Rhett McLaughlin and Charles Lincoln Neal are also known as Rhett and Link. They are a popular US-based social media duo who are known to create various content involving food, sketches, and songs, all for the sake of science and comedy.
Their YouTube channel has over 17.1 million subscribers and over 900 billion views. They officially joined the YouTube bandwagon back in June 2006.
The two met in 1984 in first grade at Buies Creek Elementary school. They were made to stay behind during recess time after they were caught scribbling swear words on their seats and they became BFFs from that point on. The teacher that kept them behind, Ms Locklear, went on to inspire their first project Looking for Ms. Locklear in which they go out in search for their long-lost teacher.
Rhett is a whopping 46 years old. He graced the world with his presence on October 11, 1977, in Macon, Georgia. Link is also getting up there in years at 45 years old. He was born on June 1, 1978, in Boone Trail North Carolina.
Rhett towers over most at about 6 foot 7 inches, while Link is a respectable 6 feet tall. Rhett’s height even led him to play basketball, but we won’t hold that against him.
Rhett and Link are both as white as a sheet of paper.
Rhett and Link are proud Americans, hailing from Georgia and North Carolina.
Rhett reportedly weighs in at a solid 80 kg (186lbs), while Link is a svelte 74 kg (163lbs).
Rhett and Link are rolling in dough with a net worth of $23 million, thanks in part to their Mythical online shop. They must be swimming in gold coins like Scrooge McDuck.
Rhett and Link are most famous for their YouTube series Good Mythical Morning, Independent Film Channel, Rhett & Link Commercial Kings, and many other sketches. They also have a podcast, Ear Biscuits with Rhett and Link. They’re basically the kings of the internet, and we’re all just living in their world.
Rhett and Link are both married. You can hear them go into full detail about their relationships and the difficulties of marriage in this YouTube version of their podcast.
Rhett is married to Jessie McLaughlin (nee Lane). They got married in 2001. Jessie is an influencer and author
Meanwhile, Link is married to Christy White. They got married in 2000. Christy is also a social media influencer and author. The two met while rollerskating in his junior year of college.
Rhett has 2 kids named Shepherd and Locke. Locke was born in February 2004 and Shepherd joined the family in 2009.
Link also has children, 3 to be exact. Their names are Lilian Grace, Charles Lincoln, and Lando James.
Like so many areas of their lives, Rhett and Link experienced getting vasectomies together, so we’re not expecting to see additional sprogs any time soon.
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The guys go on to answer the Internet’s most asked questions about themselves in the following video for WIRED magazine.