Aileen Tan was both Miss Photogenic and the first runner-up for a televised competition; Star Search 1988.
She catapulted to fame after acting in dramatic television show called 'Bond Of Love'. The aforementioned television show was even labelled as the 'Best Family Drama' at Malaysia, Sarawak. She migrated from the Mandarin to the English language channel shows via a local television drama; Growing Up. She was also known as the actress involved in the show called 'Red Thread' whereby she performed alongside Adrian Pang.
Aileen Tan succeeded in attaining the 'Best Actress' award during the Star Awards ceremony in 2001.
Apart from being an actress onscreen, she is also capable of acting in theatres like 'I Have A Date With Spring'.