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MasterChef fans are shocked to discover Poh Ling Yeow’s REAL age

‘Who looks like that?!’ MasterChef fans are shocked to discover Poh Ling Yeow’s REAL age – more than a decade after her debut on the show

Has Poh Ling Yeow stumbled upon the fountain of youth? MasterChef Australia fans certainly think so.

Viewers were shocked to discover her real age this week, with many refusing to believe she’s three years shy of 50.

‘Poh is 47 years old? I… Who looks like that at 47?’ one fan tweeted.

‘Who looks like that?!’ MasterChef Australia fans were shocked to discover Poh Ling Yeow’s real age this week, more than a decade after her debut on the Channel 10 cooking show

Several viewers pointed out on Twitter that Poh seemingly hasn’t aged since her first appearance on MasterChef in 2009. 

‘Poh doesn’t age. What’s her secret?’ one wrote on Twitter.

Another fan said that ‘Poh looks good for 47’ and suggested her youthful appearance was down to her Malaysian Chinese heritage.

Flashback: Several viewers pointed out on Twitter that Poh seemingly hasn't aged since her first appearance on MasterChef in 2009 (pictured)

Flashback: Several viewers pointed out on Twitter that Poh seemingly hasn’t aged since her first appearance on MasterChef in 2009 (pictured)

'Poh looks good for 47': Many viewers refused to believe she's three years shy of 50

‘Poh looks good for 47’: Many viewers refused to believe she’s three years shy of 50

Poh rose to fame on the first season of MasterChef, placing second to Julie Goodwin.

She went on to launch a successful career in the food industry, and hosted several cooking shows on ABC and SBS.

When MasterChef’s original three judges, George Calombaris, Matt Preston and Gary Mehigan, quit the show last year over a salary dispute, many fans expected Poh to return to the franchise as a host.

Genetically blessed: One viewer said that 'Poh looks good for 47' and suggested her youthful appearance was down to her Malaysian Chinese heritage

Genetically blessed: One viewer said that ‘Poh looks good for 47’ and suggested her youthful appearance was down to her Malaysian Chinese heritage 

But this didn’t happen, and she was instead announced as a contestant on the twelfth season, MasterChef: Back to Win.

The series follows 24 past contestants as they compete for ultimate redemption and a cash prize of $250,000.

MasterChef continues Wednesday at 7:30pm on Channel 10

Success: Poh rose to fame on the first season of MasterChef, placing second to Julie Goodwin

Success: Poh rose to fame on the first season of MasterChef, placing second to Julie Goodwin 

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