Evelyn Tan

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Evelyn Tan
Chinese name 陈毓芸 (simplified)
Pinyin Chén Yùyún (Mandarin)
Born Evelyn Tan Yuit Yin
(1974-10-07)October 7, 1974
Occupation Actress, presenter
Years active 1997-present
Label(s) MediaWorks (2005)
Mediacorp (2005)
Spouse(s) Married Darren Lim in 2004
Children 4
Awards
Star Awards 1998 : Best Newcomer
Star Awards 1998 - Star Awards 1999 : Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes

Evelyn Tan (simplified Chinese: 陈毓芸; traditional Chinese: 陳毓芸; pinyin: Chén Yù Yún) is a Singaporean actress.She was prominently a full-time Mediacorp artiste from 1997 to 2005.

Career[edit]

Tan joined Star Search Singapore in 1997 after university and was offered a contract by the Television Corporation of Singapore after making the top 20. The following year, she won the Most Popular Newcomer poll at the Star Awards 1998.[1]

In 1999, Tan and Dreamz FM, a local band, performed the song "Together" (心连心), the National Day theme song, at the 1999 Singapore National Day Parade.[2]

She joined the newly formed SPH MediaWorks in 2001 and diversified into hosting and presenting.[3] When it merged with MediaCorp in 2005, she was transferred to MediaWorks' parent company but subsequently resigned for family reasons.

Personal life[edit]

Tan studied at Chung Cheng High School and Temasek Junior College and graduated from the National University of Singapore with a degree in mathematics.

She married fellow actor Darren Lim on 27 March 2004.[4] The couple have three sons and a daughter. They knew each other through the charity show Beauty World as Ivy and Ah Hock.

Awards[edit]

Year Award Representative Work Result
1998 Best Newcomer Tuition Fever 老师总是比我早 Won
Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Won
1999 Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Star Awards 2001 Back to the Past: Past Winners (1994-2000)". MediaCorp TV. Archived from the original on 17 December 2001. 
  2. ^ A Place in My Heart Archived 2014-05-11 at the Wayback Machine.. NLB.
  3. ^ 陈毓芸与谢韵仪网上聊天 (in Chinese). Lianhe Zaobao. 2001. Archived from the original on 2007-07-13. 
  4. ^ "Boxer shorts and brassieres used in deal to collect bride". The Star. 29 March 2004. Archived from the original on 21 February 2013.