These day, youngsters spend all their time watching videos on the YouTube rather than television. Lilly Singh is one such artist who entertains people via YouTube under the pseudonym Superwoman. She is also a writer, singer, actress, vlogger, motivational speaker, dancer, and a comedian. Lilly took birth on September 26, 1988, in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.
Though she grew up in Scarborough, her parents brought her up as a Sikh since they are from originally from Punjab, India. Their names are Sukhwinder and Malwinder Singh. Besides her guardian, her family consists of her elder sister named Tina.
She was hardly into girly stuff and was in fact, a tomboy. Lilly attended Mary Shadd Public School, Lester B. Pearson Collegiate Institute, and York University. She has a bachelor's degree in psychology. During holidays, she would often visit Punjab due to which she has a powerful connection with the state. Lilly suffered from depression and decided to make YouTube videos to overcome it.
In 2010,she started the channel. She chose the name superwoman because as a child she believed that she had an invisible letter 'S' on her chest. She makes videos which are satirical on people's everyday mundane life. Punjabi culture is showcased in the videos too.
Lilly plays herself and two more characters named Manjeet and Paramjeet. She also highlights existing social issues. Lilly has collaborated with Caleb McLaughlin,
, Noah Schnapp,
, and James Franco.
Her most famous video is How Girls Get Ready. A year later, Lilly created one more channel named SuperwomanVlogs where she gives her audience a glimpse into her daily life and how she shoots videos. Lilly has even sung songs like Mauj Ki Malharein, LEH, The Clean Up Anthem, and much more.
In 2011, she made an appearance in
and Speedy Singhs as a background dancer and had done cameos in Dr. Cabbie and
. Lilly has lent her voice to the character of Misty and Bubbles in
: Collision Course. On March 28, 2017, Lilly released her book How To be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life which the New York Times Bestsellers ranked at number one on their list.
In 2016, according to Forbes list, Lilly was the third highest earning YouTube. The next year, UNICEF made her their Goodwill Ambassador. She has won several awards like Teen Choice, People's Choice, Streamy, and others numerous times. Lilly has nearly twelve million subscribers.