20 Celebrities Reveal How They Got Famous

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Donald Glover

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Donald Glover‘s first job was on 30 Rock. Let that sink in. My first job was restocking shelves at a library, if that helps put his epicness into perspective. While the artist also known as Childish Gambino was still attending NYU, Tina Fey found some videos Donald had made for a student improv troupe on YouTube and hired him as a staff writer for her hit series when he was only 23. Donald told The New Yorker that a big part of the decision was NBC’s Diversity Initiative giving shows a financial incentive to hire people of color, but it’s his talent that got his foot in the door.

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