Down to earth, creative and genuine – these personality traits are some of the reasons why Oon Shu An is a hit with brands like Chanel, Michael Kors and Estee Lauder (really, we asked some of them). And it’s not hard to spot those qualities in the 34-year old: Look through her Instagram feed and you’ll see a delightful mix of personal and #sp posts of musings, inspirations and conversations with her 85,000 followers.
Following her debut in Becoming Royston 14 years ago (the then 20-year-old Shu An played the role of Ah Girl), Shu An’s star has steadily been on the rise. She has appeared in numerous feature films, short films and television shows, and hosts the wildly popular Clicknetwork series Tried and Tested (it’s been running for 180 episodes now). She has garnered a few Life! Theatre Awards nominations, most notably for #UnicornMoment, her 2014 one-woman show, which she also wrote.
We love that she isn’t shy about sharing her love for autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) videos (she has a whole library of it on her Instagram page). The sounds of her chewing, slurping, and crunching away may be relaxing to some, but perhaps, more significantly, she actually uses these popular videos to do good. During the height of the Covid-19 outbreak, she exclusively featured local F&B businesses, generously tagging them and adding swipe ups to their delivery pages or menus.
There’s a lot to love about Shu An. Here’s how she came to be this gem.
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