Michelle Yeoh To Be Honoured With A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame In 2024

Well deserved.

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Michelle Yeoh has recently been chosen to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced on Monday, 26 June, that the Oscar-winning Malaysian actress is among the 31 honourees in the Class of 2024.

The entertainers were chosen from among hundreds of nominations at a meeting held on 16 June.

Some of the other honourees include Black Panther actor, the late Chadwick Boseman, American rapper and record producer Dr Dre, and actress Gal Gadot.

Among other notable names are the president of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige, actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, actors Chris Pine and Ken Jeong, as well as singer Gwen Stefani, to name a few.

Yeoh made history earlier in March when she took home an Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role, making her the first Malaysian and the first Asian to win in the category

The Ipoh-born actress took home the prize for one of the most talked-about films last year, Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022).

After her win, she expressed gratitude to her fans, exclaiming that she is "truly Malaysian" before lifting her award up in the air. 

Congratulations, Michelle Yeoh! We can't wait to see you receiving your well-deserved star.

Yeoh was initially supposed to have become a professional ballerina but a life-altering injury affected her plans:

She's living proof that it's never too late to reach your goals. Read more about her successes:

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