Aaron Vincent McGruder
Aaron Vincent McGruder
Real Name/Full Name Aaron Vincent McGruder
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Aaron McGruder
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 29 May 1974
Age/How Old: 49 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Bill McGruder
Mother – Elaine McGruder
Siblings: Dedric McGruder
School: Oakland Mills High School
College: University of Maryland
Religion: Unknown
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Unknown
Girlfriend: Unknown
Wife/Spouse Name: Unknown
Kids/Children Name: Unknown
Profession: Writer, cartoonist, and public speaker
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Aaron Vincent McGruder is a popular American personality who holds various career titles. He is known to be a writer, producer, screenwriter and cartoonist. He is also known to be a lecturer. He is the man behind the writing and drawing of the Boondocks, which is a Universal Press Syndicate Comic Strip.  He is also the creator, head writer and executive producer of the animated series of its adaptation.

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Biography and Early Life

McGruder is an American born in Chicago, Illinois, on 29 May 1974. He is the son of Bill and Elaine McGruder. He has an older brother named Dedric McGruder. He was only six years when his family relocated to Columbia, Maryland, after his father was offered a job in the National Transportation Safety Board.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Aaron Vincent McGruder in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Aaron Vincent McGruder’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 18th April 2024 having been born on 29 May 1974. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


McGruder schooled at Loyola Blakefield, a Jesuit School, from the seventh grade to the ninth grade. He transferred to Oakland Mills High School, a public high school, after two years. He graduated from the University of Maryland with an African American Studies degree.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

McGruder does not share much information concerning his personal information. He keeps it away from the limelight of the public with reasons best known to him. There is no clear confirmation concerning his relationship life, but there are rumours that he was previously married to an Asian woman at some time in 2011. Currently, there is no clear information concerning how far the relationship has taken them and if they have any children.

He moved to Los Angeles in 2005 with his three dogs named Remix, Retro and Hooligan.

Is Aaron McGruder Gay?

No. McGruder has a straight sexual orientation. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumours. Although he has kept his marital status private, there are rumours that he was once married to an Asian woman. The rumours are not yet confirmed, and his current marital status is not known.

Professional Career

THE Boondocks started in 1996 as one of the online music websites, Hitlist.com. McGruder was a DJ for The Soul Controllers Mix Show on MMUC at this time. In 1999, he signed a deal with Universal Press Syndicate, and the Boondocks strip started appearing in 160 newspapers. Later, an adaptation of this strip was released and was very successful in the cartoon network, Adult swim.

In 2013, McGruder showed his intentions to film a movie which featured one of The Boondocks support character, Uncle Ruckus. The Boondocks revived its new season in March 2014, but this time McGruder was not involved as its showrunner. In its fifth season, which was produced in 2019, McGruder was involved.

He has also been part of the Super Deluxe comedy series called “The Super Rumble Mix Show. He developed another comedy series broadcast on the Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, called “Black Jesus.” McGruder has also been a public speaker concerning political and cultural issues.

He co-authored “Birth of a Nation”, which is a graphic novel with Reginald Hudlin. The book is a comic novel of 2004 describing the African Americans of East St. Louis in an election. McGruder, alongside producer Will Packer, were involved in developing a series for Amazon Video in August 2017 called “Black Americans.” He has authored several other books, including The Boondocks: Because I Know You Don’t Read the Newspapers, A right to be Hostile, Public Enemy #2, and All the Rage: Boondocks Past and Present.


McGruder has been an accomplished cartoonist and producer for the comic strip, The Boondocks. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 2000 gave him the Chairman Award. During the 37th NAACP Image Awards in January 2006, The Boondocks TV show was nominated as the Outstanding Comedy Series. His series, “Return of the King”, was awarded Peabody Award. He has also been honoured with the NAACP Image Award in the category of Outstanding Writer in Comedy Series.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Aaron McGruder in 2024

Aaron Vincent McGruder Net Worth
Aaron Vincent McGruder Net Worth

McGruder has several professions, including a lecturer, writer, producer, cartoonist and screenwriter. He has made a huge amount of money from his career, with an estimated net worth of $12 million as of 2024. He is the main writer and producer of the TV series “The Boondocks”, which became a very popular animated show in 2005. He has also earned his wealth from his books. He co-authored “Birth a Nation” in 2004, and this has been a great source of his income. He signed a contract with Amazon Studios in 2017 for the show “Black America.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • McGruder owns three pet dogs, namely Hooligan, Retro, and Remix.
  • He is so preservative concerning his personal life and does not share it with the public.
  • He started working on “The Boondocks” strip while in college.

Aaron McGruder is very popular who gained fame from being a cartoonist. The main show that brought him this fame is the comic strip of The Boondocks and an adaptation of the same. Apart from writing, he is also a talented man in such areas as screenwriting and also production.


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