Celebrity: George Clooney
Date of Birth
George Clooney’s Net Worth: $500 Million
American actor, film director, screenwriter, and activist, George Clooney who has a net worth of $500 million and one of most sought-after A-List actors in Hollywood was born in Lexington, Kentucky on the 6th of May, 1961.
Subsequent to his moving down to Los Angeles, Clooney lived in his car for a period of time, though it should be stressed that the car was parked in the drive away of his popular aunt Rosemary Clooney’s mansion. Clooney who soon won minor roles in TV shows, like, The Facts of Life, Roseanne, and The Golden Girls first significant role was on the sitcom E/R in 1984, not to be mistaken for his star-production role on the NBC drama ER, that started ten years after. Clooney while still on ER, featured in various movies, including From Dusk til Dawn, One Fine Day, and Out of Sight to mention a few. After also replacing Val Kilmer as Batman, but only featuring in just one Batman film.
Clooney who left ER in 1999 and had a spate of box office successes, that includes his most famous till date, Ocean’s 11, in 2005, starred in the film Syriana, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Later that year, he was additionally nominated both for composing and directing Good Night, and Good Luck, to become the primary individual in Oscar history to be nominated for directing one film and aldo acting in another, at the same time.
Clooney who is dynamic in different political causes, including the conflict in Darfur, Sudan and fundraising for alleviation after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, got married to Talia Balsam in 1989, however they got separated in 1993, after which Clooney went ahead to live with his pet pig, Max, until the pig later died in 2006 and he became engaged to British-Lebanese human rights lawyer, Amal Alamuddin on the 28th of April, 2014, as affirmed by representative at Alamuddin’s law firm Doughty Street Chambers. Clooney and Alamuddin officially got married on the 27th of September, 2014 at Ca’ Farsetti, where they were joined together by Clooney’s friend, Walter Veltroni, the former mayor of Rome.
Clooney and business men, Rande Gerber and Michael Meldman who are the founders of Casamigos Tequila initially launched the brand as a private label just to give tequila to their loved ones and family. Although Gerber is likely most famous for being hitched to Cindy Crawford, Meldman is a real estate magnate. They transformed the brand into a public label in 2013 and on the 21st of June, 2017, Clooney, Gerber and Meldman consented to pitch Casamigos to alcohol conglomerate Diageo for $1 billion with an agreement that they will be paid $700 million in cash in addition to $300 million in bonuses that will be paid out in light of future execution objectives.
Expecting a three-route split on the underlying $700 million, George’s pre-tax cut would be around $230 million but after taxes it would be around $150 million.