Awkwafina is an American actress and rapper who has been part of the pop scene since 2012, when her song "My Vag" became viral on the Internet. The video clip of the song itself has collected more than 3 million views on YouTube. Born under the name of Nora Lum, she is interested from an early age in music. She released her solo album "Yellow Ranger" in 2014 which gave birth to the hit songs "Yellow Ranger", "Queef" and "NYC Bitche $". In addition to her musical career, she is also an actress known for her extraordinary performances in films, including Dude, Ocean's 8 and Crazy Rich Asians.
Anniversary / Date of birth
Awkwafina was born on June 2, 1988 in New York, United States.
She is currently 30 years old.
Sign of the sun
His father is of American descent of Chinese origin, while his mother is of South Korean descent.
For education, Awkwafina attended LaGuardia High School, where she learned to play the trumpet and take classes in jazz and classical music. She then enrolled at the State University of New York in Albany, where she specialized in journalism and women's studies.
She learned Mandarin at the Beijing University of Languages and Culture in China from 2006 to 2008.
Unfortunately, we do not have enough information about his family. Lum was born to an American father of Chinese descent, Wally, and a South Korean immigrant mother, painter. She was raised in Forest Hills, Queens by her grandmother, who died at the age of four. Her grandmother had a major influence on her in terms of knowledge and values.
Awkwafina prefers to disclose to the media nothing that touches her personal life. We are not sure of his past and present relationships.
- In feet – 5 feet 1 inch
- In centimeters – 155 cm
- In meters -1.55m
- In kilograms – 52 kg
- In pounds – 115 lbs
She is wearing a shoe size 6 (US).
Start of the album
Awkwafina gave up his single non-album "My Vag" in 2012, followed by a video clip of the song in October of the same year. The song and the clip received an enthusiastic response from the audience, which proved to be a huge success. The video has recorded more than three million views on YouTube.
She released her first studio album, "Yellow Ranger" on February 11, 2014. The album included 11 tracks, including hit hits "Marijuana", "Yellow Ranger", "Queef" and "NYC Bitche $".
Alternative Hip Hop, Hip Hop Comedy, East Coast Hip Hop
She had her first appearance on screen in the humorous film, Neighbors 2: Christine's Sorority Rising in 2016.
She also lent her voice to film characters. Her first role as an actress took place in 2016 with the humorous adventure film Storks, in which she gave voice to Quail's character.
Awkwafina made her television debut with MTV's Girl Code in 2014.
Awkwafina is known for her songs My Vag (2012), NYC Bitche $ (2013) and Pockiez (2018). She has received critical acclaim for her appearance in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2014), Dude (2018), Ocean's Eight (2018) and Crazy Rich Asians (2018).
- Favorite Movies – A League Apart (1992), My Cousin Vinny (1992), Blue Streak (1999), Best in Show (2000), Saving Face (2005)
Net worth of Awkwafina
Awkwafina has a net worth of $ 4 million. She lives in Brooklyn, a borough of New York.
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She was raised by her parental grandmother after the death of her mother at the age of four.
His great-grandfathers left China to settle in the United States in the 1940s and opened a Lum's Chinese restaurant in Flushing, Queens, where they finally settled.
She adopted the stage name Awkwafina at the age of 16. It means "definitely a person I've repressed" and an alter ego to his "calm and more passive" personality during his college years.
She then worked as an intern for Gotham Gazette and Times Union, then as an advertising assistant for Rodale Books before becoming famous and popular.
She started hitting when she was 13 years old.
Lum quotes Charles Bukowski, Anais Nin, Joan Didion, Tom Waits and Chet Baker among his first influences
In 2015, Nora Lum featured in the documentary "Bad Rap", which also featured some of his fellow American-Asian rappers such as Lyricks, Rekstizzy and Dumbfoundead. He has been selected for an official selection at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.
In 2015, Awkwafina published a book called "Awkwafina's NYC", which is essentially a travel guide to New York.
In 2017, she was honored with the Kore Asian Media Women's Event of the Year Award.
In 2018, she hosted Saturday Night Live alongside musician Travis Scott.