Worth of Awkwafina

The net worth of Awkwafina is estimated at around $4 Million which very much considerable from her profession. She is happy with her earnings and her career.

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