Michelle Yeoh Age, Net Worth, Family, Husband, Career, Height, Weight & More

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Michelle Yeoh Biography

Michelle YeohMichelle Yeoh Choo Kheng PSM was born in Malaysia on August 6, 1962. She is an Malaysian actor. In the early films she appeared in in Hong Kong, she was given the name Michelle Khan, and she shot to prominence in the 1990s after starring in Hong Kong action films in which she was responsible for performing her own stunts.

Among the films in which she appeared in these roles are Yes, Madam, Magnificent Warriors, Police Story 3: Supercop: The Heroic Trio (1993), and Holy Weapon.

Michelle Yeoh Biography & Personal Details

NameMichelle Yeoh
Date Of Birth6 August 1962
BirthplaceIpoh, Malaysia
Age 61 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Leo
Gender Female
SchoolSMK Convent Ipoh,
The Hammond School, Chester
College/UniversityManchester Metropolitan University 
Highest QualificationGraduation (Bachelor of Arts)
HobbiesPlaying the piano and loved Chinese painting
ReligionBuddhist
NationalityMalaysian
ProfessionActress/ Model

Michelle Yeoh Career

Yeoh, who was twenty years old at the time, was crowned Miss Malaysia World in 1983. She competed in the Miss World competition in London in 1983 and represented Malaysia, where she ended up placing eighteenth overall. In the latter part of that year, she took a trip to Australia, where she competed and ultimately won the title of Miss Moomba International 1984.

Jackie Chan was her co-star in her very first acting role, which was in a television advertisement for Guy Laroche watches. This piqued the interest of a Hong Kong film production firm that was just starting out called D&B Films. She possessed a passive comprehension of the Ipoh Cantonese that was spoken in her hometown, but she was unable to speak it herself.

She was offered to co-star in a television commercial with a Sing Long during a phone call in Cantonese, and it wasn’t until she got at the studio that she discovered that was Jackie Chan’s Cantonese name. The call had taken place in Cantonese. Cantonese was one of the first languages she picked up when she moved to Hong Kong to start her career.

In the year 2022, Yeoh had a starring role in the science fiction surreal comedy picture Everything Everywhere All at Once, which was directed by the filmmaking partnership Daniels and was released in March to positive reviews. She played Evelyn Wang, a struggling laundromat owner, in the movie, and her performance was hailed as “the greatest performance that Michelle Yeoh has ever given,” according to David Ehrlich of IndieWire. The film received a lot of positive feedback from critics.

Yeoh was the first Malaysian actor to win the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for her work in this film, which made her the first winner of the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. Her first Independent Spirit award and nomination her first Oscar award and nomination, and her first Golden Globe award and nomination.

In addition, she made history when she won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, making her the first woman from Southeast Asia to win any individual lead film category at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

She was also the first Southeast Asian and the second “woman of color” to win the Academy Award for Best Actress. She made history by becoming the first Malaysian to be nominated for and win an Academy Award.

Michelle Yeoh Family, Relationship and Afair

Janet Yeoh, who was born in 1937, and Yeoh Kian-teik, who passed away in 2014, were Yeoh’s parents when he was born on August 6, 1962 in Ipoh, Perak.

Michelle Yeoh with her Mother
Michelle Yeoh with her Father

Her father was elected to serve as a Senator of Malaysia from 1959 to 1969 (representing Perak’s Malaysian Chinese Association), the Chairman of the Perak Bar Association, and the founder of “Sri Maju” in 1975, which is a significant intercity coach service in both Malaysia and Singapore.

Michelle Yeoh with her Siblings

Between the years 1988 and 1992, Yeoh was married to Hong Kong business magnate Dickson Poon, owner of various companies including Harvey Nichols and Charles Jourdan. Yeoh announced her engagement to Alan Heldman, an American cardiologist, in the year 1998.

In 2004, she began a relationship with Jean Todt, who at the time was serving as the general manager and CEO of Scuderia Ferrari and would go on to become the president of the FIA.

Michelle Yeoh with her Husband Jean Todt

The pair announced their engagement on July 26, 2004.

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusMarried 
ParentsMother-Janet Yeoh
Father-Yeoh Kian Teik
SiblingsBrother-Lam Hoe Yeoh, Robert Yeoh
Sister-Rachel Yeoh
Spouse/HusbandJean Todt

Physical Measurement

HeightIn Centimeters –163 cm
In Meters-1.63 m
In Feet and Inches –5′ 4″
Weight In Kg –55 kg
In Pounds –121 lbs
Hair ColourBrown
Eye ColourDark Brown

Michelle Yeoh Social Media Accounts

Instagram id michelleyeoh_official2.4M followers
Facebook id Michelle Yeoh 楊紫瓊530K followers
Youtube Channel
Twitter Iid
Linkedin id
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Michelle Yeoh Net Worth:

Michelle Yeoh net worth is (Approx) $45 million dollars. And is monthly salary $2,50,000  & Yearly Salary $4 Million.

Michelle Yeoh Cars Collection:

  • Maserati Levante
  • Ferrari 488

Fanmail address:

Michelle Yeoh
Artist International Group, Inc.
9800 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
USA

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