Childish Gambino is Rapper, producer, comedian, actor, and writer from America. He is best known as the writer of ’30 Rock’ on NBC. He also starred in the show ‘Community’. As a rapper, he has done the song ‘This is America’. Here is a quick look at the net worth, career, and earnings of Childish Gambino in 2019.
Early Life And Biography
His real names are Donald McKinley Glover Jr. Born on September 25, 1983, in California’s Edwards Air Force Base. He was raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. His parents are Beverly and Donald Glover. His mother worked at a daycare and his father worked in the post office but now they are both retired. His parents were foster parents and apart from his one brother and one sister, they grew up with many other foster children of different ages.
He attended Dekalb School of the Arts and later joined Tisch School of Arts in a university in New York. While at the university he recorded songs and even released a mixtape. He graduated from the university with a degree in Dramatic Writing in the year 2006.
Glover leads a very private life and not much is well known of his personal life. He announced on January 2017 of a son that he had with his partner Michelle in early 2016. He later revealed his son’s name as Legend. This was during a concert as he dedicated a song to him. The couple got a second-born son in January 2018. Glover is a devoted Jehovah Witness follower, and he constantly talks about it in his comedies.
Career, Awards, And Nominations
Donald Glover started his career at the university where he began by producing ‘Derrick Comedy’ together with his friends on the YouTube.After graduating he got a job as a writer for NBC ’30 Rock’ series until 2009. He became widely known after he starred on the ‘Community’ and the rest is history. He has appeared on countless films over the time.
In the music industry, he is also doing well. His debut album was titled Camp released in 2011. He released his second one in 2013 and the third one came out in 2017. His highlight in music is the video of the song ‘This is America’ as it hit over 44 Million views in two days after being uploaded on YouTube.Glover is also a comedian. He is involved in many stand-up comedy gigs and many shows airing on comedy central.
The multi-talented Glover has received many accolades throughout his career. He has won a total of five Writers Guild of America Awards; two for ‘Atlanta’ and three for ’30 Rock’. In 2015 he was nominated for Grammy Awards for both Best Rap Performance & Best Rap Album. He was nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series as well as Outstanding Comedy Series. He won a Primetime Emmy Award in 2017 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. He also won for Outstanding Director for a Comedy Series among many others.
Net Worth And Earnings
His net worth is estimated to be $15 Million. All this is from his successful diverse career. He also earns an impressive amount from endorsements. He has had deals with top brands like Samsung, Ubisoft, and Gap. With his many upcoming projects, his value is expected to increase in the future.
Donald Glover has done incredibly well so far in his career in the entertainment world. His song ‘This America’ is climbing up very fast and may even break the records. He will not let his fans down as he continues to do what he does best to keep them entertained.