How Much Money Lilsimsie Makes On YouTube & Twitch – Net Worth

(Last Updated On: June 5, 2021)

Lilsimsie Net Worth – $2 Million


Lilsimsie is a YouTube content creator from Chicago, Illinois whose real name is Kayla Marie Sims. She has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Her content is mainly gaming videos of the popular game known as The Sims 4, a simulation video game published by Electronic Arts. She does daily building challenges, speed builds and let’s plays.

Kayla was raised alongside her younger siblings by the names, Shanna and Brett. Her father suffered from multiple myeloma and this made her have to stay with her grandparents a large amount of time. This is when she started playing The Sims. She started her YouTube channel when she was in high school. She joined the University of Central Florida in 2017 where she majored in digital media but later changed to history.

How Much Money Does Lilsimsie Earn On YouTube?

The channel has over 1.6 million subscribers as of 2021 and has accumulated over 500 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 550,000 views per day from different sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of $4,400 per day ($1.6 million a year) from the ads that appear on the videos.

YouTube content creators based in the US, UK, Canada and Australia generally get paid $2 – $12 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views usually range from 40% – 80% of the total views. All these are influenced by several factors like the device played on, time of the year, the location of the viewer, ad inventory, how many ads there are on a video, how many people skip the ads, type of advertisement, ad engagement, type of content, etc. The cost of an ad view is based on an auction between advertisers based on views. Advertisers have to bid a minimum of $0.01 per view.

There is also a program known as Google Preferred where deep-pocketed companies can target ads on the top 5% most popular content. The ad rates here are higher than normal. Apart from ads, YouTubers also generate extra from YouTube Red viewers who pay a monthly fee to view premium content on YouTube plus watch videos without ads. Here they get paid based on watch time on their videos. The longer the viewers watch their videos, the more money they earn.

How Much Money Does Lilsimsie Earn On Twitch?

The streamer has over 500,000 followers and has accumulated over 9 million views so far. She is able to get an average of 4,700 viewers per stream with his highest hitting 20,400 viewers. Streamers generally make money through subscribers, ads, donations and bits. Lilsimsie has an estimated 6,800 subscribers from who she makes a minimum of $2.5 each for each month they are subscribed. This adds up to $17,000 per month ($204,000 a year).

Officially, Twitch Partners and Affiliates receive 50% of the total subscription fee, so for the $4.99 tier, the streamer would get around $2.50. Twitch has been known to increase this amount for popular streamers to encourage them to remain on the Twitch platform, with some being upgraded to anywhere from 60% to 100% of the monthly fee.

Streamers make money through the Cheering feature whenever a fan cheers with bits in the chat. A Cheer is an animated chat emote that uses bits. Typing “Cheer1” will generate a grey bouncing triangle, and cost you 1.4 cents. “Cheer100” brings up a dancing purple diamond, and costs you $1.4. You can Cheer any amount you please (including irregular figures, and the corresponding emotes get larger and larger, up to a “Cheer10000,” a $140 tip represented by a fractured red star. streamers will get 1 cent for every Bit pledged while Twitch will keep the 0.4 cents.

Fans can also donate directly to their favorite streamers through Paypal and also cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, litecoin or ethereum. There are a variety of third-party services which Twitch streamers can connect to their account to activate additional features such as donations and alerts. Some of the more-popular services are Gaming For Good, StreamTip, Muxy, Stream Elements, and StreamLabs. All of these services create a unique donation page for your channel hosted on their own server which you can direct your viewers to make a donation.