Shane Gillis’ Married Wife and Children: Meet The Comedian’s Girlfriend & Kids – Plus His Dating History

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Shane Gillis has reportedly dated a few women over the years but who is his girlfriend or is he married with children? Details about his kids, and relationship history explored.

Shane Gillis rose to fame as an American stand-up comedian, radio personality, sketch comedy writer, and podcaster.

Shan was born Shane Michael Gillis to Philip and Joan Gillis on 11 December 1987 in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA. He is of white ethnicity. The popular comedian grew up alongside his two sisters, Kait and Sarah.

The comedian attended Trinity High School, where he joined the football team as an attacker. After graduation in 2006, he joined Elon University, where he played for a year. He later joined West Chester University, and after graduation, he left for Spain, where he worked as an English teacher.

Gillis made his comedy debut in 2012 before relocating to Philadelphia, where he won Philly’s Phunniest Person Contest in 2016. The same year he started a podcast with Matt McCusker called Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast. The American podcaster was named Up Next by Comedy Central in 2019 and recognized as a New Face in Montreal at the Just for Laughs comedy festival.

Shane Gillis’s career in comedy has been rocked with some controversies. In 2018, he was fired from Saturday Night Live for his offensive jokes. The comedian, however, got back to comedy and continues to crack jokes on his self-titled comedy special Shane Gillis: Live in Austin. His personal life has been a mystery, and his fans are curious to know who he is dating.

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Who is Shane Gillis married?

The famed comedian has never been married in his life and hence, he has no wife at the moment. This doesn’t mean he has never been in a relationship. In fact, he has dated a few women since he shot to prominence.

So, who is Shane Gillis dating right now?

Although the comedian has never addressed his romantic relationships in public, there is no indication he is married.

Not only is he not a husband, Shane Gillis seemingly has no girlfriend. He likes to keep his personal life private, making the public assumed he is single as of 2023.

Despite being hard to tell whether the stand-up comedian in a relationship or not, there have been rumours about who he has dated.

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Who has Shane Gillis dated over the years?

Shih Ryan

The talented comedian is rumoured to be dating Shih Ryan. According to Odessy, Shih and the comedian have been friends since they were 16 years old. The two are said to be close, and they enjoy spending time together.

The alleged Shane Gillis’ GF’s parents support the relationship, which has made her healthy again from her drug addiction struggles. The two were rumoured to be engaged and were set to marry in 2020.


The comedian is also rumoured to be dating Claire. Allegedly, the two have been spotted together on several occasions and seem to be quite close.

Shane Gillis’ girlfriend Claire is beautiful, intelligent, funny, and talented. However, none of them has confirmed these rumours.

Tara Pavlovich

Shane Gillis and Tara Pavlovich. Photo: @shanemgillis, tarapavlovic on Instagram
Shane Gillis and Tara Pavlovich. Photo: @shanemgillis, tarapavlovic on Instagram

There have been other relationship-related rumours that alleged the comedian has had a lot of affairs. He was rumoured to have had a relationship with Tara Pavlovich, the manager of a radio station. This happened when he was a cast member of The Bachelorette.

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

Shane Gillis and Demi Leigh Peters. Photo: @shanemgillis, @demi_leigh_nel_peters on Instagram

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is a former Miss Universe Africa. She is South African and was linked to the comedian in the past. There has been no clarification on these relationships from the parties involved. The American model has been married to Tim Tebow, an American football player since 2020.

Does Shane Gillis have any children?

The American comedic star is currently not a father and hence he has no kids. There have been no reports about him welcoming a son or a daughter with anyone since he gained fame.

However, he surely would want to have babies in the future with his partner and have an experience of fatherhood.