10 Most Famous Vietnamese People Today

By | March 23, 2022

Famous people in Vietnam are greatly admired for their talents, ethics, or contributions in many different fields. According to evaluation from many press sources, media channels, and social networks, the following list the top 10 most famous people in Vietnam.

1. Mr. Pham Nhat Vuong

Pham Nhat Vuong is the founder and Chairman of Vingroup – one of the largest corporations in Vietnam. With revenue mainly coming from the real estate business, Vingroup is rapidly expanding into retail, logistics, agriculture, education, and healthcare.

Vingroup is being evaluated as one of the powerful private economic groups, with a sustainable and dynamic development strategy, with potential for international integration to rise to the regional and world level.

2. Ms. Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao

On March 8, Forbes announced the list of self-made female billionaires in 2017. For the first time, a Vietnamese businesswoman appeared on this list, Mrs. Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao – General Director and CEO Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company – Vietjet Air (JVC).

In December 2011, Ms. Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao opened the first low-cost airline in Vietnam, challenging the competition with the monopoly of Vietnam’s national airline (Vietnam Airlines).

After only five years, Vietjet Air has captured more than 40% of the domestic flight market share with a revenue of 1.2 billion USD in 2016. Vietjet Air was listed on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE). The success of Vietjet Air has made the airline’s owner the only female billionaire in Southeast Asia and one of two billionaires in Vietnam.

3. Mr. Doan Ngoc Hai

“The pioneering image of Mr. Hai’s determination to clear the sidewalks has spread the movement of “taking back the sidewalk” to other districts in Ho Chi Minh City and provinces and cities. His action has caused many towns and areas in Vietnam to simultaneously clean up sidewalks and restore urban order such as Hanoi, Hai Phong, Can Tho, Quang Nam, Da Nang, Dong Nai Hue. , Ninh Binh, Binh Duong, Binh Dinh, Nha Trang…

The act of regaining the look of the occupied summer brings beauty and openness to many streets in Ho Chi Minh City. The desire to turn District 1 into a small Singapore capital is becoming a reality. Not only in Army 1 or Ho Chi Minh City, but now the spread is vast in other big cities in the country.

4. Comedian Hoai Linh

Hoai Linh’s full name is Vo Nguyen Hoai Linh (born December 18, 1969, in La Hai, Phu Yen, the hometown of Dai Loc, Quang Nam) is a Vietnamese comedian actor. Hoai Linh is a comedian who has won many awards as Cu Neo Vang, Mai Vang, was awarded the title of Distinguished Artist in 2015 and was the first overseas artist to be conferred this title.

As a significant artist in the Vietnamese and overseas art scene, he is known by many fans, and as a ‘law of nature, many fan clubs of Hoai Linh appeared one after another. He was expressed by the sincere love that the audience has for a Vietnamese child.

5. Singer Khoi My

Khoi My, real name is Tran Khoi My was born on January 2, 1990, in Long Khanh, Dong Nai, she is known as a singer, won the first prize in school singing in 2007, MC and is one of the beautiful female singers, famous for songs like Stars, Grains of Sand and Wings. Currently, she is living and working in Ho Chi Minh City.

Khoi My has a strong voice and good song handling ability. Khoi My is the new face of the city music industry and the country in general, the first steps in music have pushed Khoi My’s name closer to the public.

6. Professor Ngo Bao Chau

Ngo Bao Chau (born June 28, 1972, in Hanoi) is a mathematician known for proving the Fundamental Lemma for isomorphic forms conjectured by Robert Langlands and Diana Shelstad. He was also the first Vietnamese to win the Fields Medal. As of 2010, he is the youngest scientist in Vietnam to be awarded the title of professor by the State Council of Professorships of Vietnam.

7. Singer Dam Vinh Hung

Dam Vinh Hung’s real name is Huynh Minh Hung. He was born on October 2, 1971, in Vietnam. He has been involved in cultural activities since childhood. After winning the first prize in the contest to select young vocalists organized by the Cultural Company of District 10 at Ky Hoa Lake Park in 1992, Dam Vinh Hung officially entered their professional singing career.

Dam Vinh Hung is a famous pop singer in Vietnam. Besides the pop genre, Dam Vinh Hung also sang many pre-war songs of lyrical nature and Trinh Cong Son’s music. Dam Vinh Hung is active both at home and abroad and is loved by many audiences. Both professionals and audiences well received the musical products of Mr. The talk.

8. MC Tran Thanh

Tran Thanh has been famous since he started working as an MC, with a friendly voice and good speaking ability, so he has become one of the most popular MCs quickly. After that, he participated in many comedies on television with brothers and sisters like Viet Huong or Hoai Linh. In recent times, Tran Thanh has also participated as a judge on many TV shows. And he did pretty well, and his name is constantly being raised.

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9. Singer Dong Nhi

Mai Hong Ngoc, known by her stage name Dong Nhi, born on October 13, 1988) is a Vietnamese singer and songwriter.

Dong Nhi’s career began when she released a series of products that brought her a series of awards such as The First Step (2009), The Singer (2012), “After Every Dream” (2012), I Wanna Dance (2013) ).

Besides composing by herself, Dong Nhi also collaborated with other musicians on songs such as “Cho Em One Time Love” (Duc Tri) “Bad Boy” (Do Hieu).

In her music career, Dong Nhi has won many nominations and honors, including five times winning the Zing Music Awards’ Favorite Female Singer award from 2011 to 2015, 3 times receiving the Female Award. Light music singer of the Golden Mai Award, 1 of the best artists in Asia of the Mnet Asian Music Award.

She was also nominated for the Big Apple Music Awards (BAMA) and was awarded the General Department of Labor Confederation of Vietnam. Awarded certificates of merit for dedication in music.

10. Son Tung M-TP

Nguyen Thanh Tung, better known by his stage name Son Tung M-TP (born 1994, Thai Binh), is a Vietnamese pop singer. Son Tung won two Favorite Song awards with “The rain passed by” and “Yesterday’s Em.” He was also twice a guest performer of the Vietnam Music Idol program.

Son Tung also owns a large fan base on Facebook with more than 9 million likes and ranks 4th most liked person on Facebook after Tran Thanh, Khoi My, and Hoai Linh.

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