Kyrgios' mother, Nill, was born in Malaysian as a princess, but she dropped the title when she moved to Australia with her mother.
"It's crazy. All this stuff happens pretty quick but I've got a great team around me who take care of that stuff so I can focus on tennis as much as I can," he said.
"Obviously what happened this year [with Malaysia Airlines] was very sad for all those families affected," he said.
"It's a good opportunity. It links back to my heritage and we're both striving to be the best we can be."