Donald Glover Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Relationship.
Stories of athletes or musicians crossing over into the movie industry and vice versa are no longer really a rarity. It is actually something of a trend in today’s increasingly flexible entertainment model. However, Donald Glover is one of the few who did not cross over but has successfully straddled the line between both worlds.
The American star was born in Lancaster, California, on September 25, 1983, to a former postal worker (father) and a former daycare worker (mother). Glover who has a brother, a sister, and two adopted siblings, was raised in Stone Mountain, GA by parents who were both Jehovah’s Witnesses.
He attended Stephenson High School, the DeKalb School of the Arts in Georgia and subsequently the New York Tisch School of the Arts where he graduated in 2006 with a degree in dramatic writing.
Fresh out of college, Glover was hired by David Miner and Tina Fey to work as a writer for NBC’s series 30 Rock. After working on the show for three years (2006-2009) and making cameo appearances in some episodes, Glover’s contribution earned him the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Comedy series in 2009.
After 30 Rock, Glover then starred as “Troy Barnes” in another NBC sitcom “Community” a show which aired from 2009 to 2015.
Meanwhile, as a founding member of the internet sketch comedy group DERRICK Comedy, Glover wrote and produced the group’s first film, Mystery Team in 2009. Though the movie was not a hit, it was one of the first works that brought him into the limelight.
He premiered his comedy career in 2010 at the Comedy Central stand-up special. In 2011, Glover officially kicked off his exciting music career after he signed to Glassnote Records under the stage name Childish Gambino.
Under this name, he has released three full-length studio albums, numerous E.Ps, and mixtapes.
His debut album “Camp” which had hot singles like “Freaks and Geeks”, Bonfire” and “Heartbeat” was released in 2011 and peaked at #11 on the Billboard 200 chart.
His second album “Because the Internet” was released in 2013. The album which featured star musicians like Chance the Rapper, Lloyd and Azealia Banks was gold-certified.
His third album “Awaken, My Love!” was released in 2016 and seems to be Glover’s most successful album yet earning him five Grammy Awards including Album Of The Year and Record Of The Year for ‘Redbone’.
The rapper cum actor is in a relationship with a lady named Michelle, he is therefore not gay. That is all the information that he has let slip out about her. However, as his increasing portfolio opens up to his new fan base, it is expected that the pressure will be on him to reveal more about his relationship.
Glover and Michelle have been together since at least 2016, judging from the time they had their first child. While accepting his Golden Globe Award in January 2017, the actor announced that he had a son with his girlfriend.
At the 2017 Emmy Award, he revealed they were expecting a second child. Their second child, a boy, was born in early 2018.
As of 2020, Donald Glover has a net worth of $15 million. His revenue stems from his multiple television roles as well as being a writer and producer of a wide variety of Tv shows.
Donald Glover is a man of many talents. He has enjoyed a successful career not only in acting but also as a singer, writer, producer and a stand-up comedian.
He is breaking glass ceilings by virtue of his work because, in 2015, he became the first black man to win an Emmy for directing an Outstanding Comedy Series. His efforts are highly commendable.