Childish Gambino Net Worth

Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, was born on 25th September 1983, and he is a prominent American comedian, actor, singer, producer, rapper, director, and writer. He worked for Derrick Comedy while he was at New York University. Tina Fey then found him, and she hired him to work for 30 Rock in NBC as a writer. He then rose to prevalence on an NBC sitcom named Community, where he acted from 2009 till 2014, portraying a college student named Troy Barnes. Glover has been in Atlanta, an FX series, starring since 2016 and also does occasional direction. His incredible performance in Atlanta won him several awards, including a Golden Globe and two Primetime Emmy Awards. He has also featured in positively received movies such as Magic Mike XXL, The Lazarus Effect, The Martian, Spider-Man Homecoming, and Star Wars Solo.

Early Life

Donald was born in Edwards Air Force Base, situated in California, and his father was stationed there. He was then raised in the Stone Mountain area in Georgia. His parents also did foster caring and introduced Glover to a Jehovah’s Witness religious environment. His younger brother also became a collaborative producer and writer who worked with him, named Stephen. Glover has studied at the Dekalb Arts School and Lakeside High School. His school voted him as the most likely person to write for The Simpsons. He then went to the Tisch School of the Arts from New York University, where he achieved a degree in Dramatic Writing. Glover produced his mixtape named The Younger I Get while he was studying in Tisch. He eventually never released the mixtape and called it too low and raw ramblings. He then commenced working under MC D to learn electronic music production remixing Illinois by Sufjan Stevens.

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Career Beginning

David Miner finally found Gover in 2006 after he sent writing samples for The Simpsons. Tina Frey and Miner were significantly impressed by the work of Glover and eventually hired him as a writer on 30 Rock, an NBC sitcom. Glover has also made cameo appearances for 30 rock as well since 2006 till 2009. Glover went on to represent the Writers Guild of America and won an award for Best Comedy Series for working on the third season in 2008. Glover did audition to be on Saturday Night Live and play the role of President Barack Obama, but it wasn’t that successful. He then joined a sketch comedy group named Derrick Comedy while attending New York University. Then he appeared on YouTube sketches since 2006 besides Meggie McFadden, Dominic Dierkes, DC Pierson, and Dan Eckman. The group has also starred in a feature-length movie named Mystery Team, and it revolved around a comedic plot of two teenage detectives. The show made it to the Sundance Movie Festival in 2009. The fans requested the movie to premiere in local theatres because the release initially was minimal.

Personal Life

Glover commenced dating Michelle White in 2015, and they also have three sons together who were born in 2016, 2018, and 2020. Glover is an incredibly private person and only visits interviews for professional work. He also says that social media makes him feel less of a human. He prefers staying anonymous during online discussions while talking to people who understand what he is saying.

Net Worth

The current approximate net worth of Childish Gambino is about 35 million USD.

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