Rob McElhenney

Rob McElhenney

Date Of BirthApril 14, 1977
Age42 years 11 months 20 days
Day of BirthThursday
Place Of BirthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Zodiac SignAries
ProfessionsDirector , Actor , Screenwriter , Producer
Birth Name Robert McElhenney
Nickname Mac
Full Name Robert Dale McElhenney

Personal Information
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Religion Christianity (Roman Catholic)
Languages Spanish , English
Star SignAries
Nationality American
Ethnicities Caucasian , Irish American
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Trademark Dark humour
Body Features & Measurements
Height175 CM
5 Feet 9 Inches
Eye colorHazel
Hair color Black
Weight75 KG
165 lbs
Body Type Average
Family Information
Father Robert McElhenney
Mother Helena McElhenney
Sons Axel Lee McElhenney (born on 1st September 2010)
Leo Grey McElhenney (born on 5th April 2012)
Wife Kaitlin Willow Olson (Actress; born August 18, 1975; married on 27th September 2007)
Brother Patrick McElhenney
Sister Katie McElhenney
Uncle Billy
Grandfathers George F. Summers, Sr (Maternal)
Robert J. McElhenney (Paternal)
Grandmother May Clements (Maternal)
Relative Marcus McElhenney (Olympic Bronze medal winner in Rowing)
Father In-Law Donald Olson (Publisher ; Father of Kaitlin)
Mother In-Law Melinda Olson
Great Grandfathers Mortimer Peter Summers (Maternal Paternal)
Hubert Patrick Morris (Paternal Maternal)
Joseph McElhenney (Paternal Paternal)
Great-grandmothers Margaret F. McCullough (Paternal Maternal)
Emma Anna Geiger (Maternal Paternal)
Isabella Butler (Paternal Paternal)
Education Qualifications
Education Waldron Mercy Academy
Education(School) St. Joseph's Preparatory School (the Prep)
Career Information
Debut (Movies) The Devil's Own(1997) (as actor)
Minecraft(2019) (as director)
Years Active 1997-
Salary $4 Million (Annual Approximate)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Sportsbasketball , Baseball
Favorite TV show Game of Thrones
Favorite sports person Ryan Howard (Baseball)
Skills Wrestling (Martial Arts)
Judo (Martial Arts)
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfileRob McElhenney Twitter Profile
Reddit ProfileRob McElhenney Reddit Profile
Talent Agent Nick Frankel
More Information
Friends Donald McCloskey (High School Friend; musician)
Christopher Backus (Actor; previous room mate)
Inspirations Gary David Goldberg (Writing)
Carl Reiner (Writing)
David Sedaris (Writing)
George Carlin (Writing)
Woddy Allen (Writing)
Larry David (Writing)
Norman Lear (Writing)
The Marx Brothers (Writing)
Net worth$44 Million


Rob McElhenney is an American Actor & Producer born on 14th April 1977 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Robert McElhenney(Father) & Helena McElhenney(Mother). He is popular for playing the role of Mac in the Black comedy/ Sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He is also the creator & producer of the show.

Rob has two younger siblings(a brother and a sister). From his father's second marriage he has a half-brother(youngest) and a stepsister(older than him).

Rob McElhenney in Childhood, being a Catholic kid

Image: Rob McElhenney in Childhood, being a Catholic kid

Rob McElhenney & Kaitlin Olson's marriage:

Rob started his creative career with It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, as a part of production team he hired Kaitlin Olson for the role of Dee Reynolds. 

They were also co-stars of the show, sparks flew between the couple and they started dating secretly during the filming of the 2nd season of the Series. Rob proposed to Kaitlin at Danny Devito's Beach house with a diamond cocktail ring. They got engaged in December 2007, after dating for couple of years the couple got married in September 2008. Kaitlin wore cotton & lace gown while Rob wore a Gucci suit.

Rob McElhenney & Kaitlin Olson wedding

Image: Rob McElhenney & Kaitlin Olson wedding

The couple have two sons Axel Lee McElhenney (born 2010) & Leo Grey McElhenney (born 2012).

Rob McElhenney & Kaitlin Olson with sons-Axel Lee McElhenney(Elder), & Leo Grey McElhenney(young)

Image: Rob McElhenney & Wife Kaitlin Olson with sons-Axel Lee McElhenney(Elder), & Leo Grey McElhenney(young)


Rob started his career with the movie The Devil's Own(1997) in the role of Kevin. The scenes were unfortunately omitted from the final copy though.

Some of his other notable movies are A Civil Action(1998), Wonder Boys(2000), Thirteen Conversations About One Thing(2001), Latter Days(2003), The Tollbooth(2004).

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia has been one of the most successful TV series of his career. He has also appeared in TV series like- ER(2004), Lost, How to Be a Gentleman, Living Loaded, Unsupervised, The Mindy Project, Fargo.

Rob McElhenney is working on the movie Minecraft along with Shawn Levy, Jason Fuchs for Warner Bros. The movie is expected to be released in May 2019.

Rob McElhenney when he was fat during the 7th season of IASIP

Image: Rob McElhenney when he was fat during the 7th season of IASIP

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