We have made a fun list of 5 stunning Asian women in Hollywood to show that Asian can be a trifecta (brains, talent and beauty). You may recognize some of these faces and some of them may even be your favourites:
1. Zhang Ziyi
Ziyi is a familiar face among the list of famous Asian ladies. She is originally an Asian actress but has made her way into the top of Hollywood via some great movies: “Rush Hour 2! and the most popular big time hit “Memoirs of a Geisha” were she gave such an unforgettable performance.
2. Lucy Liu
Is there anyone who doesn’t know who she is? She may be a New York native but her parents originate from Shanghai. Her mother is a biochemist and her father is a civil engineer(talk about having very smart parents). She’s been in amazing movies like Charlies’ Angles and Kill Bill. There are more projects she’s been involved in such as voice over projects, film producing and directing, voice overs and many other things. The next thing may be brain surgery. She is smarts, beauty and talent all wrapped into one.
3. Maggie Q
Another incredibly famous Asian woman. She was originally a model and an actress. She has truly established herself in the Hollywood scene with movies like Rush Hour 2, Mission Impossible 3, Balls of Fury, Priest and more. She has also been in the very popular TV show “Nikita”. Ever since that she has starred in action movies. Her dad is Polis-Irish and her mother Vietnamese.
4. Mindi Kaling
Another very famous and popular star. She was originally born in Hawaii but is still of Asian origin. She is an amazing role model and shows that Asian girls can be funny and quirky and confident and smart. Anything under the sun! This amazing woman is all about breaking stereotypes. She has been in films, she is a comedian, a writer and a producer. She’s been in movies such as No Strings Attach and TV sitcom the The Mindy Project which is hugely popular.
5. Kelly Hu
This wonderful woman was also born in Hawaii. She has been in several projects in Hollywood such as Five-O and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. She used to be a fashion model and also a former miss USA in 1985 and Miss Hawaii in 1993. She has also been on the cover of Maxim as the first Asian-American to appear on one.
More Stunning Asian Ladies
This list is enough for now but there are more famous Asian women that aren’t included in this list just yet. Come back soon for more stories on successful and amazing Asian women.