September 26, 1988
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Lilly Singh is an actress, comedian, television host and Canadian YouTuber, widely known as IISuperwomanII. She was ranked 10th on the Forbes list of the highest paid YouTube stars in the world in 2017, earning a reported $10.5 million.
Every year since 2014, Singh has been featured in the annual YouTube Rewind. She was ranked first in the entertainment category in the 2017 Forbes Top Influencers List. She was also named one of the 2019 comedy’s 40 most powerful people.
As a kid, Singh said she was a tomboy. During her elementary years, she attended Mary Shadd Public School and graduated from the Lester B. Pearson Collegiate Institute in Toronto in 2006. She was a member of Canada’s Girl Guides and was involved in their youth programs. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from York University in Toronto in 2010.
Her parents, Malwinder Kaur and Sukhwinder Singh are originally from Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India. Singh was raised as a Sikh. She has an older sister named Tina Singh (born 1982), who is also a YouTuber.
During visits to India, Singh developed a strong connection with her Punjabi heritage.
In February 2019, Singh came out as bisexual to the public via social media.