YouTube star Shane Dawson has gained over 23.1 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 began dating Ryland Adams in 2016 and the two got engaged in 2019. He was previously in a relationship with Lisa Schwartz. His mother’s name is Teresa Yaw.
He lost the 2011 Choice Web Star Teen Choice Award to singer Rebecca Black.