Saturday, October 4, 2008

Fala Chen

Fala Chen is a beauty pageant queen hailing from Georgia, US. Fala has 4 major Chinese titles. She is Miss Asian America 2002, Miss Chinatown USA 2003 runner up , Miss NY Chinese 2004, and Miss Chinese International 2005 runner up.


Fala was born in Chengdu, People's Republic of China in 1982. She came to the United States at the age of 15 in 1997. She attended Emory University in , USA where she majored in Marketing and International business, minored in Japanese. During her first year in college, she started entering beauty pageants. She graduated from Goizueta Business School of Emory University with a BA degree in May, 2005.

Beauty Pageants

Representing Georgia, Fala entered the Miss Asian America 2002 pageant. At the age of 20, she took the crown on August 2002. She performed a traditional peacock dance in a golden dress for her talent. Her dance was taught by her mother.

After taking the Miss Asian America crown, she entered the Miss Chinatown USA 2003 pageant. Traveling to to compete, she took the Miss Chinese Chamber of Commerce 2003 title . The winner was Miss Honolulu, Hawaii, Darah Dung.

After participating in 2 Chinese pageants, she participated in the Miss Chinese International pageant. That is when she participated in the Miss NY Chinese 2004 pageant. She was favored to win due to her smile, figure, beauty, and previous pageant titles. She joined the pageant on August 13, 2004, and took the crown and 3 awards After winning, she was able to represent New York at the 2005 Miss Chinese International pageant even though she was from Georgia. It was also in 2004 that the pageant accepts delegates around The United States.

In January, 2005, Fala traveled to Hong Kong to compete for the Miss Chinese International 2005 crown. From beginning to end, Fala was considered the one to beat according to many pageant sites and the Hong Kong Press. On January 29, 2005, she competed at TVB City for the crown. She took hold the title of First Runner Up for the city of New York. The eventual winner was Miss Leanne Li from Vancouver.


After returning to New York for a while, she went back to Hong Kong and joined the big family of TVB. She started on one TVB series Forensic Heroes, where she started as a murderer who accidentally killed someone. She also crowned the 2006 Miss Chinese International 1st runner up, Ginney Ann from Bangkok, Thailand.


Television Series


* 2002: Miss Asian America 2002
* 2003: Miss Chinatown USA 2003 1st runner up
* 2004: Miss NY Chinese 2004, Best in MTV, Best Costume, and Miss Photogenic
* 2005: Miss Chinese International 2005 1st runner up
* 2007: TVB Best Supporting Actress

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