When asking the question of who Danny Glover’s son is, one might innocently conclude that Donald Glover is without a doubt his son. For one thing, both are blacks and the latter is doing just fine learning the ropes the former had mastered for yonks. In line with this, it won’t be out of place to assume there is a father to son coaching prolly going on between the two. Contrariwise, it will shock most people to know that Donald is not Danny’s son with the facts we have listed here. But who then is? Find out here who Danny Glover’s real son is, that is if at all he has one, his wife, children, net worth and other things of interest about him.
Who Is Danny Glover And What Is His Age?
Originally known as Daniel Lebern Glover, he is an American film director, actor and political activist, born on July 22, 1946, to James Glover and Carrie Hunley in San Francisco, California. Most notably recognized for his role in America blockbuster movie Lethal Weapon.
Growing up in San Francisco, Danny Glover was raised by both parents along with his brother, Martin Glover. He attended the highly prestigious George Washington High School. After graduating from high school, he applied for entrance into San Francisco State University. His time at San Francisco State was short as he did not stick around to complete his program. But he has so far been honored with an honorary degree by his alma mater – San Francisco State University.
Glover had to battle with epilepsy and dyslexia during the early stages of his life. He had his last episode when he was 35 years old.
He began his acting career in 1979, featuring in Escape from Alcataz where he played the role of an anonymous inmate. His appearance in the Color Purple earned him his first major success in acting. Danny is regarded as a versatile actor for his ability to play roles in different genres of movies.
In the 80’s, he featured in Places in the Heart, playing the role of Moze, he also featured in Witness as a cop, he was also cast in the color purple as Mr. Albert Johnson, Mandela, Silverado, Witness, Lethal Weapon as Roger Murtaugh.
In the 90’s, Danny Glover played major roles in To Sleep With Anger, A Rage in Harlem, Grand Canyon, Bopha, Override. The movie Override was the first he worked on as a director.
His involvement as an activist can first be backdated to when he was a member of the black student’s union back in college. The black student’s union in collaboration with several other activist groups were responsible for the strike which went down in America’s history as the longest student walkouts. The result of the strike was therefore successful as it allowed the creation of the first Department of Black studies and also made San Francisco state university become the first school of Ethnic studies in the United States.
In 1998, Danny Glover was recognized as the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador. In 2009, Glover visited Nigeria with an objective of promoting the African culture. On the 6th of April 2009, Danny Glover was appreciated with a chieftaincy title in Imo state, Nigeria, the title of Enyioma of Nkwerre, meaning a good friend of Nkwere in the Igbo language alongside Forest Whitaker who bagged the chieftaincy title of Nwannedinamba of Nkwere, meaning a brother in the diaspora of Nkwere.
Who Is Danny Glover’s Son, Wife, Children?
Danny Glover is married to Brazilian born Eliance Cavalleiro. The couple got married in 2009. They have no kids together, although Danny has two stepsons who are Cavalleiro’s.
The San Francisco born actor and director Danny Glover does not have a biological son. He only has a daughter.
Danny ended his 24 years marriage to ex-wife Asake Bomani in 1999. He had his only biological child with His ex-wife on January 5, 1976, named Mandisa Glover.
The American actor Danny Glover stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches or 192cm tall and weighs 79 kg or 174 lbs.
Danny Glover has been active for over three decades in the movie industry as an actor and director with his first exposure to working in theatre being with Conservatory Theater, a regional training program in San Francisco. He has also made several cameos such as in the Michael Jackson video Liberian Girl of 1987. So far, he has built up a staggering net worth of $40 million for himself with salaries of about $7,000,000 for his acting. Much of his earnings were from The Color Purple and The Lethal Weapon Series. He also endorsed such important brands as Winsor Pilates & The Gap.