Popular YouTube comedian Shane Dawson has signed with UTA for representation in all areas. Dawson, who was at WME, boasts almost 9 million subscribers and over 1.5 billion views across his three channels that are part of Fullscreen’s Multi-channel network. Dawson, a Teen Choice and Streamy Award winner, began posting his sketch comedy, music video parody, and pop culture-riffing videos in 2006, and has been producing daily clips ever since. (watch one below) He also has released four music singles that have reached the Top 20 on iTunes, and recently launched a new podcast with his producing partner, Lauren Schnipper, Shane and Friends, which hit #1 on iTunes within 24 hours. Dawson is reppped by attorney Matt Saver, while Schnipper is repped by Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp. Dawson is the latest YouTube star to sign with UTA, joining iJustine, Jimmy Tatro (Life According to Jimmy) and Bethany Mota (a.k.a. MacBarbie07).
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