George Clooney is one of the most famous movie stars in the world. He came into the limelight for his role as Dr. Doug Ross on the hit medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999. He is the most famous person trying to get the world’s attention for the crisis in Darfur. His career often takes a backseat for these reasons. He is an American actor, filmmaker as well as an activist. He has received three Golden Globe Awards as an actor and two Academy Awards for acting in Syriana(2006), co-producing the film Argo(2012).
George Clooney Biography and Family
The renowned actor George Timothy Clooney was born on 6th May 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, in a Catholic family to Nina Bruce and Nick Clooney. His mother was a city councilwoman, and his father is a former anchorman and game show host who hosted AMC in the late 1990’s. George has English, German, Irish ancestry.
He has a relation from his maternal side with President Abraham Lincoln. On 27th September 2014, Cloony married Amal Alamuddin, a leading British lawyer of Lebanese descent who specialized in International Law and Human Rights. She represented Julian Assange (the founder of Wikileaks) when he was fighting against extradition. George spent most of his youth in Ohio and Kentucky. His height is 5’11”.
Education: He was good in studies since childhood. He did his schooling from the Blessed Sacrament school in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, and St. Michael’s school in Columbus, after that he went to Western Row Elementary School (1968 -1974) and St. Susanna School in Mason, Ohio. After his parents had moved to Augusta, Kentucky, Clooney went to Augusta High School. He attended Northern Kentucky University and the University of Cincinnati in broadcast journalism but did not graduate from either University.
George Clooney Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $230 Million US Dollars
George Clooney has an estimated net worth $230 million US dollars as of 2017. Surprisingly the highest grossing movie of George’s career does not have much Clooney in it. He acted in 76 movies, produced 33 films and directed seven movies. Some of his highest earnings per film are as bellow.
Gravity – $ 200, 00,000 + (Revenue Share)
Syriana – $ 3, 50,000
Money Monster – $ 20,000,000
Tomorrow Land – $ 25,000,000
Intolerable Cruelty – $ 15,000,000
Ocean’s Eleven – $ 20,000,000
Batman & Robin – $ 10,000,000
Hail, Caesar! – $ 10,000,000
George Clooney Assets
George Clooney owns several luxurious apartments and commercial properties. Clooney’s main home is in Los Angeles. He has 7354-square-foot (683.2mtr square) house in 1995 through his George Guilfoyle Trust. In the village of Laglio, Italy, Clooney’s another house is situated. He also maintains a home in Los Cabos, Mexico. Clooney and his British wife Amal Alamuddin bought a mega property – the Mill House on an island in the River Thames in England at the cost of around 10 million pounds. Unlike many celebrities, George Clooney owns a Porsche 911, a Lexus.
Hollywood heartthrob George owns a brick red Chevrolet Corvette V8 C1 convertible. Other than that Clooney owns a Piaggio Mp3 250 Scooter and a Harley Davidson motorbike.
George Clooney Business Model
Apart from acting career, Clooney is also a producer. He is involved with Not on Our Watch Project, an organization that works to stop and prevents mass atrocities, along with Brad Pitt, Don Cheadle, and Matt Damon.George has advocated a resolution of the Darfur conflict.
George has starred in many films such as – The Descendants(2011), Up in the Air(2009), Michael Clayton(2007), O Brother, Where Art Thou?(2000), Good Night and Good Luck(2005).
George Timothy Clooney is the proud recipient of two Golden Globe Awards, and one Academy Award. He clarifies his political ideology as he is against Donald Trump. Reportedly, Clooney and Amal is expecting twins later this year.
George Clooney is the only person in Hollywood who has been nominated for Academy Awards in six different categories. He holds a membership of Council on Foreign Relations. George Clooney is not only a celebrity but also a good human being. He is famous for his kindness and social activities.