Naturalised citizens of Singapore

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  1. Jet Li

    Jet Li


    Li Lianjie ([lì ljæ̌ntɕjɛ̌]; born 26 April 1963), better known by his English stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese film actor, film producer, martial artist, and wushu champion who was born in Beijing. He is a naturalised Singaporean citizen.

  2. Li Gong

    Li Gong


    Gong Li (born 31 December 1965) is a Chinese Singaporean actress. Gong first came into international prominence through close collaboration with Chinese director Zhang Yimou and is credited with helping to bring Chinese cinema to Europe and the United States.

  3. Nadya Hutagalung

    Nadya Hutagalung


    Nadya Yuti Hutagalung is a Indonesian-Australian model and actress who was one of the first VJs on MTV Asia (1995), TV host, VJ for the USA MTV, MediaWorks artiste, painter and jewellery designer. Born in 28 July 1974 in Sydney, her father, Ricky, born 1951, is an Indonesian with Batak descent, and her mother, Dianne, born 1950, is an Australian.

  4. Feng Tianwei

    Feng Tianwei


    Feng Tianwei (simplified Chinese: 冯天薇; traditional Chinese: 馮天薇; pinyin: Féng Tiānwēi, born 31 August 1986) is a Singaporean table tennis player, ranked 7th in the world as of August 2015. Born in China, she moved to Singapore under the Foreign Sports Talent Scheme in March 2007 and commenced her international career in competitive table tennis the following month. She received Singapore citizenship in January 2008.

  5. Nancy Yuen

    Nancy Yuen


    Nancy Yuen is a Hong Kong-born Singaporean singer.

  6. Agu Casmir

    Agu Casmir


    Agu Casmir (born 23 March 1984 in Lagos, Nigeria) is a professional soccer player who plays for Warriors F.C. and the Singapore national football team.

  7. Daniel Bennett (footballer)

    Daniel Bennett (footballer)


    Daniel Mark Bennett (born 7 January 1978 in Great Yarmouth, England) is a professional footballer who plays for the Singapore national team and for Warriors FC in the S.League as a defender mainly in central defence. A versatile player who is a strong reader of the game, allowing him to make crucial interceptions despite not being blessed with great pace, Bennett is also known for his trademark long-range free kicks.

  8. Cai Mingjie

    Cai Mingjie


    Cai Mingjie (蔡明杰, born 1952) is a Singaporean taxicab driver and former biology researcher, known for his blog, A Singapore Taxi Driver's Diary. He is described variously as "Singapore's most educated taxi driver" and "the only taxi driver with a Ph.D.".

  9. Olivia Lum

    Olivia Lum


    Olivia Lum is the founder, group chief executive officer, and president of the Singapore-based Hyflux Group. She also heads the Research and Development function.

  10. Guo Liang

    Guo Liang


    Guo Liang (born 11 November 1968) is a China-born Singaporean actor and television host.

  11. Goh Poh Seng

    Goh Poh Seng


    Goh Poh Seng (July 1936 – 10 January 2010), Singaporean dramatist, novelist, doctor and poet, was born in Kuala Lumpur, British Malaya in 1936. He was educated at Victoria Institution in Kuala Lumpur, received his medical degree from University College Dublin, and practised medicine in Singapore for twenty-five years. His writing blossomed in Ireland, where he met writers Patrick Kavanagh and Brendan Behan, published his poetry in the university magazine, and took a year off school to write. In his time living in Singapore, Dr. Goh held many honorary positions including the Chairman of the National Theatre Trust Board between 1967 and 1972, and Vice-Chairman of the Arts Council from 1967 to 1973. He was committed to the development of Art and cultural policies of post-independent Singapore, as well as the development of cultural institutions such as the Singapore National Symphony, the Chinese Orchestra and the Singapore Dance Company. Goh also opened Singapore's first theatre disco lounge, Rainbow Lounge at Ming Arcade, and Bistro Toulouse-Lautrec at Tanglin Shopping Centre for live jazz and poetry readings, organised Singapore's first David Bowie concert, and envisioned a livelier Singapore River in the 1970s, a proposal that was only taken seriously decades later.

  12. Loke Yew

    Loke Yew


    Loke Yew (Chinese: 陆佑; pinyin: Lù Yòu), born Wong Loke Yew, CMG, LL.D. (1845–1917) was a Chinese-born, of Cantonese descent, business magnate. He was a famous businessman and philanthropist in British Malaya. He was regarded as the richest man in British Malaya during his time and played a significant role in the growth of Kuala Lumpur and was also one of the founding fathers of Victoria Institution in Kuala Lumpur.

  13. Zhang Xueling

    Zhang Xueling


    Zhang Xueling (Chinese: 张雪玲; pinyin: Zhāng Xuělíng; born 7 May 1983 in Beijing, China) is a Singaporean table tennis player.

  14. Aleksandar Đurić

    Aleksandar Đurić


    Aleksandar Đurić (Serbian Cyrillic: Александар Ђурић; born 12 August 1970) is a former Singapore international footballer of Serbian descent. He is currently a fitness coach for S.League club Tampines Rovers. He was noted for being a prolific striker with strong physical presence. His professional approach to his fitness and a disciplined lifestyle contributed to extending a career spanning over two decades.

  15. Loke Cheng Kim

    Loke Cheng Kim


    Loke Cheng Kim (simplified Chinese: 陆淑佳; traditional Chinese: 陸淑佳; pinyin: Lù Shūjiā; 5 May 1895 – 1981) was a Malaysian-born Singaporean businesswoman and philanthropist.

  16. Loke Wan Tho

    Loke Wan Tho


    Loke Wan Tho (Chinese: ; pinyin: Lù Yùntāo; 1915–1964), born in Kuala Lumpur (now in Malaysia), was a Singaporean business magnate, ornithologist, and photographer. He was the founder of Cathay Organisation in Singapore and Malaysia, and Motion Picture and General Investments Limited (MP&GI) in Hong Kong.

  17. Ronald Susilo

    Ronald Susilo


    Ronald Susilo (Chinese: 林羽峰; pinyin: Lín Yǔfēng; born June 6, 1979 in Kediri, East Java, Indonesia) is a Singaporean badminton player of Chinese ethnicity.

  18. Gao Ning

    Gao Ning


    Gao Ning (simplified Chinese: 高宁; traditional Chinese: 高寧; pinyin: Gāo Níng; born 11 October 1982 in Hubei, China) is a male Table Tennis player from Singapore. He is considered Singapore's best male player with a world ranking of 19 as of December, 2012. He was first in men's singles at the 2007 Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships.

  19. Bah Mamadou

    Bah Mamadou


    Bah Mamadou is a Singaporean international football player who plays for Woodlands Wellington. He originates from Mali but has obtained Singaporean citizenship.

  20. Shi Jiayi

    Shi Jiayi


    Shi Jiayi (Chinese: 施佳懿 born 2 September 1983 in Shanghai, China) is a naturalized Singaporean football midfielder. He currently plays for S.League club Warriors FC.

  21. Mustafic Fahrudin

    Mustafic Fahrudin


    Fahrudin Mustafić (born 17 April 1981) is a Singapore footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for S-League side, Tampines Rovers FC. He obtained his Singapore citizenship after two years and plays for the Singapore national football team.

  22. Precious Emuejeraye

    Precious Emuejeraye


    Precious Emuejeraye (born 21 March 1983 in Nigeria) is a naturalised Singaporean footballer who currently played for Putrajaya SPA F.C. in the Malaysia Premier League.

  23. Lin Ye

    Lin Ye


    Lin Ye is a table tennis player from Singapore. She won a team gold and an individual bronze medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Born in China, she started playing at aged 8. She later moved to Singapore where she obtained citizenship in 2013, and was named the Young Player of the Year in 2013 and 2014.

  24. Xing Aiying

    Xing Aiying

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    Xing Aiying (simplified Chinese: 邢爱英; traditional Chinese: 邢愛英; pinyin: Xìng Àiyīng; born August 2, 1989 in Jiangsu, People's Republic of China) is a Chinese-born Singaporean badminton player. Xing qualified for the women's singles at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, after she was ranked thirty-sixth in the world, and awarded an entry as one of the top 38 seeded players by the Badminton World Federation. She lost the first preliminary round match to Belarus' Olga Konon, with a score of 19–21 and 12–21.

  25. Subhas Anandan

    Subhas Anandan


    Subhas Anandan (25 December 1947 – 7 January 2015) was a prominent criminal lawyer in Singapore. He had appeared in numerous high-profile cases, including that of Quan Yi Fong, and the kidney transplant case involving retail tycoon Tang Wee Sung. At the time of his death, he was the senior partner in law firm RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP and headed its department in criminal law. He was a founding member and the first president of the Association of Criminal Lawyers of Singapore. He was also the president of Cuesports Singapore, the national sports association for billiards, snooker and pool. Towards the end of his life Anandan's health began to deteriorate and in January 2015 he died of heart failure.

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