Donald McKinley Glover, is an American actor, singer, producer, comedian, writer, DJ, rapper and songwriter. He performs under the stage name of Childish Gambino as an artist and mcDJ as a Disc Jockey. Now let’s have a close look on Don Glover’s net worth in 2018.
Don Glover Early Life
Born on September 25, 1983, in Edwards Air Force Base, California, to Beverly and Donald Sr., Don was brought up as one of Jehovah’s witnesses.
He went to DeKalb School of the Arts and then to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, from where he graduated with a degree in dramatic writing in 2006.
Don has a brother named Stephen who is also one of the co-writers of Atlanta. He also has two sons. His first child was born in 2016 and his second child in late 2017.
Don Glover Career
Between 2006-2009, Glover wrote for the successful Tv series, 30 Rock. In 2008, he released his debut album, Sick Boi. In the same year, he became part of the comedy sketch group, Derrick Comedy.
In 2009, he became a part of the cast of Community, where he portrayed the role of Troy Barnes for five seasons before his character was eventually written off.
In 2010, he released his second independent album, Poindexter. In 2010, he released two mixed tapes, Am Just a Rapper and I Am Just A Rapper 2. This year also saw the release of his third album, Culdesac.
Also in the same year, Glover featured on Gap’s Holiday Campaign.
He released a duet with Dani Pudi called, “Troy & Abed’s Christmas Rap” in 2011. In the same year, he hosted the mtvU Woodie Awards. He also appeared in the 2011 Bonnaroo Music Festival. He signed a deal with Glassnote Records as well.
In 2011, he went on the IAMDONALD tour which covered 24 stops in 34 days.
In 2012, he released multiple tracks including, “Eat Your Vegetables”, “We Ain’t Them”, “Tell Me”, “Silk Pillow”, “Body”, and “Fire Fly”.
In 2013, he signed a contract with FX to write, produce and star in a musical themed TV series called Atlanta.
In 2014, he announced the Deep Web Tour in the UK.
In the same year, his songs Heartbeat Gold and 3005 were certified Gold by the RIAA.
He also released a mixed tape, STN MTN, and an EP, Kauai.
In 2016, he released another album called, Awaken, My Love!,
In 2017, he appeared in Spider-Man: Homecoming. It was announced in the same year that he would be the voice of Simba in a remake of The Lion King.
Awards and Achievements
In 2010, Glover received three Writer’s Guild of America Awards for being one of the writers of 30 Rock.
In 2015, he was nominated for the prestigious Grammy Awards for his rap album, Because of the Internet and his hit single, 3005.
In 2016, he was the recipient of two Golden Globe Awards for Atlanta, which he writes, produces and also acts in.
He has also received four Primetime Emmy Nominations.
Net Worth of Don Glover
Don Glover has a net worth of $12 million. His revenue stems from his multiple television roles as well as being a writer and producer of a wide variety of Tv shows.
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.