How Awkwafina became Hollywood's most unexpected star

No Oscar nom, but 'Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens' just scored a second season

Stars Insider

15/01/20 | StarsInsider


Nora Lum from Queens, New York City recently made history as the first person of Asian descent to win a Golden Globe in any lead actress film category. She is also the only person in the world who self-identifies as an awkward twist on a water brand.

Awkwafina's path to fame has been unconventional, to say the least. Most people only heard her name in 2018, and now she's making huge strides for minorities in Hollywood. Click through to see how rapping about genitals, playing the trumpet, Rihanna, and the Power Rangers have all played a part in Lum's ever-increasing success.


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