Awkwafina Height, Weight & Age

Last updated: October 25, 2022
  • Awkwafina
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 4,000,000
  • Birthday: 2 Jun 1988
  • Age: 34
  • Country: United States
  • Occupation: Actress, Singer
  • Zodiac sign: Gemini
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 5.2 ft
  • Weight: 114.5 lb
  • Measurements: 34-24-34 in
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Nora Lum
  • Nationality: American
  • Nickname: Awkwafina
  • Religion: Unkown
  • Ethnicity: She is of Chinese and South Korean descent
  • Family Details
  • Father: Wally
  • Mother: Tia (Painter)
  • Siblings: Unknown
  • Distinctive Features
    • Wears a nose ring
    • Petite stature
    • Tattoos

Who Is Awkwafina?

Awkwafina was born on the 2nd of June 1988, in New York City, New York, USA. She is an American actress and rapper. Born as Nora Lum, she got inclined toward music from an early age. She dropped her solo album ‘Yellow Ranger‘ in 2014. Following the success as a musician, she successfully ventured into the acting and has garnered worldwide recognition through her roles in movies like Crazy Rich Asians and Ocean’s 8.

In addition to acting and music, Awkwafina also gave her voice in comedy animated film The Angry Birds Movie 2, The Simpsons and Tuca & Bertie.

Movies and TV Series

    Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens 2020
    Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens (TV Series) (2020) Nora
    Paradise Hills 2019
    Paradise Hills (2019) Yu
    Jumanji The Next Level 2019
    Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Ming
    The Farewell 2019
    The Farewell (2019) Billi
    Crazy Rich Asians 2018
    Crazy Rich Asians (2018) Peik Lin Goh
    Ocean's Eight 2018
    Ocean's Eight (2018) Constance

Personal life

Marital Status: Unmarried.
Children: She has no children.

Awkwafina is in a loving relationship with her longtime boyfriend. However, she has not revealed his identity to the public not even in her Instagram account.


Does Awkwafina have a dog?

  • She has a dog named, Sophie.

    She has a dog named, Sophie.


  • "I am American. If you drop me in Seoul, I don't think I'm going to thrive there." - Awkwafina
  • "I started by producing, and the rapping came second to that, because I wanted to fill out the beat." - Awkwafina
  • "My grandma was very traditional, but she herself is a rebel of that culture. " - Awkwafina
  • "It's not nice to say it - I know female musicians, but not so many rappers. I can't think of one I idolize, which is sad, but I'm hoping that will change." - Awkwafina
  • "I think it's important for people to understand that as a woman, I can only rap about the parts I have." - Awkwafina
  • "I grew up two train stops from where A Tribe Called Quest grew up, and one stop from Nas." - Awkwafina
  • "I studied my craft at the same place as Nicki Minaj." - Awkwafina
  • "I was working a corporate job, but I really wanted to do music." - Awkwafina
  • "I'm not trying to unite Asian people with my music." - Awkwafina


Where does Awkwafina live?

The ‘Crazy Rich Asians‘ star lives in a loft-style townhouse condo just off trendy Melrose Avenue in L.A.’s West Hollywood.

Awkwafina house

Nora Lum (Awkwafina) has bought her first California digs in West Hollywood. 2,350 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms.

Location: West Hollywood

Price: $2.3 million

Hobbies and Interests

  • Listening to Music
  • Watching Movies
  • Singing
  • Dancing
  • Traveling
  • Reading Books


Does Awkwafina have tattoos?

She has at least 4 tattoos.

  • Awkwafina tiger tattoo

    Awkwafina has a tiger face tattoo on her left upper arm.

  • Awkwafina trumpet tattoo

    She has a trumpet tattoo on her right arm.

  • Awkwafina tattoo

    A tattoo near left elbow.


    NY and trumpet tattoo on right arm.

Facts & Trivia

  • Awkwafina has rejected roles that would have required her to do a different accent.

  • She was mostly raised by her grandma after her mother died when she was only 4-years-old.

  • She featured in 2015 the most popular documentary Bad Rap.

  • She stands tall with a height of 5 feet and 2 inches and weighs around 55 kgs in pounds 121 lbs.

  • She was working as a journalist prior to gaining success in the entertainment industry.

  • In 2020 she won the Golden Globe Award for the movie “The Farewell.”

  • She has appeared in six episodes of MTV’s Girl Code.

Major Awards

Golden Globe - 2020
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy in The Farewell (2019)
BAFTA Awards (Nominee) - 2020
EE Rising Star Award
Screen Actors Guild Awards (Nominee) - 2019
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture in Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

Net Worth & Social Media

She has a popular Youtube Channel.

Net Worth $ 4,000,000