Famous Malaysian - Malaysian Celebrities
Malaysia, a melting pot of diverse cultures, and a hotspot of some of Asia’s greatest attractions (think prehistoric rainforests, world’s tallest twin towers – the Petronas, and Batu Caves!), is also the home to some exceptionally successful people. That is right! It is truly amazing how this multicultural haven, oscillating between its Oriental culture and pockets of diverse other religions, race and background, has managed to carve a niche for itself in the global map. Tourism and its attractions aside, this Southeast Asian country is also the address to some popular names in the world. Don’t believe us? Bet, you did not know that the maker of world famous shoes, Jimmy Choo was a Malaysian? Or that brand ambassador of L’Oreal and Sony, the famous supermodel Amber Chia is a Malaysian? Join us as we delve into the lives of some world famous Malaysians in their biographies and trail their timeline, trivia and facts here.
Find out more about the greatest Malaysians, including Mahathir Mohamad, Najib Razak, Anwar Ibrahim, Lim Guan Eng and Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.
The Most Famous Malaysian
|Najib Razak||July 23, 1953||Malaysian||Najib Razak is the former Prime Minister of Malaysia|
|Azmin Ali||August 25, 1964||Malaysian||Azmin Ali is a Malaysian politician and the current Chief Minister of Selangor|
|Tunku Abdul Rahman||February 8, 1903||Malaysian||Tunku Abdul Rahman was the first Prime Minister of Malaysia|
|Nur Aisyah||August 24, 2000||Malaysian||Nur Aisyah is a Malaysian YouTuber|
|Nicol David||August 26, 1983||Malaysian||Nicol David is a Malaysian female professional squash player who became the first Asian to be ranked world number one in women’s squash.|
|Jimmy Choo||November 15, 1948||Malaysian||The famous fashion designer has established the world-famous line of couture and accessories, ‘Jimmy Choo Ltd.’|
|Lim Guan Eng||December 8, 1960||Malaysian||Lim Guan Eng is the fourth and current Chief Minister of Penang|
|Abdullah Ahmad Badawi||November 26, 1939||Malaysian||Abdullah Ahmad Badawi is a former Prime Minister of Malaysia|
|Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah||April 13, 1937||Malaysian||Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah is a prominent Malaysian politician dubbed the 'Father of Malaysia's Economy'|
|Lee Chong Wei||October 21, 1982||Malaysian||Lee Chong Wei is a Malaysian professional badminton player who is considered a national hero in Malaysia|