Know About American YouTuber Shane Dawson

An American YouTuber, writer, comedian, actor, director, musician, and media personality, Shane Dawson who rose to immense popularity from one of his active YouTube channels, Shane which is ranked among the top 100 most subscribed channels.

As of now, Shane Dawson has over 22 million subscribers on his channel. He is known for making comedy videos, celebrity impersonations, and spoofs of popular music videos and television shows.

He was one of the first people to rise to fame on YouTube. In 2010, he was awarded Teen Choice Award in the category of “Choice Web Star” and also won the Streamy Award for Best vlogger in the same year.

Early Life

Shane Lee Yaw mostly known by the name Shane Dawson was born on July 18, 1988, in Long Beach, California, the USA to parents Kyle Yaw Jr. and Teresa Yaw. He has two older brothers, Jacob and Jerid.

During his young age, his weight was abnormal. He gained excessive weight and due to this his was mentally and physical abused by his drunk father.

Shane Dawson childhood picture.

With support from his siblings, he was able to lose 150 pounds. Shane started making videos during his High School days for the projects. Later, he started his career on YouTube.


Shane Dawson launched his YouTube channel on March 2008 with the name ShaneDawsonTV. He worked with his mom and brother to create content for his channel. Later, his channel was blocked when he uploaded a video of himself pole dancing in the building he worked at.

Not long after, he launched his second channel ShaneDawsonTV2 which is now Human Emoji. In this channel, he uploads the content related to short web films, trailer parodies, music video parodies, etc.

After his second channel is inactive, he launched his third channel Shane which was the most successful one to date. He started this channel as a Vlog channel but he now posts interactive content too.

His channel features a wide varies of video genres such as conspiracy theory, extended vlogs, and documentary-style videos.

Dawson is actively seen on other social media like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Dawson won a Teen Choice Award and Streamy Award in 2010. He was named among the most famous internet celebrity by Forbes in 2010.

Shane also stepped in the acting profession. He made his acting debut in 2011 short films, Friend 4 Ever, and How Shananay Stole Christmas.

Besides, his acting and youtube career, he is also a singer. In 2011, he released his first music titled “Hey Suup”.

Net Worth and Earnings

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Shane Dawson’s net worth is estimated at $12 million as of 2019. The main source of income is his YouTube channel but also manages hefty sum through his endorsements, writing career and acting.

Personal Life and Relationship

Shane Dawson’s dating life can be described as ‘silent’, mainly because he has not been linked to as many relationships. He previously had dated Lisa Schwartz, who is a fellow YouTuber star. The couple started dating in late 2011 and after staring four years in a relationship they finally parted their way in 2015.

Their relationship came to end after he confessed himself being a bisexual. After he broke up with his girlfriend, few years later he was linked to Ryland Adams who was also a YouTube star.

The duo was confirmed to be dating for three years. Recently, March 2019, Dawson proposed Adams who said YES!

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