Awkwafina Net Worth - How Rich is the Crazy Rich Asians Star?
Here's all that you need to know about Crazy Rich Asian's star Awkwafina's net worth!
Nora Lum also professionally known as Awkwafina is one of Hollywood's most prominent up and coming actress. The weirdly comedic rapper turned actress gives a lot of them out there in the American movie industry a run for their money.
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Born in June 2, 1988, to Chinese and Korean immigrant parents in Forest Hills, Queens, Awkwafina didn't let the mainstream ideas surrounding Asian acting personalities bound her and went on to win a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical from her lead role in comedy-drama 'The Farewell' in 2019, becoming the first woman of Asian descent to win a Golden Globe in any lead actress film category.
Awkwafina won a Golden Globe Award for her lead role in comedy-drama 'The Farewell' in 2019.
The 31 years old actress gave some of her best parts in the all-female remake of the Ocean's Trilogy and 'Crazy Rich Asian' directed by John M. Chu. Quickly picking up on her potential, she was cast in a recurring role in the Hulu original series 'Future Man' in 2017. Come next year, 'The Farewell' star also got the chance of hosting the 2018 iHeartRadio MMVAs.
Watch: Awkwafina Hosts 2018 iHeartRadio MMVAs
It's quite evident that the extremely private actress is here to stay and she's gonna make it bigger than ever. But how is Awkwafina's net worth this far into her career? Let's discuss.
Awkwafina's Net Worth
As of 2020, Nora Lum aka Awkwafina's net worth is estimated to more than $4 million.
Awkwafina's net worth is estimated to more than $4 million.
Nora, however, is yet to give out any details regarding her actual financial status. Lum's wealth is the outcomes of her rap and acting career. Her first rap video 'My Vag' was very well received and managed to gain over 5 million views on Youtube.
Awkwafina's West Hollywood Condo
Back in November of 2019, Nora dropped $2.3 million on a loft-style townhouse condo just off trendy Melrose Avenue in L.A.’s West Hollywood.
Awkwafina previously stuck on to her cheap railroad apartment in Brooklyn, New York disregarding her urge to move to LA and moving into a bigger, costlier place.
Inside Awkwafina's West Hollywood Condo.
Source: Architectural Digest
As reported by Variety, Lum's new place in West Hollywood, California, has three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in close to 2,400 square feet over three floors.
Awkwafina's Rap Career
Nora's rap career is a big contributor to her fortune but it wasn't exactly easy starting. Her rap career began early at the mere age of 13.
Watch: Awkwafina "My Vag" (Official Video)
Lum's first song to ever go viral, My Vag, became the reason for her downfall when she was fired her job at a publishing house. Although she wore glasses to hide her identity, she quickly realized that spectacles as disguise only ever worked for Superman. Her employers took notice of the explicit language which she wrote as a response to Mickey Avalon's 'My Dick' in college and that cost Lum her job.
The decision to let Awkwafina go from her work was not a wise decision on her employer's part as she went on to be a recognized rap artist.
Awkwafina: The Actress
In the Hollywood industry, Awkwafina started from the third season of 'Girl Code.' She appeared in six episodes in total of the third and the fourth seasons. Her big break, nonetheless, came when she joined the 'Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising' cast. The 2016 movie managed to gross $108,757,621 in the box-office worldwide.
Watch: Awkwafina & Sandra Bullock
Nora managed to land a role as a principal cast in Ocean's 8 co-starring beside famous stars such as Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna that grossed a whopping $297,115,976.
A new American comedy television series starring Awkwafina titled 'Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens' premiered today on January 22, 2020, in Comedy Central.
Awkwafina's schedule looks packed with multiple projects including the comedian is already announced till 2021. Undoubtedly, Nora's net worth is going to reach new heights with such an incredible reputation.