Michelle Ang was born in Christchurch of Malaysian Chinese descent. She was a talented ballet dancer when she was younger, performing in The Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Romeo and Juliet with the Royal New Zealand Ballet.
She graduated from the Victoria University of Wellington with a double degree, a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration (B.C.A.) in Accounting with Commercial Law and Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.
- The Tribe
- The Taking of Deborah Logan
- Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
- Outrageous Fortune
- Futile Attraction
- My Wedding and Other Secrets
- Triple 9
- Fallen Stars
- She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in Flight 462.