Famous Singaporean Men

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 1 Jet Li

Jet Li.
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Famous As: Actor, Martial artist
Birthdate: April 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beijing, China

Jet Li is one of the most popular Asian actors to have made it big in the American film industry. A martial artist and former Wushu champion, he won a national championship before retiring from competitive Wushu to focus on his acting career. Also a well-known philanthropist, Jet Li is closely associated with the Red Cross Society of China.

 2 Lee Kuan Yew

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Famous As: Founding Father of Modern Singapore
Birthdate: September 16, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Singapore, Straits Settlements
Died: March 23, 2015

Lawyer-turned-politician Lee Kuan Yew, also known as LKY, was the first prime minister of Singapore, from 1959 to 1990. He established the People's Action Party. He later also served as his country’s Senior Minister and Minister Mentor. He was also part of David Rockefeller's International Council and Forbes's Brain Trust.

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 3 Kygo

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Famous As: DJ, Singer
Birthdate: September 11, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Singapore
Norwegian DJ and record producer Kygo gained worldwide acclaim for his remix of the Ed Sheeran track I See Fire. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, he became the first house music producer who performed at an Olympics closing ceremony. He is also the fastest to gain a billion Spotify streams.

 4 Ross Butler

Ross Butler.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queenstown
Ross Butler is best known as Zach Dempsey from the popular Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. Fans also loved him in K.C. Undercover and Riverdale. He has also been featured on a BTS music video and has appeared as Trevor Pike in the To All the Boys franchise.

 5 Lee Hsien Loong

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Famous As: Third Prime Minister of Singapore
Birthdate: February 10, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Singapore

Lee Hsien Loong is a politician who has been serving as the current prime minister of Singapore since 2004. He has also been serving as the People's Action Party's secretary-general since 2004. Lee is credited with supervising Singapore's economic recovery after the 2008 financial crisis. A former army general, Lee served in the Singapore Armed Forces from 1971 to 1984. 

 6 Joseph Schooling

Joseph Schooling
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Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: June 16, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Singapore

 7 JJ Lin

JJ Lin
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Singapore
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 8 Amos Yee

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Famous As: YouTube Personality, Blogger
Birthdate: October 31, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Singapore

From uploading an image showing Margaret Thatcher having anal sex, to posting objectionable content on Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, blogger and YouTuber Amos Yee has done it all. Controversy’s favorite child Yee has, of late, been accused of exchanging sexually explicit messages and pictures with a 14-year-old girl.

 9 Aloysius Pang

Aloysius Pang
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 24, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Singapore
Died: January 24, 2019

 10 Pritam Singh

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Famous As: Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: August 2, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Singapore
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 11 Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Tharman Shanmugaratnam
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 22, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Singapore

 12 Joseph Prince

Joseph Prince
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Famous As: Pastor
Birthdate: May 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Singapore

 13 Tony Tan

Tony Tan.
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Famous As: Seventh President of Singapore
Birthdate: February 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Singapore

Tony Tan is a Singaporean politician who served as the 7th president of Singapore from 2011 to 2017. Previously, he served as the 5th deputy prime minister from 1995 till 2005. As the president, he implemented steps to promote a more active civil society. The Foreign Policy Association awarded him a medal for "outstanding leadership and service" in 2011. 

 14 Ng Chin Han

Ng Chin Han
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Singapore

 15 Ainan Celeste Cawley

Ainan Celeste Cawley
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Famous As: Lecturer
Birthdate: November 23, 1999
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Singapore

 16 Goh Chok Tong

Goh Chok Tong
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Singapore

 17 James Le Mesurier

James Le Mesurier
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Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: May 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: RAF Changi, Singapore
Died: November 11, 2019

 18 Lawrence Wong

Lawrence Wong
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Johor Bahru, Malaysia

 19 Pierre Png

Pierre Png
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 29, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Singapore

 20 Nathan Hartono

Nathan Hartono
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 26, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Singapore

 21 S. R. Nathan

S. R. Nathan
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Famous As: Politician, Diplomat, Civil servant
Birthdate: July 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Singapore
Died: August 22, 2016

 22 Chee Soon Juan

Chee Soon Juan
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Famous As: Neuropsychologist, Politician
Birthdate: July 20, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Singapore

 23 Aaron Aziz

Aaron Aziz
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tampines, Singapore

 24 Lee Hsien Yang

Lee Hsien Yang
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Famous As: military personnel
Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: Singapore

 25 K. Shanmugam

K. Shanmugam
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Famous As: politician, lawyer
Birthdate: 1960 AD

 26 Devan Nair

Devan Nair
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 5, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Malacca City
Died: December 6, 2005

 27 Tan Cheng Bock

Tan Cheng Bock
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Singapore, Straits Settlements

 28 Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Malacca, Malaysia

 29 Ong Teng Cheong

Ong Teng Cheong
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Famous As: Architect, Politician
Birthdate: January 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Straits Settlements
Died: February 8, 2002

 30 Teo Chee Hean

Teo Chee Hean
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 27, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Singapore

 31 George Yeo

George Yeo
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Singapore

 32 Tan See Leng

Tan See Leng
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Famous As: Member of the Parliament of Singapore
Birthdate: December 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Singapore

 33 Adam Khoo

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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: April 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Singapore

A self-made business tycoon, Singaporean entrepreneur Adam Khoo had become a millionaire at 26. The founder of one of Asia’s biggest education and training groups, he also owns an online trading school. He has penned countless bestselling books, has held seminars worldwide, and is the most-watched YouTube trading mentor.

 34 Kong Hee

Kong Hee
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Famous As: Pastor
Birthdate: August 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Singapore

 35 Ng Eng Hen

Ng Eng Hen
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Famous As: Politician, Physician
Birthdate: December 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Singapore

 36 Desmond Tan

Desmond Tan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Singapore

 37 Kevin Kwan

Kevin Kwan
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 1973 AD
Birthplace: Singapore

 38 Gurmit Singh

Gurmit Singh
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Singapore, Malaysia

 39 Romeo Tan

Romeo Tan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Singapore

 40 Elvin Ng

Elvin Ng
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Singapore

 41 David Marshall

David Marshall
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Singapore
Died: December 12, 1995

 42 Qi Yuwu

Qi Yuwu
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guangzhou, China

 43 Jeremy Chan

Jeremy Chan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 17, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Singapore

 44 Leslie Charteris

Leslie Charteris
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 12, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Singapore
Died: April 15, 1993

Born Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin, to a Chinese father and an English mother in Singapore, Leslie Charteris later changed his name and ventured into writing. He is best remembered for his iconic character Simon Templar from the Saint series that was later adapted for both the big and the small screens.

 45 Sundaresh Menon

Sundaresh Menon
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Famous As: judge, lawyer
Birthdate: 1962 AD
Birthplace: Singapore

 46 Mark Lee

Mark Lee
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: October 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Singapore

 47 Abu Bakar of Johor

Abu Bakar of Johor
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: February 3, 1833
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Istana Lama, Singapore
Died: June 4, 1895

 48 Jack Neo

Jack Neo
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Famous As: film producer, film director, screenwriter, actor
Birthdate: January 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Singapore

 49 Loh Kean Yew

Loh Kean Yew
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: June 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Penang, Malaysia

 50 Tay Ping Hui

Tay Ping Hui
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 10, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Singapore