Born Sarah Lian Lay Ting
May 12, 1983 (1983-05-12) (age 27)
Occupation actress, television host
Sarah Lian (simplified Chinese: 连丽婷, born May 12, 1983), is a Chinese Malaysian actress and television personality based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She was born in Taiping, Perak Malaysia but mainly grew up in Vancouver, Canada. Lian is an actor versatile in film, television and theatre. Cuurently, her entertainment career spans across North America and Asia. In 2008, just a few months after coming back to Malaysia to begin her career in the entertainment industry. Lian gained fame when she was voted FHM Malaysia's #1 Most Wanted Woman on their Top 100 list. Since then, she has been visible in a variety of magazines such as Stuff, Clive, Malaysian College, OK!, Hot, Sisters, New Tide and Men's Health Malaysia.
Of Chinese heritage; both parents being Chinese Malaysian, Lian is the third of four children in her family. Living in a multilingual country and moving abroad, it is no surprise that she speaks a variety of languages. While proficient in English, Lian also speaks Hokkien, Cantonese, Mandarin, Malay, French and a smattering of Japanese.
Lian has lived in California, Hong Kong, Vancouver, and Toronto before moving to Kuala Lumpur in 2008.
Lian holds an Undergraduate Bachelors of Design: Fashion Communications degree at Ryerson University. She has a fascination with product packaging and typography. Lian is a self-taught web designer and is frequently updating and designing her own website.
A huge fan of the durian fruit, Lian claims that it is one of the reasons why she has moved back to Malaysia.