Tyla Laura Seethal Age, Biography, Lifestyle And Net Worth 2024

Tyla Laura Seethal, who is known all around the world with her professional name of Tyla, is a very famous and successful celebrity of South Africa. She was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 30 January, 2002. She has been raised in Johannesburg, where she used to live with her family. Her family is full of verities, as her family has Zulu, Indian, Mauritian and Irish descent, which makes her quite used to various races.

Who Is Tyla ?

Tyla is a South African singer and songwriter . She rose to fame with the release of her breakout single “Water” in August 2023. That song became such a massive success for the rising Tyla as it earned over 54 million views on YouTube within one month of its release.

Additionally, the song “Water” caught the attention of high-profile rapper Travis Scott who linked up with Tyla to record the remix version of the song “Water”. Thanks to this track, Tyla became one of the most prominent names in the music world.

Early Life :

Tyla Laura Seethal was born on January 30, 2002, in Johannesburg, South Africa. She grew up in a Coloured community with Indian, Zulu, Irish, and Mauritian ancestry from her parents. Tyla grew up alongside her older sister Whitney and two young siblings, Tyrese and Sydney.

Tyla attended Edenglen High School where she became the head of culture in 2019. That same year, she graduated from high school and discovered her passion for singing.

Tyla Biography :

Nickname Tyla
Age 21
Date Of Birth January 30, 2002
Birth Place Johannesburg, South Africa
Height 5 feet 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 54 kg (119 lbs)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Parents Not Known
Brother Tyrese
Sisters Whitney and Sydney
Marital Status Unmarried
Boyfriend Travis Scott (Rumored)

Education :

Tyla has done her early schooling from Edenglen high school. She also completed her higher studies from there and she also became fond of music from her school. She graduated in 2019 and later she moved to full time music.

Tyla’s Career and Awards :

Tyla began her career way back in 2019. She completed her schooling in 2019, and later released her debut single named Getting Late, which managed to get national success, and became a very famous song of that year. A music video was later released based on that song in 2021. Although, the recording of the video took quite a while, as it was recorded during the COVID pandemic. The music video was filmed by her own manager.


The music video crossed over millions of views on YouTube, and was also nominated for 28th South African Music awards. Soon after her success, she got a recording deal from Epic Records, which came in a joint venture with Fax Records. Tyla later released several other singles, which includes Overdue and To Last. In 2023, she released another single named Been Thinking, after which she performed globally at the Dolce & Gabbana after-party at Milan Fashion Week.

The single also introduced her to the global music chart, which increased her confidence and soon she was also compared with the likes of Rihanna and Ciara of the 2000s. Her next single came in early 2023 named Girl Next Door. Her next single created sensation, which came in 2023 as part of her debut album, which will be releasing in the early part of 2024.

The single was titled Water, which Topped US afro and Newzealand charts, and also received quite good reception in Sweden, UK, Australia, etc. She has another single Truth or Dare, and has several other guest works. She has won African Entertainment Award USA and South African Style Awards.

Tyla’s Relationship :

The South African singer Tyla is rumored to be dating rapper Travis Scott. The news of their relationship came out after Travis jumped on her breakout song “Water”.

Seemingly, Travis is becoming an item with Tyla. Travis hasn’t been romantically linked to anyone since Kylie Jenner, who has gone back to her roots by dating Timothée Chalamet.

Tyla’s Net Worth :

As of 2024, Tyla has a net worth of $2 Million, becoming one of the up-and-coming singers in the music industry. The young African artist has been bubbling steadily for the last year or two.

Her remix with Travis Scott becomes more than just a collab, it looks like Travis has finally landed himself a new girlfriend. Tyla makes money from multiple sources such as releasing new hit tracks, performing at live shows, and collaborating with other artists.

She got over 3 million views on Instagram and another 7 million followers on TikTok as of 2024. Tyla became a viral trend with her song “Water” which helped her sign a contract with Epi Records. Tyla’s annual income is roughly $500 thousand.

Conclusion :

Tyla Laura Seethal is a singer from South Africa, who has achieved some serious acclaim in her career. She is a very young and talented personality, who has gained massive fame and fortune over the course of her small career so far. She made her professional debut in 2019, and she gained traction in 2023, after the release of some of her most successful singles till date. Tyla accumulated a net worth of 2 million US dollars from her successful music career. She is from South Africa and gained fame by releasing her single “Water”. Tyla began her social media journey by creating her TikTok account in March 2020. She started posting dance videos of herself on TikTok and amassed millions of followers.

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