Vidya Iyer, better known by her stage name Vidya Vox, is an American YouTuber and singer. She was born in Chennai and immigrated with her family to the USA at the age of eight years. Her music is a mix of Western pop, electronic dance music and Indian classical music. Since beginning her channel in April 2015, her videos have received over 590 million views and her channel has accumulated over 5.6 million subscribers. Her mash up of Be Free (Pallivaalu Bhadravattakam)” has 135 Million views on YouTube as of March 2019.
Youtuber, Vlogger, Dancer, Singer, Actress
Bollywood, Indian Classical Music, Carnatic Music, Western Pop
She has released most of her works independently.
Birthday / Date of Birth
She was born on September 26, 1990 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
She is currently 28 years old.
Los Angeles, California, United States
She has Tamil ancestry.
She moved to the United Sates when she was young and started learning Carnatic music since she was five. After completion of her school education, Vidya Vox got enrolled at the George Washington University to study pre medicine and psychology. However, she dropped out of the university in 2012 to focus on music.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother -Unknown
- Siblings – Vandana Iyer (Younger Sister)
Vidya Vox is represented by Pushpa Iyer.
Boyfriend / Spouse
Vidya Vox has dated –
- Shankar Tucker – Vidya Vox is reported to be in a relationship with musician Shankar Tucker. She had first met Tucker in college. It is claimed that their professional association, which resulted from Tucker roping her for his musical projects, eventually blossomed into a romantic relationship. Neither of them has publicly confirmed that they are in a relationship, but their pictures together that are often posted on her official account certainly shows that they are more than good friends.
- In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
- In centimeters – 160 cm
- In meters – 1.6 m
- In Kilograms – 50 kg
- In Pounds – 110 lbs
- Measurements – 34-25-35
- Bust -34 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 6 (US).
The popularity of her covers and mashups that she often posts on her YouTube account. She has over 5.6 million subscribers on YouTube. Her popularity across various social media platforms. She has 1 million followers on Facebook and over 800k followers on Instagram.
She started creating mesmerising mashups during her college days where she uploaded them to YouTube, which made her known to the music world. However, with a music career spanning more than 7 years, she released her fist original EP single ‘Kuthu Fire’ on March 1, 2017. She uploaded her first Mash Up, Big girls cry/Kabhi jo badal barse to her YouTube channel Viday Vox in 2015.
In 2016, Vidya Vox made her first TV show appearance in the musical comedy show, Millennials: The Musical.
She hasn’t endorsed to any brands yet.
Vidya Vox Favorites
- Favorite Song – Hey Mama by David Guetta
- Favorite Composer – AR Rahman
- Favorite Singer – Beyoncé, Sia, Hans Zimmer, James Brown, Shankar Mahadevan, A. R. Rahman, Ranjani & Gayatri, Shankar Tucker, Taylor Swift, Pandit Jasraj, Ed Sheeran
- Favorite Sports – Tennis
- Hobbies – Travelling, Shopping
Vidya Vox Net worth
Her net worth is estimated to be $3 million dollars as of 2019.
Social Media Portfolio
Some Lesser Known Facts About Vidya Vox
- At the age of 5, she started taking classes in Carnatic music.
- While growing up, she was often bullied for her Indian background due to which she underwent an identity crisis.
- As a member of Shankar Tucker’s band, she has performed at prestigious locations such as National Centre for the Performing Arts (India), White House and Webster Hall.
- She is best known by her stage name, Vidya Vox.
- She started her YouTube channel named Vidya Vox in 2014 and so far, the channel has accumulated more than 590 million views and 5.6 million subscribers.
- Before that, she and her sister, Vandana Iyer,who is also a singer, have performed various numbers in Shankar Tucker’s YouTube channel and band.
- Her creativity behind her beautiful mashups is the success for her musical journey. Most of her mashups have over 10 million hits at ease.
- Viday Vox is very fluent in English, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi and French.
- The original video of her mashup of Closer and Kabira was taken down by YouTube after T-Series field copyright violation claim.
- In 2016, she released her EP, Kuthu Fire, which was produced by Shankar Tucker and co-written by Shankar Tucker and Vidya Iyer.
- In 2017 she promoted her music, rehearsing bhangra and hip-hop dance.
- Visit her official website @ vidyavox.com.