Dr Soo Wincci, former Miss World Malaysia 2008 has proved that she has more than just beauty and charming character. Soo Wincci, 33 years old has made it into the Malaysia Book of Records not once but thrice! Having graduated from the Berklee College of Music Valencia campus, the record holder breaks a record in 2006 and another two in 2019.
1. She made it to Malaysia Book of Records once again
In 2016, she earned herself a spot in the Malaysia Book of Records for being the first Miss Word Malaysia to obtain a PhD. This time, Dr Soo Wincci earned another two more entries for the outstanding performance! She breaks the record for the most number of academic degrees obtained by a beauty queen as well as the most number of academic degrees obtained by a recording artist.
2. Earned 5 degrees in a span of 15 years!
She has obtained 5 degrees in a span of 15 years. Dr Soo Wincci obtained a Law Degree at the University of Reading, United Kingdom in 2007, Master of Business Administration at University of Sunshine Coast, Australia in 2008, PhD in Business at Open University Malaysia in 2016, Master in Music at Berklee College of Music Valencia, Spain last year and recently, Post-Master Degree Fellowship at Berklee College of Music Valencia, Spain.
3. “There were times when I felt like giving up”
She shared that the journey for the past two years wasn’t easy and very tough. The 33-year-old artist had confessed to faced several personal challenges while she was completing her post-master’s fellowship in live music production in Spain.
4. Launching her own produced and composed single
She has not just completed her 5th degree, but she also managed to launch her own produced and composed hybrid single in four languages – English, Malay, Chinese and Spanish titled ‘cut away’ with a Taiwan and China record labels named Ocean Butterflies, Taihe Group & Touch Music (sic).
5. Dr Soo Wincci, former Miss World Malaysia 2008 has proved that she has more than just beauty and charming character. Next? Second PhD!
According to her Instagram post, her 5th academic scroll won’t be the last. She plans to pursue a second PhD in artistic production at a Spanish university this upcoming September.