Quick Facts of Awkwafina
- Full NameAwkwafina
- Net Worth$4 million
- Date of Birth1989 /06 /02
- Marital StatusUnmarried
- BirthplaceNew York City
- ProfessionRapper, actress
- Active Year2011- present
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- Height 5 feet 1 inch
- Education State University of New York
- Online PresenceInstagram and Twitter
Nora Lum famous for her stage name Awkwafina is an American rapper, singer, actress as well as an activist who is well known for her performance in the movie Ocean’s 8 and Crazy Rich Asians. However, she gained huge popularity from her song named My Vag, which garnered more than millions of views on Youtube. Moreover, she has also written a travel book titled Awkwafina’s NYC.
Awkwafina’s Bio, Wiki & Ethnicity
Awkwafina was born Nora Lum on 2 June 1989 in New York City, Unites States to an ethnic Chinese American father, Wally and a South Korean immigrant mother, a painter. She was born under the birth sign Gemini. She was raised in Forest Hills, Queens. Lum lost her mother when she was just four years old and was raised by her paternal grandmother. She has mixed ethnicity.
Awkwafina attended LaGuardia High School where she was trained in jazz and classical music. She majored in journalism and women’s studies at the State University of New York at Albany. Later from 2006-2008, Awkwafina joined the Beijing Language and Culture University where she studied Mandarin.
Before she started her career in the entertainment industry she was an intern at local New York publications named Times Union and Gotham Gazette. She used to rap when she was 13 years old. But in the year 2012, she received huge fame for her song titled, My Vag, a response to Mickey Avalon‘s My Dick. Similarly on 11 February 2014, he released her solo album named Yellow Ranger. Recently she released an EP called In Fina We Trust.
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Besides this, she has also played in the movie and tv series. In 2016 she starred a supporting role in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Dude. In April 2018, she was announced as part of the cast of Paradise Hills featuring Emma Roberts, Danielle Macdonald, and Eiza Gonzalez.
Furthermore, she has also starred in the tv series named Girl Code, Tawk and Hulu. Likewise, she also hosted 2018 episode of Saturday Night Live with musical guest Travis Scott. Moreover, Awkwafina has written a travel book titled Awkwafina’s NYC.
Awkwafina’s Net Worth
She earns an impressive amount of money from her profession as an actor. As per the sources she has an estimated net worth of $4 million. But her salary is under review. She is enjoying her lavish life in Brooklyn, a borough of New York City.
Awkwafina’s Personal Life
Awakwafina is a very secretive person when it comes to private life. It seems that she prefers to keep her personal life low key. Her relationship is not known at the moment. But she might be searching for a good and understanding life partner.
Awkwafina seems more focused to her career rather than being in relationships with anyone. Also, there are no rumors of her past relationship. She is living a happy single life with her family in Brooklyn.
Besides this, she is a funny kind of person. When she was a school kid, she was the comedian. She said,
I was always the crazy one, the funny one. I’d do anything for a laugh, like dunking an ice cream in my eye. Everybody would be: ‘Oh my God, I can’t believe she did that!’ These were not intellectual jokes.
She is active on Instagram with 586K followers and on Twitter with 108K followers.
Awkwafina’s Body Measurements (Age & Height)
Age: As of 2018, she is 29 years old.
Height: She stands below an average height of 5 feet 1 inch tall.