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Xyaa (Shagufta Iqbal) Gamer, Live-Streamer Bio, Age, Boyfriend, Family & More

Xyaa (Shagufta Iqbal) is and Indian gaming YouTuber and a YouTube live streamer. She is one of the few female gaming creators from India. Xyaa regularly do live streams on YouTube and also upload some intense and funny gameplay video of several games.

She plays many game on her YouTube channel and do live stream. Many people are the huge fan of her and I am also one of them. She has played several games on live stream, like UNO, Battlefield, Minecraft, GTA V, God Of War, The Walking Dead, and many more games.

Xyaa aka Shagufta Iqbal was born on 15th May 1994 in Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India. So now, let’s have a look to her biography.

Shagufta Iqbal Wiki/Biography

Shagufta Iqbal
Shagufta Iqbal
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Full Name:Shagufta Iqbal
Profession:Gamer, Streamer & Software Engineer
Years Active:July 2016 – present
Famous for:One of the few Girl Gamer of India.
Name behind Xyaa:Basically she doesn’t even know the meaning of Xyaa. There was a girl gamer who she adores, she had a cat named Xyaa. She decided to pick that name from, because it sounds really good to her.

Personal Life & Background:

Shagufta was born and brought up in Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India but currently lives in Bengaluru, India. Her earliest memory was playing Nintendo TV games with her younger sister.

Because her father was a software engineer, she got interested into computers and her father had a subscription to a magazine called “diGit” with which every purchase of magazine provides a gaming CD. Shagufta and her sister used to play all day long.

She is a full time software engineer and a part time gaming creator.

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Shagufta Iqbal
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Date of birth:15th May 1994
Nick Name:Xyaa
Family Background:Shagufta aka Xyaa was from Bhubaneswar, Orissa. Earlier she used to live with their family there.
Currently, she lives in Bengaluru with her boyfriend Anand, because of her job as well as her gaming career.
Father’s Name & Profession:Mr Iqbal, Software Engineer
Mother’s Name & Profession:Mrs Iqbal, House Wife
Siblings Name & Profession:Firdaus Iqbal (younger sister)
Partner’s name:Anand Jadhao, photographer
Marital Status:Married
Husband: Anand Jadhao
Zodiac Sign:Not Known
Size: 32-28-32
Shoes Size:UK 7
Eye colour:Black
Hair ColourDyed, Naturally Black
Hometown:Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India
Place of Residence:Bengaluru, Karnataka
Xyaa (Shagufta Iqbal)


Bachelors in Computer Science Engineering from SOA (Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University), Bhubaneswar, Orissa (2012-2016).

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How Gaming?

Shagufta Iqbal
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As a child, everyone has a weird ambition, Shagufta also wanted to be an astronaut, then she went into fashion and beauty.

Ultimately she went on becoming a gaming creator and a gamer.

She and her sister used to play were Age of Empires, Captain Claw, The Goonies & Adventure Island.

Her first instinct of becoming a gamer was when she played Counter Strike: Global Offensive in her 9th standard.

Xyaa’s PC Specifications: March 2019

  • Streaming PC: Legion T530 Tower
  • CPU – Intel Core 15-8600k @ 4.45Ghz
  • Motherboard – Asus ROG Strix Z370-E
  • GPU – Nvidia RTX 2060
  • RAM – 16GB Corsair Vengeance
  • Case: NZXT H440
  • Monitor – LG 24gm77 144hz 1ms
  • Monitor 2-Dell S2240L 60hz
  • Keyboard: Corsair K70, Logitech G213 Prodigy
  • Mouse: Zowie FK1, Logitech G102
  • Mouse Pad: goutfits
  • Headset: HyperX Cloud II, Logitech G331
  • Webcam: Logitech c922

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  • Live Streaming External Mics: Blue Yeti Red with close arm stand
  • Her Gaming Chair: ezsports gaming chair z series


Xyaa Gaming
Shagufta Iqbal ( XYAA )

Other than Gaming:

Shagufta is an experienced Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Informatic, Java, SQL, C, and C++.

  • Senior Software Engineer at Capgemini, Pune (Jun2016-Sep2018)
  • Software Engineer at Bengaluru, Karnataka, India (Sep2018-present)

Shagufta Iqbal aka Xyaa’s Collaborations:

Brand Ambassadors:

  • Intel gaming India
  • Logitech
  • Loco – Gaming Platform

Other Collaborations:

  • Mortal – Indian Gamer
  • HP India
  • MSI Gaming

Income & Sources of Income:

  • Her Monthly income is more than 8 lacs per months (Approximately) from various sources.
  • Her major revenue of income comes from Brand integrations & working as a software engineer.
  • Small amount of her income comes from Youtube ad revenue and her merchandise store (closed now).

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Contacts & Social Media:

Xyaa Images
Shagufta Iqbal
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Email:[email protected]
Youtube:Xyaa [269K +]
Instagram:@xyaalive [117K +]
Facebook:Shagufta “Xyaa” Iqbal [8K +]
LinkedIn:Shagufta Iqbal

Some Lesser Known Facts About Xyaa (Shagufta Iqbal)

  • Once she was so addicted to gaming that she used to bunk colleges to play games.
  • She has been playing since the age of 12.
  • Shagufta’s stage name Xyaa was stolen by a female youtuber’s cat name.
  • Her dog’s name is Alita, which is gifted by her boyfriend, Anand.
  • She is more introvert type in real life, but when it comes to gaming, she turns into a completely new person who is super loud and outgoing.
  • To let go her shy and introversion, she started playing DOTA, to meet people from around the world.

Some Youtube Videos Of Xyaa’s Gaming Channel

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Shivam Ahuja hails from Uttarakhand, India is the founder of where he and his team provide biographies of popular personalities. He is a full-time Blogger having experience of more than 4 years of content writing, web development, and SEO.

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