Actress / Celebrity / Television Producer | * 06/02/1989 (32) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Nora Lum (born June 2, 1988), known professionally as Awkwafina, is an American actress, rapper, and comedian. She rose to prominence in 2012 when her rap song "My Vag" became popular on YouTube. She then released her debut album, Yellow Ranger (2014), and appeared on the MTV comedy series Girl Code (2014–2015). Her second album, In Fina We Trust, was released in 2018. She played supporting roles in the comedy films Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016), Ocean's 8 (2018), Crazy Rich Asians (2018), and Jumanji: The Next Level (2019). Awkwafina played a leading role in the comedy-drama film The Farewell (2019), for which she received critical acclaim and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical, becoming the first woman of Asian descent to win a Golden Globe in any lead actress film category, and additionally won the Satellite Award for Best Actress and was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Aw... ()
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Nora Lum (born June 2, 1988), known by the stage name Awkwafina, is an actress and rapper, known for her breakthrough roles in Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Ocean's Eight (2018) and The Farewell (2019), the latter for which she won a Golden Globe award for Best Actress in a Comedy.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Adventure | Kids & Family

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Awkwafina

Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical

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Movies with Awkwafina as Actress(27)

as Scuttle (voice)2023 The Little Mermaid
as Rebecca Quincy2022 Renfield
as Sisu (voice)2021 Raya and the Last Dragon
as Kate2021 Swan Song
as Shelly Wheeler2021 Shelly
as Ms. Sheldon2020 The Prom
as Yu2019 Paradise Hills
as Courtney (voice)2019 The Angry Birds Movie 2
as Billi2019 The Farewell
as Goh Peik Lin2018 Crazy Rich Asians
as Rebecca Voller2018 Dude
as Constance2018 Ocean's Eight
as herself2016 Bad Rap
as Quail (voice)2016 Storks

TV Shows/Series with Awkwafina as Actress(7)

as skekLach (The Collector) (voice)2019 The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
as Woman at Video Game Store2017 Future Man
as Gina2016 Mary + Jane
as Herself - Host??? Saturday Night Live

Movies with Awkwafina as Crew(1)

TV Shows/Series with Awkwafina as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer2020 Awkwafina is Nora From Queens

Albums by Awkwafina on Apple Music / iTunes Store

In Fina We Trust

7 Tracks - Hip-Hop/Rap
2018 - Awkwafina, Inc.

Yellow Ranger

11 Tracks - Hip-Hop/Rap
2014 - Yellow Ranger

Additional Information

Full Name: Nora Lin
Born: Friday, 06/02 1989 (June) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 32 years + 237 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School, State University of New York at Albany, Beijing Language and Culture University
Member of: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Influenced by/Role models: Charles Bukowski
Other names for Awkwafina (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Nora Lum"
Awkwafina frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (30x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (26x, Actor)
Bill Hader (25x, Actor)
Tress MacNeille (20x, Actress)
Kristen Wiig (19x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (16x, Actor)
Will Forte (15x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (15x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (13x, Actress)
Phil Hartman (13x, Actor)
Amy Poehler (10x, Actress)
Nicholas Stoller (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:111526, Added: 06/27/2018, Last updated: 01/23/2022