Sophia Kao aka Qi Qi (born September 29, 1967) is a Chinese-born Austrian International Model, Celebrity Spouse, and Instagram Personality from Shanghai. She is best known as Simon Yam’s Spouse who is a Hong Kongese actor and film producer.
Furthermore, the 64-years-old star started his acting back in the 1970s and appeared in numerous TV shows for major roles. Later, Yam career’s breakthrough role came with the movie “Full Contact” in 1992.
Moreover, he received critical acclaim for playing the maniacal Judge in the crime film. In 2003, the actor made his Hollywood silver screen debut in “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life” as Shaolin.
Some of his other popular projects are Naked Killer, SPL: Sha Po Lang, Election, Election 2, etc. According to a source, the actor worked in 234 films and TV series.
Simon Yam (Actor) Stabbed During a Promotional Event
Recently, on July 20, 2019, Simon was brutally attacked by an unknown man. He stabbed the actor in his stomach during a promotional event in southern China. In addition, a local media released a broadcast video where the attacker ran onto the stage and slashed the veteran actor.
Yam’s Management company published a statement via Weibo platform Yesterday. They said that they were extremely shocked by this incident. They also revealed that Simon was in southern Guangdong province’s Zhongshan city at the time of the incident.
Fortunately, his wounds are not life-threating claimed by Huoju Development Zone police department. The actor is currently out of danger and received stitches on his tummy & right arm.
Moreover, the crowd pinned down the attacker just before he tried to escape. In a recent statement, the man who stabbed Yam suffers from paranoid schizophrenia. He is a 53-year-old man whose surname is Chen.
Personal Affairs, Spouse & Children
The supermodel began dating her then-boyfriend, Simon many years ago. According to a source, the couple first met each other during an event and later introduced to each other through a mutual friend.
Sophia Kao is also popularly known as Qi Qi and use this as her professional name. Sophia tied the knot with her husband “Simon Yam Tat-wah” in 1997. The pair also share a daughter together.
In December 2004, Qi Qi gave birth to their only child named Ella Yam. Earlier, the actor wedded to his first spouse “Ho Sui-Yi” in 1981 in a private ceremony. Simon and Ho didn’t share any kids together.
Their love life ended pretty soon and they took divorce in 1986. Currently, Kao and her family live in Hong Kong in a lavish home.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Sophia Kao.|
|Nick name||Qi Qi.|
|Profession||International Model and Instagram Personality.|
|Famous for||Being the wife of Simon Yam (Hong Kongese actor and film producer).|
|Age (As of 2018)||51 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||September 29, 1967.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Shanghai, China (but raised in Austria).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Libra.|
|Current Residence||Hong Kong.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/qiqi_qiqi12/
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 11".
Centimeters: 180 cm.
Meters: 1.8 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 62 Kg.
Pounds: 136 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||36-26-37.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Name not Known.
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Married since 1997.|
|Dating History?||Love Affair with her boyfriend.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Simon Yam Tat-wah.|
|Alma Mater.||Will update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Jackie Chan.
Actress: Zhao Wei.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Reading, Theatre Play & Artwork.|
|Favorite Food||Pizza, Fries & Ice Cream.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$500K US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
|Mobile or Phone Number||--|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Sophia Kao (Qi Qi)
- Wikipedia: Simon Yam’s Wife, Sophia Kao was born on the 29th of September 1967 (age 51 years old, as in 2018) in Shanghai, China.
- Her father and mother later moved to Austria where Kao and her siblings were raised.
- Furthermore, the supermodel started her modeling career at an early age of 15. She appeared in numerous magazines as a cover girl.
- Qi Qi worked with various international makeup and fashion brand.
- Last year, her husband purchased 18 branded watches in order to support Sophia who was the brand ambassador of the brand.
- She and Yam also own a luxurious house located on Funtasy Island in Batam, Indonesia.
- As of wealth, the talented and hardworking Simon Yam’s Net worth is $20 million US Dollars, as of 2019.
- Figure Stats: Sophia Kao’s height is 5 Feet 11 Inches (180 centimeters) and stands a few inches taller than her partner. The estimated body measurements of the successful model are 36-26-37. She also possesses a fit and slim figure with a weight of 62 kilograms (136 pounds) as she workout on a daily basis.
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- As an Instagram personality, Qi Qi has a decent fan following on the platform with 34.6+ k followers.
- She entertains her followers by posting pictures like a professional photoshoot, daily lifestyle, vacation trips, event appearances, photographs with family & friends, etc.