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Amber Chia
Amber Chia Lee Peng
Amber Chia in 2008.
Chia Lee Peng

(1981-12-14) 14 December 1981 (age 42)
Teluk Intan, Perak, Malaysia
Occupation Model, actress, TV host, brand ambassador
Children 1
Modelling information
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Hair colour Black
Eye colour Dark Brown
Agency Amber Chia Academy (founder)

Amber Chia (simplified Chinese: 谢丽萍; traditional Chinese: 謝麗萍; Jyutping: Ze6 Lai6 Ping4; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chiā Lê-phêng, pinyin: Xiè Lìpíng; born 14 December 1981) 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.

Early life

Chia was born in Teluk Intan, Perak. Due to her parents hardship, she was taken care by foster parents at eight years old. When she turned 12, Chia moved back to Tawau, Sabah. She stopped schooling at 15, to work full-time in order to help her family. In an interview with, Chia worked three jobs; selling fish at the market in the morning, salesgirl at a small mall in the day and a cashier at a pub at night.


Winner of the Guess Watches Timeless Beauty International Model Search 2004 title, Chia became the first Asian model to campaign for Guess Watches worldwide. Victoria Beckham selected her to present the Victoria Beckham Autumn/Winter 2009 Ready to Wear Collection during the New York Fashion Week.

Personal life

She married her business partner manager Adrian Wong in March 2010. Wong is the founder and director of CMG Absolute and has two children from a previous marriage. The couple has a son named Ashton Wong; born September 2010. Ashton Wong is a child model.

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