Yvette King

Yvette King

Name: Yvette King
Date of birth: 23 October 1983
Occupation: E! Asia Host
Industry: Television and entertainment

How she got started: After completing her degree in Media and Communications from the University of Sydney, King got her start as a VJ for The Daily Telegraph in Australia. Since moving to Asia, the Korean-Australian journalist has been the host of E! Asia for the past 4 years.

Notable achievements: Yvette brings a wealth of experience to the table from her 10 years of working in the media industry, both in front and behind the camera. In addition to scripting her own segments for E! News Asia and reporting internationally at a variety of movie premieres and red carpets, Yvette hosted the first Asian version of E!'s signature and highly successful franchise Live From the Red Carpet. She writes and fronts Asia’s first ever half-hour formats E! Beyond the Red Carpet and E! VIP. As as a premier host in entertainment, Yvette has interviewed the world's biggest stars including Tom Cruise, Victoria and David Beckham, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jessica Jung, Gang Don-Won, Matt Damon, Kevin Hart, Chris Pratt, Mariah Carey, Rita Ora and Charlize Theron to name a few. In 2017, Yvette was nominated for Best Entertainment Presenter/Host at the Asian Television Awards.

Something you might not have known about her: Korean was her first language. She couldn't speak English until she went to playgroup and started interacting with other kids.

A quote to sum it all up: "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity" - Seneca