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About Shane Dawson
Shane Dawson is an American actor, comedian, singer, writer and internet personality. Some of his notable works include works include the audio-visual podcast "Shane and Friends, the hit web series "Conspiracy Series with Shane Dawson" and the romantic comedy film titled "Not Cool".
He has also released original music, most notably a 2012 song titled "Superluv!", which hit the number 1 position on iTunes Top 100 Chart.
As a writer, he has published a number of best-selling books, including his 2015 memoir which goes by the title "I Hate Myselfie".
As of 2014, his YouTube channel has more than 6 million subscribers and more than 1 billion views, thus being the 56th most subscribed channel in internet history.
By early 2020, he had amassed over 23 million followers (subscribers) on his official YouTube channel and over 5 billion views.
His Personal Life
Dawson was born to Teresa and Kyle Yaw Jr. He grew up with two older brothers named Jerid and Jacob.
From 2011 to 2015, he dated actress and fellow internet personality, Lisa Schwartz.
After the demise of his relationship with Schwartz, he began a romantic union with Ryland Adams (who is also a successful YouTuber). On the couple's three-year anniversary of being together, he proposed to Ryland.
Dawson has a height of approximately 1.83 m.
As of the year 2020, he reportedly was worth somewhere in the region of $12 million.
Throughout his career, Dawson has been the recipient of a number of popular awards. For example, in 2010, he received a Streamy Award in the category of "Best Vlogger". In 2018, he received three more Streamy Awards, including the award for "Creator of the Year".
He went on to get nominated for several People's Choice Awards, including winning one in 2018. His other notable awards include a Teen Choice Award in 2010 and a Shorty Award in 2019.
In 2014, he posted online a parody of Taylor Swift's video for the song "Blank Space". YouTube took down the video.
The very first video of Dawson's to go viral was a video titled "Fred is Dead". This sketch comedy video, which he created in September of 2008, went on to garner millions of views worldwide. It greatly contributed to his success. Today, said video is considered one of the most successful sketch comedy videos of all time.
Dawson surprised his fans in 2015 by announcing that he is bisexual.It is apparent that his bisexuality contributed to the demise of his relationship with fellow YouTube star Lisa Schwartz.
He has found himself embroiled in serious controversy on numerous occasions, including dabbling in racial comedy. For example, on multiple instances he has been seen in some of his old skits using blackface. In one of these skits, he wore a blackface while impersonating singer Chris Brown. He also once made use of the N-word much to the fury of the Black American community. After these racist videos were unearthed by the media, Dawson apologized for his actions and claimed he wasn't a racist, stating that he did so as a result of ignorance.
During his teenage years, he battled with serious weight issues. Furthermore, around that same time, he was abused severely by his father (who was an alcoholic). According to him, the abuse was both physical as well as mental.
He was also severely bullied while in high school because he was overweight.
Dawson once worked as a security guard before becoming famous.
In 2014, he revealed that he suffers from body dysmorphia (which is a mental disorder in which one obsessively worries about perceived flaws in how they look). According to him, he was forced to share this personal issue with the public because he knows a lot of people deal with it and he wants them to know they are not alone in it.
On March 11, 2020, he revealed via Twitter that he was "genuinely spiraling" and "freaking out" due to the global coronavirus outbreak. Dawson, who suffers from anxiety, said the coronavirus pandemic made his anxiety even worse. He stated that the situation was so overwhelming that he found it difficult processing all that was happening around him. However, he went on to reassure his fans all over the world that everything would be alright.
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Shane Dawson's Popularity
Shane Dawson is a famous American comedian and internet personality, who was born on July 19, 1988. As a person born on this date, Shane Dawson is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (July 19) and the 124th most popular for the year (1988).
People born on July 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Shane Dawson is the 667th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Shane Dawson's birthday, Shane Dawson is the 4526th most famous American and ranks 17th in famous people born in Long Beach, California, U.S.
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