Rhett James McLaughlin is an American comedian, YouTube personality, and actor, best known to the world as one half of the comedy duo Rhett & Link, next to Link Neal. The two have created several YouTube channels and launched a number of shows, collecting more than 20 million subscribers on their YouTube channels – their main one is Good Mythical Morning.
Rhett James McLaughlin Wiki- Age, Childhood, and Education
Rhett James McLaughlin was born on the 11th October 1977, in Macon, Georgia USA; he is the son of Jim McLaughlin and his wife, Diane, and has a brother, Cole McLaughlin. The family moved to Buies Creek, North Carolina in 1984, and started attending Buies Creek Elementary School, where he met his future colleague and a friend for life, Link Neal. After high school matriculation, Rhett enrolled at North Carolina State University where he studied civil engineering, and graduated in 2000.
Career and Rise to Stardom
Before launching a YouTube channel, Rhett worked for some time at Black & Veatch, an engineering firm headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. Nevertheless, tired of the everyday routine he decided to team up with his friend Link and try to make a YouTube channel a go.
Their creative collaboration traces back to school when they worked together on the documentary “Looking For Ms. Locklear”, and when they were 14 Rhett and Link wrote the screenplay for the short film “Gutless Wonders”, but they never finished filming it.
However, it was in high school that they did create the 25-minute parody film about “Oedipus Rex”
Their first YouTube channel was created on the 17th September 2008, and their first video “The Bloody Door” has now attracted over 770,000 views. The two continued making videos over the years, becoming premium content creators, which has made them extremely popular. Good Mythical Morning has over 16 million subscribers, and has collected more than six billion views.
Some of their most popular videos include “Amazing Game Show Cheaters”, which has just under 30 million views, then “Eating a Scorpion: Bug War Challenge” and “World’s Hottest Pepper Challenge: Carolina Reaper”, both with more than 27 million views.
With the success of their original YouTube channel, Rhett and Link started another one, and now they have four other channels with unique content, including “Good Mythical MORE”, “Mythical Kitchen”, Rhett & Link”, and “Ear Biscuits”, combining to more than 25 million subscribers, which has considerably increased their net worth.
Rhett and Link have also created the “Good Mythical Morning” show, in which they cover numerous interesting topics, sharing facts with their fans in their own amusing style. Rhett won several awards for the show, including Shorty and Webby Awards for best host and show. The two have also published the book “Rhett & Link’s Book of Mythicality: A Field Guide to Curiosity, Creativity, and Tomfoolery” in October 2017.
Link Neal Short Bio
Born Charles Lincoln Neal III on the 1st June 1978 in Boone Trail, North Carolina, he is the son of Charles Lincoln II and Sue Capps.
He grew up in his hometown and went to the same elementary as Rhett. After high school, he enrolled at the North Carolina State University, from which he graduated with a degree in Industrial engineering. Together with Rhett, he has become an international star thanks to their creative minds and many ideas that they have brought together on screen. Link Neal’s net worth is estimated to be as high as $16 million, as of early 2020.
Link is a married man and his wife’s name is Christy. The two have been married since 2000, and have three children together. The family resides in Los Angeles, California.
Rhett James McLaughlin Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance
Rhett James McLaughlin is a world star and his global success has increased his wealth by a large margin. According to authoritative sources, McLaughlin’s net worth is $16 million.
Rhett is known for his staggering height. as he stands at 6 ft 6ins (1.99m), while he weighs around 198lbs ~ 90kgs. His vital statistics haven’t been available in the media, though he has an athletic body. Rhett has green eyes and light brown hair.
Rhett James McLaughlin Personal Life, Dating, Marriage, Children, Trivia
Rhett is one of those celebrities who don’t like to talk much about personal life. However, some important details have become available in recent years. Rhett has been married since 2001 to Jessie Lane, and the couple has welcomed two children, Locke and Shepherd.
In addition to his YouTube popularity, Rhett is also a star on Instagram with more than one million followers on his official page. Rhett has shared the duo’s recent career endeavors, such as pictures from their tour across the USA, among other posts.