Who is Link Neal?

Charles Lincoln ‘Link’ Neal III was born on 1 January 1978 under the zodiac sign of Gemini, in Boone Trail, North Carolina USA. He’s a 43-year-old actor, comedian, writer, producer and social media personality, probably best recognized for being a half of the famous YouTube comedy duo Rhett & Link, along with his best friend Rhett McLaughlin.

How rich is he, as of now? Link Neal Net Worth

As of late-2021, Link Neal’s net worth is estimated at over $10 million, earned through his successful involvement in the entertainment industry. He increases his wealth through video monetization, and creating sponsored video content for such brands as McDonald’s, Cadillac, Alka-Seltzer, and Wendy’s, among others. The sales of his merchandise line also affect his fortune.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Link Neal spent his early years in his hometown of Boone Trail, where he was raised by his father Charles Lincoln Neal II, and his mother, Sue Capps. Little is known about his parents except that they divorced when he was two years old, and that his mother remarried a man named Jimmy Capps after which he moved with them to Buies Creek, North Carolina. He holds American nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group. Regarding his education, Link attended Buies Creek Elementary School, then upon matriculation from Harnett Central High School, he enrolled into North Carolina State University, from which he graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Industrial Engineering in May 2001.

Career Beginnings

Link Neal met his now best friend Rhett McLaughlin while they were attending the same elementary school. The day they met, both of them wrote swear words on their desks, so they had to stay in during recess; the two later named their YouTube channel ‘Good Mythical Morning’ after that activity. They later went to the same middle and high schools, during which period at the age of 14, Link and Rhett started writing the screenplay for their film “Gutless Wonders”, which was never completed. While in high school, they filmed a parody of “Oedipus Rex”, and they were also members of the band Wax Paper Dogz. During their college year, they were roommates – after graduating, Link spent some time working at International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), while Rhett worked at Black & Veatch.

Link Neal

They eventually quit their jobs to pursue their careers in the field of entertainment, as YouTube comedians.

Rise to Fame on YouTube

The two launched their first YouTube channel under the name ‘Rhett & Link’ on 5 June 2006, while their career officially started when they uploaded their debut video entitled “The Dam”, in the following month, starting by posting short films, documentaries, and funny sketches. They gradually expanded their content, and added vlogs, parodies, and songs. So far, they’ve amassed over five million subscribers, while their videos have been viewed more than 930 million times in total. Some of their most popular videos include “My OCD (Song)”, “Epic Rap Battle: Nerd vs. Geek”, and “I’m On Vacation (Song)”, to name a few.

 “Good Mythical Morning”

On 17 September 2008, Rhett and Link started their second YouTube channel called ‘Good Mythical Morning’, which is now their main channel, and is one of the most subscribed to channels with more than 17 million subscribers, and seven billion views in total. The guys continued to create similar content, and eventually launched their morning show of the same title. The show has featured various celebrity personalities and social media stars, including Amy Schumer, PewDiePie, Bill Hader, and Daniel Radcliffe. It has earned several awards, such as Best Variety Series at the 2013 International Academy of Web Television Awards.

The most popular videos on the channel are “Amazing Game Show Cheaters”, “World’s Hottest Pepper Challenge: Carolina Reaper”, and “Eating a Scorpion: Bug War Challenge”, among others. Furthermore, they run another channel dedicated to the show called ‘Good Mythical MORE’ on which they upload more things from the show. The two have more than four million subscribers and one billion views – their most viewed video on the channel is “Eating Surströmming with PewDiePie”.

Podcasts

Link along with Rhett created his first podcast for iTunes in 2007, entitled “RhettandLinkast”. Subsequently, in 2013 the duo launched the podcast “Ear Biscuits” on iTunes, SoundCloud, and Spotify, in which they talk about their personal lives and other matters.

It peaked at No. 14 on the iTunes US Comedy Charts, and earned them a Shortly Award for Best Podcast in 2016. Since 2019, the podcast has been aired on its own separate YouTube channel of the same name. Most recently, they announced that they will co-produce and appear in the podcast “Ronstadt”.

Other Projects

Link and Rhett have also released two albums – their first. “Just Mail Us The Grammy”, was issued in 2001 with the hit song “The Unibrow Song”. Four years later, they completed the live album “I’m Sorry, What Was That? (Live In The Living Room)”. Moreover, they’ve made music for their YouTube Premium series “Rhett And Link’ Buddy System” which lasted from 2016 to 2017.

Apart from that, the two authored the book “Rhett & Link’s Book Of Mythicality: A Field Guide To Curiosity, Creativity And Tomfoolery” in 2017, and co-wrote the book “The Lost Causes Of Bleak Creek” alongside Lance Rubin in 2019.

They also created the Independent Film Channel series “Rhett & Link: Commercial Kings” (2016-2017). The duo runs their production company Mythical Entertainment, located in Burbank, California.

Other Social Media Platforms and Merchandise

In addition to their activity on YouTube, Rhett and Link are active across social media platforms, which they use to promote their videos and other projects. They run their official Instagram account under the username ‘mythical’ on which they have nearly three million subscribers.

They also have almost 900,000 followers on Twitter, on which they go by the same nickname ‘@Mythical’. The duo also runs their official TikTok account, with over three million subscribers and 38 million likes, as well as their own Facebook page with more than 4.6 million fans. They also have their own website, through which they sell a merchandise line.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Link Neal has short dark brown hair and hazel eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft (1.83m), while his weight is around 165lbs (75kgs). Information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.

Personal Life and Trivia

Link Neal is a married man; his wife is Christy White, whom he met at a rollerskating rink while they were students. After dating for some time, the couple eventually exchanged their wedding vows at a ceremony held in Kinston, North Carolina in 2000. They are the parents of three children – two sons named Charles Lincoln Neal IV and Lando James Neal – named after the Star Wars character Lando Calrissian – and a daughter named Lilian Grace Neal. Their current residence is in La Crescenta-Montrose, California.

His favorite animal is a miniature horse.

He is a huge fan of Lionel Richie and Merle Haggard’s music.

He’s an avid paddleboarder and mountain biker.

He likes eating cereal.

He has Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder.

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