Shane Dawson is a well-known YouTuber, author, actress, comedian, producer, make-up artist, and musician from the United States.
Childhood and Early Years
Shane Lee Yaw is his real name, and he was born on July 19, 1988. He is 34 years old. He was born in the city of Long Beach, California, in the United States. Teresa Yaw is his mother’s name, and Kyle Yaw is his father’s name. He says that growing up with an alcoholic, violent father was painful. Jacob Yaw and Jerid Yaw are two of his older siblings.
Shane is a Lakewood High School alum. Dawson was humiliated at school because of his weight. He was close to his brothers and stepped up to support Dawson through these difficult times. Since then, he has dropped 150 pounds (68 kg). Shane also has two kittens, Muffy plus Snoop, and four puppies, Miley, Charlie, Chocolate, and Unicorn.
Shane started his ‘ShaneDawsonTV’ YouTube channel on March 10, 2008, when he was 19 years old, and began doing what he loved producing films. He worked at Jenny Craig with his mother and brother during this period, but was fired in August 2008 after uploading a video of himself pole dancing in the building where he worked.
His mother, brother, and six other employees who had appeared in his video were all fired after the organization discovered the video. He released a video named “Fred is Dead” in September of that year, which became an instant success.ShaneDawsonTV2 is his second YouTube site (now Human Emoji). He will add brief online videos, trailer parodies, music video parodies, and original music to the site. However, the channel is no longer running, with his most recent video being from 2012.
After that, he launched his third channel, Shane, which was his most profitable to date. Dawson’s channel, which began as a Vlog channel, now features immersive content Monday through Friday. He collaborates with YouTubers such as Tana Mongeau, Trisha Paytas, Bunny Meyer, James Charles, and others on a range of content styles, including conspiracy theory posts, lengthy vlogs, and documentary-style videos.
His early work consisted of sketch comedy videos in which he played original roles, imitated celebrities, and mocked pop culture. He rapidly grew to prominence on YouTube as a result of his zeal, talent, and artistic personality, amassing over half a billion combined views by 2010. He made several of the most famous partnerships with other well-known YouTube stars as a result of his popularity on the website. Forbes Magazine called Shane Dawson the 25th most popular web celebrity in 2010. He rose to prominence in 2010 after winning the Teen Choice Award and the Streamy Award for the best vlogger.
Shane Dawson also starred in the horror film “Smiley,” which was nominated for a Fangoria Chainsaw Award for “bad film.” He also starred in and directed the film ‘Not Cool.’ He has two New York Times best-selling novels, titled “It Gets Worse” and “I Hate Myselfie,” as of 2019. He only has one active website, Shane, which has 22 million viewers and over 5 billion views as of 2017. YouTube’s monetization of all three of Dawson’s networks was halted permanently on June 30, 2020.
Scandals & Controversies
Shane Dawson was chastised in 2018 for his films ‘The Secret World of Jeffree Star’ and ‘The Mind of Jake Paul,’ in which others said he was overly sympathetic to both subjects’ racism controversies. He was convicted of being pedophilic the same year after describing a 6-year-old Instagram star as sexy.’
The worst of his scandals, though, seems to be the one he had in March of this year. Shawn Dawson admitted to committing a sex act on his pet when he was 19 in a 2015 podcast clip that has resurfaced online. And, as you would expect, his millions of YouTube fans were not pleased.
He has, however, apologized via Twitter and denied the accusations, claiming that they were untrue. In June 2020, his previous scandals resurfaced. In reaction, on June 26, 2020, he released a 20-minute video titled “Taking Accountability.”He responded to fresh outrage over his usage of blackface, the N-word, and other racist remarks before releasing his YouTube page. He promised to improve his “conduct” at the end of his apology video but said he accepts whether people do not wish to acknowledge his apology or no longer respect him.
From December 2010 to November 2011, Shane dated Nadine Sykora. He was previously tied to Lisa Schwartz, another YouTube sensation. They began dating in late 2011 and ended up breaking up in 2015. Shane came out as bisexual in a video shared on ‘Shane Dawson TV’ in July 2015.
In 2015, he teamed up with Chad Morgan II. He was seen with Garrett Watts for a month, but the partnership was short-lived. In 2016, he began dating Ryland Adams, the influential online news network Clevver Media’s host, editor, and producer. On March 19, 2019, the couple got engaged. Shane suffers from body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) (BDD).
Shane is a tall man, standing at 6 feet tall. He weighs in at about 79 kilograms. With a body measurement of 44-32-35 centimeters, he is of medium build. He also has an 8-inch foot scale (US). Shane is also a light brown-haired man with a pair of blue eyes.
Net Worth and Social Media
Shane has a large following on social media. His Instagram account, @shanedawson, has over 11 million fans. He’s still on Twitter, where he has over 9.6 million fans. Similarly, his YouTube channel, dubbed “Shane,” has over 22 million viewers. Furthermore, his YouTube channel, ‘ShaneGlossin,’ has over 3.6 million viewers.
His YouTube channels “Shane Dawson TV” and “Human Emoji” both have over 8.32 million and 2.19 million viewers, respectively. He is no longer involved in these two, though. [email protected] is his Gmail address for company inquiries. Dawson has no doubt amassed a large sum of money as a result of his immense fame. As a social media star, blogger, and YouTube personality, he has had a lot of popularity. He does, though, have a net worth of around $12 million as of 2023.
|Full Name||Shane Dawson|
|Born Date||19 Jul 1988|
|Best Match for Marriage||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
|Profession||YouTuber, actor, writer, comedian, director, make-up artist, musician|
|Height||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Break Up||Lisa Schwartz|
|Net Worth||$12 million|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Birth Place||Long Beach, California|
|Education||Lakewood High School|
|Siblings||two (brothers Jacob Yaw, Jerid Yaw)|
|Shane Dawson Twitter|
|Youtube||Shane Dawson Youtube|
|Shane Dawson Instagram|
|Personal Web||Shane Dawson Personal Web|
|IMDB||Shane Dawson IMDB|
|Wiki||Shane Dawson Wiki|