16 Things You Should Know About Lilly Singh AKA IISuperwomanII. . .


If you haven’t heard of Lily Singh aka IISuperWomanII then you are probably living under a rock. She is one of the most renowned YouTube celebrities of our generation. She started her channel way back in 2010 and has racked up more than 1 billion views. Though, you might already be aware of this. Don’t worry! We have lots of other things in store for you as well. Here are some fast facts about Lily Singh that makes her a real-life super-woman.

  1. Let’s start with the basics. She is a 28 year old Canadian with a strong Punjabi roots (born on September 26, 1988).

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  2. Although her parents are from India, she was born in Scarborough, Ontario and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
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  3. She makes around $2.5 million a year. Yes! That makes me want to quit my job and be a YouTuber as well.Source
  4. She was Forbes’s 8th highest earning YouTuber of 2015.

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  5. She currently has more than 10 million subscribers on YouTube. On an average, she gets 3-5 million views on each video. Her most popular video is “How Girls Get Ready” with more than 21 million views.

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  6. She has collaborated with celebrities like Madhuri Dixit, Priyanka Chopra, The Rock, and a lot more.

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  7. In 2015, she went on a global tour “A Trip to Unicorn Island” by performing in 27 cities worldwide.

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  8. She also has a dedicated website by the name of “Unicorn Island” from where fans can get her official merchandise.

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  9. She graduated from the York University and has a degree in Psychology.

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  10. To assure her parents, she made a deal with them while starting her career as a YouTuber and agreed going back to the college to complete her master’s degree (which didn’t really happen).

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  11. Her parents are really… really different from how she portrays them in her videos. Seriously, have a look at them.

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  12. This might surprise you, but she is the first South Asian comedian on YouTube. There was really no one like her when she started.

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  13. She has struggled with some major depression. In one of her videos, she even said that “I lost my appetite and my desire to wake up in the morning.” During her world tour, she openly talked about it and started her session with, ““Hi, my name is Lilly Singh, and five years ago I suffered from depression.”

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  14. It is believed that she started her channel in order to come out of depression. Well, it certainly worked!

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  15. She has even appeared on The Tonight Show (Starring Jimmy Fallon) and killed the fast Family Feud game.
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  16. When she a kid, she wanted to be… *drum rolls* a rapper!

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Thank you, Lily, for making us laugh for the last six years. We have certainly grown so much while watching your amazing videos are can’t wait for your next upload. More power to you!

 

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