Daren Tan

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Daren Tan
Chinese name 陳軒昱 (traditional)
Chinese name 陈轩昱 (simplified)
Pinyin Chén Xuān Yù (Mandarin)
Pe̍h-ōe-jī Tân Sè-ûi (Hokkien)
Born Daren Tan Sze Wei (simplified Chinese: 陈世维; traditional Chinese: 陳世維; pinyin: Chén Shìwéi)
(1983-02-22) February 22, 1983 (age 35)
Residence Singapore
Alma mater Gan Eng Seng School
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Occupation Singer
Years active 2007–present
Nationality Singaporean
Genre(s) Mandopop
Label(s) Warner Music (2007-present)
Spouse(s) Nadia Lum (m. 2017)

Daren Tan Xuan Yu (born 22 February 1983) is a Singaporean singer. He was the winner of Project Superstar Season 2. He has been listed among CLEO magazine's 50 Most Eligible Bachelors. He changed his Chinese name to Chén Xuān Yù in 2014, and this was formally announced in Project Superstar 3 live show on national TV on 25 August 2014.


Tan's debut album, titled Regardless, was released islandwide on January 26, 2008. One of his songs, "Dou Shen", is the theme song for the popular Mediacorp drama Metamorphosis.

The first song in his debut album, titled "Regardless" (Bu Xu Li You) is actually a remake of Melee's single "Built To Last".



Year Title Role Notes
2013 That Girl in Pinafore Jiaming
2015 Mr. Unbelievable
2016 Crescendo the Musical

English Television series[edit]

Year Title
2013 Mata Mata
2014 Mata Mata 2: A New Era
2015 Koji Cooks
Mata Mata 3: A New Generation

Chinese Television Series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 House of Fortune
  • Supporting Role
The Queen
Zhao Xianghai

Personal life[edit]

Tan was educated at Bukit Panjang Pri School, Gan Eng Seng School and Ngee Ann Polytechnic.



Preceded by
Kelvin Tan
Winner of Project SuperStar
Succeeded by
Alfred Sim