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Molly Sims

Entrepeneur, Actress, Model, Author, Podcast Host, Founder, And Philanthropist
Something Happy Productions

Molly Sims is an entrepreneur, actress, model, NYT bestselling author, podcast host, founder of YSE Beauty and philanthropist.

This past April Sims launched her skincare brand, YSE Beauty (pronounced "wise"), named InStyle’s Best Beauty Buys of 2023. YSE Beauty is clinically tested targeting women with skin issues and hyperpigmentation, a condition Sims has suffered from for years. Sims perfected her holy grail skincare routine after two years of research and development — testing hundreds of formulations.

Known for her fashion, beauty and wellness content on social media and her lifestyle site, Sims is also the author of two bestselling books in the space, and her podcast Lipstick on the Rim features health and beauty experts and industry friends discussing trends and products and ranks in the top 5 shows for fashion and beauty podcasts across all podcast platforms.

On the film and TV front, Sims’ acting credits include NBC’s Las Vegas and films Benchwarmers and Starsky and Hutch. More recently, she appeared opposite David Spade and Lauren Lapkus in Netflix’s The Wrong Missy.
In 2021, Sims launched a multimedia production company, Something Happy Productions,’ current projects include the Netflix Emmy award-winning TV series Get Organized with the Home Edit and counts Sims as an executive producer alongside Reese Witherspoon; the upcoming Netflix film We Were Never Here, on which Sims is a co-producer. Sims is also a co-producer on the film adaptation The Last Mrs. Parrish currently in the works at Netflix.

As a philanthropist, Sims works closely with Baby2Baby, a mega diaper bank and non-profit organization that provides essential items to children in need across the country.

Sims lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children.

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