Donald Glover Biography

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Donald Glover

Quick Facts Of Donald Glover

Celebrated Name Donald Glover
Age 35 Years
Nick Name mcDJ, Childish Gambino
Birth Name Donald McKinley Glover Jr.
Birth Date 1983-09-25
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Edwards Air Force Base, California, USA
Nationality American
High School DeKalb Schoo of the Arts
Famous For Dancer, Actor, Singer, Producer, Rapper, Director and a DJ
Partner Michelle White
Siblings Stephen Glover and Bree Glover
Marital Status In Relationship
Ethnicity Black (Afro-American)
Horoscope Libra
Body Build/Type Muscular
Children Two
Net Worth $ 12 million
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Height 5 feet 9 inches
Weight 79 Kg
Bicep Size 14 inches
Waist Size 33 inches
Chest Size 41 inches
Father Donald Glover Sr
Mother Beverly Glover
University New York University
Educational Qualification Dramatic Writing

Childish Gambino, also named Donald Glover is one of the few actors who has mastered the art of entertaining the audience. He is a dancer, actor, singer, producer, rapper, director and a DJ. He rose to the industry as a writer for the NBC sitcom 30 rock which went to become one of the top series. As of now, He is one of the top artists in the industry who can do it all.

Famous For

  • To perform under the musical stage name Childish Gambino and as a DJ under the name mcDJ.

Gossip and Rumors

He was living relationship with his longtime girlfriend Michelle. They share two sons till dates.

Early Life of Childish Gambino

Childish Gambino was born in Edwards Air Force Base, California as Donald McKinley Glover Jr. He is American by nationality and belongs to black ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Libra. 

His real name is Donald Glover. He performs music under the stage name Childish Gambino and as a DJ under the name mcDJ. 

He was born to parents, Beverly and Donald Glover Sr. His father is a retired postal worker where his mother is a retired daycare provider. He has a brother Stephen and a sister Bree. 

Moving towards his education, He attended DeKalb Schoo of the Arts. Later, He graduated from New York University Tisch School of Arts with a degree in Dramatic Writing in 2006.

Career of Childish Gambino

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 Culdasac on 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 which 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. The movie is currently in its post-production phase.

Awards and Achievements of Childish Gambino

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.’

Net Worth and Online Presence of Childish Gambino

The multi-talented star, Childish Gambino is estimated net worth of $12 million. His source of income comes from his films, songs and as a DJ.

Furthermore, He is active in social networking sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has 2.4M followers in his Instagram account. Similarly, He has 97.8k followers in his Twitter account and 1,554,227 people follow him on Facebook.

Personal Life of Childish Gambino

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.

Body Measurements of Childish Gambino

Moving towards his body measurements, He has a muscular body with a height equal to that of Tavior 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.

Did You Know?

  • He was raised a Jehovah's Witness.
  • He auditioned to play Barack Obama on Saturday night live (1975) but lost to Fred Armisen.
  • He was named one of the "Eight Actors Who Turn Television into Art" for his role on community in a cover story of The New York Times.
  • The stage name "Childish Gambino" was created by Wu-Tang Clan's name generator.

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