Lilly Singh a.k.a (IISuperwomanII): Nomination, Youtube, Net Worth, Books

Lilly Singh is an Indian-Candian YouTube sensation. She is widely known by her YouTube name ‘IISuperwomanII.’

She is also a comedian, actress, and a vlogger.

Superwoman now has a total of 10.7 million subscribers and 1.6 billion video views on her channel since October of 2010 when she first started her channel.

Singh was ranked as the third highest-paid YouTuber in 2016 by Forbes.

Singh is mostly renowned for her sarcastic, yet accurate Indian jokes. The series where she dresses as her parents Manjeet and Paramjeet and reacts to familiar, strange and inappropriate videos are the most popular. Her video ‘How girls get ready’ is also the most viewed video on her channel.

 

Early Life

Lilly Saini Singh was born on 26th September of 1988 in Scarborough, Toronto, Canada. She was born in a Sikh family to mother Sukhwinder Singh and father Malwinder Singh. Her parents are originally from Punjab of India.

Lilly also has an elder sister named Tina Singh who also has a YouTube channel.

 

Education

Singh went to Mary Shadd Public School for her elementary schooling years; followed by  Lester B. Pearson Collegiate Institute in 2006.

She has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology. Singh graduated from York University in 2010.

 

Early Career

Lilly first started making YouTube videos when she was having problems with depression. Making videos were her way of feeling better.

In October of 2010, she registered her YouTube channel under the name ‘IISuperwomanII.

 

Career

As a YouTuber

After starting her YouTube channel, Singh started showing her Punjabi heritage in her videos with a brutally honest sarcastic approach.

She has collaborated with many celebrities and even documented meeting some in her videos in her vlog channel. Her most notable collaborated works are with Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, and Selena Gomez.

Singh is also very close to her childhood idol, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnsons. He has made an appearance in many of her videos and Lilly also got the opportunity to announce his YouTube channel.

Singh is also close to many of her fellow YouTubers like Jenna Marbles and, Colleen Ballinger aka. Miranda Sings,

Lilly has been making an appearance in the YouTube Rewind video, since 2014.

On 25th October of 2016, Lilly got her YouTube Diamond Play button even though she has not reached the milestone of 10 million subscribers. But she reached the milestone after just a month of getting the play button.

As an actress

Lilly first appeared on big screens as a back dancer in movies like Thank You and Speedy Singhs.

She made her debut in the film industry with a cameo role in  Dr. Cabbie, which based on her YouTube Persona.

As a singer and others

In July of 2014, Lilly released her very own music video ‘#LEH.’ In the music video, she collaborated with her very close friend ‘Humble The Poet’.

Later in February of 2015, she released her another music video ‘The Clean Up Anthem‘ followed by ‘IVIVI’ in April of the same year.

In the same year, Lilly also went on a tour to different countries which include, India, Singapore, UK, and Hong Kong. The tour was called ‘A Trip to Unicorn Island.’

In 2016, She also partnered with Smash Box and produced her very own red lipstick. The lipstick was named ‘Browse.’

Singh is also releasing her very first book in March of 2017. The book so called ‘How to be a Bawse.’

 

Social Campaign

Lilly collaborated with MEtoWe in 2016  and produced Rafiki Bracelets. She talked about the bracelets in her videos, and she even talked about ‘#GirlLove.’ Through it, she is seen trying to encourage girls to stop hating other girls.

But the real purpose of the bracelets was to raise funds for girls in Kenya. The fund aims to help educate girls there.

She sold more than 18 thousand of those bracelets by the end of 2016.

 

Awards and Nominations

From 2014, Lilly Singh aka Superwoman has won a total of 5 awards.

In 2015, she won an MTV Fandom Awards under the category Social Superstar of the Year and a Streamy Awards.

In 2016, she won 2 Teen Choice Awards and 2 Streamy Awards. She won one of the Streamy Awards for her social campaign called ‘Girl Love.’

Singh was also nominated for 2017’s People’s Choice Awards under category ‘Favorite YouTube Star.’

 

Personal Life

Lilly is unmarried and also is not in a relationship. Singh openly talks about her single life in her videos and her parents also can be seen mocking her about getting married.

 

Social Reach

Lilly also has 1.94 million followers on her official Twitter page (@IISuperwomanII) and 5.6 million followers on her official Instagram page. Currently, Singh also has 10.8 million subscribers on her YouTube channel.

 

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of YouTube sensation Lilly Singh aka Superwoman is $2.5 million. Singh earned the sum through her career as a YouTuber and her career in other fields and endorsements.

 

 

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