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Is Philadelphia Always Sunny? What is Rob McElhenney’s net worth?

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, but is Rob McElhenney’s net worth just as sunny? McElhenney is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter, he is best known for playing the role of Mac on the FX/FXX comedy series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Yet, further than acting, McElhenney has also directed several episodes of that same show as well as Netflix’s Living with Yourself.

There are some professions & trades that come with an abundant salary on their own. Nonetheless, it’s a fact that no matter what you do, having more than one income source can increase your net worth. Analyze it,  some billionaire figures like Rihanna & Kanye West have made their fortune through different fonts of earnings. Although actors can acquire a fortune in Hollywood, directing definitely expands economic possibilities. 

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is an American sitcom that premiered on FX in 2005. It follows the lives of a group of self-centered friends who run Paddy’s Pub, a failing Irish bar in South Philadelphia. Rob McElhenney became famous for his role as Mac in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, but is this show the main source where his bank account gets fed from? What is Rob McElhenenney’s net worth?

Personal life & career 

McElhenney was born on April 14th of 1977 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was raised in a Catholic household, yet his family history is quite particular, since he was raised by two brothers who later came out as gay. On the other hand, his mother also came out as a lesbian and eventually divorced his father when he was age eight. Rob McElhenney attended Temple University. 

The actor began his career at the age of five, like many, appearing in commercials and plays. Later on, he eventually moved to LA and landed a few small parts on television but it wasn’t until It’s Always Sunny he had an actual breakthrough in the scene. As you can tell, the show was an immediate hit; it’s currently considered as one of the longest-running sitcoms in history.

It was during his college era that McElhenney got the idea to create It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia through his close friend Joseph Dougherty Jr. Although this show gave him a lot of visibility, what really made McElhenney start his acting career was his appearance in Harrison Ford’s film The Devil’s Own. Then, he continued with small roles in films like A Civil Action, Wonder Boys, and Thirteen Conversations About Me

As every talented actor, small roles in movies began to evolve to bigger roles that eventually came with a bigger paycheck too. Some movies where McElhenney played big roles are Latter Days & The Tollbooth. Yet, this actor isn’t cinema exclusive, Rob had some T.V appearances too where he found early success, like Law & Order. The show has been nominated for many important awards like the Golden Globes. 

Net worth 

We’ve talked about McElhenney’s career, but what about the fruits it has left? Are they worth it? Well, the answer is yes. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Rob McElhenney’s net worth is estimated to be around $50 million. Celebrity Net Worth is a great platform not only to discover the figure behind a star’s bank accounts, but to understand where that income came from and what they’ve spent it on.  

Rob McElhenney is married to actress Kaitlin Olson, who he initially hired to play Dee’s role in It’s always sunny in Philadelphia. The couple have two children together and some of McElhenney’s most remarkable Real Estate achievements have to do with his marriage. In 2008 the couple bought a four bedroom brand new home in Sherman Oaks California for $2.1 million, yet, they sold it in 2018 for $2.5 million.

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