Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh, Miss Malaysia World 1983
Since receiving her crown as Miss Malaysia World in 1983, Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh has not looked back.
Today, the award-winning Crazy Rich Asians actress is known for several accomplishments that have launched her into worldwide fame both on and off-screen. Adding to an impressive acting career in Asia and Hollywood, Yeoh was appointed United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador in 2016 and promoted to the rank of 'Commandeur' in the order of Légion d’Honneur in 2017 by former president of France, Francois Hollande.
Outspoken about various issues affecting marginalised groups and environmental causes, Yeoh has risen to become a fearless role model to men and women all over the world.