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Lilly Singh            

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

Award-winning actor, producer, writer, New York Times bestselling author, and media trailblazer Lilly Singh is a leading force in popular culture. One of TIME’s “30 Most Influential People on the Internet,” Singh has amassed a global audience of over 40 million with her storytelling superpower. Singh was the only woman of color to host a late-night show on a major network in nearly thirty years when her show A Little Late with Lilly Singh launched on NBC. She is the author of two international chart-topping books, How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to ConqueringLife and Be a Triangle: How I Went from Being Lost to Getting My Life Into Shape. As in her bestselling books, in her live events Singh offers empowering insights about building her career, creating equity, leading with authenticity, and more, and always with her signature blend of humor, vulnerability, and keen observation.

Singh can be seen as a judge of Canada’s Got Talent, host of CVT's primetime quiz show Battle of the Generations, and starring as one of the lead roles in the Disney+ series, The Muppets Mayhem. Singh also voices the lead in her animated series, The Mindful Adventures of Unicorn Island, which she executive produces through Unicorn Island in partnership with Headspace Studios. Recently, she appeared in DreamWorks Animation’s blockbuster The Bad Guys and Hulu’s Dollface, to name a few. Singh is the founder of Unicorn Island Productions (which has numerous TV and film projects in development), the nonprofit, Unicorn Island Fund (which uses the power of storytelling to challenge social norms and advance educational and financial opportunities for women and girls), and her fast-growing book club, Singh’s Library (which promotes South Asian voices in literature). With each of her projects, Singh reinforces her message that stories make the world go round. And as she shares in motivational events, “if you change the stories, you can change the culture, and ultimately change the world.”

A UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30: Hollywood & Entertainment,” and one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People,” Singh is heralded for her candor, comedy, and compassion. Her TED Talk, “A seat at the table” isn’t the solution for gender equity, has received more than 2.5 million views and was one of the five most popular TED Talks of 2022. With every innovative project, business endeavor, and keynote, Singh is redefining the rules – breaking norms that led to exclusion – and leading us toward a richer and more inclusive future. 

Speech Topics


Change the Game, To Play the Game

You Got the Promotion, Now What?

The Commodity You Don’t Focus on Enough: Storytelling

Beyond a Buzz Word: How Diversity Benefits Us All

Dear Shame, You Can’t Sit With Us

News


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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