Born Saknarin Marnyaporn
5 October 1986 (age 23)
Phang Nga, Thailand
Other name(s) Poy, Treechada Petcharat
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2004–present
Treechada “Nong Poy” Marnyaporn (น้องปอย Nong Poy) (born October 5, 1986) is a Thai actress and model. Born biologically male, Poy underwent sex reassignment surgery at age 17.
As a child, Poy saw herself as a girl, but in front of her parents, she had to pretend and live as a male. She felt disgusted by her male genitals, so at the age of 17, she underwent sex reassignment surgery and since then, she has said that she feels as if she has been reborn.
At age 19, Poy won the Miss Tiffany’s 2004 and Miss International Queen 2004. Soon after, Poy appeared in the 2005 music video Mai Chai Poo Chai (I’m Not a Man) by Doo Ba Doo. Since then, Poy has been renowned throughout Thailand. Soon after, Poy appeared in several Thai television series such as Rak Ther Took Wan (Love You Every Day) and Muay Inter (The Chinese Girl).