Michelle Yeoh Biography

(Actress)

Michelle Yeoh is a Malaysian actress. Michelle Yeoh is dating a motor racer Jean Todt.

More about the relationship

Michelle Yeoh’s relationship status is divorced but engaged. She started her affair with Jean Todt who is a motor racer in 2004.

Then four years later in July, this couple announced that they are engaged.

Past Affairs

Before him, she walked the aisle with Dickson Poon in Feb 1988 but they got divorced in 1992. Her ex-husband is an entrepreneur who owns Harvey Nichols and Charles Jourdan.

Yeoh also exchanged rings with a cardiologist named Alan Heldman in 1998. However, this union was also called off shortly.

Children

She from her relationships never had any kids as per the reports. But on her social media, she often posts a picture of two baby girls named Raelyn plus RaeRae.

Relationship Facts of Michelle Yeoh

  • Michelle Yeoh is having an affair.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Michelle Yeoh?

Michelle Yeoh is a Malaysian actress. She gained popularity by appearing in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Crazy Rich Asians, and more.

She is part of upcoming big budgets projects such as The Witcher: Blood Origin, Avatar 3, Avatar 2, and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

Her work led her to win the Asian Media Award (1998), the ShoWest Award for International Star of the Year (2001), and the Outstanding Contribution to Asian Cinema (2013).

Michelle Yeoh- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Her birthdate is 06 Aug 1962 and she was born in Ipoh, Perak, Malaya as Michelle Yeoh Choo-kheng. The name of her mother is Janet Devi and her father was Yeoh Kian-teik.

Her dad was a lawyer, politician who passed away in 2014. Michelle’s ancestry is Hokkien-Cantonese and has two brothers Lam Hoe Yeoh plus Robert Yeoh.

Education

As per her academics, she first attended Main Convent Ipoh. Then she went to the Royal Academy of Dance and achieved her BA degree in Drama.

Michelle Yeoh- Professional Life, Career

Michelle Yeoh is mostly known for her appearance in big-screen projects. Her first movie was The Owl vs. Bumbo in 1984 as Miss Yeung.

Her other acting projects are Supercop 2 as Jessica Yang, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon as Yu Shu Lien, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor as Zi Yuan, Crazy Rich Asians as Eleanor Young, etc.

Her fans are waiting for her future movies named Gunpowder Milkshake, Minions: The Rise of Gru, The School for Good and Evil, Blazing Samurai, Tiger’s Apprentice, and Ark: The Animated.

Moreover, her small-screen movies are,

  • Strike Back (2015) as Li-Na / Mei Foster
  • Marco Polo (2016) as Lotus
  • Star Trek: Discovery (2017-20) Emperor Philippa Georgio

Awards/Nominations

YearAwardCategoryYear
2019The Asian AwardsOutstanding Achievement in CinemaWon
1998Hong Kong Film AwardBest Supporting ActressNominated
2001BAFTA Film AwardBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading RoleNominated
2001Hong Kong Film AwardBest ActressNominated
2011People’s Choice AwardFavorite ActressNominated

Michelle Yeoh- Net Worth, Salary

Her estimated net worth of around $40 million as of 2022. She has not disclosed the details of her salary.

But she is considered one of the highest-paid actresses in Asia.

Rumors, Controversy

This Crazy Rich Asians star is keeping herself away from rumors and desperate scandals.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Regarding Michelle Yeoh’s body features, her height is 5 ft 4 inches and her body weight is 55 kg. Moreover, her eyes are dark brown with long hair in dark brown color.

She has a body of 31-24-35 inches and wears a shoe size of 7 US.

Social Media

Michelle is available on social networking sites except for Twitter. Her Instagram and Facebook accounts are followed by more than 579k and 250k people respectively.

Trivia/Facts

  • She is 58 years old as of 2021.
  • Her zodiac sign is Leo.
  • She currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
  • She suffered from a spinal injury.
  • Her dad had found a bus service, Sri Maju.
  • In the year 1983, she has crowned Miss Malaysia.
  • She can speak English, Malay, and Cantonese.
  • She is a supporter of the Asian Injury Prevention Foundation.
  • In addition, she contributes to saving South China Tiger.

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