Awkwafina

35, from Stony Brook, Brookhaven, New York, USA

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Biography

Nora Lum (born June 2, 1988), known professionally as Awkwafina, is an American actress and rapper. 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). She 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. She was also nominated for the BAFTA in the Rising Star Category in 2020 and the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress, as well as winning the Satellite Award for Best Actress. She was the voice of Sisu in Raya and the Last Dragon (2021). She portrays Katy in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) superhero film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021).

Awkwafina is co-creator, writer, and executive producer of the Comedy Central series Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens (2020–present), in which she stars as a fictionalized version of herself.

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Timeline

2024Aged 36

  • Poster for Fly Hard

    Chump (voice)

  • Poster for Kung Fu Panda 4

    Zhen (voice)

  • Poster for IF

    OctoCat (voice)

2023Aged 35

  • Poster for Renfield

    Rebecca

  • Poster for The Little Mermaid

    Scuttle (voice)

  • Poster for Quiz Lady

    Anne Yum

  • Poster for Once Upon a Studio

    Sisu (voice)

  • Poster for Migration

    Chump (voice)

2022Aged 34

  • Poster for The Bad Guys

    Tarantula (voice)

  • Poster for Maraschino Ruby

    Tarantula (voice)

2021Aged 33

  • Poster for Breaking News in Yuba County

    Mina

  • Poster for Raya and the Last Dragon

    Sisu (voice)

  • Poster for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    Katy Chen

  • Poster for Swan Song

    Kate

2020Aged 32

  • Poster for Call Your Mother

    (Unknown)

  • Poster for One World: Together at Home

    Self

  • Poster for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run

    Otto (voice)

2019Aged 31

  • Poster for The Farewell

    Billi

  • Poster for The Angry Birds Movie 2

    Courtney (voice)

  • Poster for Paradise Hills

    Yu

  • Poster for Between Two Ferns: The Movie

    Awkwafina

  • Poster for Jumanji: The Next Level

    Ming

2018Aged 30

2016Aged 28

  • Poster for Bad Rap

    Self

  • Poster for Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

    Christine

  • Poster for Storks

    Quail (voice)

Year unknown