What is SimpleFlips’ real name?

According to his LinkedIn account, e-mail and PayPal, SimpleFlips’ real name seems to be Eddie Cruz, born in California USA on 14 September 1995 – his zodiac sign is Virgo, and he holds American nationality. He’s a social media star, Twitcher and a YouTuber, who’s perhaps known best for his YouTube channel, which he launched on 19 April 2012. It’s today subscribed to by more than 260,000 people, and numbers over 115 million views of all his videos combined.

These most often feature him playing video games, while SimpleFlips likes to do speedruns; most of the other speedrunners don’t like him, but can’t even explain why.

Early life and education

SimpleFlips is amongst the most secretive of social media stars, as he hasn’t shared any details concerning his early life. It’s believed by many that he was raised in California alongside his younger brother, by their parents who prefer to be left out of media, but who are apparently both working in real estate.

SimpleFlips attended a local high school, and during his four years there was mostly interested in playing video games with his peers. He wasn’t very sporting otheerwise, and only occasionally played basketball when invited by his friends to spend some time outdoors. He matriculated in 2013, and hasn’t spoken of his further education, but some of SimpleFlips’ fans believe that he attended college, and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in 2017.

Twitch channel

SimpleFlips launched his Twitch channel on 19 June 2012, and it’s today followed by around 140,000 people, making him the owner of the #2,987 most followed channel (#1,236 most followed English channel).

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He has spent over 2,100 hours livestreaming (more than 87 days), and has amassed over five million views of all his streams combined. SimpleFlips usually has around 900 people watching him play video games – his highest recorded number of concurrent viewers was 8,607 on 9 December 2018.

He’s mostly focused on playing “Super Mario 64”, having spent around 930 hours (close to 40 days) livestreaming it on Twitch, and a couple of the other games he enjoys playing include “Super Mario Maker”, “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time” and “The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker”.

Career as a social media star

SimpleFlips doesn’t have an Instagram account, but has allowed a fan to launch a fan page, which is today followed by more than 3,500 people. It numbers over 400 pictures, most of which feature SimpleFlips playing video games.

He launched his Twitter account in August 2012, and it today numbers over 50,000 followers, while SimpleFlips tends to tweet a couple of times every week. He’s also running a Facebook page, which is today followed by close to 20,000 people.

SimpleFlips has a TikTok account, followed by around 130 people, and which numbers over 2,000 likes of all his videos combined.

Collaborations and friends

SimpleFlips is good friends with the YouTuber and Twitcher Foxen, and has appeared in over 100 of his videos, in which the two often compete against each other, but occasionally also co-operate.

He’s also friends with Markass, another Twitch star, who occasionally uploads parts of his Twitch streams onto his YouTube channel. Most people believe Markass to be SimpleFlips’ best friend, as he can be seen featured in his livestreams most of the time.

Vargskelethor can also be seen featured in numerous of SimpleFlips’ videos and livestreams, and they are probably known best for having played the “Super Mario 64” ‘Dessert Bus’ mod for many hours straight.

He’s good friends with James, who’s probably known best for the work he’s done for the YouTube channel “Odd1sOut”. They began collaborating when they started competing against each other in the video game “Tetris”.

SimpleFlips is good friends with nearly all the members of the YouTube group Minus World, of which he’s also a member. It comprises Nathaniel Bandy, Swanky Box and TetraBitGaming, among several others, and SimpleFlips seems to enjoy mocking Nathaniel Bandy, which other Minus World members now also do occasionally.

Love life and girlfriend

SimpleFlips is more or less open when it comes to his love life, and it’s widely known that he’s today engaged to Leah, who’s better known online as Loohhoo.

She was once a Twitch streamer, but then in February 2020 stopped being active on Twitch, and began pursuing a double degree in computer science and computational linguistics, at a college in the USA. Various interesting facts are known about Loohhoo, including that she was raised alongside six siblings, had cancer when she was seven years old, and enjoys making candles in her spare time.

SimpleFlips hasn’t spoken of any other girls whom he has perhaps been with, and it’s widely believed that Loohhoo’s his first love. As of May 2021, he’s engaged to Leah (Loohhoo), hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

SimpleFlips spends the majority of his time at his computer, playing video games, livestreaming, and making videos to upload onto his YouTube channel, while he also enjoys doing various other things which don’t require him to leave his home.

He likes to read books, and has read dozens since his early teenage years, mostly science fiction, with a couple of his favorites being “Dune” by Frank Herbert, “The Martian” by Andy Weir and “The War of the Worlds” by H. G. Wells.

He’s also into watching science fiction movies, and some of his favorites are “Blade Runner 2049”, “Interstellar” and “Ex Machina”.

SimpleFlips is a lover of animals, and although he hasn’t spoken of having any pets, some of his fans have claimed to have seen him walking his pet dog.

He likes to taste various cuisines – his favorite is Italian food, because SimpleFlips loves eating pizza and pasta.

Age, height and net worth

SimpleFlips’ age is 25. He has medium long brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) and he weighs around 176lbs (80kgs).

As of May 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $200,000.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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