Shane Dawson is an American YouTuber, sketch comedian, author, actor, film director, musician and media personality. You probably know him as the first person who became famous for sharing videos on YouTube. He currently has over 25 million views. So, let’s see how much is Shane Dawson’s net worth and more about his life.
Shane Dawson’s real name is Shane Lee Yaw, and he was born on July 19, 1988, in Long Beach, California. He has gone through a rough childhood. In fact, his father was an alcoholic who has constantly beaten Shape up, his mother left the family because she couldn’t stand the torture. To make it even worse, he was constantly bullied at school for being overweight. Shane has two older brothers, Jacob Yaw and Jerid Yaw, with whom Shane is very close.
His challenging childhood hasn’t prevented him from becoming successful and he has overcome all of the hurdles by himself. Shane started dating Lisa Schwartz, a YouTube personality, but they soon broke up due to rumors of him being bisexual. He confirmed the rumor in his video and currently lives with his boyfriend, Ryland Adams, a former Clevver News host, and two canine companions.
Hello. How are you? pic.twitter.com/KE6pZWNqDn
— Shane Dawson (@shanedawson) February 18, 2019
Shane suffers from a mental disorder known as body dysmorphic disorder in which a person can’t stop thinking about their real or perceived flaws. Consequently, he lost 150 pounds.
Shane began creating videos in 2008. However, in just a few months he uploaded a video of him pole dancing at the place where he worked. As a result, Shane and his coworkers who were in the video were fired. That same year, he uploaded another video that got over 24 million views and became a huge hit.
Shane Dawson owns three YouTube channels called ShaneDawsonTV, ShaneDawsonTV2, and Shane. Besides filming and uploading videos on his channels, he also acts, sings, writes songs, and directs films.
He has directed only short films by now and has acted in a movie titled ‘Smiley.’ He has written his song known as ‘Superluv.’ There have been two memoirs released by Shane, ‘I Hate Myselfie: A Collection of Essays’ in 2015 and ‘It Get Worse: A Collection of Essays’ in 2016.
Awards and Achievement
Shane Dawson has earned two awards so far, including awards for Best Vlogger and Teen Choice Award for Choice Web Stars in 2010, and People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Social Media Star in 2018. In 2017, he was nominated for the People’s Choice Award for Favorite YouTube Star.
Shane Dawson Net Worth
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when i was a kid my dream was to grow up and have a golf cart. I can’t really explain why and i know it’s kinda dumb but i’m so excited to drive around and have my future farm animals chase me. :,) I’m so excited about everything right now and i just feel really lucky to have people i love, a job i love, and my new farm home i love. Oh, and a robe i never ever wanna take off. I’m a happy dad! ?❤️
Shane Dawson’s net worth is estimated to be about $4 million. He has earned his money from his YouTube videos, as well as, his books, directing, and singing. He is known to work hard and is dedicated to his work.
When you wish you could be as festive as your friend but you just don’t know how they do it. pic.twitter.com/8IWnS8IMAZ
— Shane Dawson (@shanedawson) December 24, 2018
Two years ago, rumors have been swirling that he died in an accident. However, like with most rumors, this one turned out false too. Shane engages his fans in his work and he knows how to develop curiosity among the audience. Fans appreciate his content as it’s original.
In November of 2017, Shane started doing a 3 part series with his father which he uploaded on his “Shane” YouTube channel. The series was titled ‘Meeting up with important people.’
— Shane Dawson (@shanedawson) January 27, 2017