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Check out these fiery-hot male celebs of Asian descent

Writer: Nisa Irina


These stars light up the big screen, the stage and the golfing green with their suave and oh-so-hot looks, getting the ladies' hearts fluttering in an instant. It might come as a surprise to some that these stars have some Asian genes - that it undoubtedly contributed to their good looks! Oh yes, that star combo of talent and eye candy is what audiences always love to look out for.

Let's take a look at some of the hottest celebrities who have Asian blood coursing through their veins.

Keanu Reeves

Name: Keanu Charles Reeves, 56 years old

Trivia:
• Born in Lebanon, Keanu has various ancestries; Chinese, Portuguese, English, Irish, Native Hawaiian and English
• He almost changed his name at the beginning of his career because his agent told him it didn't sound good enough
• Keanu was a bassist in a band called Dogstar in the 90s, but left to focus on his acting career
• Starred in some of the greatest action movies ever made; "Point Break", "Speed", "The Matrix" and "John Wick" film series


Let's admit it, there is no one better than Keanu Reeves that can play John Wick


Keanu has been known to take pay cuts for movies to help pay for alternative needs


He really went from grunge heart throb to ageless wonder

Zayn Malik

Name: Zain Javadd Malik, 28 years old

Trivia:
• Zayn's mother is English-Irish and his father is British-Pakistani
• If he wasn't a singer-songwriter, he'd like to be an English teacher
• Among his best hits are "Pillowtalk", "Dusk Till Dawn", "Let Me" and "Like I Would"
• Have been dating supermodel Gigi Hadid since 2015 and they became proud parents of a baby daughter last year


Zayn and Gigi welcomed their daughter Khai in September 2020


Zayn was a member of popular British boy band One Direction, but he left the group in 2015


Besides singing, he's also wickedly skilled at drawing and cartooning

Henry Golding

Name: Henry Ewan Golding, 34 years old

Trivia:
• Henry's father is English and his mother is from the Iban tribe in Sarawak, Malaysia
• Married Taiwanese TV presenter and yoga instructor, Liv Lo in 2011 and blessed with a daughter
• His exercise regimen includes running shirtless, cycling and yoga
• Rose to fame from his roles in hit films "Crazy Rich Asians", "Monsoon", "Last Christmas" and "The Gentlemen." Be sure to catch him in "Snake Eyes" where he plays the titular character.


The actor won himself a Hot Guy Award at the 2010 Shout! Awards


"Crazy Rich Asians" was the starting point of his acting career


Henry was last seen in "Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins"

Lewis Tan

Name: Lewis Singwah Tan, 34 years old

Trivia:
• The half-Chinese, half-British actor is the son of fashion model Joanne Cassidy and martial arts expert stuntman Philip Tan
• Fully trained in martial arts including boxing, Taekwondo, MMA, Kung Fu, Wushu, Muay Thai and some weapons handling
• Other than getting more dramatic roles as an actor, he also has an interest in working behind the camera
• Levels up from breakout turns in action series "Into the Badlands" and "Wu Assassins" to Warner Bros.' video game reboot "Mortal Kombat"


Not only is he a skilled fighter on screen, but this man also can fight in real life


Channeled out his Japanese katana skills in "Into the Badlands"


Played Cole Young, the MMA champ turned Earthrealm fighter of "Mortal Kombat"

Tiger Woods

Name: Eldrick Tont Woods, 46 years old

Trivia:
• Tiger's mother has Thai, Chinese and Dutch ancestry, while his father is African-American.
• He is considered as one of the most successful golfers of all time
• Split up with ex-wife Elin Nordegren in 2010, currently dating Erica Herman since 2017
• His major victories include the five Masters Tournaments, four PGA Championships, three U.S. Open Championships, and three British Open Championships


Tiger opened his first golf course in 2016, Bluejack National in Texas


He always wears red on the final day of the tournament


Tiger became the first billion dollar sportsman

Cinema Online, 13 August 2021


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