Rhett & Link are a name for two American Internet comedians Rhett James McLaughlin and Charles Lincoln Link Neal III. The duo describes themselves as “Internetainers,” a portmanteau of Internet and entertainers. They are followed worldwide for their comedy songs, videos, and episode series.
Their morning talk shows Good Mythical morning and YouTube series Buddy System has skyrocketed their viewership on youtube. They are always experimenting with comedy and hence offer their viewer something new. All of their comic shows and their work is put under one name, “Mythical Entertainment.”
Rhett James McLaughlin was born on October 11, 1977, in Georgia, while Charles Lincoln “Link” Neal III was born on June 1, 1978, in North Carolina, United States. The long going outstanding partnership between Rhett and link stated from way back 1984, September 4, when both of them started schooling at the Buies Creek Elementary School. At the tender age of 14, both of them co-authored the screenplay Gutless Wonder, but the film was never completed.
They were roommates at NC states, where they both studied Engineering. Link went for Industrial engineering while Rhett Studied Civil Engineering. They both graduated and started working in their respective field for a while. Link was offered a job at IBM while Rhett worked at Black and Veatch.
Both the engineer left their jobs to start a venture on YouTube, which is now one of the most-watched channels on YouTube. Rhett and link now are co-owners of the production company Mythical entertainment. Rhett is married to Jessie Lane and is blessed with two children Locke and Shepherd, while Link is married to Christy White in 2000 and is blessed with three children Lillian, Lincoln, and Lando.
Rhett and Link run few YouTube Channels, including the Rhett and Link Channel, which has over 900 million views and around 6 million subscribers. Their daily morning show, good mythical Morning, has over 15 million subscribers, the third channel Good mythical MORE boasts an impressive record of 5 million subscribers and over 561 million views on YouTube.
Owing to their popularity and talent, Rhett and Link have been offered several videos and web advertisements. Their first sponsored video was Cornhole song for AJJ cornhole in 2007. Apart from that, the duo has done videos for McDonalds’s, Wendy’s, and Cadillac, to name a few. In 2008, Rhett and link released a web series sponsored by Spy associates.com and other sponsored by Starburst candy. Their Fast food Folk song for taco bell is known to all. Apart from doing comedy, the duo is also known for its musical sense, and often do they perform the musical comedy.
Awards & Achievements
Rhett and link always had tried to push their limits and present a new freshness to comedy. For all their efforts and works, they have been nominated and won many awards at various platforms. The dynamic duo won The IAWTV award for Best Variety series for the Good mythical morning in 2013.
In the very same year, they won the LA web awards for funniest YouTube videos. Their work found more admirers as they swept the 2014 Webby award for best comedy Individual or episode. The year 2015 and 2016 had been particularly great for the duo; they have been awarded the Shorty Awards for Best podcast, best Web Series, and Best Web Personalities Awards.
Net Worth of Rhett & Link
As of May 2020, The estimated combined net worth of Rhett and link is estimated to be $25 million. The duo is a little old as compared to other you tubers. They are 42 and 41 years old, respectively, but are famous on YouTube. Their hilarious advertisement for local companies is one of the very best. Most of the net worth is for sponsored videos and YouTube channels. The charismatic duo is still one of the most followed YouTube channels on internets.
Rhett and Link were comfortably settled in their respective prestigious jobs, but their zeal to follow their heart had made them a global superstar. Leaving a job and starting a YouTube channel is something not any one of us will prefer to, but as they say, to be different, you have to think differently. These guys are a perfect example for those who want to follow their passion. Rhett and Link had defied all the odds to become a success, and their work and struggle are inspirational.