Michelle Yeoh Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Michelle Yeoh Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Michelle Yeoh Net Worth and Salary

Michelle Yeoh net worth is estimated to be $43 million and she earns over $9 million as salary annually and her net worth accumulated due to the success in her career as an actress and for her roles in films such as Tomorrow Never Dies and Boss Level.

Who is Michelle Yeoh?

Michelle Yeoh is a Malaysian actress who rose to fame with her role in the 1997 James bond film Tomorrow Never Dies and she is also known for starring as Yu Shu Lien in the 2000 film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and she has also starred in other films and television series such as Final Recipe, Mechanic: Resurrection, Crazy Rich Asians and Marco Polo.

Biography and Early Life

Michelle Yeoh was born Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng on the 6th of August, 1962 in Ipoh, Perak, Federation of Malaya and she was born to a Chinese family, she is of Hokkien and Cantonese descent and her parents are named Janet Yeoh, her mother and Yeoh Kian Teik, her father and he is a lawyer and MCA Politician, Yeoh began to dance at the very young age of four, by the time she was 15 years old, she relocated to United Kingdom with her parents and was enrolled into a boarding School.

Yeoh later attended the Royal Academy of Dance which is located in London and it was there that she perfected her dancing talents, her dream was to become a very successful Professional ballet dancer but she sustained a spine injury and this prevented her from achieving her dreams, along the line, she developed a lot of interest in acting and Choreography, she then went on to enroll at a University and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Creative Arts and a minor in Drama.

Movies and Career

Michelle Yeoh started off her career as a model, in 1983, she won the Miss Malaysia Beauty Pageant and she went on to win the Queen of the Pacific 1983 Beauty Pageant in Australia and also won the Miss Moomba crown in Australia, she later went on to star in films such as; The Owl vs Bombo in 1984, Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Star and Yes, Madam in 1985, Royal Warriors in 1986, Magnificent Warriors and Easy Money in 1987, Police Story 3: Super Cop in 1992, The Heroic Trio, Butterfly and Sword, Executioners, Holy Weapon, One a Cop and Tai Chi Master in 1993, Shaolin Popey 2 – Messy Temple, Wonder seven and Wing Chun in 1994, The Stunt Woman in 1996, The Soong Sisters and Tomorrow Never Dies in 1997, Moonlight Express in 1999, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon in 2000, The Touch in 2002, Silver Hawk in 2004, Memoirs of a Geisha in 2005.

She also starred in Fearless in 2006, Sunshine and Far North in 2007, The Children of Huang Shi, Purple Mountain, Babylon A.D. and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor in 2008, True Legend and Reigns of Assassins in 2010, Kung Fu Panda 2 and The Lady in 2011, Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey in 2012, Final Recipe in 2013, Air Force in 2014, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, Mechanic: Resurrection and Morgan in 2016, Nezha and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in 2017, Crazy Rich Asians, Mawas and Master Z: The IP Man Legacy in 2018, Boss Level and Last Christmas in 2019, Blazing Samurai and many more.

Yeoh has also starred in television series and shows such as Strike Back in 2015, Marco Polo in 2016, Star Trek: Discovery in 2017, Star Trek: Short Treks in 2018 and many more, she also appeared in the 2008 video game The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.

Awards and Nominations

Michelle Yeoh won the Asian Media Award in 1998, in 2001, she won the ShoWest Award for International Star of the year, in 2013, she won the Outstanding Contribution to Asian Cinema Award, in 2018, she was nominated for Huabiao Film Award for Outstanding Abroad Actress, Asian Film Award for best actress in 2011, Golden Horse Award for best actress in 2001, BAFTA film Award for best actress in a leading role in 2001 and over the years she has won many more Awards and have also been nominated for many more.


Michelle Yeoh is a married woman and she is currently married to Jean Todt, who is a motor racing star and they got engaged in July, 2008 and wedded in 2009, their wedding ceremony took place at a beach in Malaysia.


Michelle Yeoh attended the Royal Academy of Dance; she later enrolled at SMK Main Convent, Ipoh and also attended the Royal Academy of Arts.


Michelle Yeoh was born to a father named Yeoh Kian Teik and to a mother named Janet Yeoh, she grew up with two brothers named Lam Hoe Yeoh and Robert Yeoh, Michelle Yeoh has two kids, a daughter named Vanessa and a son named Harry.

Height, Weight and Personal Looks

Michelle Yeoh stands at a height of 5 ft 11 inches, she weighs 67kg, she is fair in complexion, has brown hair color and blue eye color.

House Location

Michelle Yeoh and his family currently reside in Paris, France.

Zodiac and Birthday

Michelle Yeoh was born on the 6th of August, 1962, therefore her zodiac sign is Leo and she celebrates her birthday on the 6th of August each year.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Michelle Yeoh is of Malaysian nationality and a mixed ethnicity and descent of Cantonese and Hokkien.

Real Name

Yeoh’s real name or full name is Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng and she is also known as Michelle Khan.

Social Media Presence

Yeoh has been active on social media since coming to fame and over these years she has built a huge audience and fan base for herself across different social media platforms, as of recent, she has over 700,000 Twitter followers, over 500,000 Instagram followers and she is also active on Snapchat and a host of other social media networks.

Controversies, rumors and legal issues

Since coming to fame in 1984, Yeoh hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.

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