Shay Carl Butler, commonly known as Shay Carl, is an American vlogger and YouTube personality. He has five YouTube channels, two of which, Shaycarl and ShayTards, have attracted three million subscribers. He is also famous for turning his YouTube channels into the successful Maker Studios media company.
Butler was born in Logan, Utah to the couple Carl and Laurie Butler. After graduating from high school, he briefly attended Idaho State University for 2 years, but dropped out to start working on his own. Prior to his activities on YouTube, Butler installed granite countertops for a living and worked as a school bus driver. He was also a radio DJ for station Z103.
He has been in marriage with
Colette Butlersince 2003 and they have five children: Emmi, Gavin, Avia, Brock, and Daxton.