April 14, 2022

Rob McElhenney Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics 

Rob McElhenney Quick Info
Height5 ft 9½ in
Weight74 kg
Date of BirthApril 14, 1977
Zodiac SignAries
SpouseKaitlin Olson

Rob McElhenney is an American actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and co-owner of the Wrexham Association Football Club. He is known for playing Ronald “Mac” McDonald in the FX/FXX comedy series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Louis “Lou” Tookers in the Fox romantic comedy series The Mindy Project, Ian Grimm in the Apple TV+ comedy series Mythic Quest, and Aldo in the ABC drama series Lost. On It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, he has also served as one of the developers, executive producers, and the creator of the show.

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Full Name

Robert McElhenney III

Nick Name

Rob, Mac, Robert Dale McElhenney

Rob McElhenney speaking at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con International, for 'Game of Thrones', at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CaliforniaRob McElhenney speaking at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con International, for 'Game of Thrones', at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California
Rob McElhenney speaking at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International, for ‘Game of Thrones’, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Nationality

American

American

 

Education

Rob McElhenney studied at Saint Joseph’s Preparatory School in Philadelphia and then attended Temple University.

Occupation

Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Co-owner of the Wrexham Association Football Club

Family

  • Father – Robert McElhenney
  • Mother – Helena McElhenney
  • Siblings – Katie McElhenney (Younger Sister). Rob has one more younger sibling.
  • Others – Robert J. McElhenney (Paternal Grandfather), George F. Summers, Sr. (Maternal Grandfather), May Clements (Maternal Grandmother), Marcus N. McElhenney (Cousin) (Olympic Medalist, Attorney, Activist)

Manager

Rob McElhenney has been repped by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.

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Net Worth

In 2020, his net worth was $50 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Athletic

Rob McElhenney with his wife and co-star Kaitlin Olson in 2010Rob McElhenney with his wife and co-star Kaitlin Olson in 2010
Rob McElhenney with his wife and co-star Kaitlin Olson in 2010 (Sue Lukenbaugh / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Height

5 ft 9½ in or 176.5 cm

Weight

74 kg or 163 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Rob McElhenney has dated –

  1. Jordan Reid (2003-2005) – He was romantically involved with actor Jordan Reid between 2003 and 2005.
  2. Kaitlin Olson (2006-Present) – In 2006, he started dating actor, comedian, and producer Kaitlin Olson after he hired her to play the role of Dee Reynolds in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. To him, she was the funniest woman in show business and he became romantically interested in Olson “around season 2” of the series. On September 27, 2008, they got married in California and have 2 sons – Axel Lee McElhenney (b. September 1, 2010) and Leo Grey McElhenney (b. April 5, 2012).
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Race / Ethnicity

White

Rob McElhenney is of Irish, German, English, and Scottish descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Often includes references to retro action films or music, either through story or dialogue
  • Humor from very dark characters and situations
  • Vain, immoral characters lacking in self-awareness

Brand Endorsements

He appeared in a TV commercial for Nike in 1999.

Religion

He was raised Roman Catholic.

Rob McElhenney as seen at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International in San Diego, CaliforniaRob McElhenney as seen at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International in San Diego, California
Rob McElhenney as seen at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International in San Diego, California (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Rob McElhenney Facts

  1. He was 8 years old when his parents divorced after his mother came out as a lesbian.
  2. Although he was mainly raised by his father, McElhenney’s parents remained close after the divorce.
  3. It was one of his closest friends, Joseph Dougherty Jr. of Delaware County, who suggested the idea for what later would become It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.
  4. Rob McElhenney played Elder Harmon, the oldest one of the L.D.S. missionaries who has been assigned as their leader, in the 2003 romantic comedy-drama film Latter Days. The film is about a gay relationship between a closeted Mormon missionary and his openly gay neighbor.
  5. Rob was once roommates with actor, director, and screenwriter Christopher Backus.
  6. In January 2022, it was revealed that Rob, Kaitlin, Ryan Reynolds, and Blake Lively had donated $11,000 to soccer player Jordan Davies and Kelsey Edwards’ GoFundMe page in honor of their late son, who was delivered in a stillbirth.
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