Lilly Singh is a Canadian YouTuber, comedian, and actress, better known as ||Superwoman||. She was listed 10th on the Forbes list of the highest paid YouTubers in 2017, earning up to $10.5 million and in 2017 she was ranked first on the Forbes Top influencers List in the entertainment category. She was also featured in the yearly YouTube Rewind video every year since 2014. She is a recipient of a lot of rewards, including an MTV Fandom Award, two Teen Choice Awards, a People’s Choice Award, as well as four Streamy Awards.
YouTube – Lilly started a YouTube channel under the name “||Superwoman||” in late 2010. She explains that the inspiration for her YouTube name Superwoman was taken from a childhood memory that she had an invisible “S” on her chest, making her think that she can do anything she wants. The Punjabi culture is often shown in her videos, which usually have a take on people’s everyday lives and our favorite complaints. Her most popular video has to be “How Girls Get Ready”, and her most popular series features her “parents” reacting to popular and controversial videos. Lilly Singh often works with celebrities including Dwayne Johnson, Seth Rogen, Selena Gomez, and many more.
Vlog Channel – In 2011, Lilly decided to created a second YouTube channel call “SuperwomanVlogs” where she recorded her day-to-day activities, as well as showed behind the scenes video from her videos. She is still uploading vlogs today.
Music – alongside Jassi Sidhu, Lilly published a song in 2013 called “Hipshaker”. In July 2013, she also released a song “#LEH”, in collaboration with her friend Kanwer Singh, who is better known by his pseudonym “Humble the Poet”. In 2015, she recorded another song called “The Clean Up Anthem” which she recorded with a Canadian artist Sickick. Her latest song was released in 2016, which was a visual music piece called “Voices”. In 2018, she appeared in the music video for Maroon 5’s song “Girls Like You”, which featured Cardi B.
Acting – this YouTube star appeared in numerous movies, TV-series, and even cartoons. In 2011, Singh appeared as a dancer in the movies “Speedy Singhs” and “Thank You”. In 2016, she was the voice of two unicorns Bubbles and Misty in the animated movie “Ice Age: Collision Course”, as well as appearing as a cameo role in “Bad Moms”. After recording an audition tape in Melbourne, Lilly was cast in HBO’s movie adaptation of Fahrenheit 451.
Live performances – In 2015, Lilly started her world tour “A Trip to Unicorn Islands”, changing her YouTube content in order to include singing, dancing, music performances, and comedy. Her tour included several countries, such as India, Australia, Singapore, Dubai, Trinidad, Tobago, Great Britain, and, of course, the United States. Her tour was documented and later released as her first feature movies “A Trip to Unicorn Island”, where she described how YouTube fame can affect one’s life.
Philanthropy – Singh was announced as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2017, in order to advocate for children’s rights. She was the leader of the “GirlLove” campaign, where she promoted girl to end girl-on-girl hate. With her position as a Goodwill ambassador, she was able to create “GirlLove” Rafiki bracelets with the brand “ME to WE”, and with this helped thousands of girls to gain education across Kenya and India.
Being a YouTube star cannot only change your life from the core but with YouTube fame, you can help thousands of other people and children by being an influencer and knowing how to use your fame. Lilly Singh is one of the most popular influencers today, and she knows how to use it.