Who is Awkwafina's Boyfriend? All Details of Her Love Life are Here!
Nora Lum, better known as Awkwafina, is one of the fast-growing names in the entertainment industry. Nora became fans' favorite after her hilarious portrayal of the self-titles comedy series, Awkwafina is Nora from Queens. Aside from starring, Nora workedas aco-creator, writer, and executive producer. But her fame isn't limited to her hysterical alter ego. Awkwafina is a multifaceted persona.
As a renowned rapper, comedian, author, television host, and internet personality, Awkwafina's made some big bucks too. Born on June 2, 1988, in Stony Brook, New York, her parents immigrated from Korea and China in the 1970s. Awkwafina's love life is untouched, but we may have a few leads that will give you insights into her romantic life.
Nora Lum, aka Awkwafina, Laughs Off a Failed Relationship
The 34 years old is reportedly an unmarried woman. In fact, Awkwafina's official relationship status is single. But the comedian has detailed such dating fails with her ex-boyfriends that one would think she isn't looking to date anymore.
In her interview with Vogue Magazine, Awkwafina recounts her first dating experience. She had gone out on a date with a guy out of peer pressure. And it was a disaster. Nora states the said ex-boyfriend was totally her type.
"100 pounds, five foot two," and with "the body of a graphic designer," said Nora.
But after a couple more dates, the guy's boredom became clear. They mutually ghosted each other. According to Nora, "He was unimpressed by her goofy nature." Bet he is regretting it now.
In 2018, to many's surprises, the otherwise tight-lipped about her romance, Nora did let the cat out of the bag. In an interview with The Guardian, her exact words were, “I’m extremely happy. I’m in love." She further added that it was a long-time boyfriend. But she didn't reveal any other info on the mystery man.
But, after zero cues about her secret boyfriend following the interview, it was suspected the couple had broken up. In the same interview, Awkwafina revealed that she had no plans to settle down. "I don't think I can sustain a family," said Nora. Awkwafina, as of now, completely prefers to keep her dating life away from the media.
Awkwafina Joins Netflix Sister Comedy and More!
Awkwafina's love life may or may not be a wreck, but she is surely winning in her career! Nora Lum is simultaneously representing and uplifting her career. The actress in her mid-30s recently joined forces with another Asian A-lister in Hollywood; she and Sandra Oh, the actress of Grey's Anatomy, are set to play sisters in a new Netflix comedy.
With two of the most influential Asian-American stars sharing a screen, fans agree it can't get any better. Currently untitled, the comedy has Gloria Sanchez on board as director, and the screenplay is by writer Jen D'Angelo. Awkwafina, on her Instagram, writes, "It feels crazy to be excited about anything right now, but am excited about this."
And fans may want to get ready for summer full of laughter because Awkwafina is Nora from Queens season 2 has dropped its teaser. It will premiere in August on Comedy Central. You will see a lot of Awkwafina this year. She is also starring in the Marvel movie, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and the drama film Swan Song.
Her other acting credits include Girl Code (2014–2015), The Farewell (2019), Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016), Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Jumanji: The Next Level (2019), and The Bad Guys (2022). Furthermore, Awkwafina, who started rapping at 13, rose to fame when her rap song "My Vag" became famous in 2012 on YouTube. Later in 2014, she released her debut album, Yellow Ranger.
A Little Bio About Awkwafina's Parents
Awkwafina was born on June 2, 1988, in Stony Brook, Long Island, New York, United States of America. Her father, Wally Lum,was a Chinese American who worked in IT. Her mother, Tia Lum,worked as a painter and moved from South Korea to the United States in 1972.
However, after her mother's died from pulmonary hypertension when Awkwafina was four, she was raised by her paternal grandparents and father. When she was 15, she changed her stage name to Awkwafina.
The Golden Globe Award-winning actress played trumpet and was trained in jazz and music while studying at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School.
Also, she attended the Language and Culture University, where she learned Mandarin from 2006 to 2008. In 2011, she graduated from the University at Albany, the State University of New York, majoring in journalism and women's studies.
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