Childish Gambino is an American writer, producer, director, artist, and humorist. In addition, he is also a vocalist, rapper, and a songwriter. Moreover, he performs as a disc jockey under the moniker ’mcDJ’. The predictable net worth of Gambino is $12 million.
Biography & Wiki
Donald McKinley Glover aka Childish Gambino was born on September 25, 1983, at Edwards Air Force Base, California. However, he spent his childhood Stone Mountain, Georgia. He is the son a retired daycare provider ’Beverly’ and a retired postal employee’ Donald Sr.
Gambino was enrolled at DeKalb School of the Arts and, during his high school, was elected as “Most Likely to Write for The Simpsons” in the yearbook. In 2006, he got a degree in dramatic writing from Tisch School of the Arts.
Gambino, during his graduating period, started producing electronic music and disc jockeying and under the label MC D—which turned out to be mcDJ— re-versioning Illinois the album of Sufjan Stevens’ in 2005.
He is having a baby boy with his girlfriend Michelle.
Genres: Hip hop, R&B, funk, rock, soul
Labels: Island, Glassnote, RCA
Associated acts: Ludwig Göransson
Albums: Camp, Because the Internet, “Awaken, My Love!”
Movies: Mystery Team, The Muppets, The Lazarus Effect, Magic Mike XXL, The Martian, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Spider-Man: Homecoming, The Lion King
Gambino, in 2006, made an agreement with the producer David Miner after the approval of his writing samples such as spec script for The Simpsons. From 2006 to 2009, he also wrote 30 Rock and made his special cameo appearance in it.
Donald, in 2008, announced an independent mixtape, Sick Boi. He also became the member of the group Derrick Comedy and participated in sketch comedy. He has made his appearance in their sketches alongside Meggie McFadden, Dominic Dierkes, Dan Eckman and DC Pierson on YouTube. The same group, in 2009, also wrote and featured in a movie Mystery Team. In addition, he was starred in a holiday advertising campaign by Gap in 2010.
He rose to huge fame after his appearance in sitcom Community by NBC. This sitcom was premiered in 2009. In 2013, he did a supporting role in the romantic comedy The To Do List. Furthermore, he made guest appearances in 2 episodes of the comedy-drama TV show Girls in the beginning of 2013.
Gambino starred as Aaron Davis, in 2017, in the superhero movie Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Awards & Achievements
Glover, at the February 2009 ceremony, received the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Comedy Show for his contribution in the 3rd season of 30 Rock.
Gambino has also bagged numerous awards throughout his career counting Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series, Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy and Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy Primetime.
Gambino, at the Just for Laughs festival, in 2010, got the Rising Comedy Star award.
Net Worth of Donald Glover
Childish Gambino has an estimated net worth of $12 million. He had made to this big amount by performing in the show Community, as well as by contributing as a writer for the NBC series 30 Rock.
Gambino lives with his girlfriend Michelle who is conceiving their 2nd child. He is an inspiration for the young musicians including the rapper Vince Staples.