Danny Glover
Danny Glover
Real Name/Full Name Daniel Lebern Glover
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Danny Glover
Birth Place: California, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22nd July 1946
Age/How Old: 77 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 192 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 79 Kg
In Pounds – 174 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father – James Glover
Mother – Carrie Glover
Siblings: Martin Glover
School: N/A
College: San Francisco State University and City College of San Francisco
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Eliane Cavalleiro
Kids/Children Name: Mandisa Glover
Profession: Actor, film director, and political activist
Net Worth: $45 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Danny Glover is an American actor, film director, and political activist. He has done many leading roles in some of the biggest movies in Hollywood. He is mostly known for playing Roger Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon film series with Mel Gibson. He also had leading roles in the films The Color Purple (1985), To Sleep with Anger (1990), Predator 2 (1990), Angels in the Outfield (1994), and Operation Dumbo Drop (1995). He is also known for being an active supporter of various political causes.

Well, how well do you know about Danny Glover? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Danny Glover’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Danny Glover to date.

Biography and Early Life

Glover was born in San Francisco, California, in the USA on the 22nd of July 1946. He was the son of Carrie and James Glover. His parents were both postal workers and were active in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). His mother graduated from Paine College in Georgia and his father was a World War II veteran who graduated from George Washington High School in San Francisco.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Danny Glover in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Danny Glover’s age is 77 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 22 July 1946. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 192 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 174 lbs in Pound and 79 kg in Kilograms.


Glover went to San Francisco State University (SFSU) in the late 1960s but did not graduate. However, he awarded the Presidential Medal of San Francisco State University for his service to education. He also trained at the Black Actors’ Workshop of the American Conservatory Theatre.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Danny Glover With Wife Eliane Cavalleiro
Danny Glover With Wife Eliane Cavalleiro

Glover was married to Asake Bomani in 1975 and had a daughter together in 1976, her name is Mandisa Glover. The couple divorced in 2000 and Glover later remarried Eliane Cavalleiro in 2009. Glover purchased a 6,000 square-foot home in Dunthorpe, Oregon but does not live there anymore since 2011. He was arrested on the 16th of April 2010 during a protest in Maryland by SEIU workers for Sodexo’s alleged unfair and illegal treatment of workers.

Is Danny Glover Gay?

No, Danny Glover isn’t gay.

Professional Career

Glover started off in city administration working on community development. Later on, he transitioned from working in city administration to become a stage actor after being trained by Jean Shelton at the Shelton Actor’s Lab in San Francisco. He later moved to Los Angeles to pursue better opportunities.

Glover has had a variety of stage and film roles, making him an incredible figure in acting because of the many characters he could play. He is mostly known for leading in the Lethal Weapon film series with Mel Gibson, Whoopi Goldberg’s husband in the movie, The Color Purple and so many others.

Glover was meant to make his directorial debut in 2006 in a film biography called Toussaint Lovererture. The film was going to feature many Hollywood stars like Chiwetel Ejiofor, Don Cheadle, Wesley Snipes and so many others. The film also received a contribution from the Venezuelan president because Glover has always been a big supporter of Chávez.

He has made a couple of public appearances in a London and Comic-Con in 2013 and was a keynote speaker and 2015 Honoree for the MLK Celebration Series at the Rhode Island School of Design. Glover is also known for his activism against certain issues. While in college, he was part of a five-month strike that led to the introduction of a Black Studies department. In 1999, he was part of a strike concerning the fact that cab drivers preferred white passengers to black passengers.


Danny Glover is an incredible actor with an incredible resume. The icon’s career has been going on for quite some time and is still going on. He has been nominated numerously for his contribution to the craft. He has been nominated four times to the Primetime Emmy Awards, the Acapulco Black Film Festival in 1999, the American Television Awards in 1993, the Ariel Awards in Mexico, the Black Reel Awards and so many others.

Of all these awards, Danny Glover has won the following awards; the Christopher Awards in 2001, the Asian Pacific Screen Awards in 2015, the BET Awards in 2004, the NAACP Awards in 2018 and so many others.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Danny Glover in 2024

Danny Glover Net Worth
Danny Glover Net Worth

Danny Glover is one of the biggest names in Hollywood today. His career has spanned for quite a long time now. He has earned the respect that he has an actor and has also benefitted financially from the craft. As of 2024, the actor has an estimated net worth of $45 Million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • As an adolescent and young adult, Glover was epileptic but has not suffered from a seizure ever since he was 35 years old.
  • Glover is an active board member of TransAfrica Forum and was given the title, Enyioma of Nkwerre, meaning a good friend in the language of the Igbo people in Eastern Nigeria.

Danny Glover is one of the biggest names in Hollywood with a lot of successful projects and achievements around his belt. He is a well-respected man especially for the things he has done as an actor and also as a political activist; standing up for what he believes is right.


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