Born Shane Edward Lyons on February 18, 1988 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Shane Lyons is a former child star who appeared on Nickelodeon's All That. His other television credits include ER
, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit
and appearing twice on That's So Raven
At 16, he said he weight 250 pounds. After going to culinary school, he slimmed down immensely and, at 20, owns his catering service. He graduated from The Culinary Institute of America yet he still dabbles on acting from time to time. But cooking has become his new passion.
Shane Lyons is a contestant on the Food Network's The Next Food Network Star
season 4. Hosted by Marc Summers, it is a reality show in search for the next gourmet masters to host their own show in the Food Network. As the youngest contestant in this season, Shane says he represents the up-and-coming talent of the food world. Exuding with energy, youth, and spirit, according to Shane, "if people see that me, a 20-year-old kid can cook then they can as well."