Selena Tan Net Worth 2023, Age, Husband, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Salary

Selena Tan net worth

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Selena Tan is a Singaporean executive producer, director, writer and actress. She is best known as one of the cabaret trio, the Dim Sum Dollies. In 2000, Selena founded Dream Academy, which produced a variety of performance shows.

Early life

Selena was born in 1971 (age 52 years) in Singapore. She is the daughter of army officer Lieutenant Colonel Charles Tan, of the Singapore Armed Forces, and gold broker Daisy Lim. As the eldest of her siblings, she had two brothers and two sisters. Selena studied at Fairfield Methodist Secondary School, Raffles Junior College and graduated with a law degree from the National University of Singapore.

Tan started acting at age 14 and was taught by the late theatre actress and director Christina Sergeant. Selena also appeared in school productions and community theatre pieces until her undergraduate years. She also acted in plays and performances while working full-time as a general litigation lawyer.


Selena Tan left the legal profession in 1997 to fully immerse herself in the local arts and entertainment scene. She decided to venture full-time into acting and comedy as she loves to make people laugh.

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Tan staged her own standup with Selena Exposed! in 1998. Theatre company Action Theatre subsequently restaged Selena Exposed! for its comedy festival in 1999 and reinterpreted her piece as Broadway Baby Kailan.

Dr Low Guat Tin, then a teacher-trainer director with the National Institute of Education (NIE), was so impressed with Selena’s performance in Broadway Baby Kailan that she invited Selena to stage a show for Teachers’ Day – The Other Side of the Teacher’s Table. The three-night show enjoyed mild success.

In 2000, Selena utilized her life savings to set up Dream Academy, an independent arts and entertainment company. Dream Academy has since produced the Crazy Christmas series, Happy Ever Laughter, Broadway Beng, Meenah and Cheenah, The Hossan Leong Show, Kumar’s standup comedies at the Esplanade and later the Dim Sum Dollies in 2002.

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In 2022, Selena Tan set up a Peranakan-food stall known as Daisy’s Dream (named after her mother) at Urban Hawker in New York City, a hawker center that sells Singapore-themed dishes. She manages the stall along with her and mother and brother, Roy.


Selena Tan was married to John Pok, they had their wedding in 2005. Her husband was a lawyer and they have one son. As of March 2023, much is not known whether Selena Tan and her husband are still married.

Selena Tan net worth

How much is Selena Tan worth? Selena Tan net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as an executive producer, director, writer and actress. Selena Tan’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $400,000 dollars annually.

Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential actresses in Singapore. She stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.