Awkwafina Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, MoviesLast updated: March 7, 2020
- 2 Jun 1988Age: 31
- United States
- Actress, Singer
- Zodiac sign Gemini
- Sexual orientation Straight
- Height: 5.2 ft
- Weight: 114.5 lb
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
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.
- Birth Name: Nora Lum
- Nationality: American
- Nickname: Awkwafina
- Religion: Unkown
- Ethnicity: She is of Chinese and South Korean descent
- Father: Wally
- Mother: Tia (Painter)
- Siblings: Unknown
- Wears a nose ring
- Petite stature
Awkwafina Top Movies and TV Series
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.
- "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.
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
Awkwafina Hobbies and Interests
- Listening to Music
- Watching Movies
- Reading Books
Does Awkwafina have tattoos?
She has at least 4 tattoos.
Awkwafina 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.
Awkwafina Major Awards
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy in The Farewell (2019)
EE Rising Star Award
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture in Crazy Rich Asians (2018)