Awkwafina

Awkwafina

Rapper and Actress

BIO

Awkwafina’s “government name” is Nora Lum. Nora Lum is an Asian American rapper, writer, and actress. Most recently, Lum earned rave reviews for her performance in Lulu Wang's The Farewell. Before that, she was seen in Warner Brothers features Ocean’s 8, directed by Gary Ross, opposite Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett and Crazy Rich Asians, directed by Jon Chu, opposite Constance Wu and Michelle Yeoh.

Lum can be seen in the Universal film Neighbors 2 opposite Seth Rogen, Zac Efron & Rose Byrne. She also starred as ‘Rebecca’ in the independent comedy Dude, written and directed by Olivia Milch. She was also the voice of ‘Quail’ in the Warner Bros. animated feature Storks (2016).

In television, Comedy Central ordered 10 episodes of Awkwafina is Nora from Queens, a series which Lum created and will star in, set to premiere in January 2020. Her other TV credits include: Hulu’s Future Man as well as MTV’s Mary + Jane and Girl Code.

She is self-noted for her extensive satire and comical appeal in her music. Nora sold her first book, a travel guide to New York entitled Awkwafina’s NYC published by Penguin Random House.

She hosts a talk show on YouTube for Astronauts Wanted entitled TAWK. Nora is a cast member on MTV’s show Girl Code and Girl Code Live. On October 2, 2018, Lum hosted Saturday Night Live. She has been featured in The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, New York, The Daily Beast, Gothamist, Jezebel, Gawker, Hairpin, HelloGiggles.com, and Bust.

Awkwafina’s “government name” is Nora Lum. Nora Lum is an Asian American rapper, writer, and actress. Most recently, Lum earned rave reviews for her performance in Lulu Wang's The Farewell. Before that, she was seen in Warner Brothers features Ocean’s 8, directed by Gary Ross, opposite Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett and Crazy Rich Asians, directed by Jon Chu, opposite Constance Wu and Michelle Yeoh.

Lum can be seen in the Universal film Neighbors 2 opposite Seth Rogen, Zac Efron & Rose Byrne. She also starred as ‘Rebecca’ in the independent comedy Dude, written and directed by Olivia Milch. She was also the voice of ‘Quail’ in the Warner Bros. animated feature Storks (2016).

In television, Comedy Central ordered 10 episodes of Awkwafina is Nora from Queens, a series which Lum created and will star in, set to premiere in January 2020. Her other TV credits include: Hulu’s Future Man as well as MTV’s Mary + Jane and Girl Code.

She is self-noted for her extensive satire and comical appeal in her music. Nora sold her first book, a travel guide to New York entitled Awkwafina’s NYC published by Penguin Random House.

She hosts a talk show on YouTube for Astronauts Wanted entitled TAWK. Nora is a cast member on MTV’s show Girl Code and Girl Code Live. On October 2, 2018, Lum hosted Saturday Night Live. She has been featured in The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, New York, The Daily Beast, Gothamist, Jezebel, Gawker, Hairpin, HelloGiggles.com, and Bust.

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Awkwafina's NYC