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Shane Van Dyke family, childhood, career, relationship, and net worth

Who is Shane Van Dyke?

Shane Van Dyke is an actor, screenwriter, and director who rose to fame recently. He is the son of actor Barry Van Dyke and grandson of the legendary comedian and actor Dick Van Dyke.

Shane is an Irish male name that means “God is Gracious.”

Some of his well-known movies are Titanic II, Super Shark, and so on. He has a fair amount of net worth.

Shane Van Dyke Biography
Shane Van Dyke Biography

Shane Van Dyke quick facts

Full NameShane Van Dyke
Date of birthAugust 28, 1979
Age42 years old
TraitsPositive: compassion, consciousness, and leadership

Negative: jealousy and possessiveness.
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, US
ParentsBarry Van Dyke (father)

Mary Carey Van Dyke (mother)
EducationMoorpark College
Height6 feet 3 inches( 191 cm)
Weight73 kg(160 lbs)
ProfessionActor, Director, Screenwriter
Net worth$1.7 million
Marital statusmarried
WifeJulie Schreiner

Shane Van Dyke interesting facts

1. Shane Van Dyke was born to a family of actors

Shane was born on August 28, 1979. He was born to a successful American actor, Barry Van Dyke, in Los Angeles, California. 

His grandfather is the legendary actor, comedian, singer, dancer and writer, Dick Van Dyke. His grand-uncle is also in the entertainment field.

2. Shane Van Dyke has two brothers

Shane has two brothers named Wes Van Dyke and Carey Van Dyke. 

Carey is an actor like him and has starred in “The Silence.” He also wrote a film named “Chernobyl Diaries.”

3. Shane Van Dyke is married

Shane married a woman named Jule Schreiner. The information on where and when they tied the knot is still under review.

4. Shane Van Dyke is an actor, director, and also a writer

Shane followed his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps into Hollywood.

He has starred in many movies like “Diagnosis: Murder,” “Arizona Summer,” “Shark Swarm” and more. In addition, he has also directed some films.

You can check about his works on Shane Van Dyke – IMDb

Shane Van Dyke parents, family and childhood

Shane Van Dyke was born on August 28, 1979, under the sun sign Leo. Shane was born to Barry Van Dyke and Mary Carey Van Dyke.

Bary was an American actor and the son of another legendary actor, Dick VanDyke

Van Dyke was born in a very wealthy family from Los Angeles, California. His full name is Shane Thomas Van Dyke.

California is a home for actors, movie stars, and startups. Shane’s family was no exception. His father, grandfather, and grand-uncle were notable names in the field of entertainment. The family’s reputation made it difficult for them to escape the media’s attention.

Actor Barry Van Dyke, Dick Van Dyke, Carey Van Dyke and Shane Van Dyke at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Shane Van Dyke’s grandfather, Dick Van Dyke

Shane’s grandfather, Dick Van Dyke was somewhat of a legend. His real name was Richard Wayne Van Dyke.

Dick Van Dyke was a very popular actor, comedian, writer, dancer, and singer. His career went on for seven long decades.

Dick had a famous television sitcom called “The Dick Van Dyke Show.” This show earned him most of his popularity. His outstanding performance in “Marry Poppins,” released in 1964, is still praised. “Bye Bye Birdie” is another one of his masterpieces.

Alongside being an outstanding performer, he also served in the military. Dick served as a Staff Sergeant from 1943 to 1946, during World War II.

Dick married Shane’s grandmother in a radio show named “Bride and Groom.” They had four children. Sadly, they got divorced in 1984. He married Arlene Silver in 2012.

Dick is currently 95 years old. He had celebrated his 90th birthday in Disneyland.

Another famous person in the family is Jerry Van Dyke, Shane’s grand-uncle.

Shane Van Dyke Mary Carey van Dyke Shane Van Dyke

Shane was born to Barry Van Dyke (Father) and Mary Carey Van Dyke (Mother). Shane’s father, Barry, was taken into fame because of his grandfather, a show business legend. Barry also grew up to become a successful American actor, writer, and director.

He is mostly known as Detective Steve Sloan in a popular TV series, ‘Diagnosis: Murder.” His role as Stuart Stafford in ‘The Harvey Korman Show’ made him more famous.

The audiences have also credited him for appearances in ‘Gun Shy,’ ‘Airwolf,’ etc. Barry majored in Theater Arts. And, he followed his father’s footsteps into the show business. He always considered his father his mentor in acting.

Barry Van Dyke married Mary Carey in 1974. But, people didn’t see this couple in public very often. There is no information on Mary’s career. Thus, we can say that she was a housewife. Barry and Mary have four children altogether, including Shane.

Unfortunately, Mary Carey died in the year of 2017. There hasn’t been any news of Barry’s remarriage after his wife’s death.

Shane Van Dyke Carey Van Dyke and other siblings

Shane has two brothers Wes Van Dyke and Carey Van Dyke.

Carey is also an actor. He has acted in “The Silence,” released in 2019. He has also written the screenplay for the disaster horror film “Chernobyl Diaries.” It tells the story of a group of friends who go on an adventure near Chernobyl town.

Shane also has a beautiful sister named Taryn Van Dyke. Along with that, he has a cousin from the paternal side, Kelly Jean Van Dyke.

Shane Van Dyke education

Shane completed his high school education at a local school.

He became involved in the Theatre program at his college. He attended Moorpark College, Ventura County, California.

Shane Van Dyke relationships

Shane has managed to keep most of his relationships hidden. Despite his family’s reputation, the media couldn’t discover most of his affairs.

Julie Schreiner and Shane Van Dyke

Shane is currently happily married to Julie Schreiner. However, Julie is a private person, and she has not disclosed anything to the media.

Shane Van Dyke girlfriend Sky Valencia

In terms of relationships, he had only one public relationship.

Back in 2004, Shane had dated Sky Valencia. She is an animal rights activist. She also founded a non-profit organization called ‘St. Martins Animal Foundation.’

The couple broke up shortly and didn’t disclose the reason for their break-up. Her family, comprised of activists and humanitarians, is from Lima, Peru. She seems to have a soft spot for dogs.

Her Instagram profile is full of adorable dog pictures. She even adopted a dog named Gracie. Her organization has been providing help to all needy animals since 2000.

Shane Van Dyke career

Shane Van Dyke’s career started when he began his Theatre Program in college.

He started making TV appearances in a minor role as a medical student in the series “Diagnosis: Murder.” This series starred both his grandfather and his father. “Diagnosis: Murder” is a medical crime drama that had eight seasons altogether.

After that, he also performed in the musical “Annie.” It is a famous musical that portrays the story of an orphan. “Annie” has also won awards like Tony Awards for the Best Musical.

People also remember Shane in the series “The Bold and the Beautiful.” Often referred to as B&B, it is a long-running soap opera about the Forrester family.

After that, Shane starred in an independent film titled “Arizona Summer.”

In 2007, he again got an opportunity to work with his father and grandfather in the series “Murder 101.” Dan Hargrove created the show, and it received a lot of love from the audience.

Shane has also appeared in a miniseries called “Shark Swarm.” The cast of this miniseries included notable names: John Schneider and Daryl Hannah.

Apart from being an actor, he has also written screenplays for various films. He wrote scripts for “Transmorphers II,” “Street Racer,” “Paranormal Entity,” and so on.

Shane Van Dyke was also a faculty member at ‘Hollywood for Kids’ back in 2009. ‘Hollywood for Kids’ provides workshops on acting, filmmaking, cinematic arts, etc.

Shane played the role of a lifeguard in the Sci-fi film “Super Shark.”

In 2012, he produced a horror film, “Chernobyl Diaries,” in which he cast his brother Carey.

Shane Van Dyke director

Shane Van Dyke has directed four movies till now. 

He started his directorial venture in 2009 with “Paranormal Entity.”

In 2010, he directed “6 Guns” and “Titanic II.” In 2011, he was credited as a director for “A Haunting in Salem.”

Shane Van Dyke Titanic 2

“Titanic II.” The movie’s name sounds like the famous James Cameron movie “Titanic,” but it isn’t the sequel for that movie.

It tells the modern luxury liner Titanic II story as it sets its sail after a century of the original fateful voyage.

“Titanic II” is a mockbuster for the original movie, which focuses on global warming. Shane wrote the screenplay, directed, and even starred in this movie.

Actor Shane Van Dyke with co-star Marie Westbrook of movie Titanic II

He played the role of Hadeyn Walsh in it.

Shane Van Dyke movies and TV shows

Movie TitleDate of ReleaseRole
Super Shark2011Greg
Titanic II2010Hayden Walsh/ writer/ director
6 Guns2010Chris Beall
Paranormal Entity2009Thomas Finley/ writer/ director
Transmorphers: Fall of Man2009Jake Van Ryberg/ writer
Shark Swarm2008Chris
Murder 101 (TV Series)2007-2008Ben Manners
Arizona Summer2004Mike
The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)2003Fan
Diagnosis Murder: Without Warning2002Alex Smith
Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)1997-2001Alex Smith / Tommy Anders / Jake Hallman
Into the Dark (TV Series) : Episode: – They Come Knocking2019writer
The Silence2019writer
The Sacred2012writer
The Day the Earth Stopped2008writer
Street Racer2008writer
A Haunting in Salem2011director
6 Guns 2010director
Don’t Worry Darling2022executive producer
Entertainment Tonight (TV Series)2007self
Biography (TV Series documentary)2000self

Shane Van Dyke net worth

Shane not only belongs to a high-profile family but also has unique talents. Due to that, there has never been a shortage of work for him.

As of 2021, Shane Van Dyke has accumulated a net worth of $1.7 million. Meanwhile, his father has a net worth of $3 million.

His grandfather, Dick Van Dyk, who had the longest career among them, has a net worth of $50 million.

Shane Van Dyke controversies and charity

Shane Van Dyke has always lived up to his family name and never caused any form of controversy.

He has always proved to be an ideal member of society and hasn’t disclosed any of his charity details. A few charitable organizations have involved Dick Van Dyke in their works.

And Shane’s ex-girlfriend was very much active in charity works too.

Shane Van Dyke social media

Shane Van Dyke is not available on any social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.

However, his granddad, Dick Van Dyke is very much active on Instagram. You can follow him on Instagram as @official_dick_van_dyke

Dick Van Dyke also has a Twitter account with the username @iammrvandy

Shane Van Dyke F.A.Qs

How old is Shane Van Dyke?

Born on August 28, 1979, Shane is currently 42 years old.

Is Shane Van Dyke married?

Yes, Shane Van Dyke is married to Julie Schreiner. However, the date of their wedding is kept undercover.

Shane Van Dyke is Dick Van Dyke’s grandson. He is the son of Dick Van Dyke’s son, Barry Van Dyke.

How tall is Shane Van Dyke?

Shane Van Dyke is 6 feet 3 inches tall. 

How much is Shane Van Dyke’s net worth?

Shane Van Dyke’s net worth is $1.7 million.

Where does Shane Van Dyke live?

Shane lives in Los Angeles.