Silva was born on October 23, 1988, in the city of Vayk, Vayots Dzor, Armenia. She performed since the age of 4. She is not married. Silva's sister, Maneh, writes and composes her songs, while her brother Edgar records them. She with her song "I Like" paticipated in London in the BBC "The Next Big Thing" global competition and among around 2000 participants, by the decision of world known members of jury was awarded the grand prize. According to the BBC rating Silva in 6 was named the best young singer in the world.