Quick Facts of Rhett James McLaughlin

  • Full NameRhett James McLaughlin
  • Net Worth$8 Million
  • Date of Birth1977 /10 /11
  • NicknameRhett
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceMacon, Georgia, U.S.
  • EthnicityNorth American
  • ReligionChristianity
  • ProfessionYouTuber, actor
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year2006-Present
  • Eye colourGreenish Blue
  • Hair colourLight Brown
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseJessie Lane (m. 2001)
  • Height6 feet 7 inches (2.01m)
  • Weight80 Kg
  • EducationNorth Carolina State University
  • Online PresenceTwitter, Instagram
  • HoroscopeLibra

The other half of the internet comedy mates (Rhett and Link), Rhett McLaughlin, the bearded entertainer, is famous for his trendy fashion sense, comic timings, and quirky acting. Moreover, he uses his beard and hair which he dyes into different colors to make a powerful content. And also, distinguished style statement.

Furthermore, Rhett McLaughlin, along with his comedian partner Charles “Link” Neal III is also recognized as YouTube stars and social media personalities who upload comedy video clips on their YouTube channel popularly known as “Rhett & Link”. If you like to know about Rhett McLaughlin’s married life, incomes & properties, and many more.

Rhett James McLaughlin’s Bio

Rhett Mclaughlin is an American YouTube star and also, a social media personality who is vastly popular for his comedy videos uploaded on his own YouTube channel named “Rhett & Link”. The famous comedian was born in Macon, Georgia on the 11th day of October 1977. Also, his nationality is American and he has a North American ethnicity.

Rhett James Captions His Post Being a Thoughtful Guy
Rhett James Captions His Post Being a Thoughtful Guy                              Image Source: @rhettmc

Moreover, he was born to American parents. he grew in the same place where he was born. However, he later led to Los Angeles, California, for his video making career. His birth sign is Libra and raised by his parents. Moreover, his mother’s name is Diane McLaughlin and father’s name is Jim McLaughlin. Also, his brother name is Cole McLaughlin.

Furthermore, Rhett studied civil engineering at the North Carolina State University and after his graduation, he worked at Black & Veatch but was sacked from the job even though Rhett had plans to move to build his entertainment business with his best friend.

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Professional Life

Rhett Mclaughlin took his first noticeable step in the field of social media creating a YouTube channel named “Rhett & Link” on June 5, 2006, together with his friend Charles Lincoln Neal. He mentions that they are Internetainers. Subsequently, Rhett along with his friend began uploading funny music videos, sketches, and ridiculous local commercials into their channel.

A large number of viewers began liking their videos due to which to their first channel “Rhett & Link” is subscribed by approximately more than 4.3 Million people. They have also formed their other channels; “Good Mythical Morning”, “Good Mythical More”. And also, “This is Mythical” which is subscribed by approximately more than 12 Million, 2.9 Million, and 485000 subscribers respectively.

The drama mates did not stop with “Rhett & Link”, they went ahead to launch other channels which have become as popular as their first, winning several prestigious awards and nominations as the years roll by. Their multiple award-winning channels have collected a total subscription of more than 20 Million with a jaw-dropping total view of over four billion.

They owe their popularity to viral low-budget local commercials plus comic songs. Which never miss putting a smile on the faces of their fans. The mates who love to identify themselves with the coinage INTERNETAINERS have made several appearances on several television talk shows and also on the radio.

Net Worth – $8 Million

The hilarious comedian has accumulated an estimated net worth of $8 Million which is accrued through the views and subscriptions from the internet channels he runs with his friend. The exact figure for his annual salary is still unknown. But, he is perceived to have acquired several brands of cars which include an Oldsmobile Omega, an unspecified Scion xB, and a blue Dodge Dynasty.

Rhett McLaughlin, in collaboration with his lifetime partner Link, purchased a 1992 Ford Bronco which they use as a company vehicle and also for camping purposes. Their pool car is an unspecified Ford Fusion which also used as a company vehicle. Rhett is active on Instagram and Twitter.

Additionally, he is also active on YouTube. Rhett has 1 Million followers on Instagram, 613k followers on Twitter and 14 million followers on YouTube. Moreover, Rhett is of 6 feet 7 inches tall. And also, weighs a total of 80 kg or 176 lbs to balance his great height. The records have it that during his formative years, the entertainer was growing so rapidly that he was already 6 feet tall by the time he was in sixth grade.

A closer look at his eye color confirms that he has green eyes but his hair which is naturally dirty blond has been dyed several times to colors like apricot, yellow, and grey. Rhett McLaughlin comes complete with a beard. Which makes him look like Rick Grimes from the movie The Walking Dead. And according to him, he is willing to sacrifice $1,000 every month just to keep his beard. Which hides the mole on his upper lip.

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Wife, Jessie Lane (m. 2001-present)

Talking about Rhett McLaughlin’s personal life, Rhett has only ever married once in his life, he tied the knot with Jessie Lane in the year 2001. Furthermore, their marriage blessed with two boys Shepherd and Locke. The duo increased the number of their family members by adopting a Maltipoo pup which they called Lola. The lovable puppy was gotten from Wylder’s Holistic Pet Center and Rescue in Studio City, CA.

Rhett James with his wife, Jessie and their children
Rhett James with his wife, Jessie and their children

Moreover, Rhett’s wife can be described as a short woman, with her height of 5 feet 3 inches. Also, she stands 1 foot 4 inches shorter than her spouse. Jesse is rather the quiet type who loves her privacy and enjoys a peaceful environment and consequently.

Also, she has stayed away from her husband’s social media platforms. Unlike other celebrities, there are no further pieces of details about the love life of Rhett Mclaughlin and her professional life as well.