Evelyn Tan

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Evelyn Tan
Chinese name 陈毓芸 (simplified)
Pinyin Chén Yùyún (Mandarin)
Birth name Evelyn Tan Yuit Yin
Born (1974-10-07)October 7, 1974
Occupation Actress, presenter
Years active 1997-2005
Spouse(s) Darren Lim (2004-present)
Children 4

Evelyn Tan (simplified Chinese: 陈毓芸; traditional Chinese: 陳毓芸; pinyin: Chén Yù Yún) is a former Singaporean actress.

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 in 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 Most Popular Newcomer Tuition Fever 老师总是比我早 Won
Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes Won
1999 Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes Won

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