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Who is Michelle White?
Michelle White was born in the United States of America and is best known as the wife of the actor Donald Glover, who rose to fame for his work in films such as ‘Atlanta’, ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ and ‘The Lion King’. He is also a musician and releases music under the stage name Childish Gambino.
The Wealth of Michelle White
As of the beginning of 2020, Michelle White’s net worth is estimated to be over $500,000 earned through success in her various endeavors. She is also likely benefiting from her husband’s success as Donald has a net worth estimated at over $35 million – he has been involved in many high profile projects in the entertainment industry from movies to music.
Secretive life and relationships
Michelle’s life has been largely out of the spotlight for most of the time. Even her relationship with Glover has been kept from public view as her partner is not one to share details about life outside of work. Before revealing their relationship, he had expressed a desire to work as a wedding planner, though he is not inclined towards marriage as he believes it is something that is not quite in line with the way he sees things.
Despite this, while accepting a Golden Globe award in 2017, he announced that he was marriedand also has a child, also revealing the names of the two.
This came as a surprise to many of his fans because while he kept a little bit of public life through social media, he had never posted anything about a family and had not been seen with her in any way before the announcement. In 2018, in another speech, he thanked his partner and their unborn child and confirmed that they had a second child on the way. The two have since been spotted in public sporadically, although it is not clear whether she is his wife. He once called her his wife, though he often referred to her as a partner.
Partner – Donald Glover
Donald Glover grew up in Georgia and is the son of a postman, while his mother was already retired from daycare.
He grew up alongside two siblings and attended Lakeside High School before moving to DeKalb School of the Arts. At a young age, he dreamed of becoming a writer, and after his matriculation exam, he enrolled at New York University, earning a degree in dramatic writing.
Around this time he also developed an interest in becoming a DJ and produced a few songs under the moniker mcDJ. After completing his studies, he caught the attention of a producer of “30 Rock”, and was hired to become a writer for the sitcom, which he did for three years.
Although relatively unknown, he often collaborated with comedy sketch troupe Derrick Comedy and made numerous appearances on their YouTube channel. In 2009, the same group was responsible for writing and making the movie “Mystery Team”.
Also in 2009, Glover landed his first notable television role in “Community” appearing for a few seasons before leaving the show due to some issues he was going through at the time. Around that time, he started releasing music under the name Childish Gambino, a few mixtapes. A viral campaign for his cast in “The Amazing Spider-Man” movies then began, but the role was later given to Andrew Garfield as Sony never bothered to contact him.
Two years later, he released his first extended play (EP) and began his rise in the music industry.
His debut studio album called “Camp” was released, featuring notable songs such as “Heartbeat”. In 2012, he collaborated with Leona Lewis for the single “Trouble” which was a bit popular in the UK. The following year, he landed one of his notable roles in the television show ‘Atlanta’ which he also wrote and produced. In 2013, he released his second album which reached number 7 on the Billboard 200 chart – he received two nominations at the Grammy Awards of the year.
After that, he began to take more roles in film and television seriously, and his fame grew significantly.
Mainstream attention and fame
In 2015, Glover gained a lot of attention for his performance in “The Lazarus Effect”, and then appeared as a singer in “Magic Mike XXL” with a cover of Bruno Mars’ “Marry You”. His string of films that year ended with a role in the film adaptation of “The Martian‘, which starred Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on Mars. Around the same time, he started making more music for film releases, receiving acclaim for his work in “Atlanta” and winning two Primetime Emmys and two Golden Globe Awards for his work.
In 2016, he released his third album “Awaken, My Love!” out, which featured the hit single “Redbone” with which he became his first Grammy Awards. The album was critically acclaimed by critics, especially for its clear influences from different genres of music. The following year, he made a brief appearance in “Spider-Man: Homecoming” as the character Aaron Davis, who also went by the name Prowler in the comics. Towards the end of the year, he announced that he would be making his last Gambino album.
Recent Projects – Donald Glover
In 2018, Glover signed with RCA Records and subsequently released the single “This is America‘, which would go on to win him four Grammy Awards.
He also worked in “Solo: A Star Wars Story”, playing a younger version of the character Lando Calrissian. His performance was praised, but the movie itself lacked any substance to add to the Star Wars continuity.
He also collaborated with other artists during this period and headlined Coachella in 2018. The following year, he was part of the remake of “The lionkingdirected by Jon Favreau, which turned out to be very successful at the box office, one of the highest-grossing films of all time. In 2020, he surprised everyone when he released a new album called “Donald Glover Presents” with guests like Ariana Grande. However, the album was later removed.