Top 10 Richest Celebrities in Singapore [ Jeanette Aw is 2nd ]

7. Jack Neo Net Worth  : US $ 31.5 million

Jack Neo is a Singaporean actor, television host, comedian and film director. He was prominently a full-time Mediacorp artiste from 1983 to 2003. He left Mediacorp in 2003 to concentrate as a film director. He is best known for his cross-dressing roles, as Liang Po Po (literally: Granny Liang) and Liang Xi Mei in the long-running television comedy show Comedy Nite.

Jack Neo is the famous Singaporean television and film actor, director and host. He is famous for his cross-dressing roles in the movie Liang Po Po:  The Movie in 1990s and also for the “Comedy Night” show. Jack starts his career in 1980 on the television and became the most successful celebrity in the MediaCorp because of the comedic roles on both the televisions and films. Alongside of his TV and film career he also produced and recorded a number of albums.

Neo wrote and acted in a comedy skit for Tanjong Katong Secondary School at the age of 14.

Neo started his career on television in 1980 and became one of the most successful and recognisable celebrities in SBC for his comedic roles on both film and television. His two most notable cross-dressing roles on film and television are Liang Po Po and Liang Xi Mei, both skits in the long-running comedy variety show Comedy Nite. Neo made his directorial debut in That One Not Enough (1999) and he set up his own artiste management company, J Team Productions, whose members include comedians Mark Lee, Henry Thia and John Cheng.

Neo’s films satirise several aspects about Singapore in comical ways, including societal issues such as negligent parenting and school corporal punishment, and foreign issues such as the water disputes between Singapore and Malaysia. Apart from his film and TV career, Neo has also recorded and produced a number of albums.

Neo received the Best Director Award at the Silver Screen Awards in 1998 for his short film and was also awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award in the following year in recognition of his contributions to Singapore’s media industry. Since then, he became a filmmaker and created his first film, Money No Enough, directed by Tay Teck Lock and released into cinemas on 7 May 1998. In 2004, Neo became the first filmmaker in Singapore to be honoured with the Public Service Medal. He also received the Cultural Medallion on 21 October 2005 together with musician Dick Lee.

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In 2008, Neo and Mark Lee bought the Singapore master franchise rights for Old Town White Coffee, a coffee retail concept from Ipoh, Malaysia. Their first store at Big Splash opened on 30 March in that year.

In 2013, Neo announced the creation of J Team Academy, an educational institute which aimed to bring together industry experts to groom new film-making talent. The academy opened on 6 April 2013. In September, Neo won the Best Actor award for his role in Homecoming (2011) at the 1st Golden Wau Awards, aimed at promoting Chinese-language Malaysian films.

In October 2014, the Madame Tussauds Singapore museum unveiled a wax figure of Neo.

2015 saw the release of Neo’s short film as part of the omnibus 7 Letters to commemorate Singapore’s 50th year of independence. Malaysian censors took offence with Neo’s segment when it was submitted to them for a screening at Kuala Lumpur’s Titian Budaya Festival. They initially requested a cut to the vulgar phrase in Cantonese, “curse your whole family”, but a successful appeal was made by organisers, CultureLink.

Neo released the first two parts of his planned four-part film on the transition from village life to government housing in the first quarter of 2016, Long Long Time Ago and Long Long Time Ago 2.

Jack Neo is one of the Richest Celebrities in Singapore 2022.

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6. Xiang Yun Net Worth : US $ 33 million

Chen Cuichang is the Singaporean actress and the contracted actress under the MediaCorp and better known with her stage name Xiang Yun. Xiang is the first batch graduated from the SBC drama training school and starts her career from the children drama in 1980 and later in 1983 she was starred in the “All That Glitter is not Gold”. The drama series “The Awakening” which propelled her to the world fame.

She is commonly referred to as MediaCorp’s first “Ah Jie” (Senior actress) for being among the first locally trained artistes and has been in the entertainment industry for more than 29 years.

Despite competition from younger actresses, Chen’s popularity remained high as she was voted the “Top 10 Most Popular Artistes” in the annual Star Awards from 2000 to 2010 and was awarded the coveted “All-Time Favourite Artiste Award”. She has also won the “Best Supporting Actress” award for a record 4 times, in years 1998, 2000, 2001 and 2009.

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In 2011, she received the All-Time Favourite Artiste award after winning the Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes award from 2000-2010 respectively.

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5. Julie Tan Net Worth : US $ 36.5 million

Julie Tan is the Singaporean model and actress. She is the leading actress in the musical-comedian Singaporean movie “That Girl in Pinafore” which is directed by the Chai Yee Wei.

In 2008, she debuted in the telemovie The Promise as a girl with intellectual disability. She was also the first runner-up in The New Paper’s New Face.

In 2010, Tan starred in television episodes, including The IllusionistNo Limits and New Beginnings. She auditioned for Alpha Entertainment in 2011, and was given a chance to be part of K-pop girl group Skarf, which she turned down. She worked in television dramas A Tale of 2 Cities and A Song to Remember, as one of the female leads.

In 2013, she starred in movies Judgement Day and That Girl in Pinafore. She became the host for A Date with K-pop Stars, which debuted on 21 February 2014, where she travelled to South Korea and spent time with idols.

In 2013, Tan got her first individual lead role starring in 96°C Café. In the same year, she also starred in Gonna Make It. In 2015, Tan starred in The Dream Makers II as the main villain. It was her breakthrough role and she won her first acting award starring as Dong Zihuai in the drama. In May 2016, it was announced that Tan will take a 6-month break from acting in order to take a four-month acting course at New York Film Academy’s school of acting.

Julie Tan has a net worth of $36.5 million. She is ranked as one of the Richest Celebrities in Singapore 2022.

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4. Pierre Png Net Worth : US $ 43 million

Richest Celebrities in Singapore 2021Pierre Png is the Singaporean actor and the Peranakan descent comedian. He is also associated with the MediaCorp and best known for his daring in the Channel 5 (English language) and Channel 8 (Chinese language. He is become famed for his role as the unhappy and troubled husband in the blockbuster drama The Little Nyonya in 2008 and as the villain in “The Journey: A Voyage”.

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He wins the best actor award in the Star Award nominations in 2006 for his role in “The Shining Star”.



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Early in his career, he was known for playing the comedic role of Phua Chu Beng in the long-running sitcom Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd. He is also known for his role as a troubled and unhappy husband in the 2008 year-end blockbuster period drama The Little Nyonya, and as a villain in 2013 drama The Journey: A Voyage. In 2018, he appeared in the Hollywood film Crazy Rich Asians.

Png first encountered acting shortly after National Service in his role in the 1998 film Forever Fever. The role piqued his interest in acting, and he enrolled in an acting course. The same year, Png won the Channel 5 talent competition The Fame Awards. Png made his television debut on Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd, and starred in several other Channel 5 productions. He later began acting in Chinese language dramas on Channel 8 and was nominated for the Most Popular Newcomer Award at the 2001 Star Awards. In 2006 he received his first Best Actor award nomination at the Star Awards 2006 for his role in The Shining Star.

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Png won the coveted award on his fourth nomination in 2014 for his vicious role Hei Long in MediaCorp’s year-end mega-blockbuster The Journey: A Voyage. In 2014, he snared a leading role in the Channel 5 blockbuster drama Zero Calling and clinched the “Best Actor” award at the 19th Asian Television Awards (ATA). He co-starred in the Warner Bros. film Crazy Rich Asians, with Constance Wu and Henry Golding. The film marked his Hollywood feature film debut.

Png has been married to former actress Andrea De Cruz since 2003. Png and De Cruz met and began dating in 1999. The relationship was made public after De Cruz suffered from liver failure due to consumption of Slim 10 pills, and Png donated half his liver to her. Under medical advice associated with the liver transplant, the couple does not have children.

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