Forbes has just released its ‘30 Under 30 Asia
’ list for 2017, which consists of 300 of the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers in the region.
The ’30 Under 30 Asia’ list is published for the second consecutive year, featuring 10 categories with 30 success stories each.
You can find the full list on the Forbes website
But enought about that, let's talk about the two Malaysians who made the cut in this year's list!
These two faces are certainly no strangers to us, especially among female Malaysians.
1) Noor Neelofa Mohd Noor, a.k.a. Neelofa
Popular actress, host and entrepreneur Neelofa is also the founder of NH Prima International Sdn Bhd.
Ever since donning the hijab in 2014, she was inspired to launch a fashion business catering to young and stylish Muslim women.
Neelofa definitely chose the right time to enter the market.
Her hijab line, Naelofar Hijab
is extremely successful and is currently being sold in 38 countries, including London’s exclusive and super atas
She also has a number of other lifestyle brands under her belt, which includes her own line of contact lenses, Lofalens
2) Vivy Yusof
Vivy Yusof, another household name in Malaysia, is the co-founder of fashion site, FashionValet
and The Duck Group, which sells Vivy’s own brand of scarves and accessories.
She has grown FashionValet from a company that houses only 10 local brands to over 400 brands now from across the region.
The fashion company that carries Asia’s leading designer labels also has offices in Singapore and Indonesia, with sales all the way to Australia and the United Kingdom.
Besides being a fashion mogul, Vivy is also a blogger, model and a proud mother of two.