Donald McKinley Glover, known often by his stage name as Childish Gambino, was born on September 25, 1983 in Los Angeles, CA. Glover spent much of his childhood in Stone Mountain, GA living with his parents, who also served as foster parents for minors in need, meaning Glover spent his childhood surrounded by children of various ages and backgrounds.
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Glover first gained notoriety for his role in the internet sketch group Derrick Comedy, a team of several aspiring young actors who’s work culminated in the 2009 release of their first feature length film, “Mystery Team.” During his time as part of Derrick Comedy, Glover was also writing for the hit NBC television show 30 Rock, work for which he won a Writers Guild of America Award for Best Comedy in 2009. Glover left the writing team of 30 Rock in 2009 to pursue a career as an actor.
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He landed the leading role of Troy Barnes in NBC’s ensemble comedy Community, returning as a main character through the show’s first four seasons and a recurring character in it’s fifth. Despite all his work writing and acting, Glover released several mixtapes during this time under the pseudonym Childish Gambino.Under this name, Glover released five mixtapes between 2008 and 2010, releasing his first studio album “Camp” in 2011 before following up with “Because the Internet” in December 2013. Childish Gambino has appeared in songs with several other successful artists, including J. Cole, Chance the Rapper, Trinidad James, and Gucci Mane.Childish Gambino’s estimated net worth of $4.5 million is largely due to the success of his albums and related tours, in addition to his work on the TV show Community. Though he has declared that his role in the show will diminish as time goes on, earnings from his persisting investment in his music career are likely to see his monetary value continue to rise.
How much is Childish Gambino’s Net Worth? $4.5 Million!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBGqbBPMqf4Video Transcript:Childish Gambino is the stage name of actor and rapper Donald Glover. He was born September 25, 1983 at Edwards Air Force Base, California and raised in Georgia.After graduating from New York University’s School of the Arts in 2006, Glover was hired as a writer for the TV show ’30 Rock,’ where he also occasionally appeared as an actor. He is best known as an actor for his role of Troy Barnes on the sitcom ‘Community.’ Glover first used the Childish Gambino name, taken from a Wu Tang Clan name generator, on a self-released album entitled ‘Sick Boi’ in 2008.After releasing several independent albums and mix tapes, Glover was signed (as Childish Gambino) to the Glassnote Record label in 2011. His first Glassnote album ‘Camp’ was released in November of 2011, and has sold more than 240,000 copies. Another album ‘Because the Internet’ followed in late December 2013, with U.S. sales of 377,000 copies to date. Gambino was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2014, Best Rap Album for ‘Because the Internet’ and Best Rap Performance for the single ‘3005.’Gambino’s ‘Camp’ album earned roughly $250,000 in sales in 2011, and the ‘Because the Internet’ album brought in $330,000 in 2013, the latest figures available. Donald Glover, through his acting and music career (as Childish Gambino) has a net worth estimated at $4.5 million.Video Credit: AlphaLife.me on YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBGqbBPMqf4