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Shane Dawson


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Los Angeles, United States (2008 – present)

Shane Dawson (born 19 July, 1988 as Shane Lee Yaw) is a YouTube comedian currently residing in Los Angeles, USA. Shane is known for making comedy videos featuring many recurring characters (such as Shanaynay, Ned the Nerd, S. Deezy, and Aunt Hilda), impersonations (such as Paris Hilton and Sarah Palin), and spoofs of popular music videos such as Telephone Dudes Version (Ned the Nerd) and Last Sunday Night (Aunt Hilda). As of November 1, 2010 his main YouTube channel is the third most subscribed channel of all time behind Nigahiga, and RayWilliamJohnson.

Shane Dawson was born with the name Shane Lee Yaw, but changed it to Dawson because casting directors wouldn’t call him back because they thought he was Asian. He chose the name Dawson after Jack Dawson because his favorite movie is Titanic.

He joined YouTube on March 10, 2008 and is now the third most subscribed YouTuber with 2,175,513 subscribers.

Shane Dawson was born July 19, 1988 in Long Beach, California and moved to Los Angeles when he was 21.

As a teenager in high school, Shane was over-weight and got bullied a lot for that, and then lost 150 pounds on Jenny Craig. He worked for Jenny Craig with his mom and brother, but got fired along with his mom, brother and many other co-workers after he uploaded a video of himself pole dancing in the Jenny Craig building.

Dawson has 3 channels. His main channel where he uploads all his usual stuff. His second channel where every monday he uploads an Ask Shane and once a month Viewer Orgy Time. His third channel is called Shane, which is his iphone channel, where he uploads unedited videos from his iphone.


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