He chose the name Dawson after Jack Dawson because his favorite movie is Titanic. He joined YouTube on March 10, 2008 and is now the third most subscribed YouTuber with 2,175,513 subscribers. Shane Dawson was born July 19, 1988 in Long Beach, California and moved to Los Angeles when he was 21. As a teenager in high school, Shane was over-weight and got bullied a lot for that, and then lost 150 pounds on Jenny Craig. He worked for Jenny Craig with his mom and brother, but got fired along with his mom, brother and many other co-workers after he uploaded a video of himself pole dancing in the Jenny Craig building. Dawson has 3 channels. His main channel where he uploads all his usual stuff. His second channel where every monday he uploads an Ask Shane and once a month Viewer Orgy Time.
His third channel is called Shane, which is his iphone channel, where he uploads unedited videos from his iphone. On his main channel, he started a new series in October 2010 called "Shane and Friends", which is basically all his characters, (Shanaynay, Ned the Nerd, S Deezy, Aunt Hilda, Shane's mom, and Paris Hilton), and each character talks and does their own thing for a couple minutes. Shane Dawson has announced in some of his videos that he is making a 30 minute pilot for a possible TV show called SD High, which is based on two of his videos, High School Drama and School Dance Disaster, it's going to be aired on his main YouTube channel, and could possibly be a TV show. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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