Shane Gillis Net Worth in 2024
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Shane Michael Gillis is a successful stand-up comedian, actor, sketch comedy writer, and podcaster. Even being a controversial figure, he earned his fortune through multi-faceted income streams. Here Shane Gillis will know about his net worth in 2024.

Career in the Entertainment Industry:

Born in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States, he attended Trinity High School. During his high school, he played football and was on the team as an offensive tackle. In 2006 he graduated from high school and went to West Point. But he quit a year in. When he got back, he played football for a year at Elon University. Eventually, he graduated from West Chester University and went on to teach English in Spain for six months.

Gillis started his career as a comedian in 2012 and it all began in Pennsylvania. To improve his skills, he moved to Philadelphia. Later in 2015, he was third in “Philly’s Phunniest” tournament, and a year later he won. In 2016 Gillis began his journey in podcast with Matt McCusker. The title of the podcast was Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast. Comedy Central named Gillis an “Up Next” comedian during Comedy Central’s Clusterfest in 2019.

Gillis starred in Saturday Night Live in 2019 as a new face. But videos of controversial topics where he insulted Chinese ethnicity for his jokes surfaced. As a result, he got fired from the show. Even in the face of criticism, he became the Stand-Up Comedian of the Year at Theinterrobang’s Sixth Annual Comedy Awards.

Gillis independently released his comedy special on YouTube “Shane Gillis: Live in Austin” which saw major success with over 3 million views. Later he also appeared in Joe Rogan’s podcast in 2021. Where Joe Rogan exempted him from the controversies he faced and blamed SNL for the matter. In February 2024 Gillis got an endorsement deal that will air ads during and after Super Bowl. At the same time, Gillis will host SNL with musical guest 21 Savage.


Shane Gillis was on December 11, 1987. So, he is of 36 years of age.

Shane Gillis Net Worth in 2024:

Through his career as a successful comedian, podcaster, and YouTuber he has amassed a good chunk of wealth. As of 2024, Shane Gillis has a net worth of $3 million. His primary source of income are shows that he acts in. He charges $20,000 per standup comedy and also gets $50,000 per episode of the show. He has an annual income of $1.5 million.

Shane Gillis Assets:

Gillis owns a luxurious home in Pacific Palisades, California. It has 4 bedrooms. He bought it in 2023 and the house cost $1.7 million.

Online Presence and Social Media

Gillis has a huge online presence. He got back into his career through his independent YouTube channel named Gilly and Keeves. The channel has 734k followers and over 77.4 million plays.

Gillis is also a successful podcaster. He is co-hosts Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast, along with fellow stand-up comedian Matt McCusker. It is the most subscribed-to podcast on Patreon with 95k members.

He has 1.3 million followers on Instagram and 403.1k followers on Twitter.


In 2019 while casting in SNL several clips of Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast resurfaced. The clips contained jokes about Asian accents and ethnic slur towards Chinese people. In other clips he ranked comedian based on races and used racist as well as homophobic slurs. Even though he apologized, he got removed from SNL due to public outcry.


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