Rob McElhenney Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Weight, Net Worth, Movies

Rob McElhenney
Rob McElhenney


Rob McElhenney is an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. He rose to fame for his appearance in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, a black comedy playing the role of Mac. Additionally, he was the creator and producer of the show. His first major acting role was in The Devil’s Own where his role was cut off in the final edit.

Additionally, he played minor roles in films like A Civil Action, Wonder Boys, and Thirteen Conversations About One Thing. Later, he was given major and substantial roles in films like Latter Days and The Tollbooth. Also, he got the chance to play a guest role in the film Law & Order, in the episode “Thrill”

Moreover, he is a co-founder, writer, and actor working in Mythic Quest, which is an Apple TV+ series. For studies, he attended St. Joseph Preparatory School and later got admitted to Waldron Mercy Academy where he graduated.

Rob McElhenney Age

Rob is 46 years old. He was born on April 14, 1977, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. His birth sign is Aries.


McElhenney was born and brought up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States. He was born to his parents Robert and Hellena McElhenney. His parents are of Irish descent and raised him a Roman Catholic. Sadly, his parents divorced after his mother turned out to be a lesbian. His mother later got married to her wife Mary Taylor.

Additionally, Rob was brought up alongside his two siblings’ brothers who are both gay. Later, his father remarried and made Rob have a half-sister and a step-sister.


McElhenney is married to the love of his life and wife Kaitlin Olson. Together, they have co-starred in the film It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. The couple got married on September 27, 2008, in California. Additionally, they shared two kids, Axel Lee McElhenney and Leo Grey McElhenney. Axel was born on September 1, 2010, while Leo was born on April 5, 2012.

Weight Gain and Loss

McElhenney gained 27kgs of fat and let his beard grow as he prepared for his character for the next season. After the filming of the season, he lost 10kgs of fat in a month. Later, he lost the rest of the weight in time to film the next season.

Height | Weight

McElhenney stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall. Additionally, he weighs approximately 73 kg, has hazel eyes, and has black hair.

Net Worth

McElhenney has an approximate net worth of $50 million.


McElhenney has appeared in various movies. Try to see how many you have watched.

  • Mythic Quest
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  • Fargo
  • The Mindy Project
  • Lost
  • Law & Order
  • The Devil’s Own
  • Latter Days
  • Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
  • Wonder Boys
  • A Civil Action
  • The Tollbooth