Donald Glover is an actor and singer who has released three studio albums and has appeared in a number of TV shows. He is also a writer and has written various songs as well. As a stage artist, he is known by the name ‘Childish Gambino’. He is also a DJ where is popularly referred as ‘mcDJ’. Donald Glover began his career as a writer in the TV series ‘30 Rock’. He has appeared in various series like ‘Community’, and ‘Atlanta’. Glover also lent his voice to the animated movie ‘The Lion King’. The estimated net worth of Donald Glover is $14 Million US dollars.
Donald Glover Biography
Donald McKinley Glover was born on September 25, 1983, in Edwards Air Force Base, California. His parents were Donald Sr. and Beverly. His father was employed in the postal office and his mother used to work as a daycare provider. He grew up in Stone Mountain, Georgia as a Jehovah’s Witness. He went to the DeKalb School of the Arts where he was voted as the ‘Most Likely to Write for The Simpsons’.
He completed his graduation from the Tisch School of the Arts which comes from New York University. Glover graduated in 2006 with a ‘dramatic writing’ degree. Donald Glover revealed that he has a son while accepting the Golden Globe Award in 2017. He has named his son ‘Legend’. His brother Stephen worked with him as a writer in Atlanta.
In 2006, he was invited by Tina Fey and David Miner to be a writer of the series 30 Rock on NBC. He became a writer of the series from 2006 till 2009. In June 2008, he released an album entitled ‘Sick Boi’. He teamed up with DC Pierson, Dan Eckman, Dominic Dierkes, and Meggie McFadden to write the film ‘Mystery Team’ which was released in 2009. He then appeared in the comedy sitcom ‘Community’ as Tom Barnes.
Also in 2009, he released another album called Poindexter and in 2010 he released another album called ‘Culdesac’. In December 2011, he released the duet “Troy & Abed’s Christmas Rap” with Danny Pudi. His album ‘Camp’ was released in 2011. He released his first single “3005” in October 2013 and announced the release of the album in December 2013. His mix tape ‘STN MTN’ was released in October 2014 and on the very next day, he released an EP titled ‘Kauai’ was released. In 2016, he appeared in the TV show ‘Atlanta’.
For his role in the show, he won a Golden Globe Award for ‘Best Actor in a Comedy Series’. He then appeared in the 2017 movies ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ as Aaron Davis. He slated to give the voice of Simba in the remake of the movie ‘The Lion King’. In November 2016, he released his album “Awaken, My Love!” The album features the singles “Me and Your Mama” and “Redbone” and received a gold status.
In his career, Donald Glover has won a total of 18 awards from 48 nominations. For his role in Atlanta, he has won the American Film Institute Award, BET Award, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, Golden Globe Award, MTV Movie & TV Award, NAACP Image Award, and the Writers Guild of America Award. He has received four Primetime Emmy nominations for which the results haven’t been announced yet.
What is net worth of Donald Glover?
Donald Glover had a successful career in music and went on to release many albums. However, he also found much success in acting and gathered many awards. By doing so, he has gone to make good money for himself. Donald Glover’s net worth is an estimated $14 million US dollars as of 2017. He is a multi-talented actor who can create music, perform comedy and do writing.
He has released three studio albums in his career and has appeared in 11 movies. He has also appeared in 15 TV shows including ‘Deadpool’ which will be in 2018. For ‘Atlanta’ and ‘Deadpool’, he is also the creator, writer, and executive producer. He has also let his voice for the animated series ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’.
Donald Glover is also the director of the series ‘Atlanta’. He has influenced a number of other young people. However, his influence happens to be Ghostface Killah.