How Much Is Donald Glover Worth?

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Donald Glover is a true multihyphenate, gaining fame as both a musician and actor. The “Atlanta” creator and star — also known as Childish Gambino — has racked up a net worth of $35 million through his numerous talents, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Here’s a quick look at Glover’s stats:

  •  Net worth: $35 million
  •  Date of birth: Sept. 25, 1983
  •  Primary source of wealth: Television and music
  •  Career highlights: Won two Emmy Awards and five Grammy Awards

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Donald Glover’s Television Career

Before he became a TV star, Glover worked in television on the other side of the camera. He was part of the writing staff for “30 Rock” from 2006 to 2013 and was an executive story editor for more than 20 episodes of the comedy show, according to Britannica. He also occasionally appeared on the show in small parts.

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Glover appeared more regularly on camera as a cast member of the sitcom “Community” from 2009 to 2014. In 2016, Glover created, wrote and starred in the FX series “Atlanta,” which became the network’s highest-rated comedy series of all time, according to Britannica. In 2017, his work on the show earned him two Emmy Awards — one for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series and another for outstanding director for a comedy series.

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Donald Glover’s Big Screen Roles

Although Glover got his start in TV, he’s successfully made the transition to the big screen. His film roles include “Magic Mike XXL” (2015), “Solo: A Star Wars Story” (2018) and “Guava Island” (2019).

Donald Glover’s Music Career

Glover has released four albums under the name Childish Gambino: “Camp” (2011), “Because the Internet” (2013), “Awaken, My Love!” (2016) and “3.15.2020” (2020). As Gambino, he has been nominated for 12 Grammy Awards and won five: In 2017, he won best traditional R&B performance for “Redbone,” and in 2018, “This Is America” won the Grammys for best music video, best rap/sung performance, song of the year and record of the year.

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Donald Glover’s Real Estate

In 2019, Glover purchased a $4.2 million home in La Cañada Flintridge, California, Dirt reported. The modern home features 6,848-square-feet of living space on 4 acres of land.

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Net worth estimates were sourced from Celebrity Net Worth and are accurate as of Feb. 16, 2021.

About the Author

Gabrielle joined GOBankingRates in 2017 and brings with her a decade of experience in the journalism industry. Before joining the team, she was a staff writer-reporter for People Magazine and People.com. Her work has also appeared on E! Online, Us Weekly, Patch, Sweety High and Discover Los Angeles, and she has been featured on “Good Morning America” as a celebrity news expert. 

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