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Famous Singaporeans

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.


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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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)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.