Shane Dawson is an American internet celebrity from YouTube, well known for his comedy videos featuring many recurring characters. 2009 marked Shane Dawson’s big breakthrough with his comedy skits, parodies, spoofs and vlog videos on his ShaneDawsonTV YouTube channels, having over 6 million subscribers and over 1 billion views, which made him one of the most popular users on the site and ranked #1 most subscribed of all time. More notably, he was also named the 25th most-famous web celebrity by Forbes in 2010 and the Choice Web Star at the 2010 Teen Choice Awards. In addition to making videos, Shane Dawson crossed over into music with 6 singles released as well.
Unlike other celebrities born in powerful or wealthy family, Shane Dawson was suffered from his abusive father in a poor family. He had a hobby of making videos as a child and started posting clips on YouTube in 2007. He first made videos including Hodini's Street Magic, pole dancing, especially Fred is Dead which reached more than 23 million views. His first YouTube channel named ShaneDawsonTV was formed on March 10, 2008.
Shane Dawson has been involved in romantic relationship with fellow internet personality Lisa Schwartz.
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