Also as of July 2017, his channel has been inactive for over 6 months, his latest upload already mentioned above as "THE LOTTERY" - SHORT FILM.This channel started on April 3, 2009 and currently has nearly 2.3 million subscribers.
From 2011–2015, Shane was in a relationship with Lisa Schwartz.
In October 2016 Dawson confirmed he was dating Clevver News host Ryland Adams.
Deezy, Paris Hilton, Shane's Mom (the opposite of his real mother), the superhuman Switch, and Aunt Hilda.
He has three channels: Shane Dawson TV (his main channel), Human Emoji (his second channel, which has not been in use for some time now), and shane (his vlogging channel).
He also had multiple pets: four dogs named Miley (As of May 1st 2017 she has passed away), Charlie, Chocolate & Unicorn (Or Corny), Uno, and three cats named Cheeto, Muffins and Snoop.
In May 2017, a rumor started on Facebook that Shane died in a car crash. In November of 2017, Shane started a 3 part series with his father that he uploaded on his "shane" You Tube channel as well as a series of meeting up with important people in his past life.Back then, his family was very poor and this caused him to be bullied a lot in school; until he started You Tube.He started the channel on March 10, 2008, but his first video upload was not until July 2, 2008.At this time, his channel mostly consisted of shorter videos, his first being only .His first proper sketch video was HODINI'S STREET MAGIC .The video that he himself alleges shot him to fame was his FRED IS DEAD! He now has over 8.2 million subscribers on this channel alone and is one of the most well known You Tube stars on the site, reaching his peak number of the most subscribed list at #3 behind Ray William Johnson and nigahiga in 2010.