Shirley Setia is a New Zealand-based singer and social media star. She is one of the youngest Indian singing talent to emerge in the Bollywood industry. Let’s check out Shirley Setia Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Family, Biography, Boyfriends, Lifestyle & More.
Wiki Table of Shirley Setia
|Real Name||Shirley Setia|
|Profession||Singer, RJ, Model|
|Father name||Raj Setia (Businessman)|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Brother name||Shane Setia (Younger)|
|Date of Birth||2 July 1993|
|Age (as in 2019)||26 Years|
|Birth Place||Daman, India|
|Hometown||Auckland, New Zealand|
|College||• University of Auckland, Auckland|
• New York Film Academy
|Educational Qualifications||• A degree in Marketing and Information Systems.|
• Did a Media course from New York Film Academy.
|Debut||YouTube: Cover song “Tum Hi Ho” from Ashiqui 2 |
Film: Song- “Disco Disco” from A Gentleman
|Awards/Honours||She has many other awards, honors, and achievements to his name.|
|Likes/Dislikes||Likes: Travelling, Singing, Shopping|
Dislikes: Gossips, Controversy.
|Hobbies||Nail art, Singing, Travelling, Photography|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 161 m|
in meters- 1.61 cm
in Feet-Inches- 5’ 3”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 50 Kg|
in Pounds- 110 lbs
|Favorite Actor||Kartik Aaryan, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Ranbir Kapoor|
|Favorite Actress||Katrina Kaif, Hilary Duff, Kareena Kapoor|
|Favorite Movie||Wake Up Sid|
|Favorite Singer||Lata Mangeshkar, Badshah, Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal, Arijit Singh, A. R. Rahman, Sonu Nigam, Shankar Mahadevan|
|Boyfriends, Affairs and More|
|Net Worth||₹1.4 Crore (2 Million $)|
Some Unknown Facts About Shirley Setia
- Does Shirley Setia Smoke?: Not Known
- Does Shirley Setia drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Shirley Setia was born in Daman, India but moved to New Zealand along with her family at the age of seven.
- As a kid, she wanted to be an astronaut.
- Shirley Setia’s father, Raj Setia is a businessman with roots in Hisar while her mother belongs to Goa.
- She revealed that she was very close to her grandfather
- She is not a trained singer.
- Shirley is not only a popular singer on YouTube but also she is a Radio Tarana RJ of the show Showtime with Shirley.
- The first song that she sang on stage was Iktara from Wake Up Sid in 2010.
- In 2012, when she was in high school, she got a chance to meet the famous Bollywood singer Shreya Ghoshal, who had then suggested Shirley to upload videos on Youtube.
- Shirley Setia’s first viral video was a cover of ‘Tum Hi Ho’ from the movie ‘Aashiqui 2,’ which was recorded spontaneously at 1 am from her parent’s house, while she was in her pajamas.
- She earned her the nickname ‘Pyjama Popstar.’ by the New Zealand Herald.
- The cover video of ‘Tum Hi Ho’ went on to win a contest conducted by T-Series. From there, her fame grew online.
- Sharing her thoughts about that video, Shirley said- “If I thought it would get so big in so little time I would have at least posted a good-quality clip – I look like I’m half asleep.”
- When her cover song, like Bol Do Na Zara and Sanam Re, which each has over 23 million views, took the internet by storm, She sharpened her skills by learning to edit and shoot videos.
- Then after, Shirley Setia started uploading videos regularly on YouTube and has since then collaborated with many YouTube artists from across the US, UK, India, and Canada.
- While working as a part-time radio jockey, She earned a degree in Marketing and Information Systems from the University of Auckland.
- In 2015, while Shirley was on vacation in Hyderabad, she put up a Facebook post asking fans to meet her at GVK mall, which was a surprise to her, as turned out to be a huge public gathering.
- The GVK mall event pushed Shirley Setia to pursue her passion professionally, and then she decided to move to Mumbai.
- In March 2016, Forbes Magazine featured an article on Setia; referring to her as “Bollywood’s Next Big Singing Sensation.”
- She was also acknowledged as India’s YouTube sensation by the Hindustan Times.
- She was invited by YouTube as a ‘YouTube Creator’ to perform live in YouTube FanFest, Which was held in Mumbai in 2016 and 2017.
- In 2017, Shirley Setia made her debut in Bollywood with the song ‘Disco Disco’ in the film ‘A Gentleman.’
- In the same year, she decided to stop doing cover music so that she could spend more time on her originals song.
- Once, the famous Ghazal singer, Pankaj Udhas had complimented her singing style.
- Shirley Setia has more than 5 million followers on Facebook, 6 million followers on Instagram, 5 million followers on Tik-Tok and 4 million subscribers on YouTube.
- Shirley Setia is making her film debut with Nikamma.
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