Who is Donald Glover?
Donald Glover is a wonderful and multitalented personality in the entertainment industry. He is a professional actor, writer, producer, comedian, musician, director, and DJ. He is well-known to many as Childish Gambino in the music industry. Furthermore, he is a 36-year-old personality who is active in the industry for more than 15 years.
Donald was born on the 25th of September, 1983 under the name Donald McKinley Glover Jr. in Edwards Air Force Base, California, U.S. He is the son of Donald Glover Sr. and Beverly Smith Glover. Donald was a postal worker by profession whereas Beverly is a retired daycare provider. Furthermore, Donald has two siblings; one younger brother named Stephen Glover and a younger sister named Brianne Glover.
Furthermore, Glover’s zodiac sign is Libra. He is a Christian by religion.
Donald Glover attended the Lakeside High School and later joined the DeKalb School of the Arts. Later, for further studies, he attended New York University and graduated with a Dramatic Writing degree.
Donald stands to 5 feet and 9 inches. Furthermore, his weight is around 75 kilograms.
Dating and Marriage
Donald is in a relationship with Michelle White. The couple has two children together. Their older son is named Legend whereas not much is known about his second son.
Donald is quite a private personality and does not involve himself in social media. He has Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts. His Instagram id is @childishgambino. He has more than 3.7 million followers on Instagram. Furthermore, his Twitter id is @donaldglover. He has more than 2.4 million followers on Twitter. Glover also has his official YouTube account named Donald Glover. He has more than 3.95 million subscribers in his YouTube account.
The Music Career of Donald Glover
His first mixtape is titled, Sick Boi. He then released another mixtape titled Poindexter, that he released in 2009. Later, he released mixtapes I Am Just a Rapper and I Am Just a Rapper 2 in 2010. Furthermore, his fifth mixtape is titled Culdesac. This mixtape contains a total of 16 tracks. Childish Gambino then released mixtape Royalty on the 4th of July, 2012 under Glassnote Records. His seventh mixtape is STN MTN/ Kauai.
Donald released his extended play under the pen name Childish Gambino. The EP was released on the 8th of March, 2011 under the Glassnote Label as a free digital download. The EP consists of a total of 5 tracks titled Be Alone, Freaks and Geeks, My Shine, Lights Turned On, and Not Going Back. The debut album of Childish Gambino is titled Camp. The album is released under the Glassnote label on the 15th of November, 2011. The album has a total of 13 tracks and Heartbeat is the most famous track of this album.
Later, on the 10th of December, 2013, he released the second studio album titled Because the Internet. The album has hit tracks like 3005, Crawl, and Sweatpants. Furthermore, his third studio album is titled Awaken, My Love! released under the Glassnote Record Label on the 2nd of December, 2016. The album held the 32nd position in the US Billboard 200 year-end charts. Childish Gambino then released an extended play titled Summer Pack.
The Acting Career of Donald Glover
Donald started his professional acting career with the movie Myster Team in 2009. He played the role of Jason Rogers and was also the writer, composer as well as the executive producer. Two years later, he played in the movie titled The Muppets, where he played the cameo role of Junior CDE Executive. Again, in 2013, he played in two movies titled The To-Do List and Clapping for the Wrong Reasons as Derrick and The Boy respectively. Furthermore, Donald played the role of Greg in the movie Alexander and the Terrible Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. In the same year, he played in Chicken and Futility as The Boy.
Furthermore, Donald played three movies in 2015 titled The Lazarus Effect, Magic Mike XXL, and The Martian for the role of Niko, Andre, and Rich Purnell respectively. He then played the role of Aaron Davis in Spider-Man: Homecoming two years later. In 2018, Donald Glover played the role of Lando Calrissian in the movie Solo: A Star Wars Story. Donald then played 3 movies in 2019. He played the role of Deni Maroon in the movie Guava Island and was also the writer and producer of the movie. In the same year, he played the voice role of Simba in the movie The Lion King.
Awards and Achievements
Donald is a wonderful artist who has won 44 awards out of the 151 nominations. He won two Primetime Emmy Awards in 2017 for the Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actor in a comedy series categories for Atlanta. For the same movie, he won two Golden Globe Awards in 2017. Furthermore, Donald is the holder of 5 Grammys, four of which he won for the solo track This Is America.
Net Worth of Donald Glover
Donald Glover is a multitalented personality who has been recognized by many people. He earns money by his acting and rapping career as well as various endorsement deals. His net worth is estimated to be around $35 million.