Naomi Yeo

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Naomi Yeo
Naomi Yeo.jpg
Born1994
EducationDiploma in Mass Communications
Alma materNgee Ann Polytechnic
Websitehttps://www.naomiyeo.com/

Naomi Yeo (born in 1994) is a Singaporean bilingual actress, host, voice artist and radio presenter.[1] Since making her acting debut at the tender age of seventeen, Naomi has been cast in numerous local films and web series.[2][3] She has also worked with a few brands on their advertising campaigns. This includes brands like By Invite Only, Moxie The Store, The Tinsel Rack and Love & Bravery.[4][5] She is engaged to Benjamin Kheng following his proposal in New Zealand in March 2020.[6]

Background[edit | edit source]

Family[edit | edit source]

Naomi was born to Sam Yeo and Cindy Ang in 1994.[7] She has a brother - Nigel Yeo.[8] Her mother is the owner of Design Point Interiors.[9][10]

Education[edit | edit source]

Naomi was enrolled in Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s School of Film & Media Studies from 2010 to 2014.[11] In 2011, she attended a camp hosted by Radio Heatwave, the campus radio station.[12]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Engagement to Benjamin Kheng (2020)[edit | edit source]

Photo credit to Phoenix Casuarina. Retrieved from 8 Days.

Ben and Naomi made their relationship public in September 2019.[13] Before that, they had worked on projects together as colleagues - having been cast members in shows like The Intruder (2019). In March 2020, Ben and Naomi posted photos of their engagement onto their respective Instagram accounts.[14][15] The proposal had been captured by New Zealand-based photographer, Phoenix Casuarina. Ben had proposed to Naomi at Lindis Pass in Southern New Zealand.[16][17] The couple had been on holiday at the time. It was also revealed that Ben had asked Naomi's parents for their blessings four months prior to his proposal.[18]

Radio (2012 - present day)[edit | edit source]

Naomi Yeo (second from right) pictured with 987 radio DJs Gerald Koh, Kimberly Wang and Natasha. Photo from Facebook.

987 Radio Star (2012)[edit | edit source]

In 2012, Naomi joined the 987 Radio Star competition where she had been shortlisted as a Top 5 finalist alongside Sonia Chew.[19] Sonia emerged as the winner of the competition that year.[20]

987FM Radio Presenter[edit | edit source]

In August 2013, Naomi took on an internship at Mediacorp 987 where she was involved in the production of ‘The Muttons’ show.[21][22] At the time, she was also a part-time presenter on the radio station.[23] She left the radio station in June 2015, only to return in January 2018.[24] As of March 2020, Naomi is a permanent presenter on 987FM’s Saturday morning show.[25]

Acting (2012 - present day)[edit | edit source]

Naomi Yeo pictured as Marion in The Intruder (2019). Photo from source.

Naomi's debut role in That Girl in Pinafore (2012) kickstarted her career in acting. Since then, she has built a repertoire as an actress across various mediums.

Year Title Refs.
2020 HIGH [26]
2019 The Intruder [27]
Perfect One [28]
The Deep End [29]
2018 23:59 (II) The Haunting Hour   [30]
A Father’s Gift [31]
Sylvia [32]
Dead Lucky [33]
2017 Void Deck Series: A Film by Gladys Ng [34]
The Big Day [35]
The Songs We Used To Sing [36]
My Alien Girlfriend [37]
2016 MOVED ON: Those Favourite Moments [38]
The Leon Theory [39]
2015 If Girls Were The Ones Who Served Army [40]
2013 Saga Seed [41]
2012 ‘That Girl In Pinafore’ - A Movie Musical [42]

Hosting & Voice-overs[edit | edit source]

A full list of Naomi's voice-overs can be accessed on her website. The table below highlights some notable events that she has hosted.

Year Event / Programme Organiser Refs.
2018 JetStar Penang Promotional Video JetStar [43]
2016 Halogen Foundation NYLD Halogen Foundation [44]
Singapore Model United Nations D&D Singapore Model United Nations [45]
SMU’s Voice Personality Hunt (Judge) Singapore Management University [46]
2013 Sentosa’s Go Green Ride Attraction Sentosa [47]
TedxYouth SG Conference TedxYouth [48]

References / Citations[edit | edit source]

  1. naomiyhs”. Instagram. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  2. Haque Centre of Acting & Creativity (HCAC). “Naomi Yeo x HCAC”. YouTube. November 15, 2019. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  3. What’s New”. Naomi Yeo. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  4. Feature & Collaboration”. Naomi Yeo. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  5. Naomi Yeo - Actress/Host. “Our Story”. Facebook. January 29, 2019. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  6. Benjamin Kheng proposes to girlfriend, shows off gorgeous photos”. Yahoo! Lifestyle. March 14, 2020. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  7. Wong, Pei Ting. “The Big Read: Singapore’s voyeurism problem – what’s wrong with men, or the world?”. Today. April 27, 2019. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  8. naomiyhs. Instagram. February 9, 2020. Accessed on 23 March 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.instagram.com/p/B8WJuXwJvGw/
  9. naomiyhs. Instagram. May 14, 2018. Accessed on 23 March 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.instagram.com/p/BivzlThhmSC/
  10. Council Members”. Society of Interior Designers. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  11. Yeo, Naomi. “Naomi Yeo”. LinkedIn. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  12. About Radio Heatwave”. Radio Heatwave. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  13. Fong, Victor. “BENJAMIN KHENG ‘MADE PUBLIC’ ABOUT HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH 987FM’S NAOMI YEO”. GoodyFeed. September 26, 2019. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  14. naomiyhs. Instagram. March 16, 2020. Accessed on 23 March 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.instagram.com/p/B9wNnPUpFgP/
  15. benjaminkheng. Instagram. March 18, 2020. Accessed on 23 March 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.instagram.com/p/B91j14OFBXE/
  16. Sam Willows' Benjamin Kheng gets engaged to part-time 987 DJ Naomi Yeo”. CNA Lifestyle. March 14, 2020. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  17. Lee, Wei Lin. “Benjamin Kheng Proposed To His Girlfriend Naomi Yeo And She Had Just The Cutest Response”. 8Days. March 14, 2020. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  18. naomiyhs. Instagram. March 16, 2020. Accessed on 23 March 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.instagram.com/p/B9wXaLxJJQ9/
  19. 987FM. "987 Radio Star Top 5 Finalists-Naomi Yeo". YouTube. September 24, 2012. Accessed on 24 March 2020.
  20. 987FM. "987 RADIO STAR FINALS - RESULT". YouTube. September 24, 2012. Accessed on 24 March 2020.
  21. Naomi Yeo Hui Shi. “Work”. Facebook. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  22. "Naomi Yeo". LinkedIn. Accessed on 24 March 2020.
  23. Naomi Yeo. “Sentosa Go Green Segway Ride Attraction”. YouTube. January 24, 2017. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  24. Yeo, Naomi. “Naomi Yeo”. LinkedIn. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  25. About”. Naomi Yeo. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  26. Yusof, Zaihan Mohamed. “New interactive film by Royston Tan aims to spark conversations on meth abuse among youth”. The Straits Times. March 19, 2020. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  27. The Intruder - EP1”. MeWatch. January 3, 2019. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  28. Act”. Naomi Yeo. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  29. The Moving Visuals Co. “Meet Stef (Naomi Yeo), a feisty young go-getter who always stands up for…”. Facebook. September 14, 2019. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  30. SGCloverFilms. “23:59 THE HAUNTING HOUR Official Trailer | In Cinemas 09.08.2018”. YouTube. July 5, 2018. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  31. NNI Singapore. “A Father’s Gift”. YouTube. April 12, 2018. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  32. Sylvia Trailer”. Vimeo. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  33. Jaze Phua. “Saying Goodbye - (DEAD LUCKY Ext. Short) Ft. Benjamin Kheng & Naomi Yeo”. YouTube. September 16, 2018. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  34. RESUME NAOMI YEO”. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  35. Butterworks. “The Big Day | A Butterworks short film”. YouTube. April 22, 2017. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  36. Butterworks. “想当年 The Songs We Used To Sing | Butterworks”. YouTube. April 11, 2017. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  37. Trevmonki. “我的知星女友 (My Alien Girlfriend) Ep 1: 我是 Emily”. YouTube. November 29, 2017. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  38. Butterworks. “MOVED ON: Those Favourite Moments | Butterworks”. YouTube. April 24, 2016. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  39. Singapore Polytechnic. “The Leon Theory - Episode 1”. YouTube. December 1, 2016. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  40. Butterworks. “If girls were the ones who serve army - a Butterworks short film”. YouTube. April 22, 2015. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  41. ciNE65 II Short Film Competition 2013 - "相思豆 Saga Seed"”. Singapore Memory. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  42. Haque Centre of Acting & Creativity (HCAC). “Naomi Yeo x HCAC”. YouTube. November 15, 2019. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  43. Jetstar Asia. Facebook. January 9, 2018. Accessed on 24 March 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.facebook.com/JetstarAsiaAirways/videos/vb.31975232581/10155401652322582/?type=2&theater
  44.   “RESUME NAOMI YEO”. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  45.   “RESUME NAOMI YEO”. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  46. EMCEE PORTFOLIO”. SMU Broadcast & Entertainment. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  47. Naomi Yeo. “Sentosa Go Green Segway Ride Attraction”. YouTube. January 24, 2017. Accessed on 23 March 2020.
  48.  “RESUME NAOMI YEO”. Accessed on 23 March 2020.