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Tyla (Singer) Bio, Height, Age, Family, Boyfriend/Dating, and Net Worth

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Tyla Biography

Tyla Laura Seethal commonly known as Tyla is a South African singer and songwriter who gained international prominence for her 2023 single, “Water.” The single reached top ten hits in the United Kingdom and was the initial song by a South African soloist to reach the US Billboard Hot 100 in 55 years. Epic Records signed her in 2021 after she attained success with her debut single dubbed “Getting Late” featuring Kooldrin.

Photo of Tyla
Photo of Tyla

Tyla Height

She stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 6 inches.

Tyla Age

She is 22 years old. She was born Tyla Laura Seethal on January 30, 2002, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Every January 30th, she celebrates her birthday annually.

Personal Life

Tyla Family and Relatives

She was born in Johannesburg to a Coloured family of Zulu, Indian and Mauritian descent. Regardless, she keeps information regarding her family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Tyla Boyfriend/Who Is She Dating?

She manages to keep her relationship and relationship status private. Nonetheless, we will update this information when details regarding it are available to the public

Tyla Education

She finished her high school education and graduated (matriculated in South Africa) from Edenglen High School in 2019. Also, she served the school as the head of culture in that year.

Professional Life

Tyla Net Worth

She has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during her successful career as a singer and songwriter.

Tyla Career

In 2023, Tyla gained international prominence for her 2023 single, “Water.” The single reached top ten hits in the United Kingdom and was the initial song by a South African soloist to reach the US Billboard Hot 100 in 55 years, succeeding Hugh Masekela’s “Grazing in the Grass” in 1968. Epic Records signed her in 2021 after she attained success with her debut single dubbed “Getting Late” featuring Kooldrin.

She started out posting original songs and covers to her Instagram page, and sending them out to various figures in the music industry. Following this, her initial manager discovered her and then organized her initial recording sessions.

In late 2019, she released “Getting Late” featuring Kooldrink, gaining national success. The song’s video received a nomination for Music Video of the Year at the 28th South African Music Awards in 2022. Through a shared venture with Fax Records in the United States, she signed a recording contract with Epic Records. Next, she released with the singles “To Last” and “Overdue.”

In 2023, she debuted performing at the Dolce & Gabbana afterparty at Milan Fashion Week after releasing the single “Been Thinking.” The single earned her initial chart placement of her career, on the Billboard Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart. She opened for Chris Brown for the European leg of his Under the Influence Tour. She collaborated with Nigerian singer, Ayra Starr, in releasing the single “Girl Next Door” in May 2023.

Water

After collaborating with Ayra Starr, she released “Water” in July 2023 as the lead single from her approaching debut extended play. Water went viral for its TikTok dance and topped 10 in New Zealand, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom, topping the UK Afrobeats Singles Chart.

She performed the song live on The Bianca Show in Sweden and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in the United States. Its music video reached 3 million views in 3 days after its release on October 7, 2023. In October 2023, she was featured in Summer Walker’s Girl Needs Love remix version as Girls Mix extended play.

Tyla Water Challenge “Make me sweat Make me water”

Tyla rose to prominence with her Water single. Most people know her from her Water Challenge on TikTok. Aside from the song’s catchy beats, the song’s choreography became a fan favorite, with celebrities and everyday people trying the challenge. Litchi choreographed the dance.

In August 2023, Tyla posted herself dancing to the song by shaking her hips, and kicking her legs before pouring water down her back in time to the lyrics “Make me sweat, make me hotter, make me lose my breath, make me water…” Her enticing dancing prompted people to try the dance for themselves.

Tyla Love Island

Tyla, the singer, did not appear in Love Island but there was a contestant named Tyla Carr on Love Island Sn 3. The two Tylas are not related apart from their shared name.

Tyla Ethnicty

Hailing from a Coloured family, she is of Zulu, Indian, and Mauritian descent.

Tyla Rema

In October 2023, she was asked in an interview with Apple Music, which celebrity she would like to take to prom. Se then replied to the question stating that she would like to go with Rema saying “Rema would be cute. I hung out with him last year, and we took pictures together. That was so dramatic.” Further, she revealed that they were just friends dispelling the rumors saying that they were dating after they were pictured together in LA in 2022.

Tyla Social Media

She has active social media platforms i.e. Facebook and Instagram. She has a following of over 13K on Facebook and a following of over 2M on Instagram.