Our diversity is our
greatest strength

We may have different faces. We may come from different places. We may have different stories and different journeys.

But should it matter, when one can never be as strong as many? Diverse strength. Diverse ideas. All united by passion for our nation.

Because at the end of the day, this is what makes us truly Malaysian.

This National Day,
let's explore the rich diversity of Malaysian backgrounds that makes us all 100% Malaysian

Get to know our 100% Malaysians

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Datin Paduka
Marina Mahathir

Writer & Activist

Marina Mahathir is a writer and a champion for human rights, especially for those who do not have a voice.... Read more

Her deep sense of justice drives her to empower many social causes, whether it is for women, young people, migrant workers, refugees or sexual minorities.

After more than two decades of column-writing, Marina wants more than anything to write a book about Malaysia and its myriad peoples.


Deborah Priya Henry

Miss Universe Malaysia 2011 & Children’s Rights Advocate

Ever since she bagged the crown in 2011, Deborah Henry’s career in the entertainment industry has been phenomenal...  Read more

But it’s not just glitz and glamour. She is also known for her humanitarian work and is a co-founder of Fugee School, a non-profit organisation that believes that refugee children too deserve quality education.

In 2013, she was included in Forbes' list of top Asian philanthropists.


Dato’ Chef Wan

Food Ambassador of Tourism Malaysia

Synonymous with his cooking shows on TV, this culinary genius has been spreading his love for our local cuisine for over two decades... Read more

His exuberant personality is a delight to many fans, making him one of the most popular celebrity chefs in Asia.

He is also the author of several best-selling cookbooks and was awarded the best English-language television chef at the prestigious Gourmand Awards in Paris.


Douglas Lim

Actor & Award-winning Comedian

Douglas’s career as a comedian first flourished when he started the Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians. Their tour shows were sold out all across Malaysia, and Singapore... Read more

He went international in 2017, when he performed at the prestigious Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF) under Comedy Asia Zone and his own solo show “This is Nice”.

In 2018, Douglas made his “Off Broadway” debut at The Public Theatre, New York. He played the lead role in Thicker Than Water to critical acclaim.


Tiara Jacquelina

Malaysian Performing Arts Icon

This award-winning director, producer and art educationist is also the "Chief Dream Maker' of Enfiniti (M) Sdn Bhd... Read more

Under her leadership, Enfiniti has become the creative powerhouse behind some of Malaysia’s most iconic musical productions such as “Puteri Gunung Ledang”, “OlaBola The Musical” and “MUD: The Story Of Kuala Lumpur”.

In 2011, she founded Enfiniti Academy of Musical Theatre and Entertainment Arts, which provides performing arts training as well as drama-based corporate training and team building.

In 2018, Tiara added creating resorts to her belt, with Tiarasa Escapes in Janda Baik - which has since become the Glamping trendsetter in Malaysia.


Farah Ann Abdul Hadi

SEA Games Gymnastic Gold Medalist

Her sensational victory of bagging a gold medal in the 28th SEA Games in Singapore has made her Malaysia’s gymnastic queen...  Read more

Her gymnastic career has blossomed tremendously ever since, and recently she won another gold medal in Ukraine International Cup 2019.

She was also one of the five recipients of the Ahli Kegemilangan Sukan Selangor (A.K.S), awarded by DYMM Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah.


Datuk Santokh Singh

National Football Legend

Dubbed as ‘Ironman’ by his teammates, he played alongside other well-known footballers such as Mokhtar Dahari and Soh Chin Aun in the glory days of Malaysian football... Read more

With Malaysia, he has won three PestaBola Merdeka titles in 1973, 1974 and 1976.

His biggest achievement was the iconic win in the 1980 Olympic qualifying games at Stadium Merdeka, where the team famously beat South Korea.

Inspiration behind our story

Find out from Tai Kam Leong, Head of Brand & Partnership (Maxis) together with Maurice Noone,
Film Director (Think Tank), as they talk about what sparked this film.

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from all of us at Maxis

All DNA results conducted by easyDNA Malaysia.