Randolph, New Jersey
United StatesJuly 8, 1988
|Other names||N/A |
|Known for||Cosplay, modeling, internet personality,|
Liz Katz was raised in Randolph, NJ on video games, fantasy games, comic books, and science fiction movies. She began cosplaying at the age of 14 as an elf. She began cosplaying professionally in 2012 after she gained public attention and was voted the top cosplayer at Wondercon 2012. In 2012 Liz Katz began acting in youtube videos.
Cosplay Career[edit | edit source]
In 2012 Liz Katz began pursuing a career as cosplay model by combining her passion for pop-culture, cosplay, and photography with the launch of her Facebook Page and release of her first professional cosplay shoot as Tifa Lockhart from Final Fantasy VII.
In 2013 Liz Katz was the first cosplayer to crowdfund a cosplay outfit and photo shoot. She raised $4,690 for her Sexy Princess Peach cosplay.  This caused much controversy within the cosplay community.  Though now today the majority of cosplayers and photographers run Patreon pages to fund their art it was unheard of in 2013.
Youtube[edit | edit source]
Liz Katz has done many YouTube collaborations and appearances. In 2012 she began appearing in Sam Macaroni's youtube movies and parodies. in 2013 she was featured in numerous Bat in the Sun Videos. 
Liz Katz began working in the adult industry under the alias Risi Simms in the Spring of 2007 though having never seen an X rated film her her life prior. She did a handful of videos in 2007 and left the industry. She then returned in 2011 to only appear in a few more adult films before officially retiring again in Spring of 2012. 
Filmography[edit | edit source]
Film, Television, and Youtube[edit | edit source]
|2018||Game Over Man||Party Girl|||
|2018||"Mr. J and I"||Harley Quinn|||
Music videos[edit | edit source]
|2012||"Before the Mourning"||"Girl"|
References[edit | edit source]
- "Liz Katz as Tifa Lockart Final Fantasy VII". September 1, 2012.
- "Sexy Princess Peach Cosplay". Liz Katz. April 1, 2013.
- "Is Funding a Cosplay Outfit Wrong". Nerd Reactor. May 30, 2013. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
- "Liz Katz and the Cosplay Controversy". clantilyscad. June 4, 2013. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
- "Embrace Your Inner Nerd! Here's the 10 sexiest Female Cosplaysers". January 7, 2016. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
- "This Week in Sexy Cosplay—Gaming Queens in Honor of E3". June 14, 2015. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
- "15 Sexiest Cosplay Costumes of 2014". December 4, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
- "Sam Macaroni". Retrieved May 24, 2018.
- "Batman vs Deadpool". June 28, 2013. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
- "Risi Simms". iafd. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
- "Aww… @RisiSimms is Retiring From P0rn". Shabooty. May 13, 2012. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
- "Freakinggeek Game Over Man". Freakinggeek. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
- "Mr. J and I". 13 February 2018 – via Youtube.
- Wolf J. PAGZ (January 17, 2013). "B4TM - Before The Mourning - Directed by PAGZ". Vimeo.
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