Michelle Yeoh Choo Kheng is an actress from Malaysia. In her early movies, she was known as Michelle Khan. In the 1990s, she became famous after starring in a series of Hong Kong action movies where she did her own stunts, like Yes Madam (1985), Police Story 3: Supercop (1992), and Holy Weapon (1993). Her role got her a BAFTA nomination for Best Actress.
Yeoh won praise all over the world for her role as Evelyn Wang in the 2022 film Everything Everywhere All at Once. She won the Golden Globe Award and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, and she was the first Malaysian to win an Academy Award in any category with her win for Best Actress.
Michelle Yeoh made history on Sunday (12 March 2023) when she became the first Asian person to ever win the Oscar for best lead actress.
There have been numerous inquiries into her private life since she won the Oscar. A growing number of curious onlookers want to know whether or not she is married. She hasn’t tied the knot just yet. However, she has been engaged to Jean Todt since 2005. Learn every detail of their relationship by reading on.
Yeoh Is Engaged To Jean Todt
Todt and Yeoh met at a party in Shanghai on June 1, 2004, where Yeoh was doing publicity for Ferrari. They were engaged in 2005. Todt said in 2019 that they spent “about 185 days on the road, about 70 in France, and 100 in Geneva.” Todt and Yeoh own homes in Paris, the French countryside, Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, and Hong Kong.
As written in “The Year of Michelle Yeoh,” a story in the September 2022 issue of Town & Country. “Yeoh is starting to feel too far away from home. Not from her houses in Paris, Geneva, and Ipoh, Malaysia, where she was born, but, she says, “wherever the people I love are.” Whenever Jean is.'”
Nicholson writes more about Yeoh in the September 2022 cover story for T&C “Yeoh doesn’t drive. I’m hopeless. She has put her own driver’s license in a safe, but she loves Todt’s sneaky sense of humor and blue eyes. Word on the street is that they might get married this year.”
“We’ve been saying that we’re going to get married for so long. We sometimes think, “Wait, didn’t we do that already?” Yeah said in 2021. Yeoh and Todt are not married as of this writing. Nicholas Todt is his only child. Nicolas is in charge of big-name race car drivers.
Meet Michelle Yeoh’s Fiance, Jean Todt
In February 1946, Todt was born in Pierrefort, which is in the south-central part of France. His father was a doctor, and he grew up in the countryside outside of Paris. He went to the Ecole des Cadres School of Economics and Business in Paris for his college education. He started driving in 1966 and won many races, including the Tour de France Automobile Rally, the World Rally Championship, and the Rally de Portugal.
In the 1980s, he became more of a leader of a team. He was the director of Peugeot Talbot Sport from 1982 to 1993, and he was the general manager of Scuderia Ferrari from 1994 to 2007. He was also the CEO of Ferrari from 2004 until 2009. From 2009 to 2021, he was the head of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile, which is in charge of the Formula One World Championship.
Michelle Yeoh Has Some Previous Relationships
Between the years 1988 and 1992, Yeoh was married to Hong Kong business magnate Dickson Poon, who was the owner of several companies including Harvey Nichols and Charles Jourdan. Yeoh announced her engagement to Alan Heldman, an American cardiologist, in the year 1998. But the relationship didn’t last long and they broke up soon.