Shane Lee Yaw, also known online as Shane Dawson, is an American YouTuber, an Actor, Producer, Writer, and author. He was born on July 19, 1988, and as of 2023, he is 34 years old. He is renowned for the many characters he plays. His characters include Shanaynay (the most popular and well-known of all other personalities), Ned the Nerd, Fruitloop, S. Dizzy, Paris Hilton, and Shane's mother (who is in real life).
Shane has a total of three YouTube channels- ShaneDawsonTV (his sketch channel), Shane2 (his second channel, empty and now hosting a selection of clips from his podcast), and Shane (his vlogging channel, currently his main channel).
Shane Lee Yaw
July 19, 1988 (34 years old)
September 22, 2005
$1 million approx
Colorado, United States of America
Shane grew up in California and graduated from Lakewood High School in 2006. In his teens, he was obese and had an alcoholic father who later separated from his family. At that time, his family was very poor, so he was bullied at school until he started YouTube. He previously lived in Los Angeles, California with his fiancée Ryland Adams and sister-in-law Morgan Adams. Both are YouTubers. He is currently making videos mainly with Andrew Siwicki who has a camera. He began a more in-depth multi-part series with fellow YouTubers and celebrities like Jeffree Star, Grav3yardgirl, Molly Burke, and Kathy Griffin. These selected series have similarities to traditional TV shows and are considered highly entertaining. He currently lives in Denver, Colorado with his fellow YouTuber Ryland Adams.
He started the channel on March 10th, 2008, but the first video upload didn't happen until July 2nd, 2008. His first serious sketch video was HODINI'S STREET MAGIC. The video that is said to have made him famous was his "FRED IS DEAD!" video. He was also the first person to have two channels with over one million subscribers in the same year - including ShaneDawsonTV2.
On March 31, 2012, he uploaded his first original music video "SUPERLUV MUSIC VIDEO by SHANE DAWSON" to his channel using the emo character switch. The song "Superluv” was a huge success, peaking at number 28 on the iTunes pop charts. Since then, he has released nine more original music videos, the most recent titled "FAMOUS YouTuber-MUSIC VIDEO", which was released on November 27, 2015.
In early 2012, Shane launched a series called 'Hanging with Shane'. The series uploads videos made with footage of his daily life on weekdays. The main characters are his mother, brother (Jerid), Lauren (his producer), Bree Eslig, Steve Green, Kate (katsketch), Shanna Malcolm (HeyYoShanna), and Lisa Schwartz (lisbug). He composed a theme song that his fans sent him to listen to.
In 2022, Shane launched his new online merchandise website named shanedawsonmerch.com. Here, his team sells some really cool T-shirts, hoodies, and caps with his logo on them.
According to Net Worth Spot, Shane Dawson has a net worth of $1 million as of April 2023. More than 7.84 million people watch Shane’s YouTube channel each month. For every thousand views of a video on a monetized YouTube channel, he may make $3 to $7. With the help of these calculations, we can determine that he makes $19.1k a month, or $229.5k annually.
Shane is one of the famous YouTubers and social media stars. He was born on July 19, 1988, and raised in America. He is in a relationship with Ryland Adams and they will soon get married. Jazz posts beautiful photos with his boyfriend on his Instagram handle.
He has had multiple pets over the years; he has six dogs named Miley, Charlie, Chocolate, Corny, Uno, and Honey and he has three cats as well named Cheeto, Muffins, and Snoop.
Shane is one of America's most famous YouTube stars. He has a solid fan base and millions of subscribers on his YouTube channel. Other than YouTube, he is also active on Instagram.
On Instagram, he has an account named ‘shanedawson’ which has 7.7 million followers, where he usually posts photos of himself and his day-to-day life photos.
Shane is a well-known YouTube gamer with more than 7.84 million subscribers on his YouTube channel, and the main content of his YouTube channel is gaming videos, reaction videos, and vlogs.
This is the most recently uploaded video on this YouTube channel and this is a Short film by Shane Dawson himself. This video has over 10 million views.
This is an official music video by Shane and this video has over 6.9 million views.
This is another short film by Shane Dawson and this video has over 6.7 million views.
This is another official music video by Shane Dawson and this video has over 18 million views.
This is a vlog in which Shane accepts that he is bisexual and tells everyone that it is normal. This video has over 10 million views.
Shane is bisexual and he has a boyfriend as well.
Shane appeared in a horror movie named “Smiley”.
Shane reached 15 million subscribers on his 30th birthday.