On this page I list out some of the most famous people produced by Penang, those still living and those who have passed on, in alphabetical order. They include those who may have been born elsewhere who have stayed or are staying in Penang, as well as those who were born in Penang and are staying elsewhere.
Jimmy Choo (1961-) World-famous shoe designer.
Karpal Singh (1940-2014) Prominent Malaysian politician and lawyer.
P Ramlee (1929-1973)
Legendary entertainer renowned throughout Malaysia.
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Hello and thank you for reading this page. My name is Tim. I wrote this page to compile what I discover, for my own knowledge, and also to share it with people who might find it useful. It is part of three inter-connected websites: Penang Travel Tips, TimothyTye.com and Timothy Property Mart.
I am a real estate agent, food blogger, amateur historian and travel author. This website is an encyclopedia as well as a business directory. As a real estate agent, I help people buy, sell, rent and let properties. If you have a property to sell or rent in Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Ipoh or Malacca, my team of realtors and I can help you. If you operate a restaurant, can write about your food and promote your restaurant. I can also help you engage other food bloggers to write about your food. And finally, if you are operating a business anywhere in Malaysia, you can add your shop to this website and be found by lots of customers. All you need to do is contact me with what you need.