Lilly Singh – Camera, Microphone and Biography

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Bio

Lilly Singh a YouTuber, producer and a comedienne. She was born on September 26, 1988 in Toronto, Canada. Her parents’ names are Sukhwinder and Malwinder Singh, she was raised in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada and has an older sister named Tina.

She graduated from York University with a degree in psychology. Her career was launched by her You Tube channel which came live on October 28, 2010 under the name “Superwoman” even though she dropped the signature name in 2019.

Today, she performs as a standup comedian, event host and as a motivational speaker. Lilly has also published a book: “How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life”, which became a #1 New York Times Seller.

Mrs. Singh is the first person of Indian heritage (as well as openly bisexual) to host a late night show on NBC. Besides her following of 14.8 M subscribers on her main You Tube channel “Lilly Singh”, 2.9 M subscribers on her vlogging channel, she also has a channel on You Tube where she posts her NBC Late night show clips named: “A Little Late With Lilly Singh” with 411 K subscribers. Her Instagram account numbers over 9M followers and her infamous Twitter account with numerous tweets that often get lash backs from the public with 5.7 M followers.  She also owns a heavily promoted merch brand under her name.

She is also the creator of “Unicorn Island Productions”, a media production founded in 2018 which emphasizes diverse and female voices. The size of the company is between 11 and 50 employees with headquarters in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Besides of her lucrative career with her $16 M net worth and a salary of $8 M she is a founder of a #GirlLove movement that has a “metowe” page where goods can be purchased and all proceedings go to getting girls access to education in India, Kenya and Ecuador.

Additional facts about Lilly Singh would be that she was starred in the 2014 film Dr. Cabbie and was nominated for a Shorty Award and Streamy Award in 2014 and finally won a Streamy Award for best feature in 2016 with her documentary “A Trip to Unicorn Island”. She was featured in the song “Hipshaker” by Indian performer Jassi Sidhu and performed the rap part of the song “Mauj Ki Malharein”. Her song “#LEH” was released in 2014 as a collaboration with Humble The Poet that has 17M views on her channel and was listened to 2M times on Spotify.

Some of her notable collaborations would be with: Seth Rogan, James Franco, Humble Poet, Ryan Higa, Shane Dawson, Miranda Sings, Jenna Marbles, Lele Pons, Kingsley, and Marcus Butler.

She is 5ft 5in  (165 cm) tall.

Equipment

Lilly is one of the YouTubers we reviewed with the most expensive camera line up. Here is the list of gear we found in her equipment arsenal.

Camera

Lilly Singh uses Canon 1DX Mark II camera. It is unknown what lens does she use with it. She also uses Canon EOS 80D DSLR on her main channel and with this one she uses standard kit lens.

Beside these two cameras, she vlogs with the Canon G7X Mark II and take Instagram photos with the iPhone XS Max smartphone.

Microphone

She uses two microphones. In her home studio she uses Rode NT USB, while on the move she uses Rode VideoMic Pro Plus microphone.

Laptop and Editing Software

Lilly uses Macbook Pro 15” and she edits videos on the Final Cut Pro X software.

Lighting

Lilly is one of the rare YouTubers we reviewed that has very expensive light setup. She uses LiteMat Plus 2L Kit which costs around ~$2500.

Tripod

Unfortunately we couldn’t find what tripod does she uses.

Social Profiles

References

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-s1EgXeu3jk
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1unf_m19jo
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrXdEoUl2Q8