Rhett and Link are an internet duo, who owns YouTube channels Rhett & Link and Good Morning Mythical. The duo is known for their comedy, songs, series and other generic videos over the internet. They call themselves as internetainers as they provide entertainment over the internet. Being so famous, running three successful YouTube channels along with other media works, the duo would have definitely amassed a magnificent fortune. So, without further delay let’s have a look at the net worth of Rhett and Link in 2018.
Early Life and Biography
Rhett James McLaughlin was born on October 11, 1977, in Macon, Georgia, and Charles Lincoln Neal III(Link) was born on June 1, 1978, in Boone Trail, North Carolina. The duo first met at the Buies Creek Elementary School in the year 1984, when they were seven years old. Both of them had the same wavelength from their first meeting as they both were put in recess for scribbling on their desks.
The duo wrote a screenplay Gutless Wonders when they were 14 but they could only shoot two scenes and could never finish the film. While at the high school, they shot a film on the tragedy of Oedipus Rex and were also members of the band The Wax Paper Dogz.
Rhett completed his graduation in Civil Engineering and worked for Black & Veatch while Link completed Industrial Engineering and worked at IBM before stepping into media. In 2000, Link got married to Christy White; the couple has three children Lilian, Lincoln, and Lando. Rhett married Jessie Lane in 2001, and the couple is blessed with two children Shepherd and Locke namely. They presently live in Los Angeles with their families.
Career, Awards & Nomination
Rhett & Link have four active YouTube channels including Rhett & Link with 4.4 million subscribers and over 700 million views, Good Mythical Morning with 13 million subscribers and over 4 billion views, Good Mythical More with 3 million subscribers and over 600 million views, and Mythical with 650,000 subscribers and over 57 million views. They also have a fifth channel named rhettandlink5, but they have published only two videos in this channel.
The videos of Rhett and Link was sponsored by many famous brands after they began to gain fame through their videos “Wolfpack or Tarheels?” and “The Facebook Song”. They have made videos sponsored by Alka-Seltzer, McDonald’s, Cadillac and many other brands. In 2010, the duo made a commercial for Donut Prince and went on to make many local commercials over the years.
In 2013, the duo started a podcast over Soundcloud and iTunes named Ear Biscuits. The duo spoke about their connection over the years and also interviewed fellow internet celebrities such as Grace Helbig, Julian Smith, and Phillip DeFranco through their podcast.
Rhett and Link have also produced music albums including Just Mail Us the Grammy and Buddy System. Some of their famous singles are Facebook Song, Cornhole Song, and The Unibrow Song.
They have starred in the IFC series Rhett & Link: Commercial Kings and other TV shows such as Lopez Tonight, Conan, and Last Call with Carson Daily. They have also published a book titled Rhett and Link’s Book of Mythicality: A Field Guide to Curiosity, Creativity, and Tomfoolery.
The duo has won numerous awards through the years including, 2011 Webby Awards for Best Editing, 2013 IAWTV Awards-Best Variety Show, 2015 Streamy Awards, 2016 Shorty Awards for Best Podcast and Best Web Personality.
Net Worth & Earnings
The Forbes.com listed the duo in the World’s Top-Earning YouTube stars 2015 with earnings of $4.5 million. The duo has 4 YouTube channels with a very large number of followers. They have also appeared in TV shows and web series, run a podcast and even published a book. Taking all the above things into consideration along with their endorsements and sponsorships, their net worth is estimated to be $16 million.
Being friends for more than 30 years, complimenting and helping each other through the thick and thin for their lives, the duo has been an example for friendship, and there is no doubt that they will continue to reach more heights in the future given for their nature and character.