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Shane Gillis Biography, Age, Height, Family, Net Worth

Shane Gillis
Shane Gillis

Shane Gillis is a famous American stand-up comedian, radio personality and podcaster who is well known for appearing on the show The Bonfire along with Dan Soder and Jay Oakerson on Comedy Central Radio. Later, he appeared as co-host of Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast alongside his fellow comedian Matt McCusker and was regularly seen on The Doug Stanhope Podcast, The Real Ass Podcast, and Legion of Shanks. In 2019, he was announced as a new member of the NBC show Saturday Night Live but unfortunately got fired after four days.

Shane Gillis Biography/Wiki

Shane Gillis was born on 11 December 1987 in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. where he grew up studying at Trinity High School to complete his secondary education. Later, he attended West Chester University receiving a bachelor’s degree and completed his graduation in 2006. Initially, Shane became prominent as a stand-up comedian doing shows and performances all over the country.

NameShane Gillis
Nick NameShane 
Birth PlaceMechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date Of Birth11 December 1987
Age(as of 2021)33 Years
Zodiac SignSagittarius

Shane Gillis Age, Height, and Weight

Shane Gillis’s age is 33 years (as of 2021). He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and his weight is approximately 72 kg.

Shane Gillis Wiki

Shane Gillis Career and Acheivements

Shane started his career as a comedian performing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 2012, and later in order to pursue his career, he moved to Philadelphia. Soon after shifting, he gave several stage shows and performances in different places and also participated in Helium Comedy Club’s annual Philly’s Funniest contest where he bagged third place. He again participated in the same contest in 2016 and became the winner.

Thereafter, he launched a podcast show named Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast along with his fellow member Matt McCusker. With his growing popularity and fame, he became the regular member of the show The Bonfire alongside Dan Soder and Big Jay Oakerson and began shooting for the weekly show A Fair One which was broadcast by Compound Media Compay.

In 2019, Shane was announced as he performed on Comedy Central’s Clusterfest as the upcoming comedian, and in the same year, he was recognized as the new comedian face in Montreal at the Just for Laughs comedy festival. He has been one of the most successful and prominent stand-up comedians.

Recently in 2020, Shane was named as Stand-Up Comedian of the Year 2019 in the Sixth Annual Comedy Awards. Later, he and John launched the web series Gilly and Keeves as well released his first live comedy special video on youtube which was titled Shane Gillis: Live in Austin on YouTube which gathered millions of views.

Shane Gillis Contention

Shane was named as NBC’s new member for the Saturday Night Live show along with Chloe Fineman and Bowen Yang on 12 September 2019. Soon after that day, several clips of his podcast show started getting viral where he made jokes about Chinese people calling them “Chink” which was already removed from YouTube days ago.

Further, he along with his podcast co-host Matt segregated and ranked various comedians on the basis of their gender, race, caste, and sexual orientation using homophobic slurs to them. On the same day, Shane apologized to the whole Chinese people and LGBTQ+ community saying “I am a comedian who pushes boundaries and if you go through my ten years of comedy, you’re going to find lots of bad misses”.

Four days later, a spokesperson of NBC announced that Shane had been removed from the cast due to his racial slurs and comments claiming that they don’t support such kinds of words and strictly prohibits it at all cost.

Shane Gillis Podcast

Apart from doing stand-up comedy and stage performances, he runs a podcast Matt and Shanes’s Secret Podcast along with Matt McCusker where they talk about comedy, different celebrities, and lifestyles of comedians. They invite many celebrities, social media stars o their r podcast and talk to them regarding their life, their perspective towards comedy, and many other numerous things.

Shane giving a stage performance
Shane giving a stage performance

Shane Gillis Family

Shane has not yet disclosed any information regarding his parents and siblings. We will soon update it as we receive any further information.

Shane Gillis Girlfriend and Affairs

Currently, Shane is single and his past relationships are not yet known. We will soon update it as we receive any further information about his relations.


  • Shane Gillis hails from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S..
  • While stufing at high school he palyed football for his school team.
  • His hobbies includes trekking with his friends and listening music.
  • Shane is an animal lover and has a pet cat.
  • His favourite cuisines are American and Mexican.
  • Shane was receruited as a memebr in the show Saturday Night Live and was fired four days later because of making racial comments.
Shane at an event
Shane at an event

Associated With

Jordan Firstman is also a popular comedian, actor, and social media influencer.

Shane Gillis Net Worth 

Shane Gillis’s net worth as of now, in 2021 is approximately $1 million USD. The source of his income includes solo performances, vents and shows, and different other business ventures.

Social Media

Shane with his friends
Shane with his friends

Favorite Things

Favorite ColorsGrey & Black
Favorite DestinationsBerlin, Germany
Favorite ActorTom Hanks
Favorite ActressJennifer Aniston
Favorite SportsFootball
Favorite SportspersonHarry Kane


Does Shane Gillis, Consume Alcohol?No
Does he, Smoke?No
Does he, Drive?No
Does Shane Gillis, Swims?Yes
Does he know cooking?No
Is he a Yoga Practitioner?Yes
Does Gym?No
Is Shane Gillis a Jogger?Yes
Eating Habit?Non-Vegetarian


Who is Shane Gillis?

Shane Gillis is a famous American stand-up comedian, radio personality and podcaster who is well known for appearing on the show The Bonfire along with Dan Soder and Jay Oakerson on Comedy Central Radio. He is one of the most popular stand-up comedians who is based in America.

How old is Shane Gillis?

Shane Gillis is 33 years old ( as of 2021).

When is the Birthday of Shane Gillis?

Shane Gillis’s birthday is on 11 December 1987.

How tall is Shane Gillis?

Shane Gillis is 5 feet 10 inches tall.

Where is Shane Gillis from?

Shane Gillis is from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S..



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