Michelle Yeoh- Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Husband, Marriage

Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh is a Malaysian actress and producer who has worked in the entertainment industry since 1983. She rose to prominence in the Hong Kong film industry and later became well-known throughout the world for her outstanding acting in the Hollywood industry. Similarly, her most well-known role in an American film was in 1997’s ‘Tomorrow Never Dies.’ Michelle is also well-known for her role as Captain Philippa Georgiou in the television series ‘Star Trek: Discovery.’ She is also well-known for her role as Eleanor Young in the film ‘Crazy Rich Asians.’ Yeoh has also received numerous national and international honors in recognition of her significant contribution to the entertainment industry.

Quick Facts

Real NameMichelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng
Nick NameMichelle
Famous AsActress And Producer
Age62-years old
Birthday6 August 1962
BirthplaceIpoh, Perak, Malaysia
Zodiac SignLeo
EthnicityHokkien and Cantonese
Height5 ft 4 inches
Weight55 Kg
Body MeasurementsN/A
Bra Cup Size34 B
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Shoe Size8
Boyfriend/DatingJean Todt
Net Worth$50 million
HobbiesActing, Producing Movies

Michelle Yeoh Biography

Michelle Yeoh is officially known as Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng. She was born in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia, on August 6, 1962. Her parents were Yeoh Kian Teik and Janet Yeoh, both Malaysian Chinese. Similarly, her father was an MCA politician who died in 2014, and her mother was a lawyer. Her two brothers, Lam Hoe Yeoh and Robert Yeoh helped her grow up. She is also 61 years old and born under the sign of Leo.

Michelle Yeoh Childhood/Education

Michelle Yeoh developed an early interest in ballet and dance, which led her to begin lessons at the age of four. She also studied ballet at the Royal Academy of Dance in London. Unfortunately, due to her injury, she was unable to pursue a career in ballet. So she decided to concentrate on acting, and she enrolled in Creative Arts and Drama, where she received her BA degree.

How Tall Is Michelle Yeoh?

Michelle Yeoh is Malaysian by nationality and Asian by ethnicity. She is of Hokkien and Cantonese descent. Her religious beliefs are Buddhist. Aside from that, she stands 5 feet 4 inches (162cm/1.62m) tall and weighs around 55 kg (121lbs). She has a slim build and a long, rounded chin. She also has a pair of dark brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Michelle Yeoh (Source: Instagram)

Michelle Yeoh Husband, Marriage

In 1988, Michelle Yeoh hired cardiologist Dr. Alan Heldman. In 1988, she married an entrepreneur named Dickson Poon. Unfortunately, their relationship ended in 1992. Similarly, in 2004, she dated French motorsport executive Jean Todt. They are engaged and live together in Paris, France, despite the fact that they are not married.


Michelle Yeoh made her film debut as Miss Yeung in the 1984 film ‘The Owl vs. Bombo.’ She then appeared as a cameo in ‘Twinkle, Twinkle Little Stars’ and acted in ‘Yes, Madam’ in 1986. Similarly, she appeared in 1987’s ‘Magnificent Warriors,’ 1992’s ‘Police Story 3: Super Cop,’ 1993’s ‘The Heroic Trio,’ ‘Butterfly and Sword,’ and 1993’s ‘Holy Weapon.’ This actress is also known for her roles in ‘Wing Chun,’ ‘The Soong Sisters,’ ‘Tomorrow Never Dies,’ and ‘Moonlight Express,’ all of which were released in 1994. Similarly, Michelle landed the role of Yu Shu Lien in the 2000 film ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,’ for which she received several nominations. In 2004, she also became the producer of the film ‘Silver Hawk.’

Michelle Yeoh made her television debut in 2015 with ‘Strike Back: Legacy.’ She went on to star in ‘Marco Polo’ in 2016 and ‘Star Trek Discover’ from 2017 to 2020. She appeared in this series alongside Mary Wiseman, Jason Isaacs, Wilson Cruz, Benedict Wong, Joan Chen, and many others. Meanwhile, Michelle appeared as Lieutenant Philippa Georgiou in ‘Star Trek: Short Treks.’ Her upcoming series, ‘Ark: The Animated Series,’ will feature her as a voice actress.

Michelle Yeoh’s Net Worth

Michelle Yeoh is a well-known name in the entertainment industry. As of February 2024, her net worth is estimated to be $50 million.