Michelle Yeoh, Miss Malaysia World 1983
The best paid actress of Asia

The best paid actress of Asia Datuk Michelle Yeoh was born under the name of Michelle Yeoh Choo Kheng, as known as Michelle Yeo, this successful actress was crowned Miss Malaysia World 1983 due her mother registered her without notified her.

Michelle didn’t make it in the international pageant where Iceland’s Unnur Steinson competed; she is the current Miss World 2005’s mother, from then; her fame increase trough out Asia, she started making commercials with Jackie Chan in 1984.

Then, she started her cinematography career in Hog Kong and turned into the Queen of Martial Arts in that field of movies.

In 1997, she was a Bond girl in the film “tomorrow never dies” and she rejected acted in one of the movies “Matrix”. She participated in the movie “Memoirs of a Geisha”, where she performance the role of Mameha. She speaks English, Cantonese and Malayan.


Scenes of multi nominees Oscar Award movie “Memoirs of Geisha”, at center Michelle Yeoh

She participated in the best foreign film Oscar award winner, “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”, which she used a phonetic system called Pinyin, to be able to pronounce Mandarin correctly.

Michelle acting in the best foreign film Oscar award winner movie, “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”, she is nowadays the queen of Martial Arts and one of the most Asian actress

Nowadays Michelle Yeoh is a world wide celebrity and the best paid actress of Asia.

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This anecdote is from the month: MAY 2006

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