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|Beauty pageant titleholder|
26 October 1985
|Occupation||Singer, Actor, TV Host, Model|
|Title(s)||Miss Malaysia 2008|
Soo Wincci (Chinese: 苏盈之; pinyin: Sū Yíngzhī) is a Malaysian actress, composer, chef, host, model, beauty queen and also an entrepreneur. Soo was crowned Miss World Malaysia 2008 and represented Malaysia in the Miss World 2008 beauty pageant. In 2013, She was selected by Hollywood's Independence Critics as the world Top 100 most beautiful women in the world. She is a law graduate from University of Reading (UK), MBA holder University of Sunshine Coast and currently also a PHD doctorate student in the field of Business Administration in Open University Malaysia.
She is currently the owner of Beyond Artistes Sdn Bhd.
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 2009, post her beauty pageants era, Soo began her acting career in a local NTV7 Chinese sitcom, titled Mr Siao Mandarin Class. She was appointed as SAMSUNG LED ambassador. On 18 August 2009, Soo released 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. In the same year,she represented Malaysia to Taiwan to perform in front of 30,000 audiences and also the Taiwan President Mah Ying Jiu.
In 2010, Soo starred in Media Corp Chinese drama titled "Injustice" as well as the second season of Mr Siao Mandarin Class. Soo was also appointed to be the spokesperson for AVON ANEW SKIN in Malaysia, as well as the ambassador of peace for Universal Peace Federation and the Red Crescent Society She received a PHD scholarship from Open University Malaysia,.
In 2011,she released her 1st full Chinese album titled "Ying Guang". She acted as Hui Ying in Media Corp Drama titled "Destiny In Her Hand" and "Justice in the City". She also stars in 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 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". She was nominated for both "Best New Comer" and "Top 10 Most Favorite Female Actress" categories for the NTV7 Golden Awards.
Soo joined the celebrity edition of MasterChef Malaysia. The shows opens up new breakthrough for Soo among the Malay viewers. Fresh from MasterChef, she launched her Malay EP titled " Terus Teranglah".
She launched her first Chinese International album titled "Happiness" in Taiwan.
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