Shay Carl is a famous Youtuber. He is an American vlogger and also an author. He runs two YouTube channels: shaycarl and SHAYTARDS. He has over three million subscribers on his channels. He developed a Vlogumentary with the help of Indiegogo funds of about $200,000. This budget was raised mostly by viewers. After it was released, it was a big hit. The Vlogumentary got Shay famous and Forbes mentioned Shay as the most successful YouTube video entrepreneur.
He was born in Utah. He has four siblings all of which are active Youtuber. Each one of them has over 5 hundred thousand subscribers. When he was four, Shay’s family moved to Arizona. He graduated from high school and went on a short two year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He got admission in Idaho State University. He attended the university briefly and got dropped out when he started to work on his own. He has also worked for radio before he became a successful Youtuber.
Shay got famous after a famous Youtuber, Philip DeFranco, came across his channel and gave him recognition. Later he joined the Partner Program of YouTube and contributed towards founding the Maker Studio. He wrote a book along with his elder son with the title: Fat Dad, Fat Kid.
He has appeared in a few films and has done voice over in a few films as well. In 2009, he did the role of Randy / Shay in 5 episodes of the web series: The Station. In 2010, he was seen in 2 episodes of The Annoying Orange, a web series where he played the role as Cabbage/Shay Red. In 2011, he played the role of a security guard in 1 episode of the TV series: No Ordinary Family.
He played the role of a Hipster Metal I in 3 episodes of My Music web series in the year 2012 – 2013. He also played the role of Heinous in 13 episodes of the web series Wonder Quest in the years 2015 – 2016. He appeared as Johnny “The Vlogfather”, in the year 2016, of an episode of a popular TV Series: Studio C. For Shaybeard online Cartoon series, Butler has done the voice over acting for the role pf a Viking. The Adopt the Arts Foundation got him co- starred in a public service announcement
Awards and nominations
Thanks to his cool personality, he has won a few awards and has been nominated for a few awards as well. At the Mashable Open Web Awards, in the year 2009, he has won the Best YouTube Channel or Personality. At the 4th Streamy Awards ICON awards, in the year 2014, he won an award in entrepreneurship category. He was nominated for the Best Non-Fiction or Reality Series: SHAYTARDS, at the 3rd Streamy Awards in the year 2013.
Net Worth of Shay Carl
Shay is a very rich man. He has a net worth of 25 million US Dollars. His talent has made him not only popular but also rich.