Born as Nora Lum in Queens, New York, this sexy actress has mixed-race parents. Her Chinese father raised her on his own when her Korean mother died when she was only four years old. Awkwafina also grew up under the care of her paternal grandparents, who owns one of the neighborhood’s first authentic Chinese restaurants.
The young artist always had a passion for music as she played the trumpet in high school. Her training revolved around jazz and classical music. She came up with her stage name at 16 years old, which was a play on words of the famous brand of bottled water.
Awkwafina took up journalism at the University of Albany, and her first jobs were at local publications like Times Union, Gotham Gazette, and Rodale Books. Unfortunately, she had to look for a new occupation when the printing house discovered her music videos.
This hot artist went viral on YouTube with her song, My Vag. She has been making music since she was 16 years old, and Awkwafina even does all the writing, mixing, and producing herself.
This unique beauty has a reported net worth of 4 million dollars. Though she started in the entertainment industry as a rapper, the majority of her wealth comes from her acting work.
Awkwafina has two television shows in 2020, with the comedy series, Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens, already renewed for a second season. The program is the highest-rated premiere for its network since 2017.
Awkwafina also participated in the virtual concert prepared by Global Citizen. She joined the global television broadcast along with many famous singers like Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Shawn Mendes, Camilla Cabello, Jennifer Lopez, Billie Joe Armstrong, and Taylor Swift. The special event raised almost 128 million dollars for health care workers to use during the global crisis.
Her most notable films include Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Ocean’s 8, Crazy Rich Asians, and Jumanji: The Next Level. All of those flicks were box-office hits. Awkwafina also starred in the comedy-drama The Farewell. The film went on to bag numerous wins and nominations from various award-giving bodies.
She has 1.5 million followers on her Instagram. Although it is quite challenging to find an official bikini photo, Awkwafina posts gorgeous pictures of herself with other actors. She also wears high-fashion gowns that emphasize her generous boobs.
Apart from her comic sketch in Comedy Central, Awkwafina has several films in post-production for release in 2020 and 2021. The most awaited one is her appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, together with the first Asian superhero, Shang-Chi. We are not sure what her role is yet, but we are confident this talented actress will kick some major ass on this new movie.