Who is SimpleFlips?

SimpleFlips is an American YouTube and Twitch star, who achieved fame by playing simple video games such as “Mario 64” and “Pac-Man 99”, among several others. He’s known for speed-running the games, which earned him both negative and positive attention.

SimpleFlips Wiki: Real Name, Age, Childhood, and Education

SimpleFlips’ real name is Eddie Cruz, born on 14 September 1995 under the Virgo zodiac sign, in California USA. He is rather secretive about his childhood, as he’s rarely talked about it. However, it’s known that he has a younger brother with whom he spent hours playing video games.

The two were raised by parents who are involved in real estate, however, SimpleFlips hasn’t revealed their names. He matriculated from a local high school in 2013 and then enrolled at a college from which he earned a Bachelor’s degree in 2017 – unfortunately, he hasn’t revealed which actual institutions, or his area of degree studies.

Career Beginnings

With the expansion of YouTube and the popularity other people enjoyed by uploading various videos onto this platform, he started his own channel in 2012, and within several months uploaded his first video simply entitled “Um wtf?”, which showcases him playing “Super Mario 64”.

Three months later, he uploaded his second video. “130 Star World Record Marathon Promo”, then began uploading more regularly with the start of 2013, and playing other video games. SimpleFlips focused on speed-running various maps, which brought him a decent following, but also some negative attention.

Rise to Prominence

Despite the negativity, SimpleFlips continued in the same manner, and made friends within the YouTube community – he appeared in more than 100 videos of YouTube star Foxen, as the two fought each other in various video games, though they’ve also co-operated against other YouTubers.

He’s also great friends with Markass, another YouTube and Twitch star, and the two have live-streamed numerous times together on the latter platform.

Furthermore, SimpleFlips is a member of the YouTube gamers group Minus World, which consists of such YouTube stars as Swanky Box, TetraBitGaming and Nathaniel Brandy among others. He and the rest of the gang enjoy teasing Nathaniel both in videos and in real life.

SimpleFlips is also good friends with Robert James Rallison, who is better known under the pseudonym TheOdd1sOu; the two have played several games together, including “Tetris”.

Thanks to his dedication, SimpleFlips has become a rather praised YouTuber, and his videos have amassed more than 120 million views. Some of his most popular videos include “Super Oofio 64”, which has around two million views, then “Tetris VS TheOdd1sOut”, with around 1.5 million, and “Desert Mario 64 (ft. Vargskelethor)”, which has been viewed over 700,000 times, in addition to many other videos that have only increased his popularity.

Twitch Star

In addition to his popularity on YouTube, SimpleFlips is also a star on Twitch. He launched his Twitch channel in June 2012, and since then has accumulated over 140,000 followers, and a number of subscribers who pay a certain fee for extra content, which has only increased his wealth.

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He prefers live streaming “Super Mario 64”, and has spent more than 40 days in total on this popular video game. Some other games include “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time”, “The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker”, ad “Super Mario Maker”, among others. His record for most concurrent viewers was 8,607, recorded on 9 December 2018.

Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single, Gay?

When it comes to his personal life, SimpleFlips hasn’t been one to share that much information with the fans, however, it’s known that he’s engaged to his longtime girlfriend Leah, better known as  hoh, which is her YouTube name. She is now a retired YouTube star, as she’s working as an editor for other content creators, including SimpleFlips.

There were rumors in the past about SimpleFlips being gay, however, those rumors disappeared once he revealed his romantic relationship with the aforementioned YouTube star. They bonded over the same interest in “Super Mario 64”, and later fell in love with each other.

Net Worth

As of mid- 2021, SimpleFlips’ net worth has been estimated to be around $1 million, earned through his successful career as an online content creator and YouTube star.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

This prominent YouTuber is known for his curly black hair, and he has brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m), while he’s struggled with a few extra pounds, and currently weighs around 176lbs (80kgs); at some point in his life he weighed over 320lbs (145kgs), so his struggles haven’t been in vain!

Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia

SimpleFlips has turned his main hobby into a high-paying job, but in addition to playing various video games, he has several other interests.

He’s an avid reader, and has found that science fiction books to be his favorite – he’s listed “Dune” by Frank Herbert, “The War of the Worlds” by H.G. Wells, and “The Martian”, written by Andy Weir

In addition, Simple Flips is a fan of science fiction films, including “Blade Runner 2049”, “Ex Machina”, and “Interstellar”, among others.

Since his job is to play video games, SimpleFlips spends a lot of time inside, however, due to his problems with weight, he has found some time to be physically active, and now spends time out jogging and working out.

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