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Shane Smith is a Canadian journalist and media executive. He is married and a father of two kids.

Relationship Facts of Shane Smith

Shane Smith is married to Tamyka Smith.
He is father of Two(Martina, Piper).
Shane Smith is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Shane Smith?

Shane Smith is currently living with his longtime girlfriend, Tamyka Smith. His wife Tamyka is a film director. There are no details about their marriage date and wedding.

The couple has two daughters, Martina and Piper. He lives with his wife and children in Santa Monica, California.

Who is Shane Smith?

Shane Smith is a Canadian journalist and media executive. He is the Executive Chairman and co-founder of the international media company, ‘Vice Media’. He also served as CEO of ‘Vice Media’ from the beginning until March 2018.

How many siblings does Shane Smith have?

He was born on September 28, 1969, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Shane is currently 52 years old and his birth sign is Libra. He holds Canadian citizenship and his ethnicity is Irish.

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Caption: Shane Smith and wife (Source: Gettyimages)

He has not mentioned the detail about his parents, siblings, and about his childhood.

Shane Smith: Education, School/College University

Shane Smith joined the Lisgar Collegiate Institute and later attended Carleton University and graduated from there with a degree in English literature and political science.

Then, he went to university in Ottawa and played in local punk bands, and visited Eastern Europe, and moved to Montreal.

Shane Smith: Professional Life and Career

He along with his co-founders Suroosh Alvi and Gavin McInnes bought ‘VICE’ back after being acquired in 1999 and they moved to Williamsburg, Brooklyn in 2001.

They used to publish print articles based on offbeat alternative culture, but later created news content and social criticism on multiple media platforms in 2006.

The VICE media expanded the digital media on the advice from the company’s creative director Spike Jonze. They made a partnership with Intel in 2010 for The Creators Project and dealt with partners like YouTube, Viacom, and HBO, led by Smith.

VICE started news series with HBO in April 2013, in which Smith and other VICE members cover news storied around the globe. The show was awarded an Emmy for outstanding Information Series or Special for their second season.

VICE dealt partnerships with Verizon, Live Nation, Spotify, Snapchat, and Discover.

He traveled to different countries for the 2006 online TV series ‘VICE Guide to Travel’ and served as a correspondent for VICE.

He took an interview with the politicians including President Obama, former U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner, and former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on December 9, 2016, in which the development of excessive polarization and gridlock, culminating in the 2016 presidential election was discussed. The show was nominated for an Emmy Award.

Shane Smith: Awards, Nominations

He was awarded youth magazine ‘Voice of Montreal’ in 1994 with co-founders Suroosh Alvi and Gavin McInnes.

How much does Shane Smith earn?

As of 2023, he has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 billion and his main source of income is from his professional career.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Shane Smith was in controversy for handing over the title of the chief executive officer to Nancy Dubuc as the company missed its revenue target last year by more than $100 million.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

He has light brown hair and blue eyes. Other information about his height, weight, etc. is under review.

Social Media

He has around 93k followers on Instagram, about 172k followers on Twitter and around 463k followers on Facebook.

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