Rob McElhenney Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Aug, 2019
Facts of Rob McElhenney
Date of Birth: 1977 , April-14
Age: 44 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Rob McElhenney
Birth Name Robert Dale McElhenney
Father Robert McElhenney
Mother Helena McElhenney
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the U.S.A.
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actor, Writer, Producer
Net Worth $50 million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Weight in KG 75
Married Yes
Married to Kaitlin Olson
Children Axel Lee McElhenney, Leo Grey McElhenney
Divorce No
Education Saint Joseph's Preparatory School
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram
Movies The Devil's Own, Wonder Boys, The Tollbooth
TV Show Law & Order, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Mindy Project
Sisters Katie McElhenney
Siblings 3
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Rob McElhenney is a popular American actor, writer, and producer, best known for his role Ronald "Mac" McDonald in the series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Some of his notable work credits include The Devil's OwnLaw & Order, and Fargo. Moreover, he is also popular as the husband of Kaitlin Olson, with whom he also shared the screen in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Bio, Early Life & Education

Rob McElhenney was born as Robert Dale McElhenney on April 14, 1977, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the U.S.A. She is an Aries. He is an American by nationality, belongs to the mixed ethnicity, and follows Roman Catholic religion.

Rob was born to father Robert McElhenney and the mother, Helena McElhenney. His parents divorced after his mom came out as gay when he was only eight years old.

He has a sister named Katie McElhenney. They were raised by a single father but, their parents were close even after the separation. McElhenney also has two half-sisters from his dad's another wedding.

The actor went to Saint Joseph's Preparatory School, and he moved to New York City after his graduation. Additionally, he attended some courses at Fordham University and lived there for a short period along with his friends, however, was not enrolled there.

Professional Career

American actor Rob McElhenney began his career as an actor in the movie The Devil's Own in 1997. In the same year, he appeared in an episode of the television series Law & Order.

In 1998, the handsome hunk again worked in the film A Civil Action. Similarly, Rob also featured in the films like Wonder Boys, Latter Days, and  The Tollbooth.

Moreover, in 2005, the prominent figure got the role of Ronald "Mac" McDonald in the TV series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and gained massive popularity. Later, McElhenney served in some other TV series such as Lost, How to Be a Gentleman, Fargo, The Cool Kids, and many more.

Rob's recent work credit include Spikeface and Game of Thrones. In the popular series Game of Thrones, he appeared in an episode Winterfell as a cameo where he portrayed Ironborn soldier.

Net Worth, House & Assets 

Rob McElhenney is one of the highest-earning actors. He has a net worth of $50 million according to the Celebrity NetWorth. Additionally, his wife Kaitlin also has a net worth of $16 million.

Rob and his wife Olson purchased a house worthing $2.1 million along with the features of the brand new 4-bedroom gated home. Later, he sold the mansion for $2.5 million in November 2018. Moreover, the couple bought Skinner's bar at 226 Market Street and renamed it as Mac's Tavern.

Personal Life

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia star Rob McElhenney has been married to an actress and comedian Kaitlin Olson since 2008. The couple began dating when they were working together for the second season of the series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Kaitlin Olson with her husband Rob McElhenney and sons Axel Lee McElhenney and Leo Grey McElhenney SOURCE: Popsugar-assets

After two years of courtship, the couple exchanged their wedding vows on September 27, 2008, in California. Actor Rob McElhenney shares two children with his wife, Kaitlin Olson. The duo welcomed their first son, Axel Lee McElhenney on September 1, 2010. On April 5, 2012, the couple welcomed their second son Leo Grey McElhenney.


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