Who Is Michelle Yeoh’s Partner, Jean Todt?

Thanks to her stellar performance in Everything Everywhere All At Once, Michelle Yeoh is taking awards season by storm. The actress, 60, already received more than a dozen accolades for her famous role, including a well-deserved Golden Globe. Now, she's making history as the first Asian actress to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.

Meanwhile, the talented star remains at the top of her game with several new projects in the works, from Transformers: Rise of the Beasts to Avatar 3. We imagine that Michelle Yeoh’s partner is one of her biggest supporters, but we still want to know: Are they married? And who was Michelle Yeoh’s husband before her current relationship? Keep reading for details.

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1. Who Is Michelle Yeoh’s partner?

Yeoh is currently in a relationship with Jean Todt, who is the United Nations’ Special Envoy for Road Safety. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the FIA Foundation for the Automobile and Society, according to his official bio.

Like his partner, Todt boasts an impressive resume. He started his career in 1966 as a world championship rally co-driver and went on to become the Sporting Director at Peugeot. Todt then joined Ferrari Racing and worked at the company as a general manager for two years before being appointed CEO in 2006. In 2009, he became president of the FIA, Fédération Internationale de L'Automobile, and stepped down in 2021.

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2. How did Michelle Yeoh meet her partner?

According to Town & Country, the happy couple met in Shanghai in 2004. China Daily also reports that they first crossed paths in June of that year during a promotional event for Ferrari. 

Since then, they have been spotted together at F1 races in France and the United Kingdom. By 2005, Yeoh and Todt were officially engaged.

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3. Is Michelle Yeoh married?

In her interview with Town & Country, Yeoh revealed that she and Todt have been way too busy to plan a ceremony. And as of now, neither have confirmed if they officially tied the knot. However, Yeoh did tease that they were thinking of finally walking down the aisle in 2022. She told the outlet, “He counts the number of days rather than the years. I’ll ask him, ‘What is the present for 6,725 days?’”

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4. Do they have any children?

They don’t have any children, but Todt shares a son named Nicolas with his former wife. Like his dad, Nicolas is also involved in the motorsport world. He founded All Roads Management in 2003, and he currently manages several famous racing drivers.

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5. Who is Michelle Yeoh’s ex-husband?

Before she met Todt, Yeoh was married to Hong Kong entrepreneur Dickson Poon from 1988 to 1992. They first crossed paths back in 1984, when Yeoh was hired by Poon’s production company for a commercial with Jackie Chan.

Poon is currently the executive chairman of his Hong Kong-based company, Dickson Concepts, and he is also co-founder of D&B Films Co., Ltd.

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6. Who else has she dated?

Aside from Poon, the actress also had a relationship with a cardiologist named Alan Heldman.

The two reportedly got engaged in 1998, but they called it quits in 2000.

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