List of Famous people born in Brunei
Hassanal Bolkiah is the 29th and current Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of Brunei and the Prime Minister of Brunei. He is one of the last absolute monarchs in the world. The eldest son of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III and Raja Isteri (Queen) Pengiran Anak Damit, he succeeded to the throne as the sultan of Brunei, following the abdication of his father on 5 October 1967.
'Abdul Mateen is the tenth child and fourth son of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei by his former second wife, Puan Hajah Mariam binti Haji Abdul Aziz, who is half Bruneian, a quarter Japanese and a quarter English.
Crown Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah is the eldest son of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and his wife Queen Saleha binti Mohammad Alam. He is the Crown Prince of Brunei Darussalam and is first in the line of succession to the Bruneian throne.
Wu Chun is a Bruneian actor, singer, and model. He was a member of Fahrenheit, a Taiwanese Mandopop vocal quartet boy band, from its debut in 2005 to June 2011, singing bass. Wu has appeared in several Taiwanese television series, such as Tokyo Juliet (2006), Hanazakarino Kimitachihe (2006), Romantic Princess (2007), Hot Shot (2008), Sunshine Angel (2011), and Kindaichi Case Files (2012–2013). In 2014, he appeared in the reality television program, Dad is Back with his daughter, Nei Nei. His film appearances include The Butterfly Lovers (2008), Lady of the Dynasty (2014). In 2018, he was cast in the Chinese drama, Martial Universe. In 2018, Wu Chun appeared with his father, Wu Jingtian, in a reality tv show called Best Time. In early 2020, a reality TV show called "Before Wedding" with his wife in his home country Brunei and was a great success and well received all over China hitting 1.5 billion viewers. He was also honored in Madame Tussauds, a prestigious wax figure exhibit launch in Shanghai China after being on an almost year hiatus in showbiz. Madame Tussauds is a major tourist attraction that originated in London, now has 25 museums worldwide, 10 of it in Asia, displaying the waxworks of famous and historical figures, as well as popular film and television characters played by famous actors founded in 1800s.
HRH Prince Jefri Bolkiah, full name His Royal Highness Pengiran Digadong Sahibul Mal Pengiran Muda Jefri Bolkiah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, is a member of the Brunei Royal Family. His elder brother is the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah.
Saleha is the Queen consort of Brunei as the wife of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, the current Sultan of Brunei. She was the daughter of Pengiran Pemancha Pengiran Anak Haji Mohammad Alam and Pengiran Anak Hajah Besar. After her husband was crowned as the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei, she succeeded her mother-in-law, Pengiran Anak Damit, as Raja Isteri. She is the mother of Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah.
Mohamed Bolkiah is a member of the royal family of Brunei. He is the second son of Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the 28th Sultan of Brunei, and Raja Isteri (Queen) Pengiran Anak Damit. He is the Head of the Brunei’s Viziers. After Brunei’s independence in 1984, he became the country’s first foreign minister, serving from 1984 until 22 October 2015. He served in the cabinet as the Minister of the Brunei's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade alongside the second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Lim Jock Seng.
Princess Masna, is the sister of Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah. She was born in 1948 and is married to Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Lela Cheteria Sahibun Najabah Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Aziz bin Pengiran Jaya Negara Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar, the Head of Adat Istiadat Department. He was also the Grand Chamberlain and Controller of the Royal Customs and Excise Department.
Abdul Malik, is a prince of Brunei. He is the third son of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah by his first wife, Queen Saleha.
Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan Sir Ahmad Tajuddin Akhazul Khairi Waddien ibn Sultan Sir Muhammad Jamalul Alam II, KBE, CMG was the 27th Sultan of Brunei from 11 September 1924 until his death.