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Donald Glover Biography

Updated On 02 Jan, 2019 Published On 25 Dec, 2016
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Facts of Donald Glover

Date of Birth :
Age : 40 years old
Family Name : Glover
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Virgo
Height : 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Donald Glover
Birth Name Donald McKinley Glover
Mother Beverly Glover
Father Donald Glover, Sr
Birth Place/City Edwards Air Force Base, California
Profession Rapper
Ethnicity Black
Nationality Ameriacn
Net Worth $4.5 million
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Weight in KG 70 KG
Married Not Yet
Education New York University
Movies The Martian
TV Show China, IL

Relationship short Statistics of Donald Glover

What is Donald Glover marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Donald Glover have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Donald Glover having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Donald Glover Gay ? Don't Know

An American actor, writer, comedian, and musician, Donald Glover is a son of Donald Sr., is a retired postal worker and Beverly (née Smith), is a retired daycare provider. Glover graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in dramatic writing in 2006. From 2006 to 2009, Glover was a writer for the NBC series 30 Rock where he also had occasional cameo appearances. On March 16, 2011, Glover hosted the mtvU Woodie Awards held live at South By Southwest.

Early Life Of Donald Glover

Donald Glover was born on 25 September 1983, as Donald McKinley Glover Jr. at Edwards Air Force Base in Kern County, California, the USA to Donald Glover Sr. and Beverly (nee Smith). His father is a retired postal worker and his mother is a retired daycare provider.

His parents also served as foster parents for 14 years. His parents raised him as a Jehovah's Witness. He grew up in Stone Mountain, Georgia. He has a younger brother named Stephen Glover and a sister and two adopted siblings. 

Talking about Glover educational background, he attended DeKalb School of the Arts and graduated from New York University Tisch School of the Arts in Dramatic Writing in the year 2006. 

During his time at the college, he produced his independent mixtape titled The Younger I Get. At the same time, he began disk jockeying and producing electronic music. He used MC D-later as mcDJ as his moniker.  

Donald Glover's Career And Achievements

Glover started his career writing with Tina Fey for the NBC comedy 30 Rock. The show was a huge success and received various awards which include Golden Globe Awards and eleven Screen Actors Awards. 

In 2009 he made an appearance in a supporting role of a high school footballer showing his nerdy side in the series Community. And in the same year, he also made his movie debut in Mystery Team where he appeared in the lead role alongside DC Pierson, Aubrey Plaza, Ellie Kemper and Dominic Dierkes. 


Donald Glover holding two awards
Source: tv ate my wardrobe

On November 2011 he launched his first studio album, Camp which was his one of the most important works in his professional life. The album picked at the number 11 on the Billboard 200. 

A famous American 2015 sci-fi horror movie, The Lazarus Effect is considered as his one of the important works in his career. Likewise, his album named Awaken, My Love! which was released on the 2nd December 2016 topped at 15th position on the Billboard 200. His other singles in the album include Zombie, Redbone, Riot. 

Glover other major works include Atlanta, an American television series which was made by himself and also played as the main role. The movie won several awards including Golden Globe Awards. And his latest movies include Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018).

Awards And Achievements 

Glover has been nominated for thirty-seven awards total and out of which he has won fifteen awards. On December 5, 2014, Glover was nominated for two Grammy Awards. Some of his awards include two Golden Globe Awards in 2017 for best TV series and Best Actor for the TV series Atlanta.

Donald Glover's Net Worth 

American Rapper, Actor, writer as well as a producer, Glover's net worth is believed to be about $12 million as per the Celebrity Net Worth sites. However, his salary is not known, it is still under review. 

He is able to earn a decent amount of money from his career as he has gained a huge success throughout his career. His movies box office collection are shown in the table below:

Year  Movie  Role  Box Office Collection  Cast Members
 2011  The Muppets  Junior CDE Executive   $165.2 million Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper
 2014  Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day  Greg  $101.4 million Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Bella Thorne
 2015  Magic Mike XXL  Andre  $122.5 million Kevin Nash
Adam Rodríguez,
Gabriel Iglesias, Matt Bomer
2015 The Lazarus Effect Niko  $38.4 million
Mark Duplass, 
Olivia Wilde

Donald Glover's Personal Life 

Regarding Glover's personal life, it is not sure that he is married or not. But it is sure that he is in a relationship with his partner named Michelle. The pair were first talked in January 2016 in Hawaii, when Michelle was pregnant with the couple's first child. 

And as per the US Weekly, it reported that the couple welcomed their first child in October 2016. At that time they had not revealed their first son name. But in June 2017, Glover told his fans his son's name as Legend. As he dedicated his song Baby Boy to his son. 

Donald Grover with his partner Michelle

Donald Grover with his partner Michelle
Source: medium

As of January 2018, he confirmed to Entertainment Tonight that he had welcomed their second child, a son which Glover had first revealed that the couple was expecting at the 2017 Emmys with his wonderful acceptance speech. He told the crowd, 

"I want to thank my baby, my son, for just being the joy in my life. I want to thank my unborn son, we're listening to Stevie tonight"

He also offered an update on how his partner was doing. He said,

"She' great. She's good. Baby's born, so she's happier now"

As of now, he is living a happy life with his partner Michelle and his two sons. He is most known as a name Childish Gambino and mcDj.

Body Measurements

  • Age- As of 2018, he is 35 years old.
  • Height- He stands a height of 5 feet 9 inch (1.75 m) tall. 
  • Weight- As of 2018, he weighs 75kg 
  • Body measurements- Chest – 41 inches, Biceps – 14 inches, Waist – 33 inches
  • Nationality-American
  • Ethnicity/race: Black-American

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