Michelle Yeoh: Fun Facts About First Asian Who Won Oscar Best Actress

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Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh made history when she was hailed as the first Asian who won the Oscar Best Actress trophy for the movie Everything Everywhere All At Once.

Get to know more about her with these fun facts.

Michelle’s first love was not acting. She was first interested in ballet, based on the article in Lifestyle Asia. At school, she excelled in swimming and rugby as well but her ultimate goal at that time was to become a ballerina.

She started dancing when she was four. Eventually, she moved to London to pursue her dream and enrolled herself in the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance.

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