You might have heard the names Kelly Hu, China Chow, Nikki SooHoo, Jamie Chung and Moon Bloodgood. They are the beauty queens of Asia continent, well known for their naturally beautiful appearance. There are also various other beautiful Asian women, who are highly desired by men all over the world. Like white women, Asian women are also diverse in looks, values, cultures and traditions. However, all these women of different countries have one thing in common that they are naturally very beautiful. People like Asian women because of their yellow complexion with perfect figure, striking slanted eyes, glossy black and wavy hair. Besides beauty, Asian women have set incredible examples in various fields. It is believed that these women are very intelligent, talented, caring, loving and wise.
In order to know more about Asian women, go through this article. It will display a list of several beautiful and famous models. You will also come to know about the life stories of these women. Take a look.
1. Kelly Hu:
Born On: February 13, 1968
Kelly Ann Hu, better known as Kelly Hu was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was not born rich and famous; rather she belongs to an ordinary family. Her father was a salesman, and her mother used to do many odd jobs to support the family. She was Miss Teen USA 1985 and Miss Hawaii USA 1993. Hu modeled in Japan and Italy, following the footsteps of her cousin, and became very famous in the latter as the star of a series of television advertisements for Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese. She started her career as an actress with a sitcom Growing Pains. In 2013, she joined the cast of the film SyFy Network series Warehouse 13 as Abigail Cho, the new owner of the Warehouse-connected B&B. She also provided voice talents for the popular video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II and The Sith Lords. Hu has been featured two times in a magazine, Maxim in May 2002 and May 2005.
2. Liza Lapira:
Born On: December 3, 1981
Origin: Filipino, Spain, Chinese
Liza Lapira was born in Queens, New York, United States. In New York, she used to act on stage and in independent films. Her stage credits include As You Like It, The School for Wives, The Odyssey, and Alexandra Cunningham’s No. 11 Blue and White. She came to Los Angeles in 2004, and her early films include Domino, The Big Bad Swim, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2006.
3. China Chow:
Born On: April 1974
China Chow was born in London to a late-model and designer Tina Chow. She is the first graduate in her family majoring in psychology. She worked as a model for several cosmetics brands like Shiseido, Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein. In 2002, she was featured in Maxim magazine, and was ranked 22 and 54 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women in 2000 and 2001 respectively.
4. Michelle Yeoh:
Born on: August 6, 1962
Origin: Malaysia, China
Michelle Yeoh is well known for her action performances in Hong Kong action films. Before moving to London, she was a ballet dancer, which she started at the age of four. She won the Miss Malaysia beauty pageant title in her native country and the Miss Moomba beauty pageant title in Melbourne, Australia in the early 1980s. In 1997, she was chosen as one of the most beautiful woman in the world by People Magazine. Michelle Yeoh receives the Excellence in Asian Cinema award during the seventh annual Asian Film Awards on March 2013 at Hong Kong. On June 1 2013, she was awarded the Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM).
5. Jamie Chung:
Born On: April 10, 1983
The original name of this actress is Jamie Jilynn Chung. She was born and bought up in San Francisco, California. She gained popularity through MTV realty series, The Real World: San Diego and subsequently through her appearances on its spin-off show, Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Inferno II. She started her acting career in 2008. In 2012, she played a supporting role in a martial art movie The Man with the Iron Fists.
6. Fann Wong:
Born On: January 27, 1971
Fann Wong is a famous Singaporean actress, singer and model. In 1995, Fann Wong became first actress to win both the best actress and best newcomer award in the same year. In August 2005, she made her voiceover debut in Singapore’s first 3D animation film, Zodiac, The Race Begins. In 2013, she launched an album after no problem of 2000.
7. Tia Carrere:
Born On: January 2, 1967
Origin: Filipino, Spanish, China
Tia Carrere is a famous American model, singer and actress. She gained popularity with the films Wayne’s World and Wayne’s World 2, as Nani in Lilo & Stitch and its sequel films. Her second album Hawaiiana, released in June 2007, was nominated for a 2008 Grammy Award under the category Best Hawaiian Music Album.
8. Moon Bloodgood:
Born On: September 20, 1975
Korinna Moon Bloodgood, better known as Moon Bloodgood is an America born actress and model. She gained more popularity with the 2009 film Terminator Salvation and TNT television series Falling Skies. She was ranked 53 and 40 in Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2006 and 2007 respectively. In 2009, she was selected as one of People Magazine’s 100 Most Beautiful People in the world.
9. Ming-Na Wen:
Born On: November 20, 1963
Ming Na Wen is also known as Ming-Na, Ming Na, and Ming Wen. She is a famous Chinese American Actress who earned name and fame without her family’s support. Besides television, she is notable for starring in the films The Joy LuckClub, Street Fighter, and Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within.
10. Lucy Liu:
Born On: December 2, 1968
Lucy Liu is a famous American actress, model and film producer. She is well known for her roles of the vicious and ill-mannered Ling Woo in television series Ally McBeal. Besides acting and modeling, she is also a famous artist.