Shane Dawson is one of the most successful YouTubers. His sketch comedies have attracted millions of subscribers and billions of views. At one point, he was one of the very highest subscribed YouTubers. Some of his videos have become legendary.
So what is Shane Dawson net worth in 2018? What are Shane Dawson’s salary/earnings? Read on…
Shane Lee Dawson is an American sketch comedian, YouTuber, actor, director, and musician. He was born on July 19, 1988 in Long Beach, California. Before his rise to fame, he has openly spoken about his rough upbringing due to his abusive, and alcoholic father. Thanks to his siblings and his mother, he was able to get through this difficult part in his life and eventually start his channel in 2008 called “ShaneDawsonTV”.
In September 2008, Shane Dawson posted the video “Fred is Dead!” which is one of his most popular videos to date. He currently posts most of his content on his new channel “Shane” where he uploads sketch comedies, vlogs, and original music. Shane Dawson has since appeared alongside various YouTubers such as Joey Gracefa, TheFineBros, and Tyler Oakley. Thanks to the rapid growth of his channel and the popularity of his content, he was named the 25th most famous web celebrity by Forbes Magazine in 2010.
In the year 2010, Shane Dawson has shown interest in breaking into mainstream media and he announced that he is producing a series called SD High which was set to be released in September 2010. However, production was delayed as he was set to take it another direction than originally planned. He then started working with Happy Madison Productions as well as other YouTubers to produce a TV show. He eventually withdrew from the production of SD High however.
On March 2012, Shane Dawson released his first mainstream single “SUPERLUV!” which premiered along with a music video. He released another single titled “The Vacation Song” on June 23, 2012. In the same year, he starred in the movie called Smiley. In the following year, he started the podcast Shane and Friends.
Shane Dawson successfully pitched a series to Sony Pictures Television and NBC which was called Losin’ It which is a story about an ex-client at a weight loss center. He went on to direct a film called Not Cool in 2014. The movie was part of the show The Chair in which two movies are produced with the same script and the audience would then vote on which they liked more. His rendition won over Anna Martemucci’s Holidaysburg and he won $250,000.
Shane Dawson released his memoir titled I Hate Myselfie: A Collection of Essays in 2018 and was published by Atria Books/Keyword Press.
Shane Dawson later released another memoir in the following year called It Gets Worse: A Collection of Essays which was released by the same publication.
Many of Shane Dawson’s videos have become extremely popular, attracting billions of views. He has turned that success into a steady stream of income, amounting to around a million dollars per year. His other sources of income are his songs, music videos, movies and TV shows. In all, we estimate Shane Dawson net worth in 2018 at approximately $4 million.