Thursday, 17 March 2011
Popular name Lina Teoh
Birth name Lina Teoh Pick Lim
Birth date July 8, 1976
Birth place Melbourne, Australia
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Miss Malaysia 1998
Lina Teoh was crowned Miss Malaysia World and went on to represent Malaysia in the International competition. Lina made history by being the first and only person to ever win 2nd runner up in the Miss World pageant in Malaysia, a record that she still holds today.
She is famous for winning the title of Miss Malaysia 1998 and also for representing her country (Malaysia) in Miss World 1998, which was held at the Lake Berjaya Mahe Resort in Mahe Island, Seychelles.
Lina Teoh is best known for coming second runner up in the 1998 Miss World Pageant – the highest ever position for a Malaysian in that prestigious event. That same year, at the Asian Television Awards, she was also awarded first runner up for her lead role in the hit sitcom Kopitiam. These achievements paved the way for Lina to secure presenter roles on regional television and can currently be seen on television as the host of Positively AM and Woman to Woman, Lina has also been recenly appointed as an ambassodor for the Malaysian Nature Society.