Aaron McGruder Biography

Aaron McGruder born Aaron Vincent McGruder is an American writer, producer, screenwriter, lecturer and cartoonist hailing from Chicago. He is best known for his contributions on writing and drawing The Boondocks, a Universal Press Syndicate comic strip and its animated TV series adaptation for which he was the creator, executive producer, and head writer.

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The cartoonist was born on May 29, 1974 in Chicago, Illinois, USA and is 45 years old in 2019.


Aaron McGruder was and his older brother were born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. His family relocated to Columbia, Maryland,when he was six years old, after his father accepted a job with the National Transportation Safety Board. He enrolled and attended the Jesuit school, Loyola Blakefield, from grades seven to nine. Following two years of torturous racism he left the school and transferred to public high school, Oakland Mills High School. He graduated with a degree in African American Studies from the University of Maryland.

Aaron McGruder Net worth

Mr. McGruder is estimated to have a net worth of $10 million dollars; with his income mainly streaming from The Boondocks franchise.

Aaron McGruder Boondocks

In 1996; Mr. McGruder began penning The Boondocks, which began  as a webcomic on Hitlist.com, which is considered as one of the first online music websites. The University of Maryland’s newspaper took up The Boondocks by publishing it as a comic strip in their newspaper which was titled The Diamondback. In 1999, he signed a deal with the Universal Press Syndicate and in April of the same year, the strip began appearing in 160 newspapers.

Aaron McGruder PhotoThe Boondocks entails two main characters who are of African-American heritage. The brothers are Huey (named after Huey P. Newton) and his younger brother and wannabe gangsta, Riley.  Boondocks was received with a positive response and in six months, the comic strip was being distributed to more than 200 publications. Over the years, five The Boondocks collections have been published with the titled being : All The Rage, Public Enemy #2, A Right To Be Hostile, Fresh for ’01: You Suckaz, and Boondocks: Because I Know You Don’t Read The Newspaper. An animated television series adaptation of the strip proved successful on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. In March 2014, The Boondocks was revived for a new season, but without McGruder’s involvement as its showrunner. The first episode of the fourth season was first broadcast on April 21, 2014.

The cartoonist took to public domain to confirm the return of Boondocks in May 2019 for another season.

Aaron McGruder Wife

He is rumored to be married to a woman of Asian-American ethnicity. It is claimed that the cartoonist has been secretly married to his wife since 2011. he prefers tp keep his love life under the radar.

DJ | Turntabling

When he had started penning the web series The Boondocks, he had a side hustle working as a DJ on The Soul Controllers Mix Show on WMUC.

Aaron McGruder Black America

The Boondocks creator Aaron premiered an Amazon drama titled Black America in 2017. The series envisions an alternate history in which African Americans are given control of three Southern states as reparations for slavery. Freed African Americans are given control of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama and allowed to form their own sovereign nation, New Colonia. Packer- Aaron’s co-writer said he hopes that the show attempts to answer the question of what reparations for slavery might look like will offer an opportunity to examine real issues facing contemporary America. Packer said Black America “will speak to where we are now and the mistakes this country has made and the things we should do going forward.”

Aaron McGruder Black Jesus

Black Jesus is an American sitcom created by Aaron McGruder and Mike Clattenburg. The series premiered on August 7, 2014 and airs on Adult Swim. The series stars Gerald “Slink” Johnson, Charlie Murphy, Corey Holcomb, Kali Hawk, King Bach, and Andra Fuller. On December 10, 2014, the series was renewed for a second season.The second season premiered on September 18, 2015. It has been renewed for a third season as well due to it receiving positive response from critics.

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