Miriam Yeung (楊千嬅) (born February 3, 1974) is a Hong Kong actress and Cantopop singer. Before entering the entertainment business, she was a registered nurse at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong. She studied at the Kowloon Holy Family Canossian College. She entered the entertainment industry after coming in third in the TVB 14th annual New Talent Singing Awards competition in 1995, and has steadily gained popularity ever since. Miriam is now managed by East Asia, after previously being contracted with Capitol Artists, Cinepoly Records, Gold Label and Amusic.