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Lilly Singh

YouTube Sensation

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Lilly Singh talks about growing up in Toronto, her struggle with depression, and how she discovered YouTube as a means for coping with her unhappiness.

Lilly's Biography

Lilly Singh is a YouTube sensation, vlogger, comedian, rapper, actress and motivational speaker. Better known by her YouTube name "Superwoman," she has more than 7 million video subscribers and over 1 billion video views. In October 2015, Singh was ranked 8th on Forbes list of World’s Top Earning YouTube Stars of 2015.


Singh was born in Scarborough, a suburb of Toronto, Canada. The famous YouTube star graduated from York University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Singh struggled with depression, and used YouTube videos as therapy, and to make others happy. She started her own YouTube channel in October 2010, naming it "Superwoman."


Her videos include comedy sketches and her take on everyday activities — which are influenced by her Indian heritage. Arguably one of the most popular YouTube stars, Singh has gone on a world tour, which was the focus of her documentary, "A trip to Unicorn Island." She also has a website where you can purchase products from "Superwoman" herself.