Shay Carl is an American YouTuber, vlogger, entrepreneur, and author. He is best recognized for vlogs with his family in his YouTube channel, SHAYTARDS which has over 5 million subscribers and 3 billion views. He was also the previous owner of the Maker Studios which has now been acquired by The Walt Disney channel.
Shay Carl Butler was born on March 5, 1980, in Logan, Utah to mother, Laurie Butler, and Carl Butler. He grew up with his three siblings. His both sister, Casey Butler and Carlie Butler along with brother Logan brother are all active on YouTube.
As for education, after he completing his high school studies, he served a Mormon Missionaries for the whole two years in Barbados, Trinidad, and Guyana for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Carl has American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic community. Since he was born in early March, his zodiac sign is Pisces.
Shay is married to Colette Crofts. They married in January 2003 and have been together ever since. Carl and Crofts have five children together. They are named: Gavin Butler, Avia Butler, Emmi Butler, Brock Butler, and Daxton Butler. His family is known as Shaytards and is considered as the first YouTube family.
Since his life has been documented since birth, Carl’s son Brock is considered as the internet’s first Truman baby, referencing to the 1998-science fiction movie, The Truman Show.
Shay's daughter Emmi has been featured in James Blunt’s album, Some Kind of Trouble while his other daughter Avia, has released a song called, Forever Love.
In 2017, Shay took a break from his YouTube channel to focus on rehab after confessing to alcoholism. This came after the cheating scandal by Shay with a cam girl was revealed to the internet.
After returning a year later on YouTube, Shay and his wife, Colette Crofts are still together and are working on their marriage. They have been together with 16 years, as of August 2019. His current house is located in Pocatello, Idaho.
Shay Carl changed the YouTube community forever when he first started vlogging his family. Over the years, Carl has amassed a net worth of $25 million mainly from YouTube.
His bank account took a huge rise after he selling his co-founded company, Maker Studios to The Walt Disney Company for $500 million in 2014.
Additionally, he also earns from his book Fat Dad, Fat Kid which sells for $16.99 per paperback unit on Amazon.
Shay Carl has two main channels and two sub-channels on YouTube. His main channels, shaycarl and SHAYTARDS have over 1.68 million and 5.02 million subscribers respectively. His sub-channels are named Shayloss and iPhonetard.
His major channel, SHAYTARDS has over 3 billion views and even won him an Open Web Awards for Best YouTube channel or personality award in 2009 along with the Streamy awards in 2013.
After his cheating scandal was exposed, he took a year hiatus from YouTube and returned with his family for March 2018.
Carl was previously one of the founders of Maker Studios since 2009. He sold the company to The Walt Disney Company in March 2014. He is also the author of the book, Fat Dad, Fat Kid: One Father and Son’s Journey to Take Power Away from the ‘F-WORD’ in 2015.
He has appeared in series like The Station, The Annoying Orange, No Ordinary Family, and Wonder Quest.
Shay Carl is an American YouTuber, vlogger, entrepreneur, and author. He is best recognized for vlogs with his family on his YouTube channel, SHAYTARDS.
Shay’s age is 39, as of August 2019.
The American YouTuber has a height of 5 feet 7 inches (175 cm).
Shay Carl has an estimated net worth of $25 million.
Shay Carl has the following base of 1 million followers, as of 2019.
Shay has beautiful brown eyes.