‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Star Awkwafina Makes History By Being The First Asian-American Host In 18 Years On ‘SNL’

Awkwafina’s big year has not come to an end yet. She became the first Asian-American to host Saturday Night Live in 18 years. Lucy Liu being the last to host back in 2000, Awkwafina did pay tribute to Liu and thanked her for opening the doors for her in her opening monologue.


Awkwafina starred in both Oceans 8 and Crazy Rich Asians this year.