Thomas Simons (better known by his online alias TommyInnit), is an English YouTuber and Twitch streamer. He produces Minecraft-related videos and livestreams, including collaborations with fellow YouTubers and streamers in the Dream SMP, which caused his YouTube and Twitch channels to increase in popularity. As of 27 January 2022, his seven YouTube channels have collectively reached over 24.4 million subscribers and over 2.04 billion views; his main Twitch channel has reached over 6.9 million followers, making him the most-followed Minecraft channel on Twitch, as well as the 13th most-followed overall.
Simons was born in Nottingham, England, on 9 April 2004.
Simons created his first YouTube channel, Channelnutpig, on 15 February 2013 and his TommyInnit channel on 24 December 2015. He uploaded his first video on his TommyInnit channel on 9 September 2018. Simons typically uploads videos consisting of him playing Minecraft.
On 6 August 2019, Simons uploaded his first video relating to the Hypixel minigame (Minecraft game) SkyBlock. While consistently uploading SkyBlock-related content, his TommyInnit channel rapidly increased its subscriber count from 4,800 to 66,000. On 4 July 2020, Simons joined the Dream SMP, a roleplay-focused Minecraft server run by eponymous YouTuber Dream.
In August 2020, Simons uploaded a video of himself and a group of fellow Minecraft YouTubers visiting Brighton. As of September 2021, the video has amassed over 31 million views.
On 1 April 2021, Simons created a new YouTube channel under his own name, uploading the first video onto it two months later.
Simons began streaming on Twitch in late 2018, where he streamed Minecraft, PUBG, and Fortnite.
On 20 January 2021, Simons live streamed the finale of the Dream SMP, titled The Dream SMP Finale, which peaked at over 650,000 viewers, making it the third-highest all-time concurrent viewer livestream on Twitch, overtaking Ninja's Fortnite collaboration with Drake.
In September 2021, Simons announced that he would move to Brighton in 2022.