- Michelle Yeoh
- first first
- United States (Los Angeles)
The first Asian female to win the Best Actress Oscar is Michelle Yeoh (Malaysia), who won for her role in the film Everything Everywhere All at Once (USA) at the 95th Annual Academy Awards on 12 March 2023.
Michelle's career spans several decades and includes the films “Tomorrow Never Dies," "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and “Crazy Rich Asians."
“Everything Everywhere All at Once' was her first leading role.