Malaysia is a country with 13 states, each with its own complex web of history and royal lineages, and each with its own exceptional royals. These Malaysian royals are making waves with their fashionable influence, noteworthy achievements, and their good looks. 1. Tengku Zatashah Sharafuddin View this post on Instagram Always keep looking to others for your inspiration. Who are your idol, role model, icon, hero and inspiration? And why? I have so many such as: Queen Rania of Jordan for her elegance and humanitarian work. Angelina Jolie for her commitments to her UN humanitarian efforts and she's well spoken and kind (I did meet her yes!) Michelle Obama for her efforts in girl empowerment, education and her sassy persona. Share me yours! ♀️ #IWD2020 #internationalwomensday #EachforEqual #girlempowerment #womenempowerment #girlpower #icons @changenow_summit #changenowsummit #HeroesofChange #malaysiarepresent #selangorrepresent #francemalaisie #changemaker #changenow2020 A post shared by Zatashah (@zatashah) on Mar 4, 2020 at 8:05pm PST While nobility is indeed her birthright, Tengku Zatashah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah always ensures that her achievements are earned on her own merit. And she often does so in elegant midi ensembles that are not unlike those preferred by Kate Middleton. The daughter of Selangor’s current king is best known for her passion in promoting the Malaysian-French connection. She speaks fluent French, is married to French film producer and entrepreneur Aubry Mennesson, and is the president of Alliance Française Kuala Lumpur. Tengku Zatashah is also an avid environmentalist and social worker. She actively advocates against the single-use of plastic items and volunteers regularly in soup kitchen programmes to help feed the poor. When not busy saving the world, she keeps active with fitness dancing. Which royals have the most followers on their social media accounts? 2. Raja Permaisuri Tuanku Zara Salim View this post on Instagram Queen Zara Salim on her wedding day on May 2007. #QueenZaraSalim#ZaraSalimDavidson#DuliYangMahaMulia#Permaisuri#TuankuZaraSalim#Perak#PerakRoyalFamily#Bride#BeautifulBride#RoyalWedding#Beautiful#Queen#Malaysia#Malaysian#RajaPermaisuriOfPerak#Like4Like#LikeForLike#L4L#GainLikes#Follow4Follow#FollowForFollow#F4F#GainFollowers#GainFollowersFast##SouthEastAsia#Asia#Asian A post shared by #RoyallyPositive (@worldofroyals) on Sep 26, 2016 at 1:41am PDT No one turns heads quite like Raja Permaisuri Tuanku Zara Salim. The queen of the Perak state is known for her ethereal beauty and elegant manner. She is always seen in exquisitely designed traditional Malay attire. Style aside, Tuanku Zara is highly revered for her accomplishments. Before marrying Sultan Nazrin Muzzidin Shah, the present king of Perak with whom she has two children, this former Kedah princess was a trained chemical engineer in the oil and gas industry. On top of that, she is a known adventure sports enthusiast and often speaks at youth sports events. Besides being a certified lifesaver, she also has her own public aquatic centre in Ipoh, Perak. Prince Mateen isn’t just another royal with six-pack abs 3. Tengku Chanela Jamidah View this post on Instagram This is my look. #dontmesswithmyvibe A post shared by Tengku Chanela Jamidah / Jammy (@tcjamidah) on Mar 30, 2019 at 7:27pm PDT Tengku Chanela Jamidah Binti Tengku Arif Bendahara Ibrahim is hands down an obvious fashion icon. First, there is her first name, which brings to mind that famous French fashion house. Then, there is her penchant for pairing daring looks with a je ne sais quoi attitude. Proving that there is more to her than a chic name and ensembles, this entrepreneur and mother of two has built her own fashion and beauty legacy through her brands ULTRA, Thavia, and Dida. View this post on Instagram Hello loves, join my New Year manifestations and Vibrations workshop at @fergusonsdowntown this Tuesday 31st Dec from 5-6pm if you’d like some new energy, find clarity, release and to Balance the mind body and spirit. There’s lots of activities happening - fun for kids and adults! You don’t need any yoga or meditation experience. All you have to do is come in cozy clothes and lay down and close your eyes. Tickets are in my bio A post shared by Jiwa (Jee-wa) (@jiwaspace) on Dec 29, 2019 at 10:54am PST But these days, you will find Tengku Chanela musing more about her latest passion: sound healing. That’s right, she is now a certified sound therapist specialising in crystal sound bath workshops at Jiwa, her new wellness space in Los Angeles. Well, there’s nothing more magical to us than a noblewoman who truly shows that beauty is more than skin deep. 4. Tunku Tun Aminah View this post on Instagram Thanks Amal Alkaff and HRH Princess Aminah for gracing our Fall/Winter 2016 fashion show at Singapore Fashion Week. A post shared by HARDY HARDY Singapore (@hardyhardysg) on Oct 28, 2016 at 6:38am PDT Known as the darling of Johor, Tunku Tun Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah is a fashion aficionado whose heart of gold is enhanced with her understated chic looks. Her entrepreneurial endeavours are always rooted in giving back to Johorian society. Besides reportedly owning a skincare range and spa franchise in her home state, she’s also co-designed a highly buzzed-about fashion collection for the masses that was based on her own wardrobe. A highly private person, not much is known of Tunku Tun Aminah’s personal life, including her marriage to her Dutch husband, Dato' Dennis Muhammad Abdullah. But this does not deter the public’s fascination with her. Though her wedding in 2017 was a private affair, word eventually got out that Nicole Scherzinger was there to serenade the guests. Which Asian royals joined Prince Abdul Mateen at the SEA Games? 5. Tengku Putri Iman Afzan View this post on Instagram #imanxbakar A post shared by Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan (@imanabdullah) on Nov 7, 2018 at 12:01am PST Another low-profiler who’s no less riveting is Tengku Putri Iman Afzan, the 27-year-old daughter of Malaysia’s present king and head of state, Yang Dipertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah. With so much resting on her father’s shoulders – including the country’s latest political turmoil – it’s no wonder why this Pahang royal prefers to keep it private. Still, Tengku Iman Afzan does share bits and pieces of her life as a royal wife and mother on her Instagram page. Periodically she will share her travel stories, minimalistic #OOTDs (outfits of the day), and selfies displaying her delicate, siren-like beauty (a quality she definitely takes after her actress mother, Julia Rais). But if you assume she’s is just a pretty face, think again. When she’s not performing her royal duties or attending to her family, she helps Malaysian society fight stigma surrounding mental health issues. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter . Purchase the China AI Report 2020 brought to you by SCMP Research and enjoy a 20% discount (original price US$400). This 60-page all new intelligence report gives you first-hand insights and analysis into the latest industry developments and intelligence about China AI. 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