Donald Glover was born on the 25th of September, 1983, on the Edwards Air Force Base in California. Glover was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness and attended the DeKalb School of the Arts. He was also noted by his classmates as the “Most Likely to Write for The Simpsons” in his high school yearbook.
Gambino graduated from the New York University Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in Dramatic Writing; and whilst at the University, he would record music and even self-released a mixtape.
Donald Glover Career Details
Childish Gambino kick-started his career as a writer for NBC’s sitcom 30 rock. He was the writer for three seasons in 30 rock where he also got an award for Best Comedy Series in Writers Guild for America Award in February 2009. He also played the role of Ex-President Barack Obama on Saturday Night Live. He is also a member of Derrick Comedy and wrote a film named Mystery film which released in theatres in 2009.
Later, in 2008, he also began his career as a singer with independent mixtape ‘Sick Boi.’ After that, He released a series of mixtapes like “I am just a rapper” and “I am just a rapper2” followed by his 5th mixtape Culdesac in July 2010. On 15th November 2011, He released his album Camp which had singles like Bonfire and Heartbeat which ranked 18 under hot 100 singles and 54th on hot R&B songs. After that, he released his second album, “Because the internet” which hit no seven on the Billboard 200 chart.
Furthermore, in 2015, He appeared in three movies, The Martian, Magic Like XXL and The Lazarus Effect. However, his role in Spiderman Homecoming (2017) is the one that helped him to enhance his career. The buzz is, he will be a part of the Star Wars movie (2018). Currently, He is focused on playing his role as Simba in the upcoming The Lion King. He is also busy in filing the movie Guava Island.
Donald Glover’s Net Worth
As he is doing many things in his life, he is also earning from many things. For example, he is earning a lot from endorsements, he is cooperating with brands like Samsung, Gap, and Ubisoft. He earns from his shows, from the movies, and from his music. His first album brought him $250,000 in 2011, and the album Because the Internet brought him $330,000 in 2013.
That was good, but it was a little. Now when you can find him on the big screen he is earning much more. Last year he earned around $3 million from the movies he starred in and from his FX series Atlanta
His net worth is now estimated to be around $12 million, but we believe that it will be much more in the future. He is a very successful artist, he gained a lot of fans, and his show Atlanta is doing pretty well. And he has an upcoming movie ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ that will make him even more famous and it will make him even more money.
Donald Glover Awards And Achievements
In his career so far, He has been nominated for a total of one hundred thirty awards, out of which he has won thirty-six. Some of the awards he has won include ‘The Comedy Award’ in 2012 for Breakout Performance of the Year for his role in the TV series ‘Community’ and two Golden Globe Awards in 2017 for Best Television series and Best Actor for the TV series ‘Atlanta.’
Is Donald Glover Dating Girlfriend Or Married To Wife?
Talking about his personal life, he is dating his longtime girlfriend, Michelle. Although there are not many details about how they met or when they started dating, the couple was spotted several times together. Their relationship was first confirmed when they were seen together at a grocery store in Hawaii and at the time Michelle was pregnant.
Shortly after that, the couple welcomed a baby boy named Legend, in early 2016. A year later, in September 2017, He announced that they were expecting a second son, who was born in January 2018.
As of now, Childish Gambino and his girlfriend, Michelle are parents to 2 sons and are enjoying parenting their children. Though they are most likely living as husband and wife, they are yet to exchange their wedding vows.
Donald Glover Body Measurements
Moving towards his body measurements, He has a muscular body with a height equal to that of Savior Mowry, 5 feet 9 inches and weighs about 79 kg. Both his hair color and eye color is black. Furthermore, his chest size is 41 inches, waist size is 33 inches and bicep size is 14 inches.