Shane Dawson Bio, Age, Height, Siblings, Wife, Books, Net Worth

Shane Dawson Biography

Shane Dawson (Shane Lee Yaw) is known as an American YouTuber, filmmaker, writer, actor, and musician. Likewise, he was one of the first people to rise to fame on YouTube after he started making videos in 2008 at the age of 19 and received over 500 million views during the next two years.

How old is Shane Dawson? – Age

The American YouTuber is 35 years old as of 2023. She was born on 19 July 1988, in Long Beach, California, United States.

How tall is Shane Dawson? – Height

Gadsby stands at a height stature of 6 feet (1.83 m).

Shane Dawson Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Hannah was born to her parents in Long Beach, California, United States. She is the daughter of Teresa Yaw (mother) and Kyle Yaw Jr (father). Besides, he was raised together with his siblings, Jacob Yaw, Jerid Yaw.

Shane Dawson Education

The filmmaker was educated in Lakewood, California, graduating from Lakewood High School in 2006. In addition, he was bullied for his weight in school, and his brothers assisted him during these times; he later lost 150 pounds (68 kg). First, he first became interested in making videos when he would hand in videos for school projects with his friends.

Is Shane Dawson Married? – Wife

Dawson started dating YouTuber, known as Lisa Schwartz in December 2011. Later,he came out as bisexual in July 2015 and later confirmed that he had separated from Schwartz. Afterwards, he started dating YouTuber Ryland Adams in 2016, and they later engaged on March 19, 2019. Before, he lived in Calabasas, California, and later moved in August 2021 to Colorado, where he and Adams purchased a farm for $2.2 million.

Dawson and Adams married in Colorado on January 3, 2023. In July the same year, they announced via Ryland’s vlog channel that they were expecting twin babies via surrogacy.

YouTuber and writer Shane Dawson photo
YouTuber and writer Shane Dawson photo

YouTube Career

Dawson made his YouTube channel, known as “ShaneDawsonTV” on March 10, 2008. Furthermore, the earliest video that remains on the channel, (Kermit the Frog and Me) became uploaded about 4 months later. When he first started making videos, he served at Jenny Craig together with his mother and brother, but was later fired in August 2008 after he uploaded a video of himself pole dancing in the building he served at and for showing before-and-after photos of clients, adding that (all these people gain their weight back).

His third and main YouTube channel, Shane, is where he before posted vlogs, and currently posts original content Mondays through Fridays. In addition, he started using this channel in May 2010. Later in November 2009, he was featured on Attack of the Show!. Forbes magazine named him their 25th most known web celebrity in 2010.

Shane and Friends, The Chair, and books

Dawson began a podcast entitled Shane and Friends in June 2013. In addition, he revealed that he was pitching a talk show and was continuing to pitch the series about him working at a weight loss center as of 2013. Besides, Dawson announced that he was developing the weight loss center project with Sony Pictures Television for NBC on November 12, 2013.

Likewise, the project has been titled Losin’ It and, if picked up, would be a half-hour single-camera comedy series majoring on a successful former-client at a weight loss center who decides to share his inspiration by becoming a consultant at the center, and also subsequently becomes the manager by the end of his first day. In addition, Darlene Hunt, Richie Schwartz, Lauren Schnipper, Will Gluck, and Dawson would work as executive producers for the project.

Shane Dawson Movies

  • Friends Forever
  • How Shananay Stole Christmas
  • Smiley Binder
  • Not Cool
  • I Hate Myselfie
  • Viral Video 2
  • I Hate Myselfie 2
  • Internet Famous
  • It Gets Worse
  • The Lottery


  • Hot Teens Gone Wild on Degrassi!
  • SD High: School Dance Disaster
  • Haunted House Party
  • Shane Dawson’s Love Story
  • BlackBoxTV Presents
  • Corey & Lucas for the Win!
  • Friends 4Ever
  • How Shananay Stole Christmas
  • Shane & Friends Halloween Special
  • YouTubers React
  • Emo Love Story
  • Smosh Babies New Teacher Shane (voice)
  • Escape the Night
  • The Truth About Tanacon
  • The Secret World of Jeffree Star
  • The Mind of Jake Paul
  • Conspiracy Series with Shane Dawson
  • The Return of Eugenia Cooney
  • The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star
  • The New World of Jeffree Star

Shane Dawson Net Worth

Citing her acting career, Shane has an estimated net worth of $12 million.

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