Soo Wincci

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Soo.
Soo Wincci
Beauty pageant titleholder
Miss World Malaysia Soo Wincci.jpg
Born Soo Wincci
(1985-10-26) 26 October 1985 (age 30)
Selangor, Malaysia
Occupation Singer, Actor, TV Host, Model
Title(s) Miss Malaysia 2008

Soo Wincci (‹The template Zh is being considered for merging.› Chinese: 苏盈之; pinyin: Sū Yíngzhī) is an award winning Malaysian singer, 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 received her Phd in Business administration from Open University Malaysia.[1] She is currently the owner of Beyond Artistes Sdn Bhd.[1]

Beauty pageants[edit]

Soo Wincci representing Malaysia at Miss World 2008.

In 2004, Wincci won the Miss Malaysia Intercontinental pageant, and also represented Malaysia in the Miss Intercontinental pageant in China.[2] She obtained third position in the Miss Malaysia Oriental World pageant in the same year.[2] 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.[3] She was a semifinalist for the Miss World Top Model and top finalist for Miss World Talent contests.

Career[edit]

2009–2012[edit]

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.[3] 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,.[4]

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.[5] The shows opens up new breakthrough for Soo among the Malay viewers. Fresh from MasterChef, she launched her Malay EP titled " Terus Teranglah".[6]

She launched her first Chinese International album titled "Happiness" in Taiwan.[7]

2013–present[edit]

In 2013, She was selected by Hollywood's Independence Critics as the world Top 100 most beautiful women in the world.[7] In 2014, Soo founded her own talent management company, Beyond Artistes.[8]

In 2014, She completed the 4th place for Master Chef All Stars Malaysia. In the same year, she released her 2nd international Chinese album in Taiwan. All the songs feature on chart of KKBox Taiwan and also other charts in Taiwan and Malaysia. The same year she played as the historical role of Hang Li Po in the tele movie titled "Takhta". The same year, she won awards for her Chinese songs.

In 2015, She won the ultimate "Media Choice Award" in Malaysia's most prestige Chinese music award (PWH). She was selected as the Top 10 Chinese actor and actress for NTV7. She also acted as the main lead for the drama "The Injustice Stranger". She successfully had her first solo concert Inwinccible at Plenary Hall, KLCC, showcasing her talents in singing, languages and also dangerous stunts.[9] She invested RM500,000 of her own money for the concert after several sponsors pulled out due to a video she posted in August, where she urged the Malaysian Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak to resign.[9]

Discography[edit]

Year Album Track listing
2012 Terus Teranglah
2012 Xing Fu Jiu Hao
2014 Wincci

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