A native of Japan, Erin McGathy was born on 5th of December 1985 and was raised San Diego, California. Regarding her nationality, Erin is a Japanese and is of Asian ethnicity. Her father is a preacher.
McGathy as a teenager had a keen interest in acting and comedy and thus, she decided to pursue her career in the entertainment industry. During her high school, she made a started in improvisational comedy.
The talented actress' career professionally began with Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre. Eventually, she made into the television and her solo show regarding a relationship, "This Feels Terrible" aired in the year 2010. The show later became a podcast, with McGathy interviewing comedians as well as friends about their relationship. Her notable guest on the show includes director Rob Schrab and comedians Wayne Federman, Dan Harmon, and Marc Maron.
Besides, McGathy has herself appeared several times on the Harmontown podcast as a guest. She was also the cast member in the spin-off animated series from Seeso, Harmonquest and was a regular character on the show "Dungeons & Dragons".
In the year 2015, McGathy came out as the co-host of the podcast, "Human Conversation", along with popular comedian Wayne Federman.
Apart from this, she has also appeared in the documentaries and TV series such as "Weightless", "HarmonQuest", "Community", "Harmontown" and "Drunk History".
Currently, Erin is assumed to be single. Previously she was married to Dan Harmon. The couple reportedly divorced just a year after their marriage. Though they are not together anymore, the ex-couple is still good friends.
As of 2017, McGathy has an estimated net worth of $5 million.