Lilly Singh is an Indian-Canadian YouTube personality, actress, and comedian also known as Superwoman. She kicked off her YouTube career in 2010 with the launch of her channel known as IISuperwomanII and followed it up with a vlog channel in 2011. This paved the way for her fame and success which led to a world tour. She has posted more than 600 videos and currently has over 14 million followers on her first channel and more than 2 million subscribers on the second.
Lilly Singh – Bio, Age
Lilly Singh was born on 26 September 1988, in Scarborough, Ontario, and was also raised there. Her sister named her Lilly because a girl in her class bore the name and she liked it. As a child, the YouTube goddess was a tomboy.
She acquired her elementary education at Mary Shadd Public School and later attended Lester B. Pearson Collegiate Institute, Toronto, graduating from there in 2006. She continued her education at York University in Toronto, graduating in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
Miss Lilly was on the verge of enrolling at graduate school when she decided to start making YouTube videos in a bid to deal with her long-time depression. Speaking of the time when she battled depression, Lilly said she felt directionless and goalless. However, during a vacation in the Dominican Republic, she made up her mind to get a YouTube channel and began producing videos.
On October 28, 2010, her YouTube channel was launched. She chose the name “IISuperwomanII” for her channel because, according to her, she had a childhood idea that there was an invisible S on her chest, which made her believe that she could do anything. With her engaging personality and comedic videos, Lilly was able to gain 1,000 subscribers within four months of launching her channel. As of December 18, 2018, she had 14,454,040 subscribers and 2,902,970,941 views.
On Dec 26, 2011, she created a second channel called “SuperwomanVlogs”. Here, she showed in details, her daily activities, including behind the scenes footage from her videos. From the time she created the channel, she used it to upload videos until August 2014 when she started putting up daily vlogs till date. The channel now has more than 2.6 million subscribers and well over 389 million views.
Following her popularity, she started getting involved in other ventures. She appeared in a number of TV shows in 2014 and also featured in the Indo-Canadian movie “Dr. Cabbie.”
With her YouTube business off the ground, Lilly left her parent’s house in Markham, Ontario, in December 2015 and relocated to Los Angeles to build her career further. That same year, she made People’s Ones to Watch List, received her first MTV Fandom Award, won her first Streamy Award and was also nominated for two Teen Choice Awards.
2016 was a very big year for her. She was among Fast Company Magazine’s 100 Most Creative People in Business and was recognized by Variety magazine as one of their 10 Comics to Watch for 2016. Lilly Singh was also honoured at the Just For Laughs Film Festival which took place in Montreal and she clinched two Teen Choice Awards.
2017 began for the YouTube star with a People’s Choice Award for Favorite YouTube Star and in September of that year, she took home her fourth Streamy Award. In March 2017, Lilly released her first book titled How to be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life, which became a #1 New York Times best-seller and won a Goodreads Award same year.
Her Net Worth
By the end of 2015, Lilly Singh had a net worth of $2.5 million. She kept working hard, doing a lot of things apart from her YouTube videos. In October 2016, she took the 8th spot on Forbes‘ list of World’s Top-Earning YouTube Stars of 2015 and in 2017, she made it again on Forbes list of Highest-paid YouTubers in the World.
Consequent upon her dedication to work, Lilly’s 2015 net worth has since changed for the better. Currently, the beautiful young lady has a net worth of $16 million.
In addition to her YouTube business, the young entrepreneur has other sources of income. In 2016, she launched a limited edition of lipstick in partnership with Smashbox. She was selected as an ambassador for Pantene shampoo in November 2017 and worked in partnership with Calvin Klein.
Lilly also has a website where she sells her custom items like the future is female women’s fitted v-neck T-shirt, girl power hardcover journal, feminism pullover hoodie, future is female hardcover journal, feminism/girl power acrylic block, husle harder everyday block, etc
Lilly is the daughter of Malwinder and Sukhwinder Singh, natives of Punjab, India. She has an older sister named Tina Singh, who also has a Youtube channel known as Neurotic Mom Diaries and both of them were raised in the Sikh religion.
Relationship: Husband Or Boyfriend?
Lilly Singh is not married but currently, she is in a relationship with an Arab-American and fellow Youtuber, Yousef Erakat better known by his stage name FouseyTube. He produces parodies, vlogs, comedy sketches and pranks on YouTube.
Born as Yousef Saleh Erakat on January 22, 1990, in Fremont, California, the YouTube personality is of Palestinian origin and the last of his parent’s four children. He was a student at San Jose State University where he majored in Theatre Arts. After graduating from college, he relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
Although Yousef previously had different Youtube channels, including ones relating to fitness, he remained unknown until he started making videos about the Middle East. He emerged third on the 2012 “40 Inspiring Muslims Under 40” list by MBMuslima Magazine.
Yousef is also a musician with his first single, “Prideland”, released on January 1, 2015, under the moniker “fousey” and on the same day, he also released a music video for the song on his daily vlog channel DOSEofFOUSEY.
Lilly’s Height and Body Stats
Lily is very beautiful and has an enviable figure to match her facial beauty. She is 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) tall and weighs 55 kg (121 pounds). She has body measurements of 34-24-34 (breast, waist and hips respectively) and wears a bra size of 32B, dress size 4 (US) and shoe size 8 (US).