A popular YouTuber having more than 23 million views, Shane Dawson probably did not think about the figures he would be earning while doing the initial rounds of uploads. He has a long way to go. let’s have a close look on Shane Dawson’s net worth in 2018.
Shane Dawson Early Life
Many of us think where is this comic sense coming from, after the rough childhood days he went through. He got bullied in the school for being overweight and beaten up by alcoholic father at home. His mother abandoned him and the family because of his father’s torture. Siblings are said to have a very close bond and help each other in tough times.
His poor background never came in between his success or he overcomes all the hurdles by himself.
He initially dated another YouT ube personality Lisa Schwartz and post break-up there were rumors of him being bisexual. This confirmed when he posted a video on his own channel and now resides with his boyfriend, Ryland Adams and two canine companions.
He has a mental disorder called as body dismorphic disorder which is actually a flaw you see in yourself. He lost 150 pounds as a part of the treatment.
Shane Dawson Career, Awards & Achievement
He started creating videos in 2008 and after some months he was fired from his job because he uploaded a video of him pole dancing in same premises where he worked. Other coworkers were also fired who were seen in the video including his mother and brother. Another video in the same year received over 24 million views and is a huge hit.
He now has three you tube channels called ShaneDawsonTV, ShaneDawsonTV2 and Shane. He renamed his second channel as ‘human emoji’ which is now discontinued. The first channel sums up his web series, parodies and original music and ‘Shane; includes vlogs at the initial stage and now some original content as well.
Through his all channels and uploads, he is into acting, writing, comedy, singing, songwriting, and directing.
His major productions are short films only 7min – 16 min long. As a songwriter, he is involved in ‘Superluv’ and acted in a movie titled as ‘Smiley’. Till now, Dawson released two memoirs entitled ‘I hate myselfie’ released by Atria Books/Keywords Press and ‘It Gets Worse’ released by Atria/Keywords Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.
He is determined enough to complete what he has taken in his hands. This is why he offered to play roles in his own short films when producers alarmed him of not backing with enough money.
Awards & Achievement
Apart from winning the hearts of millions of his subscribers, he has won two awards for ‘Best vlogger’ and ‘Choice Web stars’. Along with four other awards for which he was nominated. He grabbed his last award in 2010.
Net Worth of Shane Dawson
His net worth is $4 million from all of his titles as YouTuber, writer, author, director, comedian and singer. This is what he has been able to establish after years of hard work and dedication to his work.
He is creative enough to engage his audience and is continuously doing so with his latest ideas. He gets the remark from other producers of making disgusting movies but replies by saying that he and his audience like it. In 2017, there were rumors that he died in an accident and proved false later. Most of his content is original and develop a curiosity among the audience. Like his series ‘Meeting up with important people’ where he met his father and uploaded on Shane channel. This was done after his rough days already known to every fan. He knows how to keep up the pace with the audience and thus getting more views.