Donald Glover attends the 2023 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Dinner Arrivals at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
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From Sitcoms to Sold-out Stadiums: Exploring Donald Glover's Multi-Million Dollar Fortune

Donald Glover’s net worth reflects his many contributions to entertainment. He has amassed a multi-million dollar net worth — find out more!


May 31 2024, Published 2:35 a.m. ET

There’s no doubt Donald Glover is one of the most talented men in Hollywood. The entertainer, who raps under the alias “Childish Gambino, is a multifaceted reporter. He’s known for his work as an actor, comedian, writer, director, producer, and musician.

Donald’s wealth is a testament to his multifaceted career and the broad appeal of his creative endeavors across various entertainment sectors.

Donald opened up about his career during an interview with Complex and explained that he still feels he has a long way to go.

“I look at success like solving a problem,” the rapper said. “I haven't figured out humanity or whatever I'm searching for yet. It's funny because on Reddit, people are like, 'Just give us another year on Community.' It's strange to me. Our lives are so much bigger than anything, so why aren't we treating it that way? I get it; it gives life structure.”

And while Donald remains humble, his net worth is nothing to be shy about. The entertainer has a hearty net worth thanks to his time in music, television, and fashion. Here is a breakdown of Donald’s fortune.

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Donald Glover attends the "Swarm" Red Carpet Premiere and Screening in Los Angeles at Lighthouse Artspace LA on March 14, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.

Childish Gambino is worth a fortune — read for details on his net worth.

Donald rose to prominence by starring as Troy Barnes on the NBC sitcom Community, which aired from 2009 to 2015. This role marked the beginning of the California native’s rise in the entertainment industry and helped him secure opportunities that significantly boosted his earnings.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Donald has a $40 million empire. The database combined Donald’s income from music, television, and streaming projects.

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Donald created, starred in, and occasionally directed the FX series Atlanta, which has since won seven Primetime Emmy Awards.

Additionally, Donald has a booming music career. He has released four studio albums under the alias Childish Gambino, including the uber-popular Awaken, My Love, which dropped in 2016 and featured some of Childish’s biggest hits.

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In 2018, his single "This Is America" made headlines for its powerful social commentary and innovative music video, earning him four GRAMMY Awards – including Song of the Year and Record of the Year.

Donald Glover (Childish Gambino)

Rapper, Actor, Director

Net worth: $40 million

Donald Glover is a multifaceted entertainer who performs under the stage name Childish Gambino. He is renowned for his work as an actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician.

Birth name: Donald McKinley Glover Jr.

Birthday: September 25, 1983

Birthplace: Edwards Air Force Base, California

Education: Avondale High School

Spouse: Michelle White (m. 2024)

Kids: 3

Father: Donald Glover Sr.

Mother: Beverly Glover

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Donald has been a married man since January 2024. The rapper and his longtime partner, Michelle White, impulsively tied the knot in a private ceremony. “There was a day where I don’t think we had to be on set until noon or 1, so, I was like, ‘Can we get married today?’” he told The Hollywood Reporter.

donald glover and michelle white attend the  vanity fair oscar party
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Donald Glover and Michelle White attend the 2024 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

“I got married in the morning. We had a real wedding afterwards, too. [That night, though,] we went to our favorite restaurant and then her parents and my mom were waiting for us at the house.”

Donald and Michelle have been together since 2015. The couple shares three sons – Legend, Drake and Donald Glover III. However, Michelle stays out of the spotlight.

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