This article was first published on 2 February 2022.
Singapore’s celebrity scene has some of the most versatile personalities. Most of them balance acting, modelling, hosting, and other passion projects in a seemingly effortless fashion. But on top of their glamorous lifestyles and personas onscreen, their social media presence add to the reasons why we love and admire them. Curious to see who’s on our Instagram follow list? Check out these 13 female Singapore celebrities on our feed.
1. Zoe Tay (@zoetay10)
If you’re still not following Zoe on Instagram, why? She’s dubbed ‘Queen of Caldecot Hill’ because of her countless projects and immense popularity in the 90s. Now, she’s still one of Singapore’s most active veteran actresses and models, working with many luxury brands. Fashion and lifestyle inspiration? She’s ‘it’.
2. Rebecca Lim (@limrebecca)
Multi-talented and multi-awarded, Rebecca Lim is one of Singapore’s most esteemed actresses. She’s also been on the cover of many fashion magazines and has even been invited to Paris Fashion Week 2019 for Dior and Hermes shows. She also lets us in on her personal life on Instagram, with the news of her engagement being a highlight on our feeds late last year.
3. Chantalle Ng (@chantalleng)
Her sweet smile, her refreshing aura — what’s not to love about Chantalle Ng? Apart from working on many films and TV shows, as well as a number of albums, Chantalle also juggles her many commitments with being an entrepreneur as the co-founder of Yuan Collagen. P.S. Her cute ensembles on IG? Should. Not. Miss.
4. Hong Ling (@honglingg_)
The half-Thai and half-Singaporean beauty was discovered in 2014 through the talent search programme Hey Gorgeous, where she finished as a semi-finalist. Since then, she’s worked on many projects, showing off her acting prowess and charm. Last year, she won her first Star Award as one of Singapore’s Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes.
5. Jesseca Liu (@jesssseca)
The Singapore-based Malaysian actress is one of the country’s most prominent actresses and musicians. She’s had many badass roles in drama throughout her more than 15 years in the industry. She’s also graced many feature spreads throughout her career. Her IG photos are, dare we say, just as stellar as her career.
6. Carrie Wong (@carriewst)
Carrie was also first discovered on Hey Gorgeous where she emerged as the second runner-up in the 2013 cycle. Her charm and talent carried her through the start of her career up to the present as a trusted ambassador for various fashion and beauty brands.
7. Kiki Lim (@kikilzt)
This well-rounded artist can sing, dance, act, and host and has been in the industry when she was just seven. Her cute and quirky personality exudes both onscreen and on her candid social media posts.
8. He Ying Ying (@hereisyingying)
Another Hey Gorgeous alum, He Ying Ying first started her career appearing in various drama cameos before snagging her first starring role in 2016 for Run Rachael Run. She was nominated for Best Leading Actress for the role, which led to more acting and modelling opportunities. She’s now a brand ambassador for many brands and constantly updates her social media with gorgeous lifestyle photos.
9. Tay Ying (@tayying_)
Despite being the daughter of veteran Singaporean actor Zheng Geping and the actress Hong Hui Fang, Tay Ying rose to fame through her own efforts and hard work. Her portfolio is filled with English and Mandarin film and TV projects that show off her versatility. She is also currently a wellness advocate and often shows off her fitness routine through her Instagram account.
10. Sheila Sim (@sheila_sim)
Sheila started as a model in 2001 and ventured into film in 2009. In a recent Instagram post, she expressed how she struggled during the start of her acting journey and how she’s still challenging herself to go out of her comfort zone. Her posts are often inspirational, centred mostly on family and empowerment. You won’t regret hitting that follow button, guaranteed.
11. Belinda Lee (@leebelinda)
Belinda is a former MTV VJ whose career has evolved into hosting and acting. In 2015, she wrote a book titled Larger Than Life: Celebrating The Human Spirit which covered stories of extraordinary people she met during the programmes she hosted. The royalties collected from the book were donated to World Vision. Belinda's IG grid is very organic and lively, with photos accompanied by motivating quotes from the actress herself.
12. Kym Ng (@kym_ng)
A self-proclaimed "introvert doing extrovert things", Kym Ng's IG is filled with her day-to-day adventures as a TV personality. She has won several awards for hosting and acting over the years which led to her being named as Star Awards' All-Time Favourite Artiste in 2019.
13. Sora Ma (@soramayx)
Aside from acting, Singaporean-Malaysian actress Sora Ma is also a certified Pilates Matwork instructor. Her Instagram grid shows a mix of her celebrity life and her life in wellness.
(Cover photo from: @soramyx)
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