Michelle Yeoh Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Parents, Early Life

Michelle Yeoh is a Malaysian actress who has achieved international recognition for her starring roles in several Hollywood and Chinese films, most notably as the Bond girl Wai Lin in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and as Aung San Suu Kyi in The Lady (2011).

Born in Ipoh, Malaysia, to an ethnic Chinese family of Hokkien descent, Yeoh was encouraged by her parents to pursue a career in ballet. However, an injury at age 14 ended her ballet dreams and she subsequently returned to Malaysia where she began acting and modeling. She soon caught the attention of film director Yang Yewan who cast her in his film Supercop 2 (1993), which became a box office hit throughout Asia.

Michelle Yeoh Parents

Michelle Yeoh was born on 6 August 1962 in Ipoh, Perak. She is 60 years old, as of 2022. She was born to a local ethnic Malaysian Chinese family of Hokkien and Cantonese ancestry.

Her parents are Janet Yeoh and the late Yeoh Kian-teik, a lawyer and MCA politician who was also behind the popular express bus service Sri Maju.

Michelle Yeoh Education

Michelle Yeoh was interested in dance from a young age. When she was four, she started ballet. When she was fifteen, she moved to the United Kingdom and went to a boarding school.

Eventually, Yeoh attended the Royal Academy of Dance in London to study ballet where she planned majoring. Unfortunately, a spinal injury stopped her from becoming a professional ballet dancer so she decided to pursue other passions within the arts instead. Subsequently, Yeoh received a BA degree in creative arts as well as minoring in drama.


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Michelle Yeoh Wiki, Bio

Michelle YeohBiography
Real NameMichelle Yeoh Choo Kheng
Nick NameMichelle Yeoh
Age60 years old, as of 2022
Net Worth$45 million
BirthdayAugust 6, 1962
BirthplaceIpoh, Malaysia
Zodiac SignLeo
EthnicityMalaysian Chinese
Height (approx.)In Feet Inches: 5′ 3″
In Meters: 1.63 m
In Centimetres: 163 cm
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms- 55 kg
In Pounds- 124 lbs
Body Measurementsapprox. 34-26-40 inches
Bra Cup Size34 BB
Shoe Size5.5 (US)
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair colorBlack
Husband NameDickson Poon from 1988 to 1992
Alan Heldman (engaged)
Family MembersFather: Name Not Known
Mother: Not Known
Sister: No
Brother: No
Educational QualificationsBA degree in creative arts
Favourite ColorWhite
Social Media AccountsInstagram: michelleyeoh_official
Twitter: Not Active
Facebook: Not Any

Michelle Yeoh Height & Weight

How tall is Michelle Yeoh? Her height is 5 feet 8 inches tall and her body weight is around 55 kg. Also, Michelle has got dark brown hair and a pair of black eyes. Her hourglass-shaped body measures 34-26-40 inches. She fits in a 4(US) size dress and she puts on shoe size of 8(US). She wears a Bra of size 34BB.


Michelle Yeoh Early Life

In 1983, at the age of 20, Yeoh won the Miss Malaysia World contest and went on to represent her country in the Miss World pageant in London. Later that year she traveled to Australia where she took first place in the Miss International Tourism Quest pageant.


From there, a television commercial featuring Jackie Chan caught her attention and led her to D&B Films; a Hong Kong film production company just getting started. Yeoh started her film career acting in action and martial arts films, where she did most of her own stunts. Already with her third credit, Yes, Madam (1985), she was given a main role.

After Yeoh divorced Poon, she made a comeback to acting with Police Story 3: Super Cop (1992), and followed up with appearances in The Heroic Trio (1993) as well as the Yuen Woo-ping films Tai Chi Master(1993) and Wing Chun (1994).

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