An actor first and foremost, Donald Glover rose to fame as Troy Barnes in the American sitcom, Community. Since then, he has also made a name for himself as a multi-platinum selling recording artist, having dropped three albums within the last few years. Below, you can learn more about the celebrity.
Donald Glover– 2017 Facts
Donald McKinley Glover
Occupation and Job
Actor, singer, comedian, producer, director, writer, songwriter, DJ
As an actor, Donald Glover rose to fame as Troy Barnes on the American sitcom, Community. Since 2016, he has also been starring in the series, Atlanta, which he had helped to create.
Under the name Childish Gambino, he also made himself known as a singer with his 2013 album, Because the Internet.
Age – How Old is He?
He is currently 34 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
He was born on September 25, 1983
Place of Birth/Hometown
Donald Glover was born at the Edwards Air Force Base in California. Growing up, he was raised by his parents in Stone Mountain, Georgia, where he went to school.
He is African American
Donald Glover Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
He is 5’9″ tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
He is 175cm tall
Weight in Pounds
He currently weighs 174 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
He currently weighs 79kg
At this time, Donald Glover’s body measurements are unavailable
His waist size has not been disclosed
He wears a size 11 (US) shoe
Donald Glover’s Personal Life in 2017
Is Donald Glover in a Relationship?
While it’s known that Donald Glover is in a relationship, he has never revealed the identity of his partner; in fact, much of his personal life is still under wraps.
Donald Glover’s Girlfriends
A few years back, there were rumors that the Atlanta creator had dated singer Jhene Aiko, though said claims had not been confirmed.
Donald Glover Sr.
He has a sister named Bree Glover.
He has a brother named Stephen Glover.
During his acceptance speech at the Golden Globe Award Ceremony this year, the actor revealed that he has a baby boy named Legend who was born in 2016. Since then, he has announced that he is expecting a second child at the 2017 Emmys.
As a student, Donald Glover went to the DeKalb School of the Arts in Georgia. In his high school yearbook, he was voted by his peers as being the “most likely to write for The Simpsons.”
Did Donald Glover Go to College
After completing high school, Donald Glover went to the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, from which he has obtained a degree in dramatic writing.
At this time, we do not have any information on Donald Glover’s salary.
As of 2017, Donald Glover has an estimated net worth of $12 Million.
He enjoys singing and spending time with his family in his spare time
The 400 Blows
Favorite TV Show
Kiss by a Rose by Seal
Favorite Music Artists
Born on September 25, he is a Libra
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Donald Glover’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Donald Glover’s Facebook Account
Donald Glover’s Twitter Username
He is not active on Twitter at this time
Donald Glover’s Instagram Username
Donald Glover’s Youtube Channel
Donald Glover’s Snapchat Username
As far as we know, Donald Glover is not on Snapchat
Other Interesting Facts:
- As a recording artist, he has collaborated with Leona Lewis, Josh Osho, Flux Pavilion, Jhene Aiko, and Selah Sue, among others
- He will be voicing the part of Simba in the upcoming remake of The Lion King, which is set to hit theatres in 2019
- Growing up, his parents had served as foster parents for well over a decade
- His best-selling single, Redbone peaked at number 12 on the Billboard 200 and at number 6 on the Top R&B Songs Chart
- He has influenced a number of actors and musicians alike with his work such as Vince Staples and Naren Weiss
- He was invited to write for 30 Rock after sending writing samples that he had written for The Simpsons to television producer, David Miner
- His contributions to the comedy-drama, Atlanta has earned him several accolades including two Golden Globes and two Primetime Emmy Awards
- His single, Because the Internet earned him his first Grammy Award nomination for the category of Best Rap Album
- He has been featured in numerous talk shows such as The Ellen Degeneres Show, Conan, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, among others
Donald Glover Bio – 2018 Update
Raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia, Donald Glover first gained attention as a writer for the NBC sitcom, 30 Rock in his early twenties. From there, he eventually landed a lead role in the comedy, Community, which he played for five years from 2009 to 2014. Not long after making himself known on television, he also began to make music under the name, Childish Gambino. His debut album, Camp was released in 2011 to positive reviews. Since then, he has also issued, Because the Internet and “Awaken, My Love!”, which gave rise to his popular hits, 3005, and Redbone, the latter of which has gone platinum three times in the United States.
What has Donald Glover been up to lately? Since 2016, he has been starring in Atlanta, a comedy-drama that he created, directed, produced and wrote. Critically acclaimed, the show has won numerous accolades including two Golden Globes, and two Primetime Emmy Awards, one of which went to him for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. On the big screen, he had recently also played a prominent role in the superhero film, Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017). In terms of upcoming projects, he will be participating in the films, Solo: A Star Wars Story, and The Lion King, which will be coming out over the next two years.