Adeline Yen Mah, Biography, Books, Age, other Facts
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Who is Adeline Yen Mah?
Adeline Yen Mah is a Chinese born American Physician and Author.
How old is Adeline Yen Mah?
She was born on November 30, 1937, in Tianjin, China and in 2019 she will be 81 Years old.
Who are Yen Mah’s Parents?
Adeline Yen Mah was born to the family of Yen Tse-Rung who is a businessman and her mother who is a trained accountant.
Adeline Yen Mah Siblings
Yen Mah has 4 siblings, 1 Elder sister, and 3 brothers.
- Lydia (Jun-pei) Older Sister
- Gregory (Zi-jie), Brother
- Edgar (Zi-lin), Brother
- James (Zi-jun), Brother
Where does Adeline Yen Mah live now?
Adeline was born in Tianjin, Shanghai and moved to Hongkong at the young age of 11.
What is Adeline Yen Mah Net Worth in 2021?
Adeline Yen Mah Net Worth is $2 Million
Is Mah Married?
Yes, She is married to her husband Professor Robert A. Mah
How many Children does Adeline Yen Mah Have?
Yen Mah has 2 children, 1 daughter with professor Mah and a son from her previous marriage with Byron Bai-lun Soon.
Is Adeline Yen mah Dead?
According to her Wikipedia Page, Adeline Yen Mah is still very much alive as of June 2019.
Adeline Yen Mah Biography
Adeline has a Stepmother, she lost her mother a few weeks after she was born and her father had to remarry.
She moved to HongKong with her family where she attended the Sacred Heart School and Orphanage and she performed brilliantly in her academics.
She is used to referring to her paternal grandparents by the Chinese words ‘Ye Ye’ and ‘Nai Nai’.
She bagged a scholarship to study in London (in the same school) at a play-writing competition.
After studying Medicine London Hospital Medical School she moved to the United States (California) to further propagate her medical career.
Adeline Yen Mah Books
Adeline became very popular for her work falling leaves and its follow-up, Chinese Cinderella which won her the Lamplighter’s Award and the Children’s Literature Council of Southern California.
Other notable works of Adeline are
- Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society (2003)
- China, Land of Dragons and Emperors (2008)
- Along the River: A Chinese Cinderella Novel (2009)
- China, Land of Dragons and Emperors (Non-fiction history book)
Adeline in 2010 created a website and an iOs app to help people to understand the customs of the Chinese and also teaching them to speak Chinese traditional language Mandarin.
In 2001, she decided to quit medicine to focus on writing then she wrote a book centered around Chinese Philosophy Watching The tree. She published her next book which is centered on Chinese proverbs A Thousand Pieces of Gold in 2002.
Give Adeline Proven track record of successes, she made it to the list of New Zealand’s children’s best-seller list in 2004.
In 2010, she established her own foundation which is geared at creating awareness between western and eastern traditions and cultures and also to make funds available for the study of Chinese history, language, and culture.
She named the foundation after one of her autobiography Falling Leaves Foundation.