Rhett Mclaughlin Net Worth: Bio, Early Life and Career

Rhett Mclaughlin Net Worth

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Rhett Mclaughlin Net Worth: How Rich Is the YouTuber in 2022?

Do you know who Rhett Mclaughlin is? If not, you’re about to learn some interesting facts about this rising YouTube star. Mclaughlin is an American content creator who is best known for co-creating and co-hosting the YouTube series Good Mythical Morning with Charles Lincoln “Link” Neal III. The show has become incredibly popular, with over 14 million subscribers and over 2.5 billion views. Needless to say, Mclaughlin has made a name for himself in the online world.

Full Name Rhett James McLaughlin
Birth Date / Age October 11, 1977 / 44 Years Old
Birth Place Macon, Georgia, USA
Source of Wealth YouTube / Comedy
Relationship Status Married To Jessica McLaughlin (née Lane)
Height 6 ft. 7 in. / 201 cm.
Net Worth $25 Million

Rhett Mclaughlin Early Life:

Rhett James Mclaughlin was born in October 1977, in Macon, Georgia, to Jim and Diane. His father was a law professor at Campbell University. Rhett’s mother died of a heart attack shortly after his birth.

Rhett’s brother is Cole, who is three years his elder. When Rhett was three years old, the family relocated to Thousand Oaks, California. After a few years, they returned east and settled in Buies Creek, North Carolina.

Rhett met his running mate, Link, in September 1984 at Buies Creek Elementary School. Rhett graduated magna cum laude from North Carolina State University in December 2000 with a civil engineering degree.

Rhett Mclaughlin Career:

Not long after graduating from college, Rhett and Link quit their jobs as engineers to focus on their YouTube channel. Today, at 42 and 41 respectively, this comedy duo are the OG YouTube stars. They host the popular daily show Good Mythical Morning, on which they eat odd items like Cheetos-flavored Pop-Tarts. In addition to their morning show, they have four other channels,. a podcast, and two books.

Their first viral hit was “Wolfpack or Tarheels?” which was recorded in 2006 when Rhett’s 3-year-old son Locke McLaughlin wept over the NC State Wolfpack’s departure and their rivalry with the North Carolina Tar Heels. YouTube wanted to feature this video on the home page, but the pair requested that one of their songs be used instead since they wanted to be recognized for their funny work rather than a viral video. After it was taken down for unknown reasons, the duo uploaded it to their channel, Rhett & Link.

On September 18, 2008, Rhett and Link created their YouTube channel. Their channel Good Mythical Morning has more than 6 billion views and over 16 million subscribers as of January 2020. “Welcome to Good Mythical Morning with Rhett & Link! Tune in every Monday-Friday to witness us consume genuinely incredible meals, explore surprising new items and topics, compete in unique games with celebrity guests, conduct critical studies in enjoyable ways, and more,” they describe their channel.

After being featured on the top of YouTube and their most viewed video for many years, Rhett & Link built a presence on the internet. In September 2012, Rhett & Link recorded “All Night Long” by Lionel Richie over 11 hours of footage starting at 7:25 p.m. ET on the Santa Monica Pier and ending at 6:30 a.m. on Mt. Wilson.

“Eating a Scorpion – Bug War Challenge,” “Amazing Game Show Cheaters,” and “World’s Hottest Pepper Challenge – Carolina Reaper” are the most-watched videos on the Good Mythical Morning channel as of early 2020. The most-watched videos on their channel as of June 2019 are “My OCD (Song)” with more than 49 million views, followed by “Epic Rap Battle: Nerd vs. Geek” with over 44 million views, and “I’m On Vacation (Song)” with over 29 million views.

Rhett Mclaughlin Instagram and Twitter:

Rhett’s current Instagram following is 1.3 million people. In addition, he has 720K followers on Twitter. His TikTok has 44.1 million likes and 3.2 million fans.

Personal Life:

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Rhett married Jesse Lane (now McLaughlin) on March 29, 2001. The two share two sons, Locke and Shepherd, and reside in Los Angeles. Like his father before him, Link too suffered from several seizures as a child. Rhett and Link gave their former high school’s 2012 commencement speech where they performed a song for the graduates and had the valedictorian smash a Charmander piñata.

Awards and Achievements:

They won a lot of honors from a variety of sources. The comedy was being developed by Rhett and Link at a rapid pace. They were producing fresh, unique material for the target demographic. They spent a lot of time and effort on this project. On the most popular platform, they received a life-changing award.

Rhett Mclaughlin Net Worth:

Rhett Mclaughlin has earned a net worth of $25 million over the past decade through his work co-hosting the YouTube show Good Mythical Morning. The successful series has paved way for several other projects including Rhett and Link’s Buddy System, a podcast called Ear Biscuits, and publishing a novel titled The Lost Causes of Bleak Creek.


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