Early Life and Education
Alves was born in Goiânia and raised in Palmas, Tocantins. When she was 13, she worked as a sales clerk. Alves knew she wanted to be in television at a young age and started to become involved in the industry when she was 17.
Alves has lived in four countries and speaks four languages. She started out as an intern for the Italian state-run media RAI and was promoted to a full-time reporter. Eventually, Alves moved back to Goiânia to be closer with her family and was hired by a local network, Record. Alves is the host of Cidade Alerta.
In 2016, Silvye's boyfriend, investment advisor Thiago Friaz, proposed to her while the were on vacation in Europe.