How much is Rob McElhenney worth?
Best known for playing Mac in comedy show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Robert Dale McElhenney is an American-based actor.Better known as Rob, he is also a screenwriter, a producer, and a director. Furthermore, he also is al developer, creator and executive producers of ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.’ Rob McElhenney is thus worth about $18 Million.
Robert Dale McElhenney was born in Pennsylvania, the United States on 14th April of 1977. He is the son of Robert and Helena McElhenney.
Initially, Rob went to Waldron Mercy Academy, and later he enrolled at Saint Joseph’s Preparatory School.
After graduating high school, Rob moved to Los Angeles. He then started to work as a waiter.
As an actor
Rob made his acting debut in 1997’s film “The Devil’s Own” as Kevin. Later, he also appeared in an episode of “Law & Order as Joey Timon.” Meanwhile, throughout the year, McElhenney appeared in numerous films and TV shows but only in small roles. He featured in series like “Latter Days,” “Wonder Boys,” and others.
One of the breakthrough roles in his career as an actor is as Ronald “Mac” McDonald in comedy show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He is also the director, writer, and creator of the show.
Rob made his character, even more, funnier, during the 7th season of the show where he also gained 50 extra pounds. He also grew out a long beard. This change in personality impressed many people.
Some other films and TV shows in which the actor appeared in are “Living Loaded,” “The Tollbooth” and others. However, Rob has not appeared in any movies lately. He prefers producing and directing.
As a Director, Producer and a Screenwriter
When McElhenney was 21, Paul Schrader who is a writer and a director decided to option his script. The debut script of the actor cum writer got edited and rewritten for a year but fell through at the last moment.
In 2004, while working as a writer, and artist, Rob signed deals with FX. Many stations provided him numerous offers, but he selected the channel because the channel provided him freedom to be creative. Initially, he was selected as the show runner. However, later Rob became a creator, writer, producer, and director of the show. But, he kept working in the series.
Till date, he has directed and produced numerous TV series like “Unsupervised” of 2012, “Living Loaded” of 2012 and more.
Rob was also announced to direct “Minecraft” movie on 21st July of 2015. The movie is early anticipated by people and is potentially the biggest work in McElhenney directing career.
Awards and Nominations
McElhenney has not won any awards till date as an individual artist.
|Name||Robert Dale McElhenney|
|Birthdate||April 14, 1977|
|Birth Place||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Profession||Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter|
|Mother’s Name||Helena McElhenney|
|Father’s Name||Robert McElhenney|
|Height||5’ 9″ (175cm)|
|Net Worth||$18 Million|
Relationships, Marriage, and Children
Rob met Kaitlin Olson on sets of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. They exchanged rings on December of 2007. Then, finally, on 27th September of 2008, the duo tied the knot in California.
After two years, the couple has their first child Axel Lee McElhenney on 1st September of 2010. They had their second child Leo Grey McElhenney on 5th April of 2012.
Rob McElhenney only has a Twitter account. He has 329 thousand people following him there.
Rob’s estimated net income it $18 Million.
Rumors and Controversies
After gaining 50 pounds for It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, his character did get funnier. But at the same time, this increases concern among his co-stars regarding his health.
The weight gain also became a matter of interest among media making headlines on the internet.