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Shane Downson’s Biography
Shane Dawson is an American YouTuber, actor, comedian, musician, and actor born on July 19, 1988, in Long Beach, California, as Shane Lee Yaw, known professionally as Shane Dawson. Shane Dawson attended Lakewood High School and was frequently bullied due to his weight. Shane began to upload comedy sketches, which included the original characters, impersonations of celebrities, and pop culture-inspired videos on Youtube in 2008 when he was just 19. Passionate, skilled, and with a unique personality, Shane quickly climbed to the top of the charts on YouTube and accumulated more than half a billion views in 2010. Shane owns three YouTube channels that have earned billions of views. Then, Shane was criticized for the same sketch that was viewed as offensive by many and mainly racism-based stereotypes. In 2015, Shane began releasing his series of conspiracy theories on YouTube, followed by his web-based program “Conspiracy Series with Shane Dawson.” These videos are among the most-watched videos on YouTube. The web series is approximately 120 minutes in length. Since then, Shane has produced several docu-series available on YouTube with popular shows about Jake Paul and Jeffree Star. In June 2020, YouTube announced they would permanently suspend monetization for Shane’s YouTube channels due to the backlash that followed his racially inappropriate comments and his comments on bestiality, sexual pedophilia, and child abuse. Shane has also stepped into the world of music and has released six tracks. His main channel under his name and the sole active one has more than 4 billion views. He has more than 8.1 million followers on Instagram.
Shane Dawson Net Worth
His Net Worth is $9.5 million
Shane Dawsons Personal Information
|Name||Shane Lee Yaw|
|Date of Birth||July 19, 1988|
|Birthplace||California United States of American|
|Net Worth||$9.5 million|
|Relationship status||Engaged (Ryland Adams.)|
Shane Dawsons career
Shane first started making videos in high school when he would turn in videos as school projects with his friends. He started posting on YouTube in 2008 at 19 and garnered about half a billion views on his account in two years. He began by posting sketch comedy videos, including original characters, impersonated celebrities, and pop culture-type videos. His success on the platform saw him make some of the most successful collaborations with other well-known YouTubers and propelling his name on the web. Shane came under fire for these same sketches; many considered them offensive. In 2017, the focus of Dawson’s channel had shifted to include a wider variety of video genres such as extended vlogs, conspiracy theory videos, and documentary-style series, which he featured other YouTubers like; Joey Graceffa, Tyler Oakley, TheFineBros, Miranda Sings, and Trisha Paytas. In addition, Shane has released one docu-series discussing his absent father and its impacts on him. In 2012, Dawson announced that a television studio had contacted him to produce the pilot for their TV channel. The story centered around a teenage boy in school and his interactions with the other characters. The funding he needed for the pilot was provided by digital media group Take180 after he helped them act in their video. in 2015, Shane started releasing his conspiracy theory series on YouTube, followed by his web series “Conspiracy Series with Shane Dawson.” These videos have become some of his most-viewed vi eos. The web series is about 120 minutes long. Since then, Shane has produced several docu-series on YouTube, including popular series on Jake Paul and Jeffree Star.
Facts about Shane Dawsons
- He was bullied at school due to his weight.
- There are two siblings, Jacob and Jerid
- The name of his mother is Theresa
- On June 30 on June 30, 2020. YouTube has suspended monetization indefinitely on Dawson’s three channels. On June 30, 2020, YouTube stopped monetization on all three of Dawson’s
- He also said that he had dealt with his childhood trauma by laughing at inappropriate jokes.
- He launched a successful podcast in 2013 titled “Shane and Friends. The show was on until the end of 2017 and made 140 hours.
- Shane Dawson is one of the first YouTubers to earn over $1 million annually on the platform.