Medalina "Maddy" Barber (née Tan), is a radio presenter and former actress from Singapore. She is currently the co-presenter of the breakfast show on Kiss 92FM together with Jason Johnson and Arnold Gay, and was previously a presenter on Perfect Ten 98.7FM and Hot FM 91.3.
November 3, 1973
Born on 3 November 1973, she was named "Medalina" after a Norwegian container ship belonging to the company her father worked for. Over the years, she has been known as "Medaline", "Madeline" and "Meddie", before settling on "Maddy". She attended school at CHIJ (Toa Payoh), Victoria Junior College and Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore, and also studied for a period at Indooroopilly State High School in Brisbane, Australia.
She then moved into acting, appearing in the role of Ah Mei in the 1998 Singapore movie Forever Fever, directed by Glen Goei. Following this, she became a cast member in the Channel 5 drama series Spin from 1999 to 2000, playing the role of Sarah.
Since Kiss 92FM began broadcasting in August 2012, she has been the co-host of the station's breakfast show, 'Maddy, Jason and Arnold in the Mornings', from 6.00 - 10.00 am on weekdays together with Jason Johnson and Arnold Gay. She has also served as the station's Assistant Programme Director.
In addition to working in radio, she also has her own jewellery business, Madly Gems.
- Mad about radio, The Straits Times, 7 April 2014.
- Radio stars rule the airwaves, The Sunday Times, 16 July 2013.
- She's wiser with her money now, The New Paper, 7 September 2011.
- Kiss92 is top English music station, The New Paper, 20 June 2014.
- Maddy Barber, Kiss 92 FM, SPH Radio, retrieved 15 October 2017.