Shane Dawson

1988 - Today

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Shane Lee Yaw (born July 19, 1988), known professionally as Shane Dawson, is an American YouTuber, actor, writer, director, and musician. He became one of the first people to rise to fame on the video-sharing platform YouTube.In 2008, at age 19, Dawson began making videos on YouTube and garnered over half a billion views by 2010. Most of his early work consisted of sketch comedy videos, where he would play original characters, impersonate celebrities and make light of popular culture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shane Dawson has received more than 8,461,840 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Shane Dawson is the 11th most popular youtuber (down from 9th in 2019), the 13,720th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,898th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Youtuber.

Memorability Metrics

  • 8.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among youtubers, Shane Dawson ranks 11 out of 27. Before him are Bryan Dechart, Jeffree Star, Pat Condell, Josh Peck, Daniel Howell, and Liza Koshy. After him are Lele Pons, Marzia Bisognin, Connor Franta, Markiplier, Paul Joseph Watson, and Jenna Marbles.

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Among people born in 1988, Shane Dawson ranks 481Before him are Adam Hloušek, Giancarlo González, Kevin Borlée, Sven Kums, Timm Klose, and Anthony Stokes. After him are Lee Cattermole, Célia Šašić, Delvin N'Dinga, Lorenzo De Silvestri, Eric Gordon, and Nadine Keßler.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shane Dawson ranks 13,720 out of 15,968. Before him are Greg Monroe (1990), Pat Toomey (1961), Bryant Dunston (1986), Cody Garbrandt (1991), Howard Benson (1956), and Kevin Cogan (1956). After him are Pat Tillman (1976), Madeline Carroll (1996), Matt Harding (1976), Christian Coleman (1996), Twista (1973), and Sara Foster (1981).

Among YOUTUBERS In United States

Among youtubers born in United States, Shane Dawson ranks 7Before him are Angry Grandpa (1950), Logan Paul (1995), Bryan Dechart (1987), Jeffree Star (1985), Josh Peck (1986), and Liza Koshy (1996). After him are Connor Franta (1992), Markiplier (1989), Jenna Marbles (1986), MrBeast (1998), Zach King (1990), and Michael Stevens (1986).

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