Famous Singaporean - Singaporean Celebrities
Singapore, a leading global city in Southeast Asia, is a global commerce, financial and transportation hub. Founded as a trading post of the East India Company in early 19th century, the nation became independent from Britain in 1963. Singaporeans, hailing from diverse backgrounds worked diligently to make their nation a fast developing one despite the fact that Singapore is not rich in natural resources. Lee Kuan Yew, founding father of modern Singapore, became its Prime Minister upon independence and led its underdeveloped economy to rapid industrialization and growth within a few years. Singaporean military is arguably the most technologically advanced in Southeast Asia, and has produced several highly efficient officers like Ng Jui Ping, Bey Soo Khiang, and Desmond Kuek who were instrumental in further strengthening the military force. Culturally rich with the influence of Asian and European traditions, Singapore has a diverse music culture that ranges from rock and pop to folk and classical, with Fann Wong, Tanya Chua and Elsa Lin being prominent singers. Singaporeans are also known for their rich heritage in creative writing in the Malay, English, Chinese, Tamil and other languages. Read on to discover about the life and works of famous Singaporeans.
Find out more about the greatest Singaporeans, including Jet Li, Kygo, Lee Kuan Yew, Lee Hsien Loong and Amos Yee.
The Most Famous Singaporean
|JianHao Tan||June 14, 1993||Singaporean||JianHao Tan is a Singaporean YouTuber, actor, and radio personality|
|Adam Khoo||April 8, 1974||Singaporean||Adam Khoo is a Singaporean entrepreneur and writer who is recognized as one of the most vibrant and powerful motivational speakers in Asia.|
|Louis Theroux||May 20, 1970||British, American||Louis Theroux is a British-American documentary filmmaker and broadcaster|
|Chuando Tan||March 3, 1966||Singaporean||Chuando Tan is a professional photographer and model from Singapore who recently became an internet sensation owing to his Instagram photos|
|Kygo||September 11, 1991||Norwegian, Singaporean||Kygo is a Norwegian record producer, musician, and songwriter|
|Erika Tham||December 15, 1999||Singaporean||Erika Tham is a Canadian actress, singer, and dancer|
|Ross Butler||May 17, 1990||American, Singaporean||Ross Butler is an American actor|
|Lee Kuan Yew||September 16, 1923||Singaporean||Lee Kuan Yew was the first Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore|
|Amos Yee||October 31, 1998||Singaporean||Amos Yee is a Singaporean blogger, YouTuber personality and activist|
|Naomi Neo||January 25, 1996||Singaporean||Naomi Neo is a famous Singaporean blogger, writer, YouTuber, and social media celebrity|