Who Is Ayu Ting Ting? The Indonesian Superstar's Rise to Fame

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Indonesian performer Ayu Ting Ting is poised to be next international superstar.

She first rose to fame in 2011, but how much do we really know about this starlet? We'll give you the scoop on this famous Indonesian performer and just how she shot to fame.

We'll also give you the gossi[ on just who Ayu Ting Ting is dating!

Ayu Ting Ting was born Ayu Rosmalina. She began her career early, by modeling at age 5.

This was also the time that she was introduced to her signature talent, dandut.

Dangdut is a form of Indonesian music, influenced by Malaysian, Arabic and Indian roots. In Dangdut, a band for 4-8 musicians play a variety of Eastern instruments, such as the tabla, flute, mandolin, and guitar.

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Ayu Ting Ting's mother was reportedly a singer as well and Ayu is said to have gained her talent through her. Ayu began singing at age 14 as a wedding singer, earning just $28 per performance.

Ting Ting was a song on one of Ayu's first albums and references the idea of being a virgin. It was her producers who suggested she add on the phrase to her name.

Ayu Ting Ting shot to fame while attending college. She took a leave to pursue her career. He rise to fame took place after a set of famous Indonesian performers, Sule and Olga Syahputra covered one of her songs.

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More recently, Ayu Ting Ting has made waves for her romantic life. Ayu Ting Ting was married to Henry Baskoro, a wealthy Indonesian playboy, but got divorced just one year later. Ayu has one daughter from the marriage.

But this real gossip that Ayu generated in 2016 was around her relationship to Indian actor, Shaheer Sheikh.

The couple reportedly met on an Indonesian reality show that featured Shaheer Seikh. Since then, they've been spotted showing off their relationship on their respective social media presences.

So what's next for Ayu Ting Ting? Will we see her performing in the US anytime soon? Well, if there's a lesson that can be taken from the books of star like Shakira, it would not be all too surprising to see her pop up on an American screen some time soon!