TV Actor

Donald Glover

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Age 40
Birthday September 251983
Birth Sign Libra
City CA
Country United States
Profession TV Actor

Donald Glover is a famous TV Actor, born on September 25, 1983 in United States. As of December 2022, Donald Glover’s net worth is $35 Million. His film credits include Magic Mike XXL, The Martian and Mystery Team. His song, “This is America,” charted at #1 on the Top 100.

Parents Donald Glover, Sr, Beverly Glover
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Donald Glover Biography

Actor, writer, rapper, and comedian who starred on the NBC cult favorite series Community. He created the FX series Atlanta, which earned him Golden Globe Awards for Best Comedy TV Series and Best Actor in 2017. Under the alias Childish Gambino, he released his debut album Camp in 2011. His hit song “This Is America” gained widespread attention after debuting during his SNL performance. Donald McKinley Glover Jr. was born on September 25, 1983 at Edwards Air Force Base, California where his father was stationed, and was raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. His mother, Beverly (née Smith), is a retired daycare provider, and his father, Donald Glover Sr., was a postal worker. His parents also served as foster parents for 14 years. Glover was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness. His younger brother, Stephen, would later become a writer and producer who collaborates with him. He also has a sister named Brianne..

He had two siblings and several foster siblings growing up. His brother Stephen has worked as a writer for Atlanta. He and his partner Michelle White have three sons together.

Donald McKinley Glover Jr. (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, director, musician, and DJ. He performs music under the stage name Childish Gambino and as a DJ under the name mcDJ.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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In 2006, Glover caught the attention of producer David Miner, to whom he sent writing samples including a spec script that he had written for The Simpsons. Miner and Tina Fey were impressed by Glover’s work and hired him to become a writer for the NBC sitcom 30 Rock. From 2006 to 2009 Glover wrote for 30 Rock, in which he also had occasional cameo appearances. He and his co-writers were presented with the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Comedy Series in 2008 for his work on the third season. In 2008, Glover unsuccessfully auditioned to play President Barack Obama on the sketch comedy program Saturday Night Live; the role went to cast member Fred Armisen. While attending NYU, Glover also became a member of the sketch comedy group Derrick Comedy, having appeared in their sketches on YouTube since 2006, along with Dominic Dierkes, Meggie McFadden, DC Pierson, and Dan Eckman. The group wrote and starred in a feature-length film, Mystery Team, a comedy about amateur teenage detectives; it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009. With a limited release, the fans requested the film in their local theaters.

Donald Glover Net Worth

Donald Glover is one of the richest TV Actor & listed on most popular TV Actor. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Donald Glover‘s net worth $35 Million.

Net Worth $35 Million
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Source of Income TV Actor
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House Living in own house.

He graduated from New York University with a degree in dramatic writing.

In 2006, Glover caught the attention of producer David Miner, to whom he sent writing samples including a spec script that he had written for The Simpsons. Miner and Tina Fey were impressed by Glover’s work and hired him to become a writer for the NBC sitcom 30 Rock. From 2006 to 2009 Glover wrote for 30 Rock, in which he also had occasional cameo appearances. He and his co-writers were presented with the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Comedy Series in 2008 for his work on the third season. In 2008, Glover unsuccessfully auditioned to play President Barack Obama on the sketch comedy program Saturday Night Live; the role went to cast member Fred Armisen. While attending NYU, Glover also became a member of the sketch comedy group Derrick Comedy, having appeared in their sketches on YouTube since 2006, along with Dominic Dierkes, Meggie McFadden, DC Pierson, and Dan Eckman. The group wrote and starred in a feature-length film, Mystery Team, a comedy about amateur teenage detectives; it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009. With a limited release, the fans requested the film in their local theaters.

Glover attended Lakeside High School and DeKalb School of the Arts, and was voted “Most Likely to Write for The Simpsons” in his high school yearbook. In 2006, he graduated from the New York University Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in Dramatic Writing. While at Tisch, he self-produced the independent mixtape The Younger I Get, which was never released and was later disowned by Glover for being the “too-raw ramblings” of what he calls a “decrepit Drake.” He also began DJing and producing electronic music under the moniker MC D (later as mcDJ) remixing Sufjan Stevens’ album Illinois (2005).

Glover’s stage name, Childish Gambino, which he used to start his musical career, came from a Wu-Tang Clan name generator. In June 2008, he released the independent mixtape Sick Boi. In September 2009, he released his second mixtape Poindexter. A pair of mixtapes, titled I Am Just a Rapper and I Am Just A Rapper 2, were released in close succession in 2010, and a third mixtape was released in July of that year, titled Culdesac. In March 2010, Glover performed a 30-minute set on the stand-up showcase program Comedy Central Presents.

Who is Donald Glover dating?

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For his 2011 debut studio album, Glover approached Community’s score composer, Ludwig Göransson for production assistance; Göransson has become his most frequent collaborator. Prior to its release, Glover signed with Glassnote Records and embarked on The Sign-Up Tour. The album titled Camp, was released on November 15, 2011, backed by his debut single “Bonfire” and “Heartbeat”, which peaked at number eighteen on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles and number fifty-four on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Camp debuted at number eleven on the Billboard 200, selling 52,000 copies in the first week, and was generally well received by critics, with PopMatters writer Steve Lepore finding it to be “undoubtedly one of the best records of any genre to come out in 2011”. His Camp Gambino tour was scheduled to commence in March 2012, but was postponed to April after fracturing his foot.

Donald Glover Height

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular TV Actor. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Donald Glover celebrates birthday on September 25 of every year.

In May 2010, a fan suggested Glover for the role of Peter Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man film, encouraging his supporters to retweet the hashtag “#donald4spiderman”. The campaign sparked a viral response on Twitter. The call for Glover to be allowed to audition for the role was supported by Spider-Man creator Stan Lee. However, Glover did not audition and the role went to Andrew Garfield. He later revealed that he was never contacted by Sony Pictures. Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis, who announced Miles Morales, an African-American version of Spider-Man, a year later, said he had conceived of the character before Glover’s campaign went viral. Bendis gave credit to Glover for influencing the new hero’s looks for Spider-Man; Bendis said, “I saw him in the costume [on Community] and thought, ‘I would like to read that book.’ ” Glover later voiced this incarnation of Spider-Man on the Ultimate Spider-Man animated series. Glover received the Rising Comedy Star award at the Just for Laughs festival in July 2010 and was featured in Gap’s 2010 holiday advertising campaign.

Is Donald Glover still a Jehovah Witness?

Glover was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness, but he is no longer religious. His younger brother, Stephen, would later become a writer and producer who collaborates with him.

Is Danny Glover Donald’s dad?

Donald Glover, Sr

Why did Donald Glover call himself Childish Gambino?

Why does Donald Glover call himself Childish Gambino? Childish Gambino is Donald’s stage name when performing as a musician and rapper. He revealed during an interview with Jimmy Fallon in 2011 that he got the name from an online name generator for the Wu Tang Clan while at college.

Is Donald Glover Danny Glover’s nephew?

“Donald McKinley Glover was born at the Edwards Air Force Base, California, and was raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. His mother, Beverly (Smith), ran a daycare center, and his father, Donald Glover, was a postal worker. He is, despite rumors, not related to actor Danny Glover.

Is Drew Carey a Jehovah’s Witness?

Carey is a Buddhist.

His first extended play, titled EP, was released as a free digital download in March 2011. A music video for the song “Freaks and Geeks” was released in that month and Glover hosted the MTVU Woodie Awards at South By Southwest. Glover commenced his nationwide IAMDONALD Tour in April. The tour was a one-man live show that consisted of rap, comedy, and video segments. Glover appeared at the 2011 Bonnaroo Music Festival as both Childish Gambino and as a comedian, performing a set with Bill Bailey. His one-hour stand-up special, Weirdo, aired on Comedy Central in November 2011.

Following several independently released albums and mixtapes, Glover signed with Glassnote Records in 2011. He released his first studio album, Camp, on November 15, 2011. His second studio album, Because the Internet, was released on December 10, 2013. Glover’s third album, “Awaken, My Love!”, was released on December 2, 2016, spawning the single “Redbone”, which peaked at number twelve on the Billboard Hot 100 and eventually earned him his first Grammy Award. In May 2018, Glover released the song and music video “This Is America”, which debuted at number-one on the Hot 100. The song won four Grammy Awards at the 2019 edition: Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Rap/Sung Performance and Best Music Video. On March 20, 2020 he released his fourth studio album 3.15.20.

Glover released the songs “Eat Your Vegetables” and “Fuck Your Blog” through his website in April and May 2012. Throughout May and June, he premiered tracks from his sixth mixtape, Royalty, which was released as a free digital download in July. The album featured several artists, including his brother Stephen, under the alias Steve G. Lover III. The single “Trouble” by British artist Leona Lewis from her album Glassheart (2012) featured Gambino with a guest rap performance. The song peaked at number seven on the UK Singles Chart, making it his first UK Top 10 single. In November 2012, Göransson stated that he and Glover were in the studio generating new ideas for the next album which was to be “bigger” and “with more people involved.” In 2013, Glover signed a deal to create a music-themed show for FX titled Atlanta, in which he would star, write, and serve as an executive producer. Although several networks were interested in picking up his half-hour comedy, he chose FX due to their willingness to work around his touring schedule. Glover had a supporting role in the romantic comedy The To Do List (2013), which performed below expectations, and also guest starred in two episodes of the comedy-drama television series Girls in early 2013, as a Republican who is the brief love interest to Lena Dunham’s character.

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