Artist 101: Donald Glover

Your go-to guide for everything you need to know about Donald Glover!

Who is Donald Glover?

Donald Glover, also known to the music industry as Childish Gambino, is a multi-talented American actor, writer, and musician.

When is his birthday?

September 25, 1983

What is he most known for?

Donald Glover has captured attention from multiple different audiences. He is known for being a writer for 30 Rock, playing Troy Barnes on Community, and releases music under the stage name Childish Gambino. One of his well-known albums is Camp, featuring the song “Heartbeat”.

What else do I need to know?

He was only 23 when he was hired to write on 30 Rock, and also created a series, Atlanta. In addition to this, he has been cast as a young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars movie. After the success of multiple phenomenal EPs and his debut album, Camp, he continued to release music under the stage name Childish Gambino, a name he made with a Wu-Tang Clan name generator. Thus far, he’s released three studio albums, “Awaken, My Love!” having just been released recently this year!

What are his social media links?

Twitter: @donaldglover




Instagram: @childishgambino

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Written by Kath Jiang

Western University grad, music lover, and pizza enthusiast from Toronto.

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