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Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 4.6k views109 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to National University of Singapore and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from National University of Singapore, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from National University of Singapore include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished National University of Singapore alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended National University of Singapore are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from National University of Singapore.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, including Ho Ching and Jeanette Aw.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to National University of Singapore?” and “Which celebrities are National University of Singapore alumni?”
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  • 1

    Ho Ching

    Businessperson

    Age67

    BirthplaceSingapore

    GenderFemale

    Ho Ching (Chinese: 何晶; pinyin: Hé Jīng; Wade–Giles: Ho2 Ching1; Cantonese Yale: Hòh Jīng) (born March 27, 1953) is the Chief Executive Officer of Temasek Holdings (since 2002). She is married to the...  more
  • 2

    Liang Wern Fook

    Professor, Musician

    Age56

    BirthplaceSingapore

    GenderMale

    Dr Liang Wern Fook (Chinese: 梁文福; pinyin: Liáng Wénfú; born 1964 in Singapore) is a Cantonese Singaporean writer, musician, singer and researcher in Chinese literature and pedagogy. He was one of the...  more
  • 3

    Alfian Sa'at

    Writer, Playwright

    Age43

    BirthplaceSingapore

    GenderMale

    Alfian bin Sa'at (born 18 July 1977) is a Singaporean writer, poet and playwright. He is known for his provocative works and is often referred to as his country's enfant terrible. ...  more
  • 4

    Cyril Wong

    Poet, Writer

    Age43

    BirthplaceSingapore

    GenderMale

    Cyril Wong (simplified Chinese: 黄益民; traditional Chinese: 黃益民; pinyin: Huáng Yì Mín; born 27 June 1977) is a poet, fictionist and critic....  more
  • 5

    Margaret Chan

    Physician

    Age73

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    GenderFemale

    This is a Chinese name; Fung is the maiden name and Chan is the married name.Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, OBE, JP (born August 21, 1947) is a Chinese-Canadian physician, who served as the...  more
  • 6

    Stella

    Singer

    Age39

    BirthplaceSingapore

    GenderFemale

    Stella is the stage name of Stella Huang (Chinese: 黃湘怡; pinyin: Huáng Xiāngyí; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: N̂g Siong-î), born December 17, 1980, as Stella Ng, a singer-actress and former model who has become a pop...  more
  • 7

    Chua Sock Koong

    Businessperson

    Age64

    GenderFemale

    Chua Sock Koong is the Group CEO of Singtel, a position she has held since April 2007. ...  more
  • 8

    Vivian Balakrishnan

    Politician, Physician

    Age59

    BirthplaceSingapore

    GenderMale

    Vivian Balakrishnan (Tamil: விவியன் பாலகிருஷ்ணன்; born 25 January 1961), , is the Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs and a member of the governing People's Action Party (PAP). He is also the...  more
  • 9

    Yaacob Ibrahim

    Politician, Professor

    Age65

    BirthplaceSingapore

    GenderMale

    Dr. Yaacob bin Ibrahim, MP (Jawi: يعقوب بن إبراهيم; born 3 October 1955) is a Singaporean politician. A member of the governing People's Action Party (PAP), he is previously Minister for...  more
  • 10

    S. Jayakumar

    Politician, Professor

    Age81

    BirthplaceSingapore

    GenderMale

    Shunmugam Jayakumar (சண்முகம் செயக்குமார் ) (born 12 August 1939), often known as S. Jayakumar, is a Singaporean former politician, lawyer and diplomat of Tamil descent. A former member of the...  more
  • 11

    Mahathir Mohamad

    Politician, Physician

    Age95

    BirthplaceAlor Setar, Malaysia

    GenderMale

    Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad (Jawi: محاضر بن محمد‎; IPA: [maˈhaðɪr bɪn moˈhamad]; born 10 July 1925) is a Malaysian politician who currently serves as the prime minister of Malaysia. He was appointed...  more

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  • 12

    Tan Cheng Han

    College Administrator, Professor

    GenderMale

    Tan Cheng Han is a Singaporean lawyer and legal academic. Until 2012, he was the dean of the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore (NUS), where he taught contract law and company...  more
  • 13

    Jeanette Aw

    Actor, Singer

    Age41

    BirthplaceSingapore

    GenderFemale

    Jeanette Aw Ee-Ping (born 28 June 1979), better known by her stage name Ou Xuan (欧萱), is an actress, filmmaker and author. Aw was named as one of the Seven Princesses of Mediacorp in 2006, after...  more
  • 14

    Miranda Yap

    Professor, Engineer

    GenderFemale

    Miranda Yap (August 1948 – 14 October 2015) was a professor in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department of the National University of Singapore, and the Executive Director of the...  more
  • 15

    Walter Woon

    Professor, Lawyer

    Age64

    BirthplaceSingapore

    GenderMale

    Walter Woon Cheong Ming (born 12 September 1956) is a Singaporean lawyer, academic, diplomat and politician. He is currently professor of law at the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law...  more
  • 16

    Roger Tan

    Lawyer

    Age59

    BirthplaceYong Peng, Malaysia

    GenderMale

    Datuk Roger Tan Kor Mee (simplified Chinese: 郑光明; traditional Chinese: 鄭光明; pinyin: Zhèng Guāngmíng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tēⁿ Kong-mê) is a lawyer by profession. Born on 1 October 1961 in Yong Peng, Johor,...  more
  • 17

    Lai Kew Chai

    Judge, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 65 (1941-2006)

    BirthplaceTanjung Malim, Malaysia

    GenderMale

    Lai Kew Chai (Chinese: 黎嘉才; pinyin: Lí Jiā Cái; 7 February 1941 – 27 February 2006) was a Malaysia-born Singaporean judge and the longest-serving member of the Supreme Court Bench, having served for...  more
  • 18

    Lee Kuan Yew

    Statesman, Politician

    Age97

    BirthplaceStraits Settlements, Singapore

    GenderMale

    Lee Kuan Yew (16 September 1923 – 23 March 2015), commonly referred to by his initials LKY and sometimes referred to in his earlier years as Harry Lee, was the first Prime Minister of Singapore,...  more
  • 19

    Howe Yoon Chong

    Politician

    AgeDec. at 84 (1923-2007)

    BirthplaceChina

    GenderMale

    Howe Yoon Chong (Chinese: 侯永昌; pinyin: Hóu Yǒngchāng) DUBC PJG (1923 – 21 August 2007) was a Minister in the Cabinet of Singapore and a member of parliament for Potong Pasir from 1979 to 1984. He was...  more
  • 20

    Tommy Koh

    Diplomat, Professor

    Age82

    BirthplaceBritish Malaya

    GenderMale

    Tommy Koh Thong Bee (born 12 November 1937) is a Singaporean international lawyer, professor and diplomat. He was also Singapore's former Permanent Representative to the United Nations....  more
  • 21

    Kong Hee

    Pastor

    Age56

    BirthplaceSingapore

    GenderMale

    Kong Hee (Chinese: 康希; pinyin: Kāng Xī; born 23 August 1964) is an ex-convict, founder, and former president and senior pastor of City Harvest Church. He was convicted in 2015 of Criminal Breach of...  more
  • 22

    Goh Chok Tong

    Politician

    Age79

    BirthplacePasir Panjang, Singapore

    GenderMale

    Goh Chok Tong (born 20 May 1941; Chinese: 吴作栋; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Gô͘ Chok-tòng) is a Singaporean politician. A member of the People's Action Party (PAP), he succeeded Lee Kuan Yew as the second Prime...  more
  • 23

    Tan Teck Meng

    Professor

    GenderMale

    This is a Chinese name; the family name is Tan.Tan Teck Meng was a Professor of Accounting from Singapore Management University (SMU), member of the board of directors of four public companies in...  more
  • 24

    Haresh Sharma

    Screenwriter, Playwright

    Age55

    BirthplaceSingapore

    GenderMale

    Haresh Sharma (born 1965) is a Singaporean playwright. To date, he has written more than 100 plays that have been staged all over the world, including Singapore, Melbourne, Glasgow, Birmingham, Cairo...  more
  • 25

    Genevieve Woo

    Journalist, Film Producer

    Age51

    BirthplaceSingapore

    GenderFemale

    Genevieve Woo Marn Huong (Chinese: 胡曼虹; pinyin: Hú Mànhóng; born August 3, 1969) is a Singapore television journalist and news presenter with Mediacorp....  more