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Shane Dawson

1988 - Today

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Shane Lee Yaw (born July 19, 1988), better known as Shane Dawson, is an American YouTuber, actor, filmmaker, writer, and musician. One of the first people to rise to fame on YouTube, he began making videos in 2008 at the age of 19 and garnered over 500 million views during the next two years.Most of Dawson's early work consisted of comedy sketches in which he would play original characters, impersonate celebrities, and make light of popular culture. Some of these impressions later drew criticism for their offensive content, including racial stereotypes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shane Dawson has received more than 10,022,337 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia. Shane Dawson is the 6th most popular youtuber (up from 11th in 2019), the 6,568th most popular biography from United States (up from 13,677th in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Youtuber.

Memorability Metrics

  • 10M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.62

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 15.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among youtubers, Shane Dawson ranks 6 out of 41Before him are PewDiePie, Logan Paul, Rémi Gaillard, Charli D'Amelio, and Angry Grandpa. After him are Siarhei Tsikhanouski, MrBeast, Liza Koshy, Pat Condell, NikkieTutorials, and Shroud.

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Among people born in 1988, Shane Dawson ranks 54Before him are Emily Browning, Rui Patrício, James Arthur, Éver Banega, Nicklas Bendtner, and Marin Čilić. After him are Russell Westbrook, Anderson, Martin Fourcade, Kim Soo-hyun, Angelique Kerber, and Nemanja Matić.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shane Dawson ranks 6,568 out of 18,182Before him are Stephen Dorff (1973), Ron Leibman (1937), Letitia Christian Tyler (1790), Florence Bascom (1862), Joel Roberts Poinsett (1779), and Melinda Dillon (1939). After him are Evan Stone (1964), James Michael Harvey (1949), Paul J. Weitz (1932), Mother Angelica (1923), Sean Parker (1979), and Karl Logan (1965).

Among YOUTUBERS In United States

Among youtubers born in United States, Shane Dawson ranks 4Before him are Logan Paul (1995), Charli D'Amelio (2004), and Angry Grandpa (1950). After him are MrBeast (1998), Liza Koshy (1996), Bryan Dechart (1987), Jeffree Star (1985), Josh Peck (1986), Jake Paul (1997), Markiplier (1989), and Zach King (1990).

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