And no, he isn’t Danny Glover’s son.
Fourteen Facts About Donald Glover On His Birthday
Today is the 31st birthday of one the most talented men in Hollywood and we’re celebrating by sharing some little known facts about the comedian/writer/rapper/actor/producer known as Donald Glover AKA Childish Gambino.
The rapper extraordinaire has never been too shy about his come-up as a kid from Stone Mountain, GA to the movie studios of Hollyweird but many people still don’t know too much about him outside of his professional life.
The guy who might have dated Jhene Aiko? Wasn’t he trying to the first Black Spiderman? Hit the flip to learn more about Mr. Glover next….
Donald Glover was born in Edwards Air Force Base, California and raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. His father is a retired postal worker and his mother is a retired daycare provider.
No, Danny Glover is not his father.
Donald was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness which always made him feel “different” as a kid growing up in the South.
His name “Childish Gambino came from a Wu-Tang name generator.
Gambino’s lastest album ‘Because The Internet’ is also a script that fans can read while listening to the record. Check out the script HERE
Glover is a graduate from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in dramatic writing in 2006, after attending DeKalb School of the Arts and Lakeside High School in Georgia.
SNL funny-woman Tina Fey helped launch Glover’s writing career when she noticed how incredibly funny he was while doing stand-up when he attended NYU.
After a web-based campaign to be the first Black ‘Spiderman’ in the theatrical release, the rapper was recently offered the role in the animated series.
Donald is very close with his adopted younger brother and fellow rapper Stephen G. Lover. Donald even let his bro come on his latest tour an perform along side of him on various festival stops this past summer.
Childish Gambino will be opening up for the legendary Outkast this weekend for their epic #ATLast show in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.
Glover got his start writing and Executive Story Editor on the hit NBC show ’30 Rock.’
He looks amazing shirtless. Duh.
Contrary to recent headlines, Gambino is not dating singer Jhene Aiko. He’ll always be bae in our heads!