Awkwafina

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Awkwafina
林家珍
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Born
Nora Lum

(1988-06-02) June 2, 1988 (age 34)
Education Beijing Language and Culture University
University at Albany (BA)
Occupations
  • Actress
  • rapper
  • comedian
Years active2005–present
Awards Full list
Musical career
Origin Queens, New York, U.S.
Genres
Instrument(s)Vocals
Website awkwafina.com
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Awkwafina
Nora Lum
Chinese 林家珍