Shane Lee Yaw, known professionally as Shane Dawson, is an American YouTuber, actor, writer, comedian, director, make-up artist and musician. He was one of the first people to rise to fame on video-sharing website YouTube, and has since maintained an online presence. In 2008, when Dawson was nineteen years old, he joined YouTube and began making videos. He rose to fame on the site, garnering over half a billion views by 2010. Most of his early work consisted of sketch comedy videos, where Dawson would play original characters, impersonate celebrities and make light of popular culture. During this time, Dawson also had a short-lived music career, releasing 6 original songs such as "Superluv!" and numerous parodies of popular music videos. In 2013—inspired by Howard Stern—Dawson launched his podcast, Shane and Friends, which ran for four years and produced 140 episodes.
|Born:||Shane Lee Yaw, July 19, 1988, Long Beach, California, U.S.|
|Residence:||Calabasas, California, U.S.|
|Education:||Lakewood High School|
|Occupation:||YouTube personality, author, sketch comedian, actor, film director, musician|
|Twitter:||Shane Dawson's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Shane Dawson's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Shane Dawson's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Shane Dawson's Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||Shane Dawson's IMDb|
About Shane Dawson
YouTube star who has gained over 23 million subscribers to his channel by posting a range of videos including conspiracy theories, reaction videos and collaborations with other web stars, most notably Jeffree Star.
Born Shane Lee Yaw, he began posting clips on YouTube in 2007 after turning in videos instead of homework assignments in high school.
He was named the Choice Web Star at the 2010 Teen Choice Awards.
He lost the 2011 Choice Web Star Teen Choice Award to singer Rebecca Black.
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- Fullscreen (company) people
- Male actors from Long Beach, California
- Streamy Award winners
- Bisexual male actors
- LGBT YouTubers
- American directors
- American conspiracy theorists
- American YouTubers
- LGBT people from California