Rhett McLaughlin is a popular actor, comedian and YouTube personality from America. He is best known as one half of the duo “Rhett and Link” along with Charles Lincoln “Link” Neal. Together they make comedy videos on YouTube which gets millions of views. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Rhett McLaughlin in 2020.
Early Life & Biography:
Rhett McLaughlin was born on October 11, 1977, in Macon, Georgia, the U.S. He spent most of his childhood days in Buies Creek. Later, McLaughlin shifted to Los Angeles to pursue a career in video and content creation.
McLaughlin met his best friend Link Neal when he was in the first grade.
Both of them were in the same class and together they were punished by their first-grade teacher Ms. Locklear for writing a vulgar text on the school’s desk.
He went to the North Carolina State University where he earned his degree in civil engineering.
McLaughlin married his wife Jessie Lane in the year 2002 and together they are the parents of two children, Locke and Shepherd.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Rhett McLaughlin started his career when he joined the company “Black & Veatch’ after graduating from the North Carolina State University.
Later, he quit his job as an engineer and started his own YouTube channel “Rhett and Link” along with Link Neal. As of now, their channel has more than 4.5 million subscribers and has received more than 900 million views.
McLaughlin also hosts another talk-show “Good Mythical Morning” which has more than 15 million subscribers. His third channel “Good Mythical MORE” airs directly after the broadcast of his second channel. It also has more 3.5 million subscribers and 570 million views as of now.
McLaughlin also owns a fourth channel “Mythical” which consists of behind-the-scenes videos. The most watched video on their channel is “My OCD (Song)” which has more than 40 million views.
In 2013, he launched the podcast “Ear Biscuits” on Soundcloud and iTunes.
McLaughlin has won several awards in his illustrious career including the 2011 Webby Awards for “Best Editing”, 2013 IAWTV Awards for “Best Variety Series”, 2013 LA Web Awards for “The Funniest YouTube Video” and many more.
He has also won the Shorty Awards in the category of “Best Podcast” and “Best Web Series” in the year 2016.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Rhett McLaughlin has an estimated net worth of more than $10 million. This huge wealth is the result of his successful career as a YouTuber, comedian, and actor. McLaughlin has appeared in many television shows including Lopez Tonight, Last Call with Carson Daly, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and others. He has been a part of several commercials which have featured in The New York Times, CNN, Forbes, NPR, TMZ, and others. McLaughlin also hosts several live shows and festivals which also helps in increasing his net worth.
Rhett McLaughlin is one of the most renowned YouTube personalities in the world. He is among the very few YouTubers who have more than three channels with over 1 million subscribers.