Amber Chia

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Amber Chia
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Amber Chia, August 2008
Born (1981-12-14) 14 December 1981 (age 33)
Ipoh, Perak Malaysia
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 52 kg
Eye color Black
Measurements 30 – 27 – 37

Amber Chia (Chinese: 谢丽萍, Chinese: 謝麗萍, pinyin: Xiè Lìpíng; born 14 December 1981) is a Malaysian model. She was born in Ipoh, Malaysia, but grew up in the city of Tawau, in Sabah, East Malaysia. She began her modelling career at seventeen in Kuala Lumpur. Chia gained exposure after being a finalist in the 2004 Guess Watches Timeless Beauty Contest, which was a model search for Guess Watch's brand ambassador.

Chia was subsequently voted Model of the Year by the Malaysian International Fashion Awards in 2004 and 2005. Her most defining features is her pouty lips.

Kavita Sidhu, Jimmy Choo, local businessman, Andrea Fonseka and Amber Chia

Chia has appeared in her local Sony, L'Oréal, and Mitsubishi advertisements. Chia was controversial for appearing in the Indonesian version of Playboy Magazine.[1] The photographs were non-nude.

Chia has tried to venture into acting in Chinese movies and series such as The 3rd Generation, Possessed, and Trio & a Bed. Chia was gradually appearing in TV host shows and sitcoms (Taiwan and China).

Amber Chia is currently managed by Looque Models of Singapore.

Amber Chia married her manager in March 2010 and later revealed she was pregnant at the time of her wedding. She was married in Bali at the Diwangkara Holiday Villa Resort.[2]

She also just recently opened her own Amber Chia academy to train models.[3]

On 27 September 2010, she gave birth to a baby boy in a private hospital in Petaling Jaya.

In 2011, she was invited to be a judge for the Malaysia's Online Fashion Entrepreneurs' Weekend (MOFEW), together with celebrity photographer Kid Chan.[4]

In February 2014, Amber appears as guest judge in episode 5 of Asia's Next Top Model Cycle 2.[5]



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