Famous Malaysian - Malaysian Celebrities - page 2

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.

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The Most Famous Malaysian

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Najib RazakJuly 23, 1953MalaysianNajib Razak is the former Prime Minister of Malaysia
Tunku Abdul RahmanFebruary 8, 1903MalaysianTunku Abdul Rahman was the first Prime Minister of Malaysia
Azmin AliAugust 25, 1964MalaysianAzmin Ali is a Malaysian politician and the current Chief Minister of Selangor
Nicol DavidAugust 26, 1983MalaysianNicol David is a Malaysian female professional squash player who became the first Asian to be ranked world number one in women’s squash.
Nur AisyahAugust 24, 2000MalaysianNur Aisyah is a Malaysian YouTuber
Jimmy ChooNovember 15, 1948MalaysianThe famous fashion designer has established the world-famous line of couture and accessories, ‘Jimmy Choo Ltd.’
Abdullah Ahmad BadawiNovember 26, 1939MalaysianAbdullah Ahmad Badawi is a former Prime Minister of Malaysia
Tengku Razaleigh HamzahApril 13, 1937MalaysianTengku Razaleigh Hamzah is a prominent Malaysian politician dubbed the 'Father of Malaysia's Economy'
Hussein OnnFebruary 12, 1922MalaysianHussein Onn was the third Prime Minister of Malaysia
Lim Guan EngDecember 8, 1960MalaysianLim Guan Eng is the fourth and current Chief Minister of Penang
Jimmy Choo

Jimmy Choo

The famous fashion designer has established the world-famous line of couture and accessories, ‘Jimmy Choo Ltd.’

MalaysianNovember 15, 1948178 views

Najib Razak

Najib Razak is the former Prime Minister of Malaysia

MalaysianJuly 23, 1953416 views

Nur Aisyah

Nur Aisyah is a Malaysian YouTuber

MalaysianAugust 24, 2000213 views