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.
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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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.