Sherine Wong

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Sherine Wong
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Sherine Wong Sook Ling
(1979-03-28) 28 March 1979 (age 38)
Alma mater Monash University Australia
Occupation ModelEmceeActressSinger
Title(s) Miss Malaysia Universe 1998
Miss Asia 2004
Major
competition(s)
Miss Malaysia Universe 1998
(Winner)
Miss Universe 1998
(Unplaced)
Miss Asia 2004
(Top 8)

Sherine Wong Sook Ling (Chinese: 黃淑玲; pinyin: Wáng Shu Ling; Cantonese Yale: Wong Suk Ling; born 28 March 1979 in Perak, Malaysia) won the title of Miss Malaysia Universe in 1998 when she was just 18 years old and represented Malaysia in the Miss Universe 1998 pageant in Hawaii, the United States. Sherine is currently pursuing a modelling career in Hong Kong.

Early life[edit]

Born on 28 March 1979, Sherine grew up in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. During her high school days, she was excelled in athletics. She represented her school and Malaysia in triple jumps and long jumps competition. She graduated in 2005 with Bachelor of Business & Commerce Monash University Australia.

Miss Malaysia 1998[edit]

Standing at 5'9', Sherine participated in Miss Malaysia/Universe 1998 pageants. She was crowned as the Miss Malaysia/Universe 1998 winner at Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia where the final round of the pageant was held. She represented Malaysia in the Miss Universe 1998 pageant in Hawaii, United States of America.

Miss Asia 2004[edit]

After winning the title of Miss Malaysia Universe 1998, Sherine started off as fashion model Malaysia, then Singapore and finally landed herself in Hong Kong in the year of 2004. She participated in the Miss Asia 2004 which was organised by the ATV. Despite she did not win the pageant, she was one of the top favourites, placed in top 8 and won the Miss Photogenic and Perfect Skin titles.

Career[edit]

Since she started off as a runway model, Sherine has worked for some renowned international brands such as Prada, Christian Dior, Chanel, and Cartier in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia. As a degree holder in Bachelor of Business and Commerce, she always has the ambition to become a self entrepreneurs where she invested in a club in Hong Kong. However the club were sold due to the world economy crisis in 2008. She eventually threw herself back into modelling with full force and landed into some prestigious endorsement deals, TV commercials. event host and even starred in music videos with famous cantopop singers Hacken Lee and Eric Suen. She started to take the Hong Kong market by storm and now expanding to greater China which she saw as a big market with a lots of opportunities. Sherine also possessed talents in acting and singing. She was once starred in a movie called Kung Bu Shi Jian alongside Hong Kong actor Mark Cheng as the main lead actress. Recently, she is working towards releasing her first EP, after being inspired and praised by the Hong Kong-based Swedish musician, Anders Nelsson.

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