Justin McElroy Biography
Justin McElroy born Justin Tyler McElroy is an American podcaster and former video game journalist. He is known for his work on podcasts (such as My Brother, My Brother and Me, The Adventure Zone, and Sawbones), his co-starring role in the Seesotelevision adaptation of My Brother, My Brother and Me, as well as for co-founding the video game journalism website Polygon.
Justin McElroy Age
McElroy was born on November 8, 1980. As of 2018, he is
Justin McElroy Family
McElroy was born in 1980 to Clint McElroy, a former co-host of WTCR-FM’s morning radio show in Huntington, West Virginia, and Leslie. He has two brothers; Travis McElroy a podcaster and Griffin McElroy a podcaster and video gamer.
He attended Marshall University.
Justin McElroy Wife
He is married to a physician, Dr. Sydnee Smirl McElroy. They tied the knot in 2006. Together they have two children: Charlie Gail “Chuck” McElroy, born on August 12, 2014 and Cooper Renee McElroy, born on February 13, 2018. He and his family currently live in Huntington, West Virginia.
Justin McElroy Career
From 2007 to 2012, McElroy worked at Joystiq as a journalist. During this time, he was the producer of the Joystiq podcast.
In 2012, he co-founded Polygon, a video game website, along with his brother Griffin and Christopher Grant. He was also formerly an editor-at-large at said website. In 2018, he and his brother Griffin announced their departure from Polygon, in order to focus on their podcasting careers and families.
Since 2010, Justin has co-hosted the comedy podcast My Brother, My Brother and Me along with his brothers Griffin and Travis. The podcast began in 2010 as a form of “self-entertainment” before it was added to the Maximum Fun network. The podcast takes the form of a humorous “advice show”, in which the brothers answer questions that have been directly submitted by listeners, as well as questions that listeners have found on Yahoo! Answers.
In 2010, the show was consistently listed among the top 10 comedy podcasts on iTunes, and it has received positive critical reception. The podcast was later turned into a 2017 television show, which originally aired on Seeso and now streams on VRV.
Since June 21, 2013, he and his wife Sydnee have co-hosted the podcast Sawbones, a “marital tour of misguided medicine” and a humorous exploration of medical history, focusing on the many ways the medical community has been wrong in the past. A book based on this podcast, The Sawbones Book: The Horrifying, Hilarious Road To Modern Medicine, was published by Weldon Owen on October 9, 2018.
In 2014, the McElroy brothers launched a tabletop role-playing game podcast entitled The Adventure Zone. Initially, they focused on Dungeons & Dragons, and later the show began to explore other game systems in later seasons. The first sub-arc of The Adventure Zone: Balance, named Here There Be Gerblins, was later adapted into a graphic novel, published by First Second Books in 2018. The book topped the New York Times’ best-selling trade fiction list and become the first graphic novel to do so.
A sequel was teased in the back of the book, which was eventually confirmed and will adapt the second story arc, The Adventure Zone: Murder on the Rockport Limited. It will be released in 2019 with the same creative team.
Justin and his brothers also co-host a yearly podcast with Tim Batt and Guy Montgomery, released every American Thanksgiving since 2015, called Til Death Do Us Blart where they review the film Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2. They also host the documentary podcast The McElroy Brothers Will Be in Trolls 2, which ultimately resulted in the announcement that all three were set to make cameo appearances in the film. In 2018, he launched The Empty Bowl, a “meditative podcast about cereal”.
Justin has appeared as a voice actor in several animated TV shows. In 2017, he appeared as Billiam Milliam in the animated comedy series OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes. In 2018, he appeared in the Cartoon Hangover-produced animated mini-series Slug Riot. He also provided voice commentary for the 2017 video game 100ft Robot Golf, along with Griffin and Travis. In September 2018, following a successful podcasting campaign, Justin and his brothers confirmed that they would be voicing characters in the film Trolls World Tour.
From 2015, he and his brother Griffin began hosting a gaming comedy show for Polygon called Monster Factory. The series—in which the two use powerful character creation tools from popular video and computer games to create hideous characters—was praised by The Mary Sue as one of the “funniest series on YouTube”. The series briefly went on hiatus after the pair left Polygon, but resumed output in December 2018.
Justin appeared with his brothers on the July 24, 2017 episode of @midnight, during which host Chris Hardwick publicly acknowledged that @midnight was ending.
Justin McElroy Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth in 2019Justin is a renowned Writer, actor, podcaster, journalist. He has a list of notable works. He has an estimated net worth of $100K-1M as os 2019.
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Justin McElroy Quotes
Some of his quotes include:
- There’s no narrative to your life, no arc, no reward for achieving all of the things you want. That kind of thinking is a recipe for a you-centric world view and is a very lonely road. Focus instead on the role you play in the stories of others.
- When someone leaves your life, those exits are not made equal. Some are beautiful and poetic and satisfying. Others are abrupt and unfair. But most are just unremarkable, unintentional, clumsy.
- I’m going to wake up and keep trying to do good and so are you and nobody gets a vote on that.