• Shanna Riley is ex-wife of Roman Atwood, a popular YouTuber.
• She grew up in Utah and was quite popular in high school.
• She married Atwood in 2001 and had a son with him in 200•
• She is currently working in real estate and is a fan of astrology, zodiac signs, and tarot.
• She has an estimated net worth of over $200,000.


Who is Roman Atwood’s ex-wife? Shanna Riley Wiki Bio

Shanna Riley was born in Utah USA, on 21 February 1983, so under the zodiac sign of Pisces and holding American nationality – she is popularly known for being the ex-wife of Roman Atwood, one of the most popular people on the YouTube platform.

Childhood and education

Shanna is very secretive, as she hasn’t shared any details regarding her parents with the public – she hasn’t talked about having any siblings either, which is why most people believe her to be an only child. Shanna grew up being very energetic and interested in numerous things.

Just as most other young girls, she wanted to become an actress, a model, singer, and many other similar celebrities – she was somewhat popular in high school thanks to her attractive looks, and being always on the move. After she matriculated, she decided to focus more on her family and her career rather than to enroll at college, and went on to pursue her dream of becoming a TV personality.

Shanna’s career

Not much is known about Shanna’s career, as she has stayed away from the media’s attention throughout the years – it is said that she was a housewife while her ex-husband Roman was making money for their family.

While she was still married, she was often appearing in her husband’s videos on YouTube – the two were growing a fanbase together, although the channel was solely Roman’s. She launched her own YouTube channel on 19 July 2006, but there are currently only 60 people subscribed to it while the channel counts over 52,000 views on all her 15 videos combined. Not much is known about Shanna’s life after she divorced Roman, and it is said that she is currently working in real estate, although this hasn’t been confirmed.

Love life and marriage with Roman Atwood

Shanna is keeping her current private life away from the public’s attention but all things related to her marriage with Roman are known. The two exchanged their wedding vows on 17 November 2001 after dating for more than two years. They were both 18 at the time, but as they were both crazy in love, they didn’t think they were too young to marry. They agreed not to immediately have children, and waited for three years before Shanna gave birth to their boy Noah Vaughn Atwood on 18 October 2004 – the family was seemingly leading a happy life together, and they were often uploading videos of their everyday life, as well as pranks and challenges onto Roman’s YouTube channel.

In 2007, Roman was working on one of his videos and after the shooting was finished, his friend and producer drank too much and pooped in front of Roman’s house – just a year after in 2008, Roman found out that Shanna cheated on him with the same person, which made him instantly ask for a divorce. Roman went on to find love once again in November 2008 when he met Brittney Smith – she gave birth on 23 October 2011 to their son called Kane Alexander Atwood. Although Shanna cheated on Roman, this hasn’t helped Roman gain full custody over their son Noah – they share custody, with Roman spending time with their son on weekends (including Fridays) while Shanna gets to spend the first four days of the week with him.

I'll never go to the zoo again by myself. All I did was miss my kids!

Posted by Roman Atwood on Sunday, April 27, 2014

In 2015, Shanna asked the court to deny Roman the right to put their son in his videos because he is making money for him – the request was approved but only for a few months until Roman’s complaint was accepted, and he was again allowed to post videos of his son onto his YouTube channel. Not much is known about Shanna’s love life after she divorced Roman, and judging by her social media accounts, she is currently single and hasn’t married again.

Who is Roman Atwood?

Roman Bernard Atwood was born in Millersport, Ohio USA, on 28 May 1983, so under the zodiac sign of Gemini and holding American nationality – he is popular for his YouTube channel, while he is also a comedian and a prankster.

He began making videos shortly after enrolling at high school, while his career was officially launched in 2006 when he began selling his “The Nerd Herd” videos. He launched his current YouTube channel on 12 August 2013, and it currently counts more than 15.3 million subscribers to it, and over five billion views of all his videos combined. He has so far won two awards: the 5th Streamy Award in 2015 and the 8th Shorty Award in 2016 while he was nominated for two others in 2014 and 2016.

While his main focus is on his YouTube channel, Roman is also selling his own merchandise, including shirts and hoodies.

Roman is active on several popular social media networks, including Instagram on which he has gather more than 5.1 million followers, while he’s uploaded over 670 pictures onto it – his YouTube channel is currently the 50th most subscribed channel on YouTube, while his other channel is in the 100 most subscribed channels on YouTube.

Shanna’s hobbies and interests

Shanna has had numerous hobbies throughout the years, and she often uploads pictures onto her Instagram account, while doing various things. Shanna believes in astrology, zodiac signs, and tarot, and is learning how to read people’s natal cards – she is attracted to and fascinated by cemeteries and crystals. She is a big lover of animals and prefers cats over dogs – she is currently living with six cats which seem to compensate her for not having a boyfriend.

She enjoys listening to good music, mostly jazz and blues, and is a big fan of the movie industry – two of her favorite movies of all time include “The Big Lebowski” and “Liar Liar”, while her favorite TV series is “Sex and the City”. Shanna enjoys spending her free time outdoors in the nature, and was physically active while she was attending high school, however, after she matriculated, she began focusing on her career and on her family, and completely stopped taking care of her figure.

Appearance and net worth

Shanna is currently 36 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes while her height and weight are not known.

According to authoritative sources, her current net worth has been estimated to be more than $200,000, and seems to be steadily rising thanks to her job.

Social media presence

Shanna is not that active on the internet, as she is not that interested in sharing her personal matters with the public. She launched her Twitter account in June 2009 but has only a single follower while she has tweeted 10 times – her last tweet on 26 November 2012, after which she decided to abandon her account. She is quite active on her Instagram account where she has managed to gather more than 230 followers and has uploaded over 230 pictures onto it – Shanna has a Facebook profile as well, but seems to be using it only to keep in touch with her friends and family.


Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected].

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