Shilpa Singh

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Shilpa Singh
Shilpa Singh at TEDxIIITD in 2015.jpg
Shilpa Singh at TEDxIIITD in 2015
BornShilpa Singh
(1988-12-21) December 21, 1988 (age 29)
Samastipur, Bihar
Alma materMukesh Patel School of Technology Management & Engineering, Mumbai.
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
TitleI AM She 2012
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack
I AM She 2012
Miss Universe 2012
(Top 11)

Shilpa Singh is an Indian singer, dancer, model and beauty pageant titleholder.[1] She was the runner-up at I AM She – Miss Universe India 2012. She represented India at the Miss Universe 2012 pageant at Las Vegas and became one of the semi-finalist after topping the interview preliminary competition with a score of 9.6/10.[2] [3][4][5][6]

Professional life[edit]

Singh completed her B. Tech. in Computer Science from Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management & Engineering, Mumbai. She works for cube26.[7]

In October 2012, Singh replaced Urvashi Rautela, the original winner of I Am She 2012, who was found to be too young to compete.[citation needed]

Miss Universe 2012 Pageant[edit]

At the pageant, Singh was selected among the Top 16 semi-finalists and ended India's four-year drought at Miss Universe. Only Top 10 contestants were moved on to evening gowns round. Later in the official website of Miss Universe it is shown that she was actually in Top 11.[8][9]


  1. ^ News, Biharprabha. "Bihar Girl to represent India in Miss Universe 2012 at Las Vegas". Retrieved 17 December 2012.
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  3. ^ News, Biharprabha. "Bihar Girl Shilpa Singh gets into Top 16 of Miss universe 2012". Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  4. ^ Sonali Shenoy (30 October 2012). "From software job to the road to Miss Universe". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  5. ^ "India's Shilpa Singh loses Miss Universe title". Deccan Herald. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Meet Shilpa Singh, Miss India-Universe 2012". CNN-News18. 19 November 2012. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Bihar Girl to represent India in Miss Universe 2012 at Las Vegas". Bihar Prabha. 5 Nov 2012.
  8. ^ News, Biharprabha. "Watch Shilpa Singh in Action at Miss Universe 2012 at Las Vegas". Biharprabha News. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
  9. ^ "Meet Shilpa Singh, India's candidate for Miss Universe 2012 : Buzz top, News – India Today". India Today. 2012-12-18. Retrieved 2014-05-20.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Vasuki Sunkavalli
I AM She
Succeeded by
Manasi Moghe