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Facts About Shane Van Dyke - Dick Van Dyke's Grandson

Published Fri Aug 23 2019 By DGM
Facts About Shane Van Dyke - Dick Van Dyke's Grandson

Shane Van Dyke is the grandson of the legendary American actor and comedian Dick Van Dyke. He is the son of Dick's eldest son Barry Van Dyke and his wife, Mary Cary Van Dyke.

Shane was born on the 28th of August, 1979 and works an actor in both big and small screens, screenwriter, and film director. 

Here are 10 facts about Shane Van Dyke:

What's his Net Worth?

Shane Van Dyke holds an estimated net worth of $1.7 million from his professional career in acting and filming field. His father, Barry Van Dyke holds a whopping fortune of $3 million. 

It is pretty clear that the son is about catch up with his father when it comes to wealth.

Ex Girlfriend - Sky Valencia

Shane was previously in a relationship with an American activist Sky Valencia. He dated her in 2004 but couldn't take their relationship any further and broke up.

A pictures of Shane Van Dyke's ex-girlfriend Sky Valencia.
Shane Van Dyke's ex-girlfriend Sky Valencia. 
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Fake Rumors of Grandfather's Death

It was back in 2018 when news and rumors came out that Shane's grandfather Dick Van Dyke at the age of 92. It was totally fake and took media and social sites by storm that the legendary actor died

Dick himself, through his Twitter, let his fans know that he hadn't died and still kicking fine with his health.

Passing Away of Granuncle Jerri Van Dyke

Shane's granduncle, Jerry Van Dyke (Dick Van Dyke's younger brother) passed away last year in January at the age of 86 suffering a congestive heart failure. He died in his wife's lap following the stroke and his death affected the whole Dyke family a lot leaving every member heartbroken. 

Shane also was devastated that his granduncle who was very close to him was no more.

A picture of Shane's Grand-Uncle Jerry Van Dyke.
Shane's Grand-Uncle Jerry Van Dyke.
Image Source: Los Angeles Times

Following Grandfather's Footsteps

Shane has already started following his grandfather's footsteps and taking onto his legacy. His grand-daddy was famous for series like 'Marry Poppins' and 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'. 

Just like him, he (Shane) has already made a name for himself in Hollywood beside being recognizes as Dick's grandson. He has acted in the hit show ‘Diagnosis: Murder’ and 'Annie' which is he often known for. 

Good Friend of Josh Roman

Shane is good friends with the fellow actor Josh Roman whom he has worked in the movie 'Titanic II'. He has a very friendly bonding with the actor and they aren't less than brothers.

No Social Media Presence

Unlike his father and grandfather who are present and active on social platforms, the 39 years old screenwriter is not much into all those stuffs. He doesn't have any account on Instagram or Twitter and likes to stay out of the social media glare.

A picture of Shane Van Dyke in his first Television show.
Shane Van Dyke in his first Television show.
Image Source: Famous Fix

Parents & Siblings

Shane Van Dyke was born as the second child of Barry Van Dyke and his wife, Mary Carey Van Dyke. He has three siblings; elder brother Carey Van Dyke, younger brother Wes Van Dyke and younger sister Taryn Van Dyke. 

Education - Alma Mater

Shane complete his college level education from Moorpark College located at Moorpark, Ventura County of California, United States.

Physical Measurements

Shane whose full name is Shane Thomas Van Dyke stands tall at a height of 1.91 m (6 feet 3 inches) and weighs about 160 lbs.

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