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Famous Singaporeans

Singapore's Information

Flag of Singapore
Land Area 687 km2
Water Area 10 km2
Total Area 697km2 (#176)
Population 5,781,728 (#113)
Population Density 8,415.91/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $488.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $87,100
Currency Dollar (SGD)
Largest Cities
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

A - C

  • Jacintha Abisheganaden singer, actress
  • Fandi Ahmad soccer player, coach
  • Gandhi Ambalam politician
  • Jang Ang photographer
  • Joshua Ang actor, singer
  • Sim Ann politician
  • Tay Bee Aye visual artist
  • Mariam Baharum actress
  • Vivian Balakrishnan politician
  • Tan Chang Bock politician, physician
  • By2 music group
  • Bryan Chan actor
  • Joel Chan photographer
  • Kit Chan singer, actress
  • Adam Chen actor
  • Edmund Chen actor, singer, television host
  • Lin Chen playwright
  • Colin Cheng sailor
  • John Cheng actor
  • Chong Fah Cheong sculptor
  • Ong Teng Cheong former president
  • John Chew Bishop of Singapore
  • Nicholas Chia Roman Catholic Archbishop
  • Lin Chien-Kwan classical saxophonist, teacher
  • Cheryl Chin actress
  • Marcus Chin singer, actor
  • Olinda Cho singer
  • Lee Siew Choh politician, physician
  • Celest Chong singer, actress
  • Olivia Choong environmental activist
  • Inch Chua singer, songwriter, musician
  • Joi Chua singer, songwriter
  • Paige Chua actress, model, television host
  • Tanya Chua singer, songwriter
  • John Clang photographer
E - J
  • Rui En singer, actress
  • Shih Choon Fong engineer
  • Grace Fu politician
  • Genie singer, songwriter, actress, public speaker
  • Michelle Goh actress
  • Kaira Gong singer
  • Anwar Hadi actor
  • Chin Han actor
  • Teo Chee Hean politician
  • Mavis Hee singer
  • Lim Yew Hock politician
  • Zhu Houren actor
  • Lin Hsin Hsin artist, poet, composer
  • Lim Hwee Hua politician
  • Tan Kheng Hua actress
  • Ng Hui actress
  • Yaacob Ibrahim politician
  • Yusof Ishak former president
  • Ashley Isham fashion designer
  • S. Jayakumar politician, lawyer, diplomat
  • Philip Jeyaretnam lawyer
  • Huang Jianli academic
  • Chee Soon Juan politician, political activist


  • Melvinder Kanth actor
  • Koo Tsai Kee politician, professor
  • Goh Soo Khim ballerina
  • Ong Soh Khim engineer
  • Daphne Khoo singer
  • Dasmond Koh actor, television host, radio host
  • Ann Kok actress, singer
  • Neo Chwee Kok swimmer
  • Chua En Lai actor
  • Nancy Lam chef
  • Dick Lee singer, songwriter, composer, playwright
  • Lim Soon Lee conductor, violist
  • Maia Lee singer, television artist
  • Mark Lee actor, comedian
  • Marrie Lee actress
  • Shawn Lee actor
  • Hossan Leong actor, comedian, radio host
  • Tan Kin Lian social activist
  • Thio Li-ann law professor
  • Rebecca Lim actress
  • Sylvia Lim politician, lawyer, academic
  • Yvonne Lim actress
  • Carole Lin actress
  • Elsa Lin singer
  • Yang Lina actress
  • Geraldine Lee Wei Ling kayaker
  • Chen Liping actress
  • Zihan Loo actor, director, dancer
  • Lee Hsien Loong prime minister
  • Vernetta Lopez actress, radio presenter
  • Willin Low chef
M - N
  • Kishore Mahbubani academic, diplomat
  • David Marshall politician, lawyer
  • Seet Ai Mee politician
  • Lin Meijiao actress
  • On Shaw Ming shooter
  • Patricia Mok actress
  • Li Nanxing actor
  • S. R. Nathan former president
  • Tabitha Nauser singer
  • Jack Neo director, actor, host
  • Elvin Ng actor
  • Julia Nickson-Soul actress

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This page was last updated on August 28, 2019.

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