Shane Burcaw Wiki 2022: Net Worth, Career, Wife and Full Bio

Shane Burcaw is a famous American Professional Author, blogger, and columnist. He is popular for his books and for his wicked sense of humor. Some of Shane’s popular works are Not so Different, Strangers assume my girlfriend is my nurse, laughing at my nightmare, and many more.

Shane Burcaw

‘Shaneburcaw’ is his official account where Shane has 553 k followers. Furthermore, He has 21.2k followers on his Twitter account and 1.1 million subscribers on his YouTube account.

In this article, we will cover Shane Burcaw’s net worth, measurements, relationship status, career, trivia, and many more.

So if you are a massive fan of Shane Burcaw and his blogs then you have come to the right place. Please keep engaging with the article till the end if you want to learn more about Shane.

Hence, let us get started

Shane Burcaw Wiki

Name Shane Burcaw
Real Name Shane Burcaw
Date of Birth May 28, 1992
Place of Birth Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Professional blogger and columnist
Channels Squirmy and Grubs
Total Subscribers 1.1 million
Height 1.39 m or 4 feet 7 inches
Weight 27 kg or 60 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Net Worth $1.5 million
Profiles YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Website

Early Life

Where was Shane Burcaw born?

Shane Burcaw was born on May 28, 1992, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States.

He is currently 30 years old as of 2022.

The name of his father is Jon Burcaw but the name of his mother is unknown. He also has a brother named Andrew Burcaw.

Shane Burcaw

He grew up with them in Pennsylvania, United States.

There is not much information about the education of Shane. But we do know that he graduated from Moravian College located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with an English degree.

At the age of 2, Burcaw was diagnosed with a genetic disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

Then he began using a wheelchair for getting anywhere like to school, to therapy, to the playground, to adaptive baseball practice.

Now, let’s take a look at  Shane Burcaw’s career:



Shane Burcaw had an influential mind despite his physical weakness. He turned that influential mind into a great career.

He did not like to be dependent on anyone to be successful as he has been depending on someone since his childhood.

So, he used his mind’s power and thoughts and presented his story in form of blogs.

Burcaw has a wicked sense of humor. His blogs are humorous and sarcastic and he has a comedic way of presenting his story to the readers and audience.

Shane started writing books and his first book was released in 2014.

The book was titled ‘Laughing at my nightmare’. In the book, he used his humor to portray his struggles with Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

Burcaw also wrote other books like ‘Not So Different: What You Really Want to Ask About Having a Disability in 2017 and ‘Strangers Assume My Girlfriend is My Nurse’ in 2019.

To write his books, Shane uses a handy app on his iPhone.

This device helps him to write his thoughts on the little keyboard and transfer them to his laptop screen connecting via Bluetooth.

Movies and Acting

Burcaw has also appeared in two different movies.

Even though he is not an actor, Shane was featured in “My last days: Meet Shane Burcaw” and “Laughing at My Nightmare” directed by Justin Baldoni.

Shane Burcaw movies

Regarding his YouTube career, Burcaw joined this channel on Jun 19, 2018, and has more than 1.01 million followers currently.

He has amassed a total of 233 million views through his videos. Some of the popular videos in Squirmy and Grubs are ‘Not Worse, Just Different, ‘Almost Broke Shane’s Tailbone for This’, ‘Happens every time!’, ‘Which move are you trying first?’, ‘Shane’s Fertility Test Results…’, ‘Can we do the helicopter challenge?’ and many more.


Shane has been keeping himself away from controversies.

But he has been the victim of some cruel trolls, mean tweets, and harsh comments regarding his relationship with his wife.

Hannah is an attractive and beautiful woman who is married to Shane who is suffering from SMA.

They have received abuse and criticism regarding the abuse and criticism in their relationship.

In an interview, Hannah also revealed that the couple is often mistaken for his nurse or caregiver, or babysitter.

She also revealed that people would say that Shane could not satisfy her and these tweets, and comments are on daily basis.

There have also been various trolls and tweets from straight men saying that it is not fair that she is with Burcaw.

There are also tweets claiming that these men should be with Hannah rather than Shane.

Despite the tweets and trolls, Shane has clarified that the assumptions of men that he cannot have sex is wrong and he fully enjoys intimacy with his wife.


Ableism is a huge topic for Shane Burcaw who wants to make aware of it towards the entire world. He believes society is rotten to the core with Ableism.

He claims Ableism is mainly targeted toward disabled people who cannot complete their basic everyday needs.

According to Shane this vile behavior and attitude normally targeted him either via comments or even direct messages.


Who is Shane Burcaw dating? Shane Burcaw is married to fellow Squirmy and Grubs partner Hannah Aylward. The couple first met each other in 2015 and then later married on Friday, September 4th, 2020.

Shane Burcaw Wife
Shane Burcaw is very happy with his wife Hannah.

The couple does not have any children in their relationship. Hannah is a YouTube star and has a decent number of subscribers.

The couple currently runs in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

Shane Burcaw and Hannah do not have any kids to date. Once in an interview, Hannah and Shane agreed they wanted children however they were not ready just yet.

You can listen to their podcast from the caregiving site.


What is Shane Burcaw’s height & weight?

His height is 1.39 m or 4 feet 7 inches tall. The weight of a Burcaw is about 27 kg or 60 lbs.

He has an underweight body due to the disease he is suffering from.

Shane has brown colored hair whereas the eye color of Burcaw is Hazel. Furthermore, his zodiac sign of him is Gemini. Burcaw has a body size of about 8 US and a shoe size of 4 US.

Net Worth

What is Shane Burcaw’s net worth?

Shane Burcaw is one of the most famous personalities in the United States. He tends to work as a Professional blogger and columnist, which aids his earnings.

As of 2022, Shane Burcaw’s net worth is more than $ 1.5 million.

Shane Burcaw

He has earned this money through YouTube content, blogging, books, articles, and many other sources

He earns his income from YouTube content, selling books, commissions, etc.

There is not much information on the actual assets and properties of Shane Burcaw however he was once asked if he was a millionaire but he declined.


  • Shane is only 27 kg or 60 lbs due to a disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • He runs a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to providing medical equipment to people with muscular dystrophy diseases.
  • The name of their YouTube channel Shane is Squirmy and Grubs represents the nickname of him and his wife. Grubs represent Shane because he has a sweaty-hand problem and Squirmy represents Hannah as she squirms a lot while sleeping.
  • Shane uses a handy app on his iPhone to write his blogs and books. This device helps him to write his thoughts on the little keyboard and transfer them to his laptop screen connecting through Bluetooth.
  • Burcaw has told that after meeting Hannah, he felt that he is not a burden for the first time in his life. He also added that his wife is there for him and doesn’t feel burdened.


Here are a few frequently asked questions about Shane Burcaw:

Q: How did Shane Burcaw become famous?

A: Shane Burcaw is a famous American Professional blogger and columnist. He is popular for his books and for his wicked sense of humor. Some of his popular works are Not so Different, Strangers assume my girlfriend is my nurse, laughing at my nightmare, and many more.

Q: What is the disease Shane Burcaw has?

A: Shane Burcaw has been suffering from a genetic disease spinal muscular atrophy. He was diagnosed with this disease when he was 2 years old and has been using a wheelchair since then. This disease muscle weakness and wasting because of the loss of motor neurons, which control muscles.

Q: What is the relationship between Shane and Hannah?

A: Shane and Hannah are husband and wife. Shane Burcaw is a famous American Professional blogger and columnist and Hannah Aylward is a YouTube star. They met each other in 2015 and then later married on Friday, September 4th, 2020. They run a nonprofit organization together to change the way society understands disability.

Q: Is Shane Burcaw alive?

A: Shane Burcaw is really alive and doing well. Despite suffering from the disability and having limitations and nearly dying. However, now he is living very happily with his wife and also writing various famous books.


Image Credit: Shane Burcaw Instagram

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