Griffin McElroy is a popular name in the world of entertainment. He is a podcaster, writer, actor, journalist, and voiceover artist. He has also appeared on TV shows and is all about entertaining himself and others. He is very popular for hosting a podcast with his two brothers, My brother, my brother, and me. Continue reading to know all the details about this interesting man!
About Griffin Mcelroy
The most popular work Griffin is known for is his podcast along with his two brothers My Brother, My Brother, and Me. He co-founded Polygon, a website dedicated to video journalism. He also features in the YouTube channel “The McElroy Family” which keeps updating fans about the latest projects of Griffin along with his brothers and father.
This 34-year-old even made it into Forbes’ list of “30 under 30” in the year 2017. Griffin wants to change the image of Huntington, West Virginia, from where he hails, which is often viewed as a dreary place in terms of the entertainment business.
Early Life And Family
Born on April 17, 1987, in Huntington, West Virginia, U.S. he was raised along with his two brothers Justin and Travis McElroy. His father is Clint McElroy, a former co-host in a radio show, and his mother is Leslie McElroy.
Having completed his schooling at Huntington High School, he went on to become a graduate of Marshall University with a degree in journalism. In the beginning, Griffin worked as an editor and a local TV journalist.
Griffin along with his brother Justin used to participate in a podcast for their work at Joystiq. When Griffin and Travis shifted to Cincinnati, “My brother, my brother and me” was born as another podcast idea, in 2010, as their effort to stay in touch. It was a hit after it started getting produced by Maximum Fun Podcast Network in 2011.
In 2013, Griffin McElroy married Rachel McElroy on 7th December in Texas. They have two sons, born in 2016 and 2021.
His Career And Major Milestones
Even before becoming a graduate, he started working in 2007. Initially, he worked as an editor and local TV journalist. In 2012, he co-founded a video journalism website called Polygon where he worked as a Senior video producer.
In 2010, the McElroy brothers started their podcast My brother, my brother, and me. They also developed it into a TV series for SeeSo in 2012.
Later in 2014, they also created another podcast The Adventure Zone, where the boys play Dungeons & Dragons with their dad Clint. The podcast was adapted into a graphic novel series in 2018 in collaboration with Carey Pietsch. It became the first graphic novel to become a New York Times Bestseller.
In 2017, Griffin began another podcast Wonderful! which he hosts with his wife Rachel. In 2018, Griffin quit Polygon, to focus full-time on their podcasts. Today Griffin has become a very popular name in the podcasting world.
A Few Things You Didn’t Know About Him
- He is a voiceover artist and has given his voice in animations like We Bare Bears, Camp Camp, and Big City Greens, and Trolls: World Tour.
- He is a very big fan of Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen.
- In 2021, a new species of millipede was named Nannaria mcelroy forum. This was done in honor of the McElroy family’s podcasts which kept the scientists entertained during their fieldwork!
Griffin Mcelroy Net Worth 2021
His net worth is around $1million as of the current estimate. Most of his income comes through his podcasts, Youtube, and voiceovers.