Simone Giertz Bio, Age, Facts, Family, Photos and Career

Simone Giertz is a Swedish inventor, manufacturer enthusiast, robotics, television presenter and YouTuber. She also worked as a sports journalist for AMM, and as an editor for the Swedish official website She has more than 1 million subscribers on her YouTube channel.

Quick Facts
Born November 1, 1990
Birth place Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Residence California, United States
Birth name Simone Luna Louise Söderlund Giertz
Education Hyper Island Stockholm
Occupation Visualization of a black hole
Parents Caroline Giertz, Nicola Söderlund
YouTube career
Subscriber 1.5 million
Total views 80 million
Joined Mar 15, 2013

Early life

Simone Giertz was born in November 1, 1990 in Stockholm, Sweden. Her father Nicola Söderlund is a media personality and her mother Caroline Giertz is a novelist and television presenter who wrote many books, they encouraged her to full-fill her dreams.

Since July 2016, Simone lives in San Francisco.


The family name of Simone is of low German origin. She is the daughter of Caroline Giertz, a novelist and television presenter, whom Simone describes as a “ghost hunter” because of her mother’s work on the paranormal television reality show Det Okända. Simone is a descendant of Ericsson’s founder, Lars Magnus Ericsson was her great-great-great-uncle.


At the age of 16, Simoe spent a year in China as an exchange student. She stayed in Hefei, where she learned basic Mandarin. During her stay in China, she made an appearance on a Chinese sitcom called Huan Xi Longo Xia Dang ( Pinyin: [欢喜 龙虾 档], The Merry Lobster of the Restaurant), where she played Catherine, an American girl who married a Chinese.


She studied physical engineering at the university, but left it after one year,  to go to study at Hyper Island in Stockholm, and became interested in programming and robotics. Simone also briefly attended the Royal Swedish Institute of Technology (KTH) , studying Physics.

Personal life

Simone Giertz is not married yet and her relationship status is single.

Brain tumor

On April 30, 2018, Simone announced on her YouTube channel that she had been diagnosed with a benign brain tumor.  After surgery to remove the grade I meningioma on May 30, 2018, she continued to publish comic and optimistic accounts of her post-surgery progress, including photos of her “potential super villain scar” and a video in your Patreon account.  On January 18, 2019, Simone reported that her tumor had returned.


Simone named Disney cartoon character Gyro Gearloose as one of her first inspirations.   Simone’s interest in electronics began in 2013; She built a helmet to brush her teeth, for a pilot episode of a children’s series, which was uploaded to YouTube after it was not released, starting her career on YouTube.

Simone calls herself “The Queen of shitty Robots” and directs a YouTube channel in which she uses Dry Humor to demonstrate how robots created by herself work to automate everyday tasks; despite working from a purely mechanical point of view, they often do not reach practical utility, to give a comical effect.  Simone’s creations include an alarm clock that slaps the user,  a lipstick applicator,  and another to wash his hair.  When building their robots, Simone does not aim to be useful, prefer to create exaggerated solutions for potentially automatable situations.

In 2016, Simone joined , collaborating with Adam Savage on his first project, the Casco to eat popcorn. In 2017, she starred in the comedy television show called Manick with Nisse Hallberg in Sweden for the TV channel TV6. The basic plot of the program is that the presenters invent creative and fun solutions for everyday problems.


***Facts About Simone Giertz***

  • Does she smoke?: No
  • Does she drink alcohol?: No
  • Simone Giertz was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Height?:                       5 feet 5 inch
  • Weight?:                      49 Kg
  • Hair Color?:               Black, brown
  • Eye Color?:                 Dark
  • Hobbies?:                   Researching, traveling, hangout with friends.
  • Favorite food?:         Pizza, Pasta, healthy food.
  • Favorite color?:       Blue, black, white and yellow.


Did you know…

  1. Simone Giertz became known in 2015.
  2. Also she has huge fan-base in Asia and Europe.
  3. She works on robotic systems.



Year Event
1990 She was born on November 1, 1990 in Stockholm, Sweden.
2006 She stayed in China and appeared in a Chinese TV ad.
2013 She first published about robotics.
2017 She hosted a comedy TV show
2019 She researches and succeed in many robotic projects.



Simone Giertz Photos


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