Father: Shane's father was an alcoholic and abused his son and wife. He left the family eventually.
Mother: Shane's mother's name is Teresa Yaw.
Siblings: Shane has two other older brothers, Jerid and Jacob, who are his close friends and big support.
Sexual orientation: bisexual
Shane started dating Ryland Adams (born in 1991) in 2016. The two live together and are completely open about their relationship. Before that, he was reportedly dating with Lisa Schwartz, so he is probably more bisexual than gay.
Shane's net worth is estimated at $4 million at least. His internet activity and public appearances are the sources of this wealth.
What was Shane's childhood like?
He was overweight as a child and had to live with an abusive and alcoholic father. He was also poor and bullied in school.
How much weight has he lost?
He is now much slimmer than he used to be - he lost 68kg in total.
How did he become interested in making videos?
He found his passion to making videos while preparing a project for school.
How did he started his YouTube?
In 2008, Shawn decided to transfer his newly found passion online and started his YouTube channel, which made him a star eventually.
What are his collaborations?
Shane made videos together with many other web stars like Joey Graceffa, Tyler Oakley, and Miranda Sings .
What are his biggest achievements?
Besides being extremely popular on the web, Shane can boast the according title - the Forbes mentioned him in its list of most famous internet celebrities.