Rhett McLaughlin brother Cole McLaughlin is Vice President of Planned Giving and Endowment. Cole McLaughlin works at the YMCA of the Triangle.
Rhett is an internet sensation and one of the famous YouTube comedy duos Rhett and Link; meanwhile, the other half is his long-time friend Charles "Link" Neal III.
The YouTuber attended Carolina State University and received a degree in civil engineering. He resigned from his job to pursue his ambitions of becoming an actor, writer, YouTube, and comedian.
McLaughlin has won several titles, including Video - Best Web Personality/Host 2021 and YouTube Creator Reward 2016. He is the co-owner of Mythical.
Rhett McLaughlin Brother Cole McLaughlin
Rhett McLaughlin brother Cole McLaughlin is a graduate of the University of North Carolina. Cole has a degree in Business Administration and Management.
Additionally, he joined the Reformed Theological Seminary and has done Master of Divinity from there. He has certification as an Ordained Minister from Presbyterian Church In America.
McLaughlin started his career as Charlotte Metro Area Director and director of fundraising and membership for Duke University.
In 2013, he joined Peace Presbyterian Church as Executive director and senior pastor. He helped the church with a $300K budget expansion during that period.
The pastor has 15 years of experience in experience building and growing relationships as a fundraiser and relationship manager.
In 2012, in the Good Mythical Morning podcast, Rhett revealed that he threw deodorant on Cole for implying he had a crush on Melissa Hood. Fortunately, Cole could close the door in time and save himself.
The musician once made a funny Tweet on Twitter “Someone just asked if my kids were my brothers. Best start to a Wednesday ever.”
The brothers have a three-year gap; Cole is the older brother to Rhett. The siblings were brought up as evangelical Christians.
Moreover, Cole is private regarding his private life and family. Nonetheless, we are sure Cole must be doing great in his vocation.
Rhett Parents Are Jim McLaughlin and Diane McLaughlin
Rhett was born to his parents, his father, Jim McLaughlin, and his mother, Diane McLaughlin. He was raised in a devout home in North Carolina and Georgia.
The YouTuber has studied books on evolution and the age of the Earth and came to a place of outwardly rejecting his past identity as an evangelical Christian.
His stage name is James; he also happens to be the name of his father and grandfather. He does not harbor any religious trauma from his upbringing.
McLaughlin’s father gave him a proclivity for the country sound; he listened to curated soundtracks of folk legends such as Merle Haggard and George Jones.
In 2020, Rhett revealed that his mother passed away in 2019, working on the front lines of the #COVID19 response in Africa.
Diane watched every episode of GMM and GMMore. She was always supportive of his work.
McLaughlin Is a Native Of North Carolina
The McLaughlin siblings lived in Georgia in their childhood days. By four, his family had moved to Thousand Oaks, California.
Rhett’s family then moved to Buies Creek, North Carolina, in the summer of 1984. The same year Rhett met his friend Link, where Rhett's father serves as a law professor at Campbell University.
The two friends met in the first grade at Buies Creek Elementary School. They attended college at North Carolina State University.