George Clooney is a familiar face to almost anyone who ever heard of movies, let alone seeing them. Unofficially awarded with the titles of the most handsome actor in Hollywood, he is one of the most popular actors for at least a decade, maybe even more.
He is not only an actor, but he also worked as a director, screenwriter, and producer. Besides making films and starring in them, he is a businessman and a philanthropist. He was the co-owner of a company called Casamigos, which he sold some years ago for $1 billion. Let us present you with his bio and net worth.
George Clooney was born as George Timothy Clooney in a town of Lexington, Kentucky. His parents are Nina Bruce, a model, and Nick Clooney a tv host. George has an older sister named Adelia. Both he and his sister were raised as Catholics. However, he stated that nowadays, he doesn’t believe in God.
His education started in 1968 at Saint Michael`s school. Ultimately, he went to Saint Susanna and Western Row Elementary School. When it comes to high school, he started going to Augusta High School, where he played baseball and basketball. In the end, he graduated from the University of Cincinnati.
He was married several times. Firstly, he married Talia Balsam in 1989, and they divorced in 1993. He had many relationships during the years he was without a wife. In 2014, he married Amal Alamuddin, which gave birth to twins Alexander and Ella, who were born in 2017.
Naturally, his first role was a minor one. He appeared in a tv show called “Centennial”, and that role opened a few doors for him in the future. In 1984, he got a bigger role in the tv show “E/R”. This role of his was very popular among the fans of the show.
Before he became utterly popular, he starred films such as “Baby Talk”, “The Golden Girls”, and “Roseanne”. But we can say that his breakthrough was with his role on “E/R”, which was broadcasted from 1994 to 1996.
Shortly after, he co-founded a production company with Grant Heslov in 2001. Their first movie was “Confessions of A Dangerous Mind” which was produced by Clooney. In 2011, he became a chairman of a certain creative agency and was a part of “The Descendants”, a movie that won him many awards.
Among other movies, Clooney starred in “Tomorrowland”, “Gravity”, “Hail Caesar”, “Suburb icon”, “Monuments Men”, “Money Monster”. He reportedly said that he has an interest in politics. That resulted in him supporting Hilary Clinton when she lost an election to Donald Trump.
Clooney`s wealth mainly comes from his starring, directing, screenwriting, and producing movies. Also, he earned high amounts of money with his liquor company Casamigos, which he sold at one moment. Diageo company bought Casamigos for $1 billion. On an annual basis, Clooney earns around $70 million. As one of the best and most popular actors in Hollywood, it is not a surprise that his earnings are high. He is far from ending his career, so we can expect him to surprise us with some new projects in the following years. His net worth is $500 million.