Who is Siti Nurhaliza?
Dato’ Siti Nurhaliza Tarudin known as Malaysia’s sweetheart. Her exceptional talent and humble personality makes her an idol for all walks of life including the younger generation.
Born in Kampung Awah, Temerloh and raised in Kuala Lipis, Pahang, Dato’ Siti Nurhaliza has achieved various accomplishment at such an early age. Her kick-start in the music industry was at the age of six through “Sirih Pinang”, a song that she sang in conjunction with her school mid-semester closing. She then braved herself to join various singing competition like Karnival Lipis when she was only 12 years old. Singing “Bahtera Merdeka” which was made famous by Aishah, she won the competition with her powerful vocal. Dato’ Siti was recognised officially among Malaysians when she participated and won Bintang HMI, a star search competition hosted by RTM in 1995. That was the beginning of her career as a singer.
Through the hardship and sacrifices made along the years of involvement in her singing career, it was paid off with the awards and recognitions that she received. Her accomplishment qualifies her name to be recorded twice in “The Malaysia Book of Records” for her triumph as The First Artist that made a Solo Concert at Royal Albert Hall, London as well as Most Award Won Artist. She has also been honoured with Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP) award that carries the title of Dato’ presented by His Royal Highness, Sultan of Pahang. To date, Dato’ Siti has achieved more than 200 awards from both local and international through her 18 years of experience in the music industry. She has also recorded more than 20 albums in various concept like pop, traditional, duet, concert based and not to forget an English album that aims to promote the local music industry into the eyes of the world. Her dedication towards her singing career is seen through her consistency in producing the best albums that were well received despite the highs and lows of the music industry.
Apart from that, Dato’ Siti made history when she manage to hold a solo concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London in 2005. Her first solo concert at Stadium Bukit Jalil in 1999 was also one of her greatest achievement at the age of 20. Dato’ Siti did not stop there as she held various solo concert tours afterwards and come 2004, she had travelled over 13 states in Malaysia through her Konsert Fantasia Tour. This energetic entertainer also appreciates her international fans through tour concert in Indonesia as well as solo concerts at Singapore and Brunei.
Dato’ Siti Nurhaliza is not only a well-known performer but also an entrepreneur who built 5 companies that she manages together with her family. Started off with Siti Nurhaliza Productions (M) Sdn Bhd her very own record label, Siti Nurhaliza Collections Sdn Bhd and Siti Nurhaliza Marketing Sdn Bhd. Meanwhile in 2006, she set up another two companies named Siti Sound Sdn Bhd and SN Mobile Digital Sdn Bhd. Despite a successful career with countless albums, hits and awards as well as iconic recognition beyond local shores, Dato’ Siti still harboured in her heart a deep seated dream – to have her own beauty brand which she can share with all her adoring fans.
Sharing this sentiment with her loving husband who fully supported her dream, the couple roped in close friends and industry experts as business partners to form a team of ‘dream enablers’ who would take Dato’ Siti’s dream to heights of reality. 2008 marked the commencement of a journey of passion and commitment to make SimplySiti a brand that truly epitomises the woman who inspired it. From meticulous research and development, appealing design and packaging, to careful selection of natural ingredients for maximum benefits, every single detail was subjected to rigorous and stringent standards of quality.
Conceptualised with an understanding of the modern day challenges of women, SimplySiti was launched in March 2010 with its tagline “It used to be my secret, now it’s yours”, a personal invitation from Dato’ Siti to privy her world of skincare and beauty. Now 3 years later, SimplySiti has built its position in the beauty market, as a brand that promises ‘Simply Beautiful’ and ensures to provide and fulfil the beauty needs of the Malaysian women and beyond.
Today, her life journey as a 35-years old entertainer and entrepreneur has never been wasted. What she gets, she gives back to the community by participating in events like Muhibbah Ambassador for Red Crescent Society of Malaysia and Ambassador and With All Our Heart Foundation by JUSCO. She also had established her own foundation named Yayasan Nur Jiwa, which aims to help the people in need and has been constantly running CSR campaigns through her beauty brand SimplySiti Di Hati.
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Name: Dato' Siti Nurhaliza Tarudin jsm, aap, sap, pmp, dimp
Stage name: Siti Nurhaliza
Calling name: Siti
Date of Birth: 11 January 1979
Place of Birth: Kampung Awah, Temerloh, Pahang
Hometown: Kuala Lipis, Pahang
Marital Status: Married to Dato' Sri Khalid Muhammad Jiwa
Family: 5th from 8th siblings
Motto of Life: "Tak hidup dek puji, tak mati dek keji"
Years active: 1995 - present
Company: Siti Nurhaliza Productions (M) Sdn. Bhd., Siti Nurhaliza Marketing Sdn. Bhd., Siti Sound Sdn. Bhd., SN Mobile Digital Sdn. Bhd., SimplySiti Sdn. Bhd.
Dubbed Asia's Celine Dion, Siti Nurhaliza is currently one of the richest and most influential artists in Malaysia. She has also won the most number of awards and produced the most number of singles.
Siti is an Asian icon, cementing her primadonna position on the top with her astounding vocal expertise and versatility. Her voice goes beyond languages and regions, garnering numerous international accolades for her throughout her career.Siti has sung in multiple languages, ranging from Arabic to Japanese, and was unanimously crowned the Voice of Asia in 2002.
Having already carved her name in the Malaysia Book of Records, Siti went on to become a businesswoman, releasing her own line of beauty and cosmetic products called Simply Siti.