Tyla Laura Seethal Biography, Age, Physical Appearance, Career, Net Worth & More

Tyla got her first hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Water.” She was born and raised in South Africa, has worked with Chris Brown, and wants to work with Drake. This article will let you know more about the 21-year-old star.


Tyla Laura Seethal Biography

Tyla is a singer, songwriter, musician, and performer from South Africa. Her 2023 hit “Water” made her famous all over the world. It was the first song by a South African solo artist in 55 years to make it to the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.

The song made it to the top ten in twelve countries, including the U.S., U.K., and Australia. It also got her a Grammy nomination for “Best African Music Performance.”

Her album also has a lot of other songs, such as “Getting Late” (feat. Kooldrink), “Overdue” (feat. D.J. Lag and Kooldrink), “Been Thinking,” “To Last,” and “Girl Next Door” (ft. Ayra Starr).


Full Name: Tyla Laura Seethal
Stage Name: Tyla
Born: 30 January 2002 (age 21 years old)
Place of Birth: Johannesburg, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Education: Edenglen High School

Tyla Laura Seethal Physical Stats

Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 50 kg
Date of Birth January 30, 2002
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Dark Brown


Tyla Laura Seethal Career

Tyla’s first professional song, “Getting Late,” emerged in 2019 and featured the South African record producer and DJ KoolDrink. Her first song immediately became a hit, leading to her getting a record deal with Epic Records through a partnership with Fax Records in the U.S.

The music video for her first song, “Getting Late,” was up for Music Video of the Year at the 28th South African Music Awards in 2022, but Makhadzi’s “Ghanama” music video with Prince Benza won. After “Getting Late” became a hit, Tyla released two more great songs: “Overdue” with D.J. Lag & Kooldrink and “To Last.”

The singer had an even better year in 2023. ‘Been Thinking’ was her first song of the year, and her first show was at Milan Fashion Week. She joined Chris Brown on stage for the Under the Influence Tour in Europe and the U.K. The tour began on February 14, 2023, at the O2 Arena and finished on March 26, 2023, in Paris.


She released her second song of the year on May 11, 2023. ‘Girl Next Door’ is the song’s name, featuring Nigerian singer and producer Ayra Starr. “Water,” the most significant piece of her career, came out on July 28, 2023. There was a dance challenge on TikTok for the song that got over 600,000 videos that were shared all over the world.

‘Water’ debuted at number 67 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it the highest debut on the chart by an African act. It was also the first solo South African song to make the chart since Hugh Masekela’s ‘Grazing in the Grass’ 55 years ago.

The song also got into the top 10 on the UK Afrobeats Singles Chart, the Hot Singles Chart in New Zealand, and the Billboard U.S. Afrobeats Songs Chart. Ten million Spotify users each month for Tyla in October 2023, making her the first South African act to do so.

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Tyla Laura Seethal Net Worth


Right Raasta says that Tyla’s incredible rise in the music business is shown by her projected net worth of $1 million. She has become more well-known because she is very talented and works hard.

Her wealth comes mainly from singing songs, making money from streaming, endorsing brands, and putting on exciting live shows.

Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Seethal
Siblings: Whitney Seethal, Tyrese Seethal, Sydney Seethal
Spouse: Not Married
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: N/A

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Facts About Tyla Laura Seethal

  • For the song Getting Late (ft. Kooldrink), she was up for the South African Music Award for “Music Video of the Year” in 2022.
  • Tyla’s first studio album, Tyla, is set to come out on July 28, 2023.
  • The lead single from the record is called “Water.”
  • The song reached number one on the US Afrobeats Songs (Billboard) chart.
  • It also did well on the U.K. Hip Hop/R&B (OCC) chart, the UK Afrobeats (OCC) chart, the South Africa Airplay (TOSAC) chart, the Suriname Nationale Top 40 chart, and the New Zealand Recorded Music N.Z. chart.
  • It was also given the “Gold” award by Recorded Music N.Z. and the “Silver” award by the British Phonographic Industry.


  • The versions of Water with American rapper Travis Scott and DJ Marshmello came out on November 17, 2023.
  • It was 2023, and Tyla won “Best Female Artist” at the African Entertainment Awards USA.
  • She was up for the “Best New Artist” at the Soul Train Music Awards 2023.
  • For the song “Been Thinking,” she was up for the “Best Produced Music Video” award at the South African Music Awards in 2023.
  • In 2023, she did her first public show at the Dolce & Gabbana afterparty at Milan Fashion Week.
  • Tyla has a lot of fans on social media. She has over 4 million Instagram followers and over 1 million YouTube users.

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