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Singapore's Information

Flag of Singapore
Land Area 687 km2
Water Area 10 km2
Total Area 697 km2
Population 5,781,728
Population Density 8,295.16 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $488.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $87,100
Currency Dollar (SGD)
Largest Cities
  • Singapore (3,547,809)
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

K

  • 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
L
  • 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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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.

O

  • Pam Oei actress
  • Desmond Oh basketball player
  • Eunice Olsen actress
  • Benny Ong fashion designer
  • Mylene Ong swimmer
  • Olivia Ong singer
P - R
  • Lim Tze Peng artist
  • Andrew Phang jurist
  • Pierre Png actor, comedian
  • Anthony Poon artist
  • Kelly Poon singer
  • Han Sai Por sculptor
  • Leon Quah actor
  • Justin Quek chef
  • Indranee Rajah politician, lawyer
  • Tania De Rozario writer, visual artist
S
  • Balaji Sadasivan politician, neurosurgeon
  • Goh Choo San ballet dancer, choreographer
  • Tan Jee Say investment advisor, politician
  • Nicole Seah politician
  • Ong Kim Seng artist
  • Kev Seow photographer
  • Shabir singer, songwriter, record producer
  • S. Shamsuddin actor, comedian
  • Lynnette Seah violinist
  • Benjamin Sheares former president
  • Rex Shelley author, engineer
  • Lee Shih Shiong music producer, composer
  • Yu-Foo Yee Shoon politician
  • Lim Hock Siew politician, political prisoner, medical doctor
  • Gurmit Singh actor
  • Inderjit Singh entrepreneur, politician
  • Ang Peng Siong swimmer
  • Koh Buck Song writer, editor
  • Baskar Subramanian actor
  • Alien Sun actress
  • Ho Yeow Sun singer
  • Stefanie Sun singer, songwriter
  • Goh Keng Swee politician
T
  • Namiko Chan Takahashi artist
  • Aileen Tan actress
  • Bernard Tan engineer
  • Dwayne Tan singer, actor
  • Jessica Tan politician
  • Selena Tan actress
  • Alaric Tay director, producer, actor
  • Zoe Tay actress, singer
  • Lee Seng Tee philanthropist
  • Cruz Teng radio host
  • Ng Eng Teng sculptor
  • Josephine Teo politician
  • Nicolette Teo swimmer
  • Henry Thia actor, comedian
  • Edwin Thumboo poet, academic
  • Goh Chok Tong former prime minister
V - Z
  • Arumugam Vijiaratnam field hockey player
  • Poh Siew Wah painter
  • Keely Wee singer
  • Wee Kim Wee former president
  • Li Wenhai actor
  • Vincent Wijeysingha politician, civil activist
  • Adele Wong singer, actress, writer, screenwriter
  • Fann Wong actress, singer
  • Genevieve Woo journalist, news presenter
  • Tang Da Wu artist, sculptor
  • Tan Rui Xiang actor
  • Fiona Xie actress
  • Halimah Yacob politician
  • Tony Tan Keng Yam president of the Republic of Singapore
  • Choy Weng Yang artist, curator, writer
  • Arthur Yap poet, painter
  • Jamie Yeo television host, radio host
  • Dawn Yeoh singer, actress
  • Eileen Yeow actress
  • Lee Kuan Yew politician, former prime minister
  • Huang Yiliang actor, producer, director
  • Megan Zheng actor

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