General Facts About Rhett & Link
Name: Rhett McLaughlin | Charles Lincoln “Link” Neal III
Net Worth: $30 Million
Occupation: YouTubers, Comedians
Date of Birth: October 11, 1977, | June 1, 1978
Place of Birth: Macon, Georgia | Boone Trail, North Carolina
Zodiac: Libra | Gemini
Spouse: Jessie McLaughlin | Christy Neal
Social: Good Mythical Morning
Good Mythical Morning
Good Mythical Morning is a YouTube comedy production. It is the creation of Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal. It takes on a talk and variety show style, with many celebrities featured, such as Daniel Radcliffe and Linkin Park.
History of Good Mythical Morning
The two creators of the show have been friends since they were around 6-7-years old in 1984. At this time, they were joining first grade together. The two were roommates studying engineering at North Carolina State University in college.
The two quit their engineering jobs soon after graduation. Thereafter the duo decided to make comedic videos for conferences and meetings.
Net Worth and Career
The Good Mythical Morning duo has a combined net worth of $30 million. Their respective contribution to the wealth is unclear. Here is a look at how the comedic partners came about their wealth.
Prior Career Paths Before Comedy
Before the two got into comedy, they practiced engineering for some time. Rhett was a civil engineer, while Link was an industrial engineer. The two are some of the most marketable career paths, and they probably gave them a good start, financial-wise.
They got a break when they started performing comedic acts at conferences. Seeing that they were good at comedy, they quit the engineering field. Rhett and Link were number 22 on Business Insider’s top creative people list in 2009.
With such recognition, it seems they were near breaking the glass ceiling to riches. Coupled with earnings from their engineering career, their strike to wealth was imminent.
The duo’s golden goose happens to be on YouTube, with many followers on their many channels. The main channel, founded in 2008, has over 16.9 million subscribers and 7 billion total views. Looking at the channel’s total views per year, it can bring them around $5 million.
They can also get into influencing deals, which further expands their earnings.
Awards and Achievements
They won several honors across various platforms. Link and Rhett put a lot of effort into the comedy’s plot and produced brand-new, original material for the intended audience.
In 2013, they were named the Good Mythical Morning winners of The IAWTV award for Best Variety Web Series. Additionally, they won the LA online awards for having the funniest YouTube material, which the public adores.
They were presented with the Webby for outstanding comedic individual or episode in 2014. Consequently, they gained more American followers who followed them.
As a result, they have received nominations for prizes such as the Web Personalities Awards and The Shorty Awards for Best Web Series and Podcast.
Rhett and Link do commercials, with notable clients being Taco Bell and Coca-Cola. Good Mythical Morning Show’s merchandise moves first and contributes to the pair’s earnings.
Some of the items you can get from their online store include lotions, bags, combs, t-shirts, and hoodies.