August 6, 1962
61 years old
5 ft 4 in | 162.5 cm
34-26-36 in | 86.5-66-91.5 cm
55 kg | 121 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng was born in Ipoh, Malaysia, on August 6, 1962, is a Malaysian actress.
Young Michelle Yeoh first started performing as a ballet dancer.
She began her professional acting career in a commercial with Jackie Chan (1984).
She landed her first break in Hong Kong action films, in 1990s.
She made her big screen debut in Hong Kong action comedy film The Owl vs Bombo (1984) in role as Miss Yeung.
Michelle's international breakthrough performance came as Wai Lin in James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997).
How tall is Michelle Yeoh and what is her weight? Michelle Yeoh's height is 5' 4" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 162.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 121 іn pоunds or 55 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Michelle Yeoh is 61 years old.
Michelle Yeoh net worth is around 40 million dollars.
Michelle Yeoh body measurements are bust-waist-hip 34-26-36 in inches or 86.5-66-91.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 32B with cup size B.
She was nominated for the Hong Kong Film Award for Best New Performer for her role as Inspector Ng in Hong Kong action film Yes, Madam (1985).
She was nominated for the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Soong Ai-ling, aka Madam Kung in Hong Kong historical drama movie The Soong Sisters (1997).
She was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Fight for her performance as Wai Lin in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997).
She was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and the Saturn Award for Best Actress for her role as Yu Shu Lien in martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000).
She was nominated for the Asian Film Award for Best Actress for her performance as Zeng Jing / Xi Yu (Drizzle) in martial arts film Reign of Assassins (2010).
She was nominated for the Asian Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinema for her role as Eleanor Young in romantic comedy movie Crazy Rich Asians (2018).
She played Inspector "Jessica" Yang Chien-Hua in Hong Kong action films:
Police Story 3: Super Cop (1992)
Once a Cop (1993)
She won the Academy Award for Best Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical also was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her role as Evelyn Wang in absurdist comedy drama film Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022).
She voiced Soothsayer in animated comedy film Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011).
Sunshine (2007) science fiction psychological thriller as Corazon
Tai Chi Master (1993) martial arts as Siu Lin / Qiu Xue ("Autumn Snow")
Wing Chun (1994) martial arts as Yim Wing-Chun
The Heroic Trio (1993) action as Ching / Invisible Woman / Number 3
Babylon A.D. (2008) science fiction action as Sister Rebeka
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008) action adventure fantasy as Zi Yuan
Last Christmas (2019) romantic comedy as Santa
Gunpowder Milkshake (2021) action thriller as Florence
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021) superhero as Jiang Nan
She voiced Master Chow in animated comedy film Minions: The Rise of Gru (2021).
Boss Level (2021) science fiction action as Dai Feng
She voiced Yuki in animated martial arts comedy movie Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank (2022).
She voiced Airazor in science fiction action film Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (2023).
She was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Guest Starring Role on Television for her role as Captain Philippa Georgiou / Emperor Philippa Georgiou in CBS All Access science fiction television series Star Trek: Discovery (2017-2020).
She had recurring role as Mei Foster / Lieutenant Colonel Han Li Na in action serial Strike Back: Legacy (2015).
Marco Polo (2016) Netflix drama series as Lotus
The Witcher: Blood Origin (2022) Netflix fantasy miniseries as Scian
Studied at Main Convent Ipoh in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
She majored in Ballet from the Royal Academy of Dance, in London and graduated with a BA degree in Creative Arts and a minor in Drama (1982).
She started taking ballet lessons at the age of 4.
Has two brothers, Lam Hoe Yeoh and Robert Yeoh.
Has Hokkien and Cantonese ancestry.
She won the Miss Malaysia beauty pageant in 1983, also she won beauty pageants "Queen of the Pacific" and "Miss Moomba".
She is a Buddhist.
Has her own production company, Mythical Films.
She is a patron of the Save China's Tigers project.
She was awarded as Knight of the Legion of Honour in 2007 and was promoted to Officer of the same French Order in 2012.
Lives in Paris, France.
She was engaged to American cardiologist Alan Heldman.
She was married to Hong Kong entrepreneur Dickson Poon (1988-1992).
She started dating French motorsport executive Jean Todt in 2004, the couple got married in 2023.