|Michelle Monique Reis|
|Pinyin||Lǐ Jiāxīn (Mandarin)|
|Jyutping||Lei5 Gaa1jan1 (Cantonese)|
|Birth name||Michelle Monique Reis|
20 June 1970 |
|Other name(s)||Lee Ka Yan|
|Spouse(s)||Julian Hui (2008~present)|
|Children||Jayden Max Hui, born on8 February 2011|
Reis was born in Macau which was then a Portuguese colony. Reis is of mixed ancestry as her father is Portuguese and her mother is Canton Shanghainese. Reis attended Maryknoll Convent School, and matriculated from St. Paul's Secondary School.
Reis started modelling at the age of 14. She first came to fame when she won the 1988 Miss Hong Kong Pageant at the age of 18. Reis was also the first Miss Chinese International in the same year. Following her Miss Chinese International crowning, she went on to participate in the Miss World 1988 pageant, where she promoted the image of Hong Kong. She was then supposed to compete in the Miss Universe 1989 pageant but withdrew due to health problems.
Reis started to build a career within the entertainment industry in the 1990s. She starred in commercials eventually leading to movies. She has also appeared in music videos and TVB television episodes.
Previously Reis had a well-known and long-term relationship with tycoon Joseph Lau,and it's said that she led to Lau's divorce. Reis married business tycoon Julian Hui on 23 November 2008, following a very public two-year courtship. Julian was formerly married to Pansy Ho, the daughter of Macau casino businessman Stanley Ho.
Reis gave birth to a baby boy, Jayden Max "JM" Hui, on 8 February 2011 via Caesarean section at the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital. At birth, Jadyen weighed 2.93 kilograms and measured 49 cm long.
- Bodyguards and Assassins (2009)
- Miss Du Shi Niang (2003)
- The Irresistible Piggies (2002)
- Beauty and the Breast (2002)
- Every Dog Has His Date (2001)
- Bakery Amour (2001)
- Healing Hearts (2000)
- The City of Strangers (2000)
- When I Fall in Love... with Both (2000)
- The Island Tales (1999)
- Round About Midnight (1999)
- Prince Charming (1999)
- Flowers of Shanghai (1998)
- Young and Dangerous 4 (1997)
- Heaven Earth Great Ambition (1997)
- 100 Ways to Kill Yourself (1996)
- Fallen Angels (1995)
- The Other Side of the Sea (1994)
- Drunken Master III (1994)
- The Black Morning Glory (1993)
- The Sword of Many Lovers (1993)
- The Legend of Fong Sai Yuk II (1993)
- The Legend of Fong Sai Yuk (1993)
- Casino Tycoon II (1992)
- Royal Tramp II (1992)
- Zen of Sword (1992)
- The Wicked City (1992)
- A Kid from Tibet (1992)
- Party of a Wealthy Family (1991)
- Swordsman II (1991)
- Perfect Girls (1990)
- Doctor's Heart (1990)
- No Risk, No Gain (1990)
- A Chinese Ghost Story Part II (1990)
Chinese white-collar workers display images of Michelle Reis at the office to subtly ask for a raise in salary because her Chinese name Jiāxīn (嘉欣) is an exact homophone of 加薪 ("pay raise") in Mandarin Chinese, and is a near-homophone in Cantonese language (ga1yan1/ga1san1).
- sina.com.cn Reis profile. Retrieved on 28-09-2007
- jerryblogger.com Michelle Monique Reis
- "Michelle marries Julian", The Star, 2007-09-02, retrieved 2010-03-19
- http://t.qq.com/michelejiaxin Michelle Reis official blog (Chinese). Retrieved on 8 February 2011.
- "Michelle Reis". imdb.com. Retrieved March 7, 2010.
- "Michelle Reis". chinesemov.com. Retrieved March 7, 2010.
- Wang, Guanqun (2010-04-12). "Chinese white-collar workers seek higher salaries". Xinhua News Agency.
|Miss Hong Kong
|New award||Miss Chinese International