Soo Kui Jien

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Soo.
Soo Kui Jien
Chinese name 苏桂健
Pinyin Sū Guìjiàn (Mandarin)
Born 31 August 1972 (1972-08-31) (age 44)
Occupation Television personality
Spouse(s) Sarah Tan (2007-present)
Children Dylan Robert Soo

Soo Kui Jien (Chinese: 苏桂健; pinyin: Sū Guìjiàn; born 31 August 1972), is a Malaysian television personality.


Better known as Handsome Jien, Jien got his big break when he became a host on the Disney Channel in 1997. He has worked as an emcee and host on television in Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore and Malaysia. He has also acted in a few TV series shown on Singapore and Malaysian TV channels. Jien is based between Kuala Lumpur and ESPN’s studio in Singapore. He was the host of the television show Malaysian Idol,[1] and also the first Asian Idol held in Indonesia. He is 5' 9" tall.

He also regularly appears on sports programmes for ESPN or ESPN Star Sports. These programmes include Nokia Football Crazy and Top Corner.

He married Channel [V] VJ Sarah Tan on 21 December 2007. In April 2008, his wife gave birth to a son named Dylan Robert Soo.


  1. ^ Chew, Jonathan (10 October 2004). "Jaclyn Victor voted as the first Malaysian Idol". The Star Online. Retrieved 1 April 2011.