Lilly Singh is a Canadian YouTuber, comedian, talk show host, and actress. She is popularly known as IISuperwomanII. In 2017, she was ranked tenth by Forbes on the list of the world’s highest-paid YouTubers, earning a reported $10.5 million.
Lilly Singh birth, age, parents, sister, school, and Canadian upbringing
The highly paid female Canadian YouTuber Lilly Singh was born on 26th September 1988 to Malvinder and Sukhwinder Singh in Scarborough, Toronto. Her current age is 30 and her parents hail from Punjab in India. She is Sikh by religion.
Lilly Singh has an elder sister called as Tina. During her childhood, Lilly had manifested tomboy traits. Her elementary years were spent at Mary Shadd Public School.
In 2006, she completed her graduation from Lester B. Pearson Collegiate Institute. She joined York University and received a Bachelor’s degree in Arts in psychology in 2010.
Her childhood was spent at Markham, Ontario with her parents. Lilly Singh had suffered depression in her childhood and teenage years. She took to the online social media and YouTube to overcome her mental problems.
Lilly Singh’s digital career and youtube channel ‘Superwoman’
Lilly Singh started her YouTube channel named llSuperwomanll in October 2010. She regularly posts comical videos, rants, motivational speeches, skits, and informational material on her channel. Besides, Lilly Singh also portrays Punjabi culture in her video. She also highlights certain daily life problems in a satirical tone and way.
Lilly Singh’s most popular video is ‘How Girls get ready’. Her most liked characters are Paramjeet and Manjeet as her parents which are both played by Lilly Singh herself. She shows the reactions of her fictitious parents to the controversial and trending videos in the market.
Lilly Singh also interviews celebrities and documents those incidents on her video. Her channel also includes a 1+ hour live segment on which she gives time to her fans to ask her questions on the social media platform which she answers. She also invites celebrities as guests to her show and live streams the interviews.
Lilly Singh idolizes famous actor Dwayne Johnson and has made a channel in his name. In 2016, she posted a collaborative video on it. She also started a talk series called #GirlLove with the aim of minimizing hatred amongst the girls. Lilly Singh has earned the name of a Feminist YouTuber.
In 2017, she has more than 12 million subscribers for her channel and more than 2 billion hits for her videos. Her Instagram account has more than 6.7 million followers. She also vlogs. In this, Lilly presents her daily activities and provides her viewers with an insight of her video-making. This channel also has more than 2 million subscribers.
Lilly Singh also sings and raps and has featured in a number of music videos. Lilly Singh also dances well and has appeared as a background dancer in some movies. She has also acted in quite a number of films such as Dr. Cabbie and Bad Moms. Lilly Singh is also a voice actor. She portrayed herself in the Disney Channel’s series ‘Bizaardvark’.
She has her own web series on other YouTube channels. Lilly Singh also does world tours and gives live performances. Lilly Singh has her own website, and her own app called as ‘Unicorn Island’. In 2016, Lilly Singh has also come out with her own lipstick named BAWSE. She has made appearances on a number of TV shows worldwide. She has authored a book.
Lilly’s channel is rated in the Top 100 list by New Media Rockstars. Lilly has won several prestigious awards and was also nominated for many other awards. She has been featured on popular glossy magazines. Lilly Singh has become the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for children’s rights. She has an estimated net worth of $ 9 million.
Lilly Singh’s relationships, boyfriends, marriage
Lilly Singh is currently dating fellow Arab-American YouTuber Yousef Erakat since 6th August 2015.
She had introduced him in her video and the two appear to be very much in true love. She is for women’s rights and the moment she voices for their rights, she is dubbed as a feminist. Lilly Singh says:
“One of the most controversial things I’ve ever said was that I’m a feminist,”
I am happy to patiently explain why feminism does not equal man hating. That’s time well spent ❤️💋 https://t.co/PwNFWoCN9s
— Lilly Singh (@IISuperwomanII) September 9, 2016
She had once tweeted:
“I am happy to patiently explain why feminism does not equal man hating. That’s time well spent”
Lilly Singh at UN General Assembly
Lilly is not only an entertainer but also an activist. She is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and attended the UN General Assembly 2018 to speak to the UN about a new youth initiative.
“Young people make up 25% of the world’s population….. they are the most connected generation there’s ever been. We have access to borderless tools and technologies that allow us to share our voices, knowledge, and our experiences further than ever before.”
Watch her inspiring video below: