Donald Mckinley Glover Jr. is an actor, writer, rapper, DJ, comedian, a director that holds American Nationality. He performs music under a stage name ‘Childish Gambino.’ The name he uses is a DJ McDJ. The first time that he came to the limelight was when he worked with Derrick comedy while he was pursuing his first degree at New York University. At the age of 23, he got hired by Tina Fey to be a writer for a Sitcom Series by the name ’30 Rock’. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Donald Glover in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Donald McKinley was born in the year 1983 on September 25th at the Edwards Air Force Base which is in Kern County in California. He spent a large portion of his childhood in Stone Mountain, Georgia. His mother by the name Beverly, worked as a daycare provider while his father, Glover Sr. was a postal worker. Glover was raised in Jehovah Witness church.
He schooled at DeKalb School of the Arts and at one time he was captioned ‘The Most Likely to write for Simpsons.’ After completing his high school education, he joined New University to study Dramatic Writing. While at the University, he produced a mixtape ‘The Younger that I Get.’
He never released the mixtape but instead decided to concentrate on his career as a DJ. Donald has a brother by the name Stephen who is also a co-writer of the Atlanta.
Glover has a brother by the name Stephen who is also a co-writer of the Atlanta. His brother has received a nomination for an Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Writer. In January of 2017, he announced that together with his partner, Michelle, sired a son in 2016. The son was named ‘Legend’ and Glover has created a song in honor of his child ‘Baby Boy.’ The couple would later announce to their fans that they were expecting a second child who was born in January 2018.
Career, Awards & Nominations
From 2006-2009, Glover wrote for successful TV series ’30 Rock’. In 2008, he released his debut album that was dubbed ‘Sick Boi.’ In the same year, he was part of comedy sketch group by the name ‘Derrick Comedy.’ In 2009, he became part of the cast of community. Here, he got to portray the role of Troy Barnes for the five seasons before the writing off of his character and in 2010, he released his second album that was dubbed ‘Poindexter.’
In the same year, he released two mixtapes: ‘Am Just A rapper’ and also ‘I am Just A rapper 2’. He has released his third album, dubbed ‘Culdesac.’ Glover also featured on ‘Gap’s Holiday Campaign’ before releasing a duet with Dani Pudi that is called ‘Troy & Abed’s Christmas Rap.’
He has hosted mtvU Woodie Awards and also made an appearance in the 2011 Bonnaroo Music Festival. He signed a deal with the Glassnote Records. The deal has been estimated to be worth of millions. In 2011, he became part of IAMDONALD tour that covered 24 stops in thirty-four years. The year that followed he appeared in various tracks. Among this Tracks, included ‘Eat Your Vegetables.’ In 2013, he signed a contract with the FX to write, feature and produced in a TV series that had a musical theme.
Donald has won various awards. Among the awards that he has won does include The Writers Guild of America Awards and Golden Globes Awards. He got nominated for the Grammy Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Donald Glover Net worth is estimated to be over $14 million. The major source of his wealth has been generated from the film industry. He has featured in various Movies as well as Television series that has performed very well. He has released various albums that have enjoyed good sales. His career as a DJ has also brought him some cash. All this has made his net worth to grow.
Glover has proved to be a man of many talents. It has been amazing how he has been able to balance all his careers. His career has been very successful as a singer, producer, and a songwriter. He continues to set the bar high for other actors as well as comedians.