Michelle Yeoh
Michelle Yeoh

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Name: Michelle Yeoh
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Female
Height: 163 cm (5' 5'')
Birth Day: August 6, 1963
Age: 57
Birth Place: Ipoh, Malaysia
Zodiac Sign: Leo

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Height: 163 cm (5' 5'')
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Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh was born on August 6, 1963 in Ipoh, Malaysia (57 years old). Michelle Yeoh is an Actor, zodiac sign: Leo. Find out Michelle Yeohnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

$40 Million

Salary 2020

Not known

Bio

Born as Yang Zi Chong in the mining town of Ipoh in West Malaysia in the lunar year of the Tiger, she spoke English and Malay before Chinese. A ballet dancer since age 4, she moved to London, England to study at the Royal Academy as a teenager. After a brief dance career, she won the Miss Malaysia beauty pageant title in her native country and the Miss Moomba beauty pageant title in Melbourne, Australia in the early 1980s. Her first on camera work was a 1984 commercial with martial arts star Jackie Chan. In 1985, she began making action movies with D&B Films of Hong Kong. She was first billed as Michelle Khan, then later, Michelle Yeoh. Never a trained martial artist, she relied on her dance discipline and her on-set trainers to prepare for her martial arts action scenes.

She uses many dance moves in her films. She still does most of her own stunts and has been injured many times. Ironically, she still cannot read Chinese and she has to have Chinese script read to her. In 1988, she married wealthy D&B Films executive Dickson Poon and retired from acting. Even though they divorced in 1992, she is close to Poon's second wife and a godmother to Poon's daughter. When she returned to acting, she became very popular to Chinese audiences and she became known to western audiences through her co-starring roles in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and in the phenomenally successful Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) aka Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' directed by Ang Lee. She turned down a role in a sequel to The Matrix (1999).

She has her own production company, Mythical Films and has trained with the Shen Yang Acrobatic team for her role in The Touch (2002), an English language film she is both starring in and producing. She hopes to use her company to discover and nurture new filmmaking talent. She also wants to act in roles that combine both action and deeper spiritual themes.

Filmography

  • Final Recipe | Paineol Resipi (2013)
  • The Lady | Um Coração Dividido (2011) - Aung San Suu Kyi
  • Kung Fu Panda 2 | (2011) - Soothsayer (voice)
  • Reign of Assassins | Jianyu (2010) - Zeng Jing
  • Doraemon: The New Record of Nobita: Spaceblazer (2010)
  • True Legend | Su Qi Er (2010)
  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
  • Babylon A.D. (2008)
  • The Children of Huang Shi (2008)
  • Far North (2007)
  • Sunshine (2007)
  • Fearless (2006) (directors cut only)
  • Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
  • Silver Hawk (2004)
  • The Touch (2002)
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
  • Moonlight Express (1999)
  • Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
  • The Soong Sisters (1997)
  • The Stunt Woman (a.k.a Ah Kam) (1996)
  • Wonder Seven (1994)
  • Shaolin Popey 2 - Messy Temple (1994)
  • The Tai-Chi Master (1994)
  • Wing Chun (1994)
  • Once a Cop a.k.a. Project S a.k.a. Supercop 2 (1993)
  • Holy Weapon (1993)
  • Executioners (1993)
  • Butterfly and Sword (1993)
  • The Heroic Trio (1993)
  • Police Story III: Supercop (1992)
  • Easy Money (1987)
  • Magnificent Warriors (1987)
  • In the Line of Duty a.k.a. Royal Warriors (1986)
  • Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Stars (1985)
  • Yes, Madam (1985)
  • The Owl and Dumbo (1984)

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Michelle Yeoh is 58 years, 2 months and 12 days old. Michelle Yeoh will celebrate 59th birthday on a Saturday 6th of August 2022. Below we countdown to Michelle Yeoh upcoming birthday.

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54th birthday - Sunday, August 6, 2017

Happy Birthday, Michelle Yeoh

Film. Comics. Sci-Fi. Superheroes. Noir. History. Superman. 20th Century Archaeology.

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53rd birthday - Saturday, August 6, 2016

53rd Birthday on 6 August 2015 Michelle Yeoh Malaysian-American actress....and Shes a Lady!

30-jan-2018 - 53rd Birthday on 6 August 2015 Michelle Yeoh Malaysian-American actress....and Shes a Lady!

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52nd birthday - Thursday, August 6, 2015

Michelle Yeoh 楊紫瓊

Happy 52nd Birthday to Star Trek!! I am so grateful for this chance to be part of the ‘Star Trek’ family because there’s so much love and passion that goes into it, the details, everything......

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51st birthday - Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Happy 51st Birthday Michelle Yeoh! 生日快樂楊紫瓊! (Butterfly and Sword (1993) 新流星蝴蝶劍 (Full movie))

Today is the 51st birthday of the only Asian actress named by People Magazine as one of the "35 All-Time Screen Beauties". Happy Bir...

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50th birthday - Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Happy 50th Birthday Michelle Yeoh!

Hard to believe this timeless beauty turned 50 today! Check out 2 of her great fight scenes and an Interview below. Michelle in...

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