logo
Getty Images
Getty Images

Danny Glover's Wife Eliane Cavalleiro Is a Teacher at Stanford University

Tichafa Chidzonga
Feb 06, 2020
05:30 A.M.
Share this pen
FacebookFacebookTwitterTwitterLinkedInLinkedInEmailEmail

Donald Glover is married to Eliane Cavalleiro, she is a successful Brazilian teacher, who teaches a graduate class at the prestigious Stanford University.

Advertisement

Donald Glover is more than the witty cop he portrayed in his long-standing role as Roger Murtaugh on the "Lethal Weapon: Franchise. In his 35 year career, he is also a producer and a humanitarian.

His humanitarian work is something he has in common with his wife, Eliane Cavalleiro. She is an educator, who has worked with various NGO's.

Danny Glover and his wife Eliane Cavalleiro arrive on the red carpet at the 90th Annual Academy Awards, on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California | Source: Getty Images (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)

Danny Glover and his wife Eliane Cavalleiro arrive on the red carpet at the 90th Annual Academy Awards, on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California | Source: Getty Images (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)

Advertisement

Focusing her work on the issues surrounding race and education, she worked as a consultant for UNESCO, and as the executive coordinator of the NGO Geledés: Institute of Black Woman.

With a 20 year age difference, Glover and Cavalleiro met in 2003 at the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Advertisement

In the years before they married, she was living in Brazil and working various jobs, including the General Coordinator of Diversity and Educational Inclusion for the Ministry of Education.

Glover was based in California, and after announcing their engagement in 2009, it is reported they were not certain about their plans to live in American.

Advertisement

However, distance was not going to keep them apart much longer, and Glover was adamant about being by Cavalleiro's side no matter where they settled. At the time, he admitted:

"We can live here and there. All I know is that I want to be with her. We'll see how the logistics work out."

Advertisement

The couple remains fiercely supportive are their very different careers. Cavalleiro is always at every red carpet event with Glover, from the Oscars to A-list parties. He is equally supportive, and when she started he teaching position at Stanford University, he gushed:

"Sending love to my wife Eliane Cavalleiro who has been working hard to prepare for her new teaching job at Stanford University!! Her course on "Race and Gender Inequality in Latin America." Hope it goes great!"

As Cavalleiro settles into her teaching position at Stanford, Glover could also be getting back to work again.

"Lethal Weapon" producer Dan Lin said he and the film's director Richard Donner are ready to bring the cast together and make the last movie for the franchise.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Samuel L Jackson & Wife Are Married for 41 Years & 'Still Love Each Other' Though They Took 10 Years to Wed

March 10, 2022

Tyne Daly's Ex Georg Stanford Brown Quit on Her 'Like a Fool' Years after She Illegally Married Him at 19

April 30, 2022

‘Blue Bloods’ Amy Carlson Is a Loving Wife to Husband Syd Butler for 17 Years & Doting Mom of 2 Kids

February 06, 2022

Georg Stanford Brown's Interracial Marriage Gave Him Three Daughters & Two Granddaughters

February 15, 2022

Ron Howard Was Most Concerned about His Kids' Values — Inside His Decision to Protect Them

April 26, 2022

NBC’s Lester Holt Wed Flight Attendant 40 Years Ago & Still Gush About Loving the Mom of His 2 Sons

March 09, 2022

Richard Gere’s Marriage to 33-Year-Younger Wife Who Once Slept on the Street Has ‘Strong Karmic Energy'

February 18, 2022

Mel Gibson Is the Proud Father of 9 Children with 3 Women Including Son Who Was Never Seen in Public

January 29, 2022

Kirk Douglas' Childhood Made Him a Charitable Man Yet None of His Kids Got a Penny from His Fortune

March 07, 2022

'Who's the Boss?'s' Judith Light Lives Apart from Husband of 37 Years ⁠— Inside Her Marriage

May 06, 2022

Who Is Heather Courtney-Quinn? 'The Oval' Star Ed Quinn's Wife Is Also in the Film Industry

February 01, 2022

Pierce Brosnan Suffered ‘Cruelness’ as a Child after Mom and Dad Left Him: ‘It Was Ugly'

February 26, 2022

Richard Gere Promised 3rd Wife 'At Least 20 Good Years' Together When He Married Her at 68

May 11, 2022

Georg Stanford Brown & Tyne Daly's 2 Daughters Thought They Were 'Old Fools' to Have Another Baby

April 22, 2022