Simplynessa15 is a popular Youtube channel that has been running since June 2012. The channel is owned and run by New Mexican-born Vanessa Martinez.
The internet sensation has as many as over 2.4 million subscribers on YouTube, she is also on Instagram and Twitter where she is also enjoying large followership. On Instagram, she goes by the name simplynessa15 and has 628k followers, her handle on Twitter, @simplynessa15 has more than 184,000 followers. What exactly has Martinez done to become an internet sensation? Read on…
Who Is Simplynessa15? Brief Bio
Simplynessa15 (Vanessa Martinez) was born in Clovis, New Mexico, USA, on Thursday, November 21, 1996. There is no detailed information online about her parents and family background.
Although the names of her schools are unknown, it is actually on record that she competed in volleyball, basketball, and tracks during her high school days. She has one brother (younger) named Jayden.
Vanessa has also worked as a caregiver and has her own clothing line known as CLO X NESSA.
What Did She Do To Become An Internet Sensation?
Simplynessa15 which is owned by Vanessa Martinez has been running since 2012 and since then, she has kept her fans entertained and educated, uploading content that range from fashion tips, makeup tutorials, hair care tips, product endorsements, and even her own personal stories.
She was initially uploading her videos from time to time but soon moved to daily uploads and with time, her channel began gaining popularity and her subscribers grew so much that as at May 2018, her channel has garnered 2,411,538 subscribers, in addition to the followership she has on Twitter and Instagram.
Her earlier videos include My Tmart.com Haul (this was her first video which came online on 12th June 2012), Braces 101: Types, Cost, & How to get them CHEAP, Review: Organix Coconut Milk Anti-Breakage Serum, How to: Keep Hair Straight Overnight, etc.
In June 2016, Simplynessa15 shared the story of how she was stalked and assaulted severally by someone she thought was her friend. According to her, the supposed friend had followed her and her friend to their hotel room even after she tried stopping him, then her friend left the room, the guy tried to sexually assault her, even as she tried to push him away.
Even after that encounter, he refused to let her be, she had to block him on all forms of social media, this didn’t stop the stalker, who continued sending her messages from fake numbers and new Instagram accounts he created. The Youtuber said her reason for wearing and rotating wigs pretty much was to disguise herself so well the stalker wouldn’t recognize her.
Many have actually accused the sensational Youtuber of making up several of her stories to gain popularity on the internet. Simplynessa15 denied the rumors and slams those perpetrating the rumors about her online.
Vanessa Martinez (Simplynessa15) Opened Up About Her Sexuality
In a video titled I like girls too (a coming out video) uploaded in May 2016, the YouTuber revealed her true sexual identity. In the video, she says she is bisexual and is attracted to both men and women.
According to her, it has been that way since she was 14-years, and she has had to push the feelings aside because her family was not supportive of homosexuality but and that at this time of her life, she needed to come out of the closet and let people know who she really is.
She further revealed that she has been in female-on-female relationships and that her last one was in December 2015. “I am able to connect with both a girl and a boy on a physical, emotional, and mental level. So, I now know exactly who I am,” she added.
Following other controversies that trailed her other stories, some actually thought she must have also made up these stories to gain fame, but watching the video critically, it is definitely obvious that Simplynessa15 has not over-exaggerated or faked this particular video.
Martinez is one lady who is not afraid to try out something new when it has to do with her looks, recently, she took the style risk of chopping off her entire hair and went completely bald.
The YouTube star had posted an 11-minute video of her shaving her head, she claimed that adding more and more extensions has damaged her natural hair and made it sparse, so she was shaving everything to start all over again, the result was actually cool and made her look chic.