Childish Gambino, originally named Donald McKinley Glover Junior, is the American musician, disk jockey, producer, writer, director, comedian, and actor. He is a fabulous stage performer who performs under the moniker ‘Childish Gambino’. He works as a DJ under the stage name mcDJ. The star has a multifaceted personality, which makes him an extraordinary talented person. He has stepped into every domain of the showbiz industry including singing, songwriting, production, comedy, acting, and screenwriting.
He was a student at the New York University when started working for the internet sketch comedy group ‘Derrick Comedy’. The group has a massive fan following on YouTube with more than 200K subscribers and 100 million video views. He was only 23 years of age when Elizabeth Stamitina (Tina Fey) hired him to work as a writer for the famous American sitcom ‘30 Rock’. The amazing actor garnered critical acclaim for his unforgettable role of ‘Troy Barnes’ in NBC network’s sitcom ‘Community’. Childish has earned an exclusive reputation in the American entertainment world. He has a huge fan following, not just in America but all over the world.
Gambino received numerous award nominations due to his fantastic talent and work in the showbiz industry. He won 2 Golden Globe Awards and 2 Primetime Emmy Awards. Furthermore, he made smashing appearances in big-budget movies including, ‘The Martian’, ‘Spider-Man Homecoming’, and ‘Solo: Star Wars Story’. He also lent his voice for the role of adult Simba in the Disney movie ‘The Lion King’. Gambino also appeared in more than a few prominent television shows such as ‘The Pressure’, ‘Bed Peace’, ‘Giants’, ‘This is America’, and ‘Gahdamn’. People appreciated his dedication to roles that he played in different movies and television shows.
What is rapper Childish Gambino’s Real Name?
The original name of Childish Gambino is ‘Donald McKinley Glover Junior’. He uses the former as his stage moniker. Fans of the amazing star know him through both names. That’s the reason people search him on the internet with both stage and birth names. He is also known as mcDJ due to his exceptional abilities to perform as a disk jockey. In most of the cases, he is known as Donald Glover.
Gambino was born on Sep 25, 1983, at Air Force Base in California. He grew up near Stone Mountain, Georgia. His mother’s name is Beverly, who has been a daycare provider in the past. The name of the star’s father is Donald Glover Senior. He has been a postal worker. Parents of the lucky boy have also been serving as foster parents for about fourteen years. The name of his sweet younger brother is Stephen, who is also paving the way to become a producer and writer. The name of Gambino’s sister is Brianne. All three shared sweet childhood memories together under the leadership of their loving parents.
As mentioned above, Glover has a multitalented personality. He has taken part in different fields of the entertainment industry. People see him as an actor, singer, songwriter, screenwriter, producer, DJ, director, musician, and comedian. He proved his abilities in all areas without getting bad remarks from fans. Donald’s career took a flight when he came to David Miner’s attention. He sent a few of his good writing samples to the producer. Tina Fey and Miner were literally impressed with his ability to write. Both of them hired Glover right away for the famous NBC sitcom titled ’30 Rock’.
On Nov 15, 2011, Glover rolled out his debut studio album with the title ‘Camp’. The collection of exciting songs went out through Glassnote Records under the stage moniker Childish Gambino. It saw a good response from music fans all around the world. On Dec 10, 2013, the multitalented person released his 2nd studio album ‘Because the Internet’. It was launched via Island Records and Glassnote Records. Gambino’s 3rd studio music album was titled ‘Awaken, My Love!’ and it went out publicly on Dec 2, 2016. Childish established himself as a good singer through back to back three albums. He embarked on different tours such as This is America Tour, The Sign-Up Tour, I am Donald Tour and Deep Web Tour.
Glover’s television career kicked off in 2005 when he played the role of a criminal in the talk show ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’. The next year in 2006, he started working in ’30 Rock’ and remained part of the program until 2012. In 2007, he portrayed the character of a college webcam guy in comedy show titled ‘Human Giant’. Other co-stars were Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, and Aziz Ansari. Gambino further appeared in more television shows including, Robot Chicken, Community, Adventure Time, Regular Show, Ultimate Spider-Man, Sesame Street, Donald Glover: Weirdo, Comedy Central Presents, Saturday Night Live, and Atlanta.
Is Childish Gambino Married?
Michelle White is the beloved partner of multitalented Childish Gambino. They had a long love journey before tying the wedding knot. The couple has a very good understanding of each other. They love sharing each and everything together. Michelle mothered her first son in 2016 and their 2nd son came to this world in January 2018. The couple has been enjoying a good relationship since the beginning. They are not likely to separate from each other.
Does Childish Gambino Have a Son?
Yes, he has a son from his partner, Michelle White. Their first son was born at the beginning of 2016. The duo named their 1st son ‘Legend’. In January 2018, they welcome their second son whose name is unknown at the moment.
How much is Childish Gambino's Net Worth?
Grover is one of those lucky stars who entered the American entertainment world from different facets. He is a multitalented person who can sing, act, write, dance, and play comedy part. He released three studio albums and worked in more than a few prominent movies and television series. The guy has also worked as a disk jockey at some point in life. His total net worth is estimated at $12 Million. He is likely to increase his total net worth in the coming years.