Wong Kan Seng (simplified Chinese: 黄根成; pinyin: Huáng Gēnchéng; born 1946) is the Minister for Home Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore. Wong is considered to be part of Singapore's third-generation leadership that includes Lee Hsien Loong, S Jayakumar, Yeo Cheow Tong, Mah Bow Tan and others.
Wong received his education from Outram Secondary School during his Secondary and Pre-University school years. Later on, he went on to study at University of Singapore and London Business School. Talent-spotted for political office, Wong entered politics in 1984 after working in the civil service and private sector. He became a Member of Parliament (MP) in 1984 for the Kuo Chuan Constituency in Toa Payoh.
Within three years in politics, he was promoted to be Minister for Community Development in 1987 and later became the Minister for Home Affairs (since 1994). On 1 September 2005, Wong took over as Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore when Dr Tony Tan stepped down. He is now one of the MPs for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC.