Shirley Setia is a sensational singer of Indian origin who rose to fame after winning a contest organized by Indian music label T-Series. Just like that, she recorded a song in her bedroom, in her pyjamas, and that video went viral in no time, earning her the moniker ‘Pyjama Popstar’. Today, Shirley is a popular internet celebrity, and her eponymous YouTube channel has amassed more than 1.7 million subscribers with over 122 million views. This young budding singing sensation is also popular on social media with over 6.5 million collective followers on different social networking sites. Several Indian publishers ran stories lauding her as the next sensation on the internet.
Shirley Setia was born on the 2nd of July 1995, in Daman, India. She is currently 24 years old.
|Birth Name||Shirley Setia|
|Nickname||Shirley, Pyjama Rockstar, Pyjama Artist, Pyjama Popstar|
|Date of Birth||July 2, 1995|
|Place of Birth||Daman, India|
|Age||24 years old|
|Nationality||Indian, New Zealand|
Family and Education
Not much is known about hr family. His father is a businessman with Indian origin. She has a younger brother, Shane Setia.
After completing high school in Auckland, she enrolled at the University of Auckland from where she graduated with a bachelors degree in commerce. She is also a marketing and publicity intern at Auckland Council.
Dating and Love Life
Due to her low personal profile, we couldn’t able to find anything about her love life or dating history.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 3 inches|
Centimeters – 160 cm
Meters – 1.6 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 48 kg|
Pounds – 106 lbs
Without a doubt, Shirley Setia has a massive fan following in India, thanks to her charming looks, seducing vocals and attractive on-screen persona. She launched her self-titled YouTube channel in 2012 when she discovered her passion for singing.
Despite not receiving professional training, Shirley, a natural singer, took her singing talents online after receiving encouragement from her friends and family. Her fame skyrocketed after she was declared as one of the winners of an online singing competition from a thousand entries that increased her visibility among the Indian audience.
In the early days of her singing career, she posted covers of popular Hindi songs on YouTube, which garnered immense traffic to her YouTube channel thus increasing her followers aside. She collaborated with different ‘online stars’ from the UK, the USA, India, and Canada and kept polishing her singing skills. Not long before fame, Shirley began posting her original works, vlogs, traveling dairies to her YouTube channel.
In 2018, she appeared in a web reality show called Lockdown, which is a part of ZEE5 Originals.
Shirley Setia Favorites
- Favorite Food – Pizza
- Favorite Actor – Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor
- Favorite Actress – Hilary Duff
- Favorite Musician – Lata Mangeshkar, Shreya Ghoshal, Mukesh, AR Rahman
Social Media Profiles
- Facebook – shirleysetia
- Instagram – shirleysetia
- Twitter – shirleysetia
- Snapchat – shirleysetia
Shirley Setia Facts
She is not a trained singer.
She briefly worked as an RJ whilst still in high school.
Shirley, as a child, wanted to become an Astronaut as she was good in science then, but later changed her plans of becoming an Accountant. However, down the line, she decided to pursue a career in music as her passion for music never let it go.
In 2016, Shirley Setia won two awards – the ‘BIG Digital Sensation Award’ at the BIG Golden Voice Award Show and ‘Musician of the Year’ award in the Outlook Social Media Awards.
She was ranked among the ‘Top 30 most subscribed channels in New Zealand’ on YouTube.
Her popular cover songs are Bol Do Na Zara and Sanam Re, each garnered over 23 million views.
Apart from posting videos online, she keeps herself busy with world tours and shows.
She has sung a couple of songs “Disco Disco” and “Luv u Luv u” in films such as a Gentleman and Bets of Luck Laalu, respectively.
In 2018, she won the Artist Aloud Music Award in the category “Best Hindi Music” and Social Media Summit & Awards for Music Sensation On Social Media.