Following is an amazing list of strong women having Asian heritage who have not only proved to be one among the best names in their respective fields, but have also managed their personal lives with great ease. All these start studded women have carried the pinch of Asian background with great pride.
1. Chrissy Teigen
With Thai genes running in her blood, she is an absolute diva. She has carried herself with immense elegance and grace and has been leading quite a balanced life with her singer spouse John Legend and their adorable daughter.
2. Priyanka Chopra
An international star, Priyanka is an Indian and rocks the screen space like anything.
3. Shannon Elizabeth
Actor and a professional poker player, Shannon was born in America but carries Asian heritage in her genes with her father being an Asian.
4. Jessica Henwick
Having a Singaporean Chinese mother, Jessica has always been a performer. She became the first actor of East Asia decent to play lead role in a British TV series.
5. Shay Mitchell
Having faced difficulty throughout her life explaining her mixed genes, Shay is a mixed Irish, Scottish and Filipino. She has been supporting LGBT issues for quite some time now.
6. Phoebe Cates
With Chinese Filipino mother, Phoebe stands tall with pride carrying herself as an actor as well as an entrepreneur.
7. Aishwarya Rai
Known as one of the most beautiful women of all times, Aishwarya has the crown of Miss World 1994 resting on her head.
8. Norah Jones
Ravi Shankar’s daughter, Norah Jones is multi-talented girl born in United States of America.
9. Elodie Yung
An actress with Cambodian decent, Elodie Yung has a black belt in karate and even a degree in law.
10. Maggie Q
With a mother of Vietnamese decent, Maggie Q is an actress.
11. Celeste Thorson
Thorson began acting when she was a kid and is a Korean, American Indian, Scottish, Lebanese and Spanish by decent. She is best known for her role in How I Met Your Mother.
12. Sonya Balmores
Best known for her role in Beyond the Break, Sonya has been titled as Miss Hawai Teen USA back in 2004.
13. Lucy Liu
Speaking six diverse languages, currently Lucy Liu is UNICEF Ambassador and educates people for the same. Lucy made a movie in 2014 which dealt with the issue of child sex slavery and trafficking.
14. Haliee Steinfield
Being a Filipino as her mother is one, Haliee is a young actress with a nomination for Golden Globe award.
15. Sandrine Holt
With a father of Chinese decent, Sandrine has a nomination in her bag for Genie award.
16. Katie Cockrell
An actress, performer as well as a dancer, Katie knows it all. Having started dancing at a young age of 5, Katie has an identical twin sister. Her mother is of Chinese decent.
17. Celina Jade
A martial artist, singer, actress and a model, Celina is undeniably a complete package. She was born in Hong Kong.