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List Rules People 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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Ho Ching is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Businessperson Ho Ching is the Chief Executive Officer of Temasek Holdings. Ho joined Temasek Holdings in May 2002 as Executive Director and was appointed Chief Executive Officer on 1 January 2004. Ho first ...more

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Liang Wern Fook is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Professor, Musician, Researcher Dr Liang Wern Fook is a Singaporean writer, musician, and researcher in Chinese literature and pedagogy. He was one of the pioneer figures in the xinyao movement in the 1980s and 1990s.

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Alfian Sa'at is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Writer, Playwright Alfian bin Sa'at is a Singaporean writer, poet and playwright. He is a Muslim of Minangkabau, Javanese and Hakka descent. He is known for his provocative works and is often referred to as his ...more

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Cyril Wong is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Poet, Writer Cyril Wong is a poet, fictionist and critic.

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Margaret Chan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Physician Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, OBE MD, DSc, MScPH, FFPHM, JP is the Director-General of the World Health Organization. Chan was elected by the Executive Board of WHO on 8 November 2006, and was ...more

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Stella is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Singer Stella is the stage name of Stella Huang, born December 17, 1980, as Stella Ng, a singer-actress and former model who has become a pop star in much of the Chinese-speaking world, including Hong ...more

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Chua Sock Koong is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Chua Sock Koong Businessperson Chua Sock Koong is the Group Chief Executive Officer of SingTel. She was the company's Deputy Group CEO and Chief Financial Officer, a position she assumed in February 2006, before she took over ...more

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Vivian Balakrishnan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Politician, Physician Vivian Balakrishnan, FRCS, is the Singapore Minister for Environment and Water Resources and a member of the governing People's Action Party. He is also the Minister-in-charge of the Smart ...more

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Yaacob Ibrahim is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Politician, Professor, Engineer Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yaacob bin Ibrahim is a Singaporean politician. A member of the governing People's Action Party, he is the country's Minister for Communications and Information, and ...more

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S. Jayakumar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Politician, Professor, Lawyer Prof. Shunmugam Jayakumar, often known as S. Jayakumar, is a former Singaporean politician, lawyer and diplomat. He is of Indian Tamil ancestry. A former member of the governing People's Action ...more

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Mahathir Mohamad is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Politician, Physician, Writer Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad was the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia. He held the post for 22 years from 1981 to 2003, making him Malaysia's longest-serving Prime Minister. His political ...more

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Tan Cheng Han is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
College Administrator, Professor, Lawyer Professor Tan Cheng Han, Senior Counsel, was the dean of the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore until 2012. He teaches Contract law and Company Law and directs the Centre for ...more

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Jeanette Aw is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Actor, Singer, Presenter Jeanette Aw Ee-Ping, also known by her Chinese stage name Ou Xuan, is a Singaporean television actress.

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Miranda Yap is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Professor, Engineer Miranda Yap is a professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department of the National University of Singapore, and the Executive Director of the Bioprocessing Technology Institute at ...more

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Walter Woon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Professor, Lawyer Walter Woon Cheong Ming is a Singaporean lawyer, academic, diplomat and politician. He is currently professor of law at the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law and the Dean of the ...more

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Roger Tan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Lawyer Roger Tan Kor Mee is a lawyer by profession. Born on 1 October 1961 in Yong Peng, Johor, Malaysia, he received his early education at Sekolah Menengah Inggeris in his hometown, and at the Tunku ...more

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Lai Kew Chai is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Lai Kew Chai was a Malaysia-born Singaporean judge and the longest-serving member of the Supreme Court Bench, having served for almost 25 years as a Judge. Born in Tanjung Malim, Perak, he ...more

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Lee Kuan Yew is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Statesman, Politician, Lawyer Lee Kuan Yew, GCMG, CH, informally known by his initials LKY, was the first Prime Minister of Singapore, governing for more than three decades from 1959 to 1990, including through Singapore's ...more

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Howe Yoon Chong is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Politician Howe Yoon Chong was a Minister in the Cabinet of Singapore and a member of parliament for Potong Pasir from 1979 to 1984. He was key in developing Singapore's infrastructural and financial ...more

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Tommy Koh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Diplomat, Professor, Lawyer Tommy Koh, DUNU, is an international lawyer, professor, and a diplomat from Singapore. He was also the former ambassador to the United Nations.

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Kong Hee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Kong Hee Pastor Kong Hee - is the founder and senior pastor of City Harvest Church in Singapore. Kong is a Christian in the Charismatic Movement, with a philosophy of ministry that emphasises the Great ...more

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Goh Chok Tong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Politician Goh Chok Tong is a Singaporean politician. A member of the People's Action Party, he became Singapore's second Prime Minister on 28 November 1990, succeeding Lee Kuan Yew, and served in the role ...more

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Tan Teck Meng is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Professor Tan Teck Meng was a Professor of Accounting from Singapore Management University, member of the Board of Directors of four public companies in Singapore, serving as chairman of the audit ...more

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Haresh Sharma is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Screenwriter, Playwright Haresh Sharma 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 and ...more

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Genevieve Woo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Journalist, Film Producer, Presenter Genevieve Woo is a journalist, film producer, news presenter and jewelry designer.

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龔詩嘉 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
龔詩嘉 Singer Kaira Gong, is a Singaporean singer whose family is of Shanghai, China descent. She is signed with Taiwanese HIM International Music, and is best known as the protégé of Taiwanese ...more

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Karpal Singh is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Karpal Singh s/o Ram Singh was a Malaysian lawyer and politician, who was the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Bukit Gelugor in the state of Penang since 2004. He was the former ...more

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Felicia Chin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Actor Felicia Chin Foon Ling, who was also once known by her Chinese stage name Chen Jingxuan, is a Singaporean actress and contracted artiste under MediaCorp.

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Chew Choon Seng is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Chew Choon Seng is the former Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Airlines. He is currently the Chairman of the Singapore Exchange and the Singapore Tourism Board.

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Steve Chia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Politician Steve Chia Kiah Hong is a politician from Singapore. He is the former Secretary-General and current Treasurer of the opposition National Solidarity Party. He served as a Non-Constituency Member ...more

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Sylvia Lim is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Sylvia Lim Swee Lian is a Singaporean politician, lawyer and academic. She is currently the Chairperson of the opposition Workers' Party and an elected Member of Parliament representing Aljunied ...more

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Low Thia Khiang is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Politician Low Thia Khiang is a Singaporean politician and businessman. He is the leader of the Workers' Party and the de facto leader of the opposition in Singapore's Parliament. He has been a Member of ...more

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Geh Min is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Physician Dr. Geh Min is the former President of Nature Society in Singapore. She was formerly a Nominated Member of Parliament from January 2005 to April 2006. Geh is a former student of Methodist Girls' ...more

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Geraldine Lee Wei Ling is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Geraldine Lee Wei Ling Athlete Geraldine Lee is a Singaporean kayaker. During the 2012 Summer Olympics, she represented Singapore in the Women's Kayak Single 200m and Women's Kayak Single 500m.

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Abdul Razak Hussein is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Tun Abdul Razak Hussein was the second Prime Minister of Malaysia, ruling from 1970 to 1976. Tun Razak was the Prime Minister responsible in setting up Barisan Nasional, which is the ruling ...more

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Catherine Lim is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Author, Writer Catherine Lim Poh Imm is a Singaporean fiction author known for writing about Singapore society and of themes of traditional Chinese culture. Hailed as the "doyenne of Singapore ...more

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Corrinne May is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Record producer, Songwriter, Musician Corrinne May is a Singaporean musician, singer, and songwriter. She has released five record albums the latest being Crooked Lines in 2012.

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James Gomez is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Politician Dr. James Gomez is a politician and academic from Singapore. He is currently a member of the opposition Singapore Democratic Party and was previously a member of the Workers' Party. Gomez came ...more

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Tony Tan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Mathematician, Politician Tony Tan Keng Yam is the seventh President of Singapore, in office since 2011. He served as a Member of the Singapore Parliament from 1979 to 2006 and held various ministerial portfolios, ...more

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Davinder Singh is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Davinder Singh Sachdev, SC, is one of Singapore's foremost trial and appellate lawyer, having attained the title of Senior Counsel in 1997, and having been described by Asia Pacific Legal 500 ...more

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V. K. Rajah is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Vijaya Kumar Rajah, SC, better known as V. K. Rajah, is the Attorney-General of Singapore. Previously Judge of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Singapore, Rajah succeeded Steven Chong as ...more

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Ong Keng Yong is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Diplomat Ong Keng Yong is a Singaporean diplomat. He served as the Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations from 2003 to 2007, and was Singapore's High Commissioner to Malaysia ...more

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Wong Jeh Shyan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Venture capitalist, Architect Wong Jeh Shyan was the former-CEO of CommerceNet Singapore. He co-founded and served as CEO of Ecommerce Gateway Pte. Ltd., with strategic investment in Karachi and Middle East M.I.C.E. ...more

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Glenn Knight is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Glenn Knight Lawyer Glenn Jeyasingam Knight is a Singaporean lawyer. He was the first Director of the Commercial Affairs Department when it was founded in 1984. He lost his post in 1991 after being convicted of ...more

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Ho Peng Kee is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Politician Assoc. Prof. Ho Peng Kee is a former Singaporean politician. A member of the governing People's Action Party, he was the Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of Law and the Ministry of Home ...more

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Lin Hsin Hsin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Artist Lin Hsin Hsin is an IT inventor, artist, poet and composer from Singapore, deeply rooted in mathematics and information technology. She established the first virtual museum website, the Lin Hsin ...more

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Kishore Mahbubani is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Diplomat, Professor, Author Kishore Mahbubani is a notable academic and former Singaporean diplomat. He is currently Professor in the Practice of Public Policy and Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the ...more

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Wong Kan Seng is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Wong Kan Seng Politician Wong Kan Seng is a Singaporean politician. A member of the governing People's Action Party, he served as the country's Deputy Prime Minister from 2005 to 2011. He also held the Cabinet ...more

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Elvin Ng is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Model, Actor Elvin Ng is a Singaporean actor and model with Mediacorp.

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Aditya Jha is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous National University Of Singapore Alumni
Aditya Jha, C.M., LL.D is a Canadian radical-entrepreneur, philanthropist and social activist. A globetrotter, his business portfolio consists of several start-ups and turn-arounds with ...more