Shirley Setia is an Indian pop singer. Shirley Setia is a popular singer and songwriter, known for her covers of popular artists on her self-titled YouTube channel. She is also a model, actress and dancer.
Birth Facts and Education
Shirley Setia was born in Auckland, New Zealand July 2, 1995. she is 26 years old and is under the zodiac sign Cancer. She has Indian nationality and is of Hindu religion.
Her father’s name is Raj Setia but her mother’s name is not available at the moment. She also has a brother and his name is Shane. Her father is a businessman and her mother is a housewife. She also said her roots are in Daman, India. She is close to her family members and has shared pictures with them on her social media accounts.
As for her educational background and qualifications, she completed her schooling in Auckland and attended a local high school. She then went to the University of Auckland to pursue a career in commerce and even worked as an intern for a short time. Likewise, Setia also attended the New York Film Academy.
career and working life
Shirley Setia dreamed of one day establishing herself as a successful artist in Mumbai. However, growing up, she was never really interested in pursuing a career in music. But thanks to her parents, she listened and loved old Hindi songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Mukesh. She was also very good at science at school. She always dreamed of becoming an astronaut, but at some point she started dreaming of becoming an accountant. Also, music was something Setia held dear and never quite let go.
She has always been interested in being a public figure. She used to sing for herself and never received any professional training. She started singing her own versions of old Hindi songs to her parents. And after being encouraged by family and friends, she entered an online singing competition organized by T-Series, a mammoth Indian music company. Her charming looks and beautiful voice also convinced the organizers and she was one of the winners of the competition.
This event helped her gain a lot of confidence and she began doing stage shows in her hometown where Hindi songs seem to have been well received. At the same time, she also started creating and uploading YouTube videos in which she sang at home or in nature.
More about careers
She was wholeheartedly welcomed and accepted by the Indian audience. Eventually she decided to move to her native country of India hoping to make it big as a singer in the music industry. Likewise, Setia also started working in radio and continued to share YouTube videos side by side and her viewership continued to grow. She has even collaborated with various online stars from the UK, US, India and Canada. At the same time, she continued to hone her singing skills.
She was able to gain a lot of fame, popularity and love in India. She is in talks with some leading Indian music companies and is busy with touring and shows apart from collaborations. Likewise, Forbes magazine’s Rob Cain even recently wrote an article about Setia and her future aspirations, saying that “Bollywood’s next big singing sensation could just be this little Kiwi”. In addition, she has even been recognized as India’s YouTube sensation by Hindustan Times and one of New Zealand’s greatest international artists by TVNZ.
In addition, she received two awards in 2016, the Musician of the Year award at the Outlook Social Media Awards and the BIG Digital Sensation Award at the BIG Golden Voice Award Show. Furthermore, Setia is a big fan of Shah Rukh Khan and Ranbir Kapoor and she even idolizes KK and Lata Mangeshkar and says that it is her lifelong dream to sing for AR Rahman, the ace composer. She was able to perform as YouTube Creator at YouTube FanFest in Mumbai in 2016 and 2017.
Shirley Setia is possibly singles at the moment and seems more focused on her career, life and music than a relationship. Or Setia could have kept her personal and love affair private and away from the limelight and public attention. She also revealed that she was in a relationship with Hitarth Sharm, an engineer at the University of Auckland. Also, there were rumors that she and Arman Malik were dating, but they denied the rumor, stating that they were just friends.
Shirley Setia has one height 5 feet 3 inches and her weight is 50 kg. Speaking of other Setia body measurements like chest, waist, and hips, their sizes are 33-25-33 inches respectively. She also has short black hair and dark brown eyes. She is very sweet and beautiful and also has a great personality.
Social Media and Wealth
Shirley Setia is quite active on all her social accounts. She has amassed 6.9 million followers Instagram and 3.74 million subscribers on Youtube. Likewise, she has amassed 1.4 million followers on Twitter and 8.4 million followers on Facebook. Setia also owns a TikTok account and has accumulated 4.5 million followers on it.
According to thepersonage, she has a net worth of $7.2 million and her main source of income is her singing career.