Amber Chia is a Malaysian model, actress, TV host and brand ambassador. She was born in Teluk Intan, Malaysia but grew up in the town of Tawau in Sabah, East Malaysia. Chia started her own company Amber Creations in mid-2009 and a modelling school Amber Chia Academy in August 2010.
Winner of the Guess Watches Timeless Beauty International Model Search 2004 title, Amber Chia became the world’s first Asian model to triumph at global model searches; and the first Asian model to campaign for Guess Watches worldwide. Known for her pouty lips and her disarming smile, her continued rise to modelling excellence was further substantiated when renowned designer Victoria Beckham personally selected her to present the Victoria Beckham Autumn/Winter 2009 Ready to Wear Collection during the glamorous New York Fashion Week. She used to be signed with Red Model Management in New York.
With an illustrious career spanning over 15 years as a model, actress and brand ambassador, Amber has further highlighted her prominent mantle by evolving into a successful entrepreneur through Amber Chia Academy – her very own modelling and beauty school, which was opened in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2010.
Amber has appeared in over 300 magazine covers, catwalk on runways in 6 continents, starred in 7 movies, authored 2 books, and appointed as brand ambassador for over 30 brands. In August 2014, Chia helped to raise awareness of the disease ALS by participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge.
Eyes: Dark Brown
Height: 5’9″; 175 cm
Date of Birth: December 14, 1981