|Rhett James McLaughlin Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 6½ in|
|Date of Birth||October 11, 1977|
|Spouse||Jessie Lane McLaughlin|
Rhett James McLaughlin is a successful American YouTuber, actor, and writer. He is known for creating and co-hosting the Good Mythical Morning, Let’s Talk About That, Rhett & Link, The Mythical Show, and Ear Biscuits with Link Neal. Rhett has been featured in numerous magazines like Variety, Forbes, Mashable, NPR, USA Today, and AdWeek. Also, the duo, Rhett and Link have received numerous recognitions for their comedic talents like Webby, Streamy, and Shorty Awards. By profession, Rhett is a civil engineer and has more than 1 million followers on Instagram and more than 800k followers on Twitter.
Rhett James McLaughlin
Macon, Georgia, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Rhett James McLaughlin attended the Buies Creek Elementary School and Harnett Central in Angier, North Carolina and graduated in 1996. Later, he obtained a civil engineering degree from North Carolina State University.
YouTuber, Actor, Writer, Singer
- Father – Jim McLaughlin
- Mother – Diane McLaughlin
- Siblings – Cole McLaughlin (Older Brother)
Rhett James McLaughlin is managed by Rogers & Cowan, Marketing Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.
6 ft 6½ in or 199.5 cm
90 kg or 198.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Rhett James McLaughlin has dated –
- Jessie Lane McLaughlin – Rhett was in a relationship with Jessie Lane McLaughlin. The couple tied the knot in 2001. They are blessed with 2 sons, Locke McLaughlin (b. February 24, 2004) and Shepherd McLaughlin.
Race / Ethnicity
- Tall height
- Thick hair
Rhett James has either promoted or endorsed brands like –
- Amazon Echo
- Hot Pockets
Best Known For
Creating and co-hosting the Good Mythical Morning YouTube series with Link Neal, and other shows like Let’s Talk About That, Rhett & Link, The Mythical Show, and podcast show Ear Biscuits, creating more than 100 million views on their channels individually
As A Singer
He has performed and shared many songs like Have You Ever, Just Being Honest, What Women Want, and more, on his channel Rhett & Link.
He made his theatrical film debut in the comedy film Dirty 30 in 2016.
As a voice actor, he made his feature film debut by lending his voice to the character of The Fabulous Bentley Brothers in the animated film, What’s in the Bible? Vol 7: Exile and Return in 2012.
First TV Show
In 2007, he made his first TV show appearance on the comedy reality show Online Nation as the host.
Rhett James McLaughlin Favorite Things
- Superhero – Hawkman
Source – IMDb
Rhett James McLaughlin Facts
- In 1984, he moved to Buies Creek, North Carolina and connected with his best friend, Link Neal.
- He created a record at his Harnett Central High School, for the most 3-pointers, scoring 77 in a single basketball season.
- He loves things made of wood.
- In 2012, he along with Link Neal gave the commencement speech at his old high school, then performed a song and made the valedictorian smash the Charmander piñata.
- He has a great fear of heights.
- After graduating as a civil engineer, he worked briefly with Black & Veatch.
- When he was a child, he suffered from febrile seizures which his sons, Locke and Shepherd have inherited genetically.
- When they were kids, Rhett and his best friend Link Neal, made a blood oath in regards to their strong friendship bondage.
- During his entire school life, Rhett fought only once trying to protect his friend Link in the 3rd grade.
- He has psoriasis, ruptured discs in his back or several herniated, and tendency of colon cancer.
- In 1984, he met Link Neal on the first day of their first grade, when their elementary teacher Ms. Locklear, held them in recess for writing profanity on their desks, and as punishment, they had to color mythical creatures.
- Rhett has appeared in numerous local commercial advertisements like Presidential Car Wash, Holiday Hotels for Cats, True Blue Tattooing service, and more.
- In October 2017, Rhett co-wrote a book titled Rhett & Link’s Book of Mythicality: A Field Guide to Curiosity, Creativity, and Tomfoolery with Link, and was published by Crown Archetype.
- Rhett has been featured on many shows with Link Neal including The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Good Morning America, and LIVE with Kelly and Ryan.
- Rhett and Link’s comedic talent have been acknowledged by numerous magazines like Variety, Forbes, Mashable, NPR, USA Today, AdWeek, among others.
- He owns a Maltipoo pup called Lola, which his wife adopted from Wylder’s Holistic Pet Center and Rescue in Studio City, California.
- He is a self-proclaimed crybaby as he is known to shed tears easily like while watching a Pixar movie or a circus show.
- As a writer, he has written several episodes of Rhett and Link’s Buddy System (2016-2017), Good Mythical Morning (2012-2017), Song Biscuits (2015), and The Mythical Show (2013).
- Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.
Featured Image by Rhett James McLaughlin / Instagram