Shay Carl
Shay Carl
Real Name/Full Name Shay Carl Butler
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Shay Carl
Birth Place: Logan, Utah, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 5 March 1980
Age/How Old: 44 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 59 Kg
In Pounds – 130 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Carl Butler
Mother – Lorie Butler
Siblings: Casey Butler , Carlie Butler , Logan Butler
School: N/A
College: Idaho State University
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Colette Crofts (m. 2003)
Kids/Children Name: 5 (Gavin, Avia, Emmi, Brock, Daxton)
Profession: YouTuber, vlogger and entrepreneur
Net Worth: $35 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Shay Carl Butler, popularly known as Shay Carl, is a vlogger and a YouTube personality belonging to the United States. He has around three YouTube channels which have in total more than four million subscribers.

Well, how well do you know about Shay Carl? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Shay Carl’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Shay Carl to date.

Biography and Early Life

Shay Carl was born on March 5th in the year 1980, in Logan in the Utah district of the United States. He is the eldest son of his parents and has three brothers named Casey, Carlie, and Logan. When Shay was four years old, his family moved to Phoenix in Arizona, and there he spent the rest of his childhood.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Shay Carl in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Shay Carl’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2024 having been born on 5 March 1980. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 130lbs in Pound and 59kg in Kilograms.


Shay completed his higher secondary education at a high school in Phoenix. After his graduation, he served a full-time two-year mission in the cities of Barbados, Trinidad, and Guyana for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After completing his mission, he attended Idaho State University but dropped out from his college in order to earn his living.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Shay Carl With Wife Colette Crofts
Shay Carl With Wife Colette Crofts

Shay’s three brothers are popular vloggers on YouTube, and each of their YouTube channels has more than one lakh subscribers. In the month of January of the year 2003, he got married to Colette Crofts, and together they have five children. His family is lovingly called Shaytards by his subscribers and fans and is also given the title of YouTube’s first family. Most of his children’s lives have been recorded by Shay and uploaded as vlogs on his YouTube channel.

Is Shay Carl Gay?

Shay has dated and married a woman called Colette Crofts, and together they have five children. So definitely, he is not gay.

Professional Career

Before becoming a YouTube personality, Shay worked as a school bus driver and worked as a part-time radio DJ to earn his living. He started his first YouTube channel in the year 2007. His channel gained popularity when a celebrity called Philip DeFranco shouted out to his channel. The number of subscribers for his YouTube channel started to rise when he interviewed many famous personalities.

In 2009 Shay, along with his two more YouTube friends, founded the Maker Studios, which was a production company. The shows of his production company were based on family entertainment. But in 2014, this company was sold to The Walt Disney Company. Shay has also been a part of numerous webseries such as The Station, MyMusic, and Wonder Quest.


Shay has earned a huge fan following because of his vlogs on his three YouTube channels. For his YouTube channel called Shaytards, he was awarded a Streamy Award and an Open Web Award. He has also been featured in Forbes magazine, and his name was listed in the category of most successful video entrepreneurs on YouTube.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Shay Carl in 2024

Shay Carl Net Worth
Shay Carl Net Worth

As of 2024, Shay Carl has an estimated net worth of approximately $35 Million. In the year 2014, he purchased a hundred acres of property in Pocatello, and in 2016 he purchased another such property in Inkom. His company Maker Studios was sold to The Walt Disney Company for $500 Million in March 2014. Also, he earns a good amount of money from his three YouTube channels.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • One of his kids, Brock Butler, is popularly known as the internet’s first Truman baby because most of his life since his birth has been recorded and uploaded as vlogs on Shay’s YouTube channel.
  • His daughter Emmi Butler is a singer and has released more than three songs so far.
  • Shay has written a self-help book called Fat Dad, Fat Kid.

Shay Carl’s YouTube channel is considered among the top 100 most viewed YouTube channels globally. He has always been open about his personal life, and many of his vlogs describe how he spends his time with his wife and children.


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