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|Beauty pageant titleholder|
1985 (age 28–29)
|Title(s)||Miss Malaysia 2008|
Soo Wincci (Chinese: 苏盈之; pinyin: Sū Yíngzhī) is a Malaysian television personality and former beauty queen. She was Miss World Malaysia and represented Malaysia in the Miss World 2008 beauty pageant.
Biography and Journey
In 2004, Wincci won the Miss Malaysia Intercontinental pageant, and also represented Malaysia in the Miss Intercontinental pageant in China. She obtained third position in the Miss Malaysia Oriental World pageant in the same year. In 2005, she was the second runner-up in the Miss Chinatown pageant.
In 2008, she won Miss World Malaysia and represented Malaysia in the Miss World beauty pageant in Johannesburg, South Africa. She was a semifinalist for the Miss World Top Model and top finalist for Miss World Talent contests.
In 2007, she graduated with a law degree from University of Reading, UK. In 2008, she obtained a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Sunshine Coast through attending online courses at Segi College Malaysia, Kota Damansara campus. She also has certificates in vocal training, piano and composing.
In 2009, she is the charity ambassador for T-ratana welfare center, and also the ambassador for START foundation. In 2009, she acted in a local NTV7 Chinese sitcom, titled Mr Siao Mandarin Class. In 2009, she was appointed as SAMSUNG LED ambassador. She involved herself with many charity events. She also wrote songs for children and performed to raise funds for charity organizations. August 18, 2009, Wincci became the 1st Miss World Malaysia to come out with her self-composed singing album. Her music video was sponsored by Samsung. Also, Samsung appointed her song "Beauty With a Purpose" (which was sung in English, Malay, and Chinese) as the theme for Samsung LED. Her music video was broadcast throughout Malaysia.
In 2009, she represented Malaysia to Taiwan to perform in front of 30,000 audiences and also the Taiwan President Mah Ying Jiu.
In 2010, she acted as Rebecca in Media Corp Chinese drama titled "Injustice". In 2010, she acted as Sophia in Mr Siao Season 2. In 2010, she hosted for a cooking show titled, "Healthy Cooking With Agnes Chan" In 2010, she was appointed as the 1st ever Chinese spoke person for AVON ANEW SKIN in Malaysia In 2010, she was appointed as the ambassador of peace for Universal Peace Federation In 2010, she was appointed as the ambassador of the Red Crescent Society In 2010, she and a few other celebrity friends are the founder of "Malaysian Celebrity Go Green". In 2010, her 1st EP Singing Album sales finally hit 5000 copies in Malaysia a year after its release. In 2010, she received a PHD scholarship from Open University Malaysia., which she will do it part-time, estimated to complete her PHD in business in 2014.
In 2011,she releasede her 1st full Chinese album titled "Ying Guang". In 2011, she became the spokesperson for skincare Avon Anew for consecutive two years. In 2011, she acted as Hui Ying in Media Corp Drama titled "Destiny In Her Hand". In 2011, she is filming for Asia 1st 3D thriller movie "Hunter", which she played the role of a famous host named "Hu Jing", which will be aired in Asia in year 2012, she will be also composing and singing for the movie theme song. In 2011, she played a physco wife role in Media Corp Chinese drama titled "Justice in the City". In 2011, she went to the London Media & Film academy in the UK for Acting Masterclass, Hosting Master class, also she went to upgrade her vocal chords with famous UK singing coach, Kim Chadler.
In 2012, she released her 3rd Chinese Album (With her own Magazine) titled, "In My Heart" In 2012, her own composed song titled " In My Heart" was ranked No 1 in few of Malaysia's Chinese Radio Chart for months. In 2012, she released her " In My Heart" Music Video. In 2012, she was nominated for both "Best New Comer" and "Top 10 Most Favorite Female Actress" categories for the NTV7 Golden Award. In 2012, she continued to be the spokesperson for Avon Anew Skin Care for the third year and this time her ambassadorship expanded to South East Asia. In 2012, she was officially the spokesperson for XES Shoes in Malaysia. In 2012, she was also one of the 16 contestants in the Celebrities Masterchef Malaysia 2012. Known as "Queen of Desserts" in the competition,she is the first contestant succeed to the final of the Celebrities Masterchef which was held in July 2012. She managed to finish as top 5 and the money she won will be donated to the charity organization she had chose. In 2012, straight after Master Chef, she launched her Malay Single titled " Terus Teranglah" featuring Joe Flizzow and cooper Ajai. In 2012, she became celebrity DJ host for OneFM88.1 for 2 months. In 2012, she launched her first Chinese International album titled "Happiness" in Taiwan, her song "I' ll be alright" and " Happiness" was the song for Taiwan Idol Drama "I Rented A Lover", these two songs were in the hit charts of many Taiwan and Malaysia's Song Chart. In 2013, she launched her "Soo Wincci by XES" shoes range with XES In 2013, she became the longest Avon Malaysia Ambassador ( 4 Years Consecutively). In 2013, she was chosen to become the Health Icon for Malaysia. In 2013, she won "The Most Aspiring Malaysia Female Artistes" for the most prestige Chinese aways My Astro Awards. In 2013, she won "The Media Choice Award" by NTV 7 and One FM Top Song Award. In 2013, she sang the end credit song titled "Bravery" for Taiwan Idol Drama " A Hint Of You", this song tops up the Taiwan music chart.
- soowincci.com – Official site