Get to Know Alani Simone

Alani Simone, plays the awesome at everything “Katie” in our new YouTube Red Original Series, Hyperlinked! In this exclusive interview, Alani shares all her favorite things, what’s she’s most insecure about and the best advice she’s ever received. 





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Birthday: July 2
Hometown: San Fransisco Bay Area, California 
Nicknames: Lani
Hyperlinked role: “Katie”


Fave quality about “Hyperlinked” character, Harlie: She’s cool, fun and smart!!

I look up to: My big sister


My main!! ??? #bestie #rideordie #mymain #sisgoals

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Biggest celebrity crush: Dylan O’Brien because he plays really good roles AND he’s cute!! lol

Fave moment while filming “Hyperlinked”:  The dance party…it was lit!! 

My fave outfit on HyperlinkedWatermelon shirt with overalls
I started acting: When I was 10 years old

My advice about boys: Don’t like someone because they’re cute. Get to know them
The craziest thing I’ve ever done is: Held 3 tarantulas at one time! Yikes!
My fave song: “Scars to Your Beautiful” by Alessia Cara

Boys make me work harder because I can show people girls can do anything boys can do ?

My fave movie: Suicide Squad!! The soundtrack is awesome 
My fave thing to do on a Saturday is: Go to the beach
I can’t leave home without my: Phone

My favorite emojis are: ???

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I’m most insecure about: My hair. I used to get teased about my hair

alani-simone, dark girl with curly hair, girl in yellpw

My best stress reliever is: Listening to music


The quote I live by is: “I want to have the freedom to do whatever I want.” – Paul Walker

The best advice I ever got was: Do what you love

I can’t wait to do more of: Traveling around the world

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My fave feature about me is: My eyes

The app I can’t live without: Snapchat! Follow me!

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@ alanisimone10 – Twitter

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