Zhang Yao Dong's chiselled features and handsome mug stood him apart from many artistes. Couple that with his height and he is hard to miss among the crowd.

Yao Dong was a model before joining Malaysia Star Search in 2001. This part-time model has done various commercials before realizing his calling in the entertainment circle. His outstanding performance during the contest placed him overall second.

He has also attended singing lessons before and can sing relatively well when the occasion calls for it. Yao Dong will be making his small screen debut in the ever popular sitcom, Don't Worry, Be Happy VI.