Ipoh-born actress Michelle Yeoh is set to join the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame. The renowned performer, who has won acclaim for her diverse roles and captivating performances, will be honored with a star as part of the class of 2024. This year's honorees were recently announced by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
Yeoh, an Oscar winner, will be in illustrious company as she shares this recognition with other notable entertainers. Among the esteemed individuals to receive stars on the Walk of Fame are Gal Gadot, the beloved actress known for her portrayal of Wonder Woman, the talented singer Gwen Stefani, and the late Chadwick Boseman, who left an indelible mark with his powerful performances.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's Selection Committee, comprising accomplished Walk of Famers, carefully curates the list of honorees each year, representing various genres within the entertainment industry. Chairwoman Ellen K expressed excitement about the upcoming inductions, stating, "We can't wait to see each honoree's reaction as they realize that they are becoming a part of Hollywood's history with the unveiling of their star on the world's most famous walkway!"
The Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2024 boasts an impressive lineup of entertainment luminaries. In the motion pictures category, the honorees include Chadwick Boseman (posthumous), Kevin Feige, Gal Gadot, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Chris Meledandri, Chris Pine, Christina Ricci, and Michelle Yeoh. Television stars who will receive stars on the Walk of Fame include Ken Jeong, Eugene Levy, Mario Lopez, Jim Nantz, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Michael Schur, Kerry Washington, and Raúl De Molina and Lili Estefan, co-hosts of the television show "El Gordo y La Flaca" (in a double ceremony).
The recording category features esteemed names such as Glen Ballard, Toni Braxton, Def Leppard, Charles Fox, Sammy Hagar, Brandy Norwood, Darius Rucker, Gwen Stefani, and Andre 'Dr. Dre' Young. Jane Krakowski and Otis Redding (posthumous) will be honored in the live theatre/live performance category, while Angie Martinez will receive recognition in the radio category. Additionally, Billie Jean King and Carl Weathers will be acknowledged for their contributions to sports entertainment.
This year's inductees have made significant contributions to their respective fields, and their stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame will forever commemorate their impact on the entertainment industry. The ceremony will be a momentous occasion as these talented individuals become part of Hollywood's rich history, celebrated for their remarkable talents and enduring legacies.
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