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Lilly Singh          

YouTube Personality, Comedian, Author & Actress; Former Host of NBC's "A Little Late with Lilly Singh"

Lilly Singh has turned her lifelong love of performing into YouTube alchemy. She is known for her kooky, energetic mix of comedy sketches — which regularly feature Punjabi parents (both played by her), raps and skits that gently riff on ethnic and gender stereotypes — as well as her observational and motivational monologues. All have helped her become a huge hit on the video-sharing platform. Her main channel, IISuperwomanII — a moniker she often adopts online — has had more than 2 billion views and has more than 12 million subscribers.

In 2015, Singh transformed her YouTube content into a stage act — a mix of singing, rapping, dancing, comedy and motivational speeches, aimed at a teen and pre-teen audience — and embarked on a 31-date world tour, which took her to countries including India, Australia, Dubai, Singapore, the U.K. and U.S. She released her first feature film, "A Trip to Unicorn Island" on the subscription only YouTube Red channel the following year. Also in 2016, she appeared on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "The Daily Show" with Trevor Noah and "The Today Show." Her first book, "How to Be a Bawse: a Guide to Conquering Life," published in March 2017, became a New York Times bestseller.

Singh has also made inroads into Hollywood, voicing the unicorns Misty and Bubbles in "Ice Age: Collision Course;" making a cameo appearance in "Bad Moms" alongside Mila Kunis and Jada Pinkett Smith; she has also been cast as Raven, a tabloid blogger, in HBO’s adaptation of "Fahrenheit 451." Singh ranked No. 1 in the entertainment category of Forbes magazine’s Top Influencers List for 2017, and in July that year, she was appointed UNICEF’s Global Goodwill Ambassador. Her #GirlLove social-media initiative aims to end girl-on-girl hate, and has been backed by Michelle Obama.

In March 2019, NBC announced that Singh would host a new late night talk show, "A Little Late with Lilly Singh," which succeeded "Last Call with Carson Daly" following its series finale later in the year. Singh was also nominated for "Audience Choice Creator of the Year" at the 9th Streamy Awards, and was placed on Time's 100 Next, a list highlighting rising stars in different industries.


Lilly Singh is joining the late night boys' club
NBC announced that Singh would be hosting her own show
Lilly Singh Visits South Africa To Meet Students Affected By Violence In School
While Hollywood Squabbles About Race, YouTube Has #NoFilter on Diversity
“I mean, yeah, my parent characters have Indian accents, but the jokes are universal; the content is universal,” Singh told VideoInk during the interview for her Creator of the Year profile in December. “I think the best thing I’m doing is I’m trying to be as successful as I can be in what I do, and I’m trying to normalize the idea of someone who looks like me being on billboards and being on magazines and being on these popularity lists.”
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.

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