Shane Dawson probably is one of the prominent names among the famous and rich YouTubers. Dawson, 30, has over 21 million subscribers on his YouTube channel Shane and has accumulated the total views of 4.894 billion as of April 2019. Professional since 2008, the American YouTuber owns total assets worth in million dollars, around $12 million-$16 million.
Openly a bisexual, the media personality has also earned prominence in writing, comedy, acting, and music career. Even more, Shane released many podcasts and docu-series in collaboration with YouTube stars like Jeffree Star and Jake Paul. We have all the details on Shane’s Dawson’s asset, income source, earnings, expenses, lifestyle, and personal life.
Dawson created his YouTube channel Shane on September 22, 2005. Turned professional in 2008, Shane Dawson is one of the first people to rise to fame on video-sharing website YouTube and certainly a millionaire.
As of March 2019, Dawson owns the estimated net worth of $12 million as per Celebrity Net Worth, while some online sources claim his fortune to be around $16 million.
The main source of his income is his YouTube career (mainly) but also manages hefty sum through his endorsements, writing career and acting. He approximately makes the earnings of $2 million per year.
No doubt, that the American YouTuber has secured his place in the list of millionaire YouTubers like PewDiePie and Jake Paul owns $20 million and $8 million respectively.
With growing fame, Dawson’s fortune is likely to increase in the coming days.
Shane Dawson actually owned 2 YouTube channels: Shane and Shane Dawson TV (created on March 10, 2008). But since 2017, he is active only in one channel Shane with over 21 million subscribers and 4.894 billion views.
As per Socialbalde.com, Dawson earns around $14,000 - $224,000 per month, while his yearly revenue turns to be around $168,000 - $2.7 million from his primary channel.
On the other hand, his (now inactive) channel Shane Dawson TV has over 8 million subscribers, it previously earned him $150,000 per year.
Did You Know? After YouTube takes its cut, YouTubers get paid $2-$5 per 1000 monetized views from ads revenue. Apart from this, YouTubers makes extra income from YouTube Red viewers, where viewers pay the monthly fee for premium YouTube; the longer the views watch their videos, the earnings of the YouTuber increases.
Following a year, after Shane released his debut single SUPERLUV! and other songs like The Vacation Song, Maybe This Christmas, and Wanna Make Love To You, he began his podcast Shane and Friends in June 2013.
The podcast ran from June 5, 2013, to December 31, 2017, for 5 seasons with 140 episodes. Even if his payroll from the podcast is not out, Dawson surely summed a hefty sum.
Also, in collaboration with media personalities like Jeffree Star, TanaCon and Jake Paul, he released docu-series: The Truth About TanaCon, The Secret World of Jeffree Star and The Mind of Jake Paul.
Moreover, Shane Dawson tried out his luck in movies Smiley (2012) and Not Cool (2014). The 2014 movie Not Cool was made on the budget of around $1 million, though made only $36,000 in the box office.
Well, he also widens his YouTube channel’s content genre and released two-part series on conspiracy theories Conspiracy Series with Shane Dawson in January and February of 2019.
Fun Fact: Not Cool is a part of a Starz original series called The Chair where directors are given the same script to develop a film on their own. Dawson’s film Not Cool competed against Martemucci's Hollidaysburg and won the competition which earned him $25,000 for another film project.
Shane Dawson is yet to disclose his endorsement details, regarding contract and payrolls. Surely, Dawson makes massive earnings from sponsorship.
As per Influencer Marketing Hub, he can make $20,871- $34,785 per sponsored post on Instagram where his followers are over 10.5 million.
Also, his merch sales from Amazon aids his earnings where the printed hoodie and T-shirt range from $14 to $50.
Shane is the writer of 2 books, both being listed as the New York Times bestsellers: I Hate Myselfie: A Collection of Essays (2015) and It Gets Worse: A Collection of Essays (2016).
Cost of his books in Amazon:
Currently, Shane Dawson lives with his fiancé Ryland Adams in his mansion in Calabasas, California. The YouTuber bought the house in November 2018 for $3 million approximately, $2.955 million to be exact.
The 6 bedroom and 4 bathrooms house spread on 2.85 acres was previously owned by big-booty-jeans mogul David Vered, who bought the property back in October 2017 for $1.61 million and gave the house a complete and contemporary renovation.
Shane Dawson's new Calabasas house
Also, he owns luxury cars such as Jeep Wrangler, and Ford. His partner Ryland owns a Mercedes G-Wagon which costs over $124,500.
Well, Shane Dawson previously lived in a house in Los Angles, California. He bought the 2,200 sq. ft. property back in 2015 which features a pool, three bedrooms, and 3.25 bathrooms.
Online sources report that the house is on the market for sale.
Indeed, Shane Dawson has a lavish lifestyle with massive fortune. He often shares the post of his travels to many places and his expenses on expensive wears, products, costly clothes, food, and beverages.
Living in Calabasas, California, Shane Dawson pays $599 to $818 as house insurance premium while his property tax seeks 0.793% of the asset’s assessed value.
Also, he has liability to income tax inclusive of Federal tax, FICA and State tax; so upon his $1 million yearly earnings, Shane Dawson pays $468,500 as income tax.
Back in July 2018, Shane Dawson in collaboration with Trisha Paytas organized an eBay auction for the mystery box signed by them. The box hovered under $98,000 for the bid which would go to Feed the Children, a nonprofit organization working to end childhood hunger.
Also, Dawson took a firm stand alongside Lisa Schwartz to end the cyberbullying with the campaign The End to Cyber Bullying.
Born on July 19, 1988, in Long Beach, California, U.S, Shane Dawson's birth name is Shane Lee Yaw. He is the youngest child of Kyle Yaw Jr. and Teresa Yaw and has 2 elder brothers: Jacob Yaw (born 1980) and Jerid Yaw (born 1985).
He holds American nationality and is of white ethnicity. As of November 2022, Shane Dawson’s age is 34.
Dawson attended Lakewood High School where he was bullied physically and mentally as he was overweight. For a fact, Shane since has lost 68 kg.
Well, Shane Dawson is a bisexual, he came out as a bisexual in July 2015 in a video posted on Shane Dawson TV. Meanwhile, Dawson is engaged to his fiancé Ryland Adams, a YouTuber. The couple started dating in 2016 and got engaged on March 19, 2019.
His fiancee is also an YouTuber and often posts videos showing off interiors designs of different videos. Prior to proposing Ryan for marriage, he posted a photo on Instagram revealing their anniversary.
He was previously in a relationship with Nadine Sykora (2011-2012), Lisa Schwartz (2011-2015) and Garrett Watts (2016).