Michelle Yeoh Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Michelle Yeoh Biography

Michelle Yeoh was born on 6 August 1962, in Ipoh, Perak, Malaya. She is a Malaysian actress. Her full name is Michelle Yeoh Choo-kheng. Similarly, she is internationally known for her appearance in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and many other English-language and Hong Kong films.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

As per her birth date, she is 58 years old as of 2021. She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs around 55 KG. Additionally, she has a well-toned body with 34 inches of bust, 26 inches of waist, and 36 inches of hips. Michelle has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Relationship Status?

The actress was previously in a marital relationship with Hong Kong entrepreneur Dickson Poon from 1988 to 1992. She then briefly dated American cardiologist Alan Heldman. Michelle is currently in a long affair with the former rally driver Jean Todt since 2004. They had also became engaged in 2008.


Regarding her family, her father’s name is Yeoh Kian Teik whereas her mother’s name is Janet Yeoh. In addition, she has two brothers named Lam Hoe Yeoh and Robert Yeoh.

Education, School/College University

Addressing her educational profile, she attended Main Convent Ipoh. She then graduated from the UK’s Royal Academy of Dance where she majored in ballet dance and also earned a BA degree in Creative Arts.


Michelle Yeoh initially started her career as a model competing in beauty pageants. She also won the Miss Malaysia beauty pageant in 1983 and represented Malaysia at the Miss World 1983 pageant in London. Similarly, she started her acting career appearing in action and martial arts films but retired from acting after her marriage with Dickson Poon. However, she returned to acting and started achieving good recognition starring in Hong Kong action films performing her own stunts, Police Story 3: Supercop (1992) and Holy Weapon (1993). Yeoh then made her international debut playing Wai Lin in the globally successful James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and achieved further fame starring in the martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000).

Michelle Yeoh Biography
Michelle Yeoh Biography

Likewise, she has appeared and starred in other films including, Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), Reign of Assassins (2010), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016), The Lady (2011), Crazy Rich Asians (2018), and Last Christmas (2019). As a result, she has achieved numerous awards and honors most notably, Commander of the Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia, Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour, Commander of the National Order of the Legion of Honour, and others.

Michelle Yeoh’s Social Media

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Michelle Yeoh’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Michelle Yeoh.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Michelle Yeoh? How much is her net worth and How rich is she in 2021? She has accumulated a huge amount of net worth of $ 40 million, which she has earned from her successful acting career.


  • Full Name: Michelle Yeoh Choo-kheng
  • Profession: Actress
  • Age: 58
  • Date of Birth: 6 August 1962
  • Birth Place: Ipoh, Perak, Malaya
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Nationality: Malaysian
  • Height: 5 feet 4 inches
  • Weight: 55 KG
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Ethnicity: Asian
  • School: Main Convent Ipoh
  • College/University: UK’s Royal Academy of Dance
  • Father: Yeoh Kian Teik
  • Mother: Janet Yeoh
  • Sibling: Lam Hoe Yeoh (Brother), Robert Yeoh (Brother)
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 40 million
  • Source of Income: Acting