Donald Glover is a renowned American actor, producer, director, singer, rapper, writer, and stand-up comedian who has a net worth of $35M. After being hired by Tina Fey, he gained fame to write a script for the NBC Sitcom 30 Rock. Donald Glover is also known as Childish Gambino.
From 2005 to the present, Donald Glover has performed in 96 TV series, films, short videos, and TV miniseries. Besides, he has produced more than 50 soundtracks and 20 scripts and composed 24 videos.
How much money does Donald Glover make?
Donald Glover has made his account through acting, scriptwriting, singing, rapping, working as a producer and director, and endorsing brands. Between the years 2018 and 2019, he has earned around $30M through his workings.
There are very few entertainers in the world who are as highly paid as Donald Glover. His estimated periodic Income is listed below:
- Yearly Income: $30M
- Monthly Income: $2.5M
- Weekly Income: $576.92K
- Daily Income: $82.19K
- Hourly Income: $3.43K
How does Donald Glover make money?
Donald Glover is a multi-talented artist. He does acting, singing, scriptwriting, video producing, and directing at a time. Glover is also a stand-up comedian. Besides, he does brand endorsements and runs social media accounts on YouTube, Instagram.
Glover’s field of work is full of diversity. His sources of earning are listed below:
- Working as an actor
- Working with soundtrack and music department
- Playing the role of a director and a producer
- Endorsing brands
- Earnings from social media
Working as an Actor
The multi-talented artist Donald Glover’s mainstream career’s central part is covered by acting. Though his professional career started in 2006, he did his first acting in 1998, in a TV movie, Winner Takes All, where he played a role as an extra person.
There are 96 TV series, short videos, films, and TV miniseries where Glover played roles. In addition, he has appeared in 12 movies and short films. Besides, he has given vocals in an animated film, The Lion King (2019), in the role of Simba.
Working with Soundtrack and Music Department
Donald Glover has worked with 50 soundtracks. However, he made his first soundtrack for a short video called Keyboard Kid in 2006. Besides, he was also the one to write the script for that short video.
In 2020, Glover made the latest soundtrack for a TV special named The Disney Family Singapore Volume 2, and the performer of his soundtrack was Hakuna Matata.
Besides making the soundtracks, he worked as a music producer in a TV series and in a short video which is given below:
|Title (TV series / short video)||No. of episodes (year)|
|Childish Gambino: This Is America (Video Short)||Single as a producer (2018)|
|Atlanta (TV series)||7 as a music supervisor (2016) and 3 as an executive producer (2016)|
Playing a role as a Director and a Producer
Donald Glover has given effort in the job of a director. As a director, he has four credits, including four episodes in a TV series named Atlanta, two short videos, and a short comedy video.
Besides the director’s job, he has worked as a producer, and an executive producer in 20 different TV series, TV miniseries and short videos. He did his first short video as an executive producer as the Keyboard Kid in 2006. Recently, he is in contact to perform as an executive producer in a TV series named Mr. & Mrs. Smith in 2022.
Donald Glover has helped many brands to become known to everyone through endorsing. In an advertising campaign in 2010, he featured Gap. In April 2019, he released three classic model sneakers of Adidas with the headline ‘Donald Glover Presents.’
Earnings from YouTube
Donald Glover has a YouTube account named after his name Donald Glover. He opened it on 27 June 2013 and uploaded 47 videos. His channel has 5.86M subscriptions, and his videos got an aggregate of 24.85 billion views.
From this massive amount of views, he earns around 1 million dollars ad revenue annually from YouTube.
Biography of Donald Glover
|Full Name||Donald McKinley Glover Jr.|
|Professional Name||Donald Glover|
|Stage Names||Childish Gambino, mcDJ|
|Date of Birth||25 September 1983|
|Place of Birth||Edwards Air Force Base, Edwards, California, USA|
|Height||5 feet 10 inch|
|Profession||Singer, Actor, Writer, Stand-up Comedian, Producer, Director|
|Net Worth||$35 million|
Donald Glover spent his childhood in Stone Mountain, Georgia. His mother, Beverly Glover, was a daycare jobholder, and his father, Donald Glover Sr., was a worker at postal. Donald Glover’s parents worked for 14 years as foster parents.
Donald Glover’s younger brother is named Stephen, who is also a producer and a writer. He collaborated with Donald as a producer. In addition, he has a younger sister named Brianne.
Donald Glover studied at Lakeside High School and in DeKalb School of the Arts. After completing high school, he completed graduation in Dramatic Writing from the New York University Tisch School of the Arts in 2006.
While studying in Tisch, Donald Glover produced a mixtape named The Younger I Get that has never been released. He also started Disco Jockeying and making e-music during his study in Tisch by remixing Sufjan Steven named Illinois as the Moniker MC D and later named as McDJ.
Donald Glover’s father’s name is Donald Glover Sr. He was a postal worker. Though Donald’s family name is similar to Danny Glover’s, actor Danny Glover is not related to Donald Glover.
After deleting his social media account, Donald Glover explained that social media had made him less human, and he had already felt it. Connections by social media were compelling for him. And he was just getting hurt every day.
Yes, Donald Glover is a vegan, and he is a dedicated customer of a restaurant, Vegan Mob, since its beginning. Even he goes to that restaurant several times a week.
- https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2255973/ — Donald Glover IMDb
- https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2255973/awards — Donald Glover IMDb Awards
- https://socialblade.com/youtube/user/childishgambinoch — Donald Glover Social Blade
- https://donaldgloverpresents.com/ — Donald Glover Official Website