Kayla Sims Bio

Kayla Sims is an American internet star best known for her YouTube channel, ‘lilsimsie.’ Check out this biography to know about her family, personal life, including her age, birthday, etc.

Quick Facts

Birthday: August 14, 1999

Nationality: American

Age: 20 Years, 20 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Leo

Born in: Chicago, Illinois

Famous as: YouTube Star


siblings: Brett, Shanna

City: Chicago, Illinois

U.S. State: Illinois

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Kayla Sims is an American internet star best known for her YouTube channel, ‘lilsimsie,’ which has more than 268,000 subscribers. After creating her channel on December 7, 2015, Kayla started building her subscriber base by uploading videos pertaining to the popular life simulation game series ‘The Sims.’ Within a couple of years from starting her channel, Kayla had managed to attract enough subscribers to be considered as a prominent gamer YouTuber. On March 31, 2017, she came up with another YouTube channel, which has so far collected more than 23,000 subscribers. Kayla is popular on Twitter and Instagram as well. Thanks to her interesting uploads over the years, Kayla has become a true internet celebrity as she has managed to amass thousands of followers across several social media platforms.

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Childhood & Early Life
  • Kayla Maria Sims was born on August 14, 1999 in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. At the age of six, Kayla and her family moved to Orlando, Florida. She was raised along with her younger siblings, Shanna and Brett. As a kid, Kayla used to play soccer for a local soccer team. She did not have a lot of friends during her middle school days. To add to her woes, her father suffered from multiple myeloma, which is also called as Kahler’s disease, during her growing up years. Owing to her family situation, Kayla had to stay with her grandparents for a few years, during which she started playing ‘The Sims.’ After reaching high school, Kayla became part of the cheerleading team, but couldn’t stay there for a long period of time. Around this time, she created her YouTube channel and started uploading content related to ‘The Sims.’ After graduating high school, Kayla joined ‘University of Central Florida’ in 2017. During her freshman year, she lived in a dorm along with her roommates. Though she had earlier selected digital media as her major, she later changed it to history.
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Social Media Career
  • A couple of years after posting her first video on YouTube, Kayla Sims had understood the art of gathering subscribers. With subscribers came views and Kayla had already become a notable YouTuber, at least among people who love the life simulation game series ‘The Sims.’ At present, her channel has over 268,000 subscribers and 45 million views from all its videos. Apart from posting videos related to the game series, Kayla also posts vlogs, reaction videos, and other kinds of videos to keep her viewers interested. The success of her channel encouraged her to create another channel, which she did on March 31, 2017. Named as ‘Hey Simsie! Podcast,’ Kayla’s second channel has managed to gather more than 23,000 subscribers.
  • With more than 46,000 followers, Kayla Sims is also popular on Twitch, where she streams videos almost every single day. Kayla is active on Twitter and Instagram as well, where she has over 42,000 and 36,000 followers respectively. She is also known for uploading podcasts on platforms, such as Sound Cloud and iTunes. With decent number of followers across various social media platforms, Kayla Sims is already an important internet star, who is set to achieve much more in the virtual world. In 2018, she narrowly missed winning the prestigious ‘Streamer of the Year’ award.
Personal Life & Family
  • Interestingly, many of Kayla Sims’ fans had assumed that she had come up with her last name because of her love for ‘The Sims.’ However, Kayla later clarified by saying that ‘Sims’ is actually her last name and that her love for the game does not having anything to do with her name. Kayla’s family consists of herself, her siblings, and her parents. The family owns three dogs, three cats, bunnies, turtles, and birds. Kayla currently stays in Orlando, Florida, where she has rented an apartment along with her friend Jill.

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Last Updated : September 15, 2018
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