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
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.


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.


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


  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.