Oscar winner Michelle Yeoh returns to Ipoh to spend time with family

Some Malaysian fans also said that they hope to bump into the actress during her time here.


Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh is making the most of her time with her family in Malaysia. PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/THE STAR

August 29, 2023

KUALA LUMPUR – Oscar-winning actress Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh has returned to Malaysia to spend time with her family.

In an Instagram post on Sunday (Aug 27), Yeoh, 61, uploaded a series of photos alongside a caption that read: “Arrived back to KL to love.”

Photos she posted include a framed drawing of herself holding her Best Actress trophy at the 95th Academy Awards. She took home the highly coveted statuette for her performance in Everything Everywhere All At Once.

Another showed what appeared to be a wedding cake topped with a mini figurine of Yeoh and her husband, former president of the International Automobile Federation Jean Todt.

In a more recent update on Monday (Aug 28), Yeoh shared photos of herself enjoying a meal with her mother Datin Janet Yeoh and other family members in her hometown of Ipoh, Perak.

“Love mum and of course she fed me. And my siblings too,” she wrote.

Many Malaysians have since taken to the comment section to welcome the Ipoh-born star back. Some fans also said that they hope to bump into the actress during her time here.

Michelle Yeoh and her long-time fiance Todt sealed their 19-year courtship with their marriage in Geneva, Switzerland on July 27.

While several friends and family members were present to witness the union, Janet revealed in an interview with China Press that she didn’t know about her daughter’s marriage.

Janet, 84, also told the publication that she hopes her daughter will return to Malaysia and hold a wedding reception with family and friends here.

Todt, 77, proposed to Yeoh on July 26, 2004 after dating for a month and a half. The couple first met in Shanghai, China on June 4, 2004.


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