Michelle Yeoh is one of the highest paid Chinese-language actresses in the world.
- Her career started in modelling after winning the ‘Miss Malaysia’ title in 1983. She has appeared in commercials for Pierre Cardin, opposite Jackie Chan and Chow Yun-Fat
- Michelle became known to international audiences through her roles in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) for which she received a Hong Kong Film Award nomination
- Born Yang Zi Chong on 6th August 1962 in Ipoh, Malaysia