Woman who won netizens' hearts with Merlion video is Thai influencer

The woman who charmed netizens with her quirky take on a video with Singapore's iconic Merlion has been identified as Thai influencer Mayy R.

Some local netizens recognised her from her video that has been circulating on social media.

Although she is relatively unknown here, she has over 1.4 million subscribers on YouTube, 1.1 million subscribers on Instagram and over 800,000 followers on Facebook.

In her YouTube profile, she says she loves sharing all about beauty and posts makeup tutorials and vlogs.

The video that has since gone viral was posted on her Instagram page on May 25 and has over 830,000 views.

Besides her hair washing video and photo, she posted several other snaps during her recent holiday in Singapore.

Apart from snapping shots at Marina Bay and Orchard, she also visited the newly opened Jewel Changi Airport, tried some chilli crab and explored the Tiong Bahru neighbourhood.