George Clooney is undoubtedly one of the most magnetic and accordingly successful actor in Hollywood with an estimated net worth of $180 million.
Born in 1961 to parents Nina Bruce and Nick Clooney in Lexington, Kentucky, George Clooney began his education at the Blessed Sacramento School and St. Michael’s School in Ohio. Suffering from Bell’s palsy during his middle school, Clooney considers himself to be hurt much after getting his face paralyzed which later was cured. He even tried to join professional basketball for the Cincinnati Reds but failed to get qualified after which he enrolled for Broadcast journalism studies at the Northern Kentucky University in 1979 and University of Cincinnati but dropped out.
George Clooney has registered two Academy awards, one for Best Supporting Actor for his role in “Syriana” and another for Best Picture as one of the producers for “Argo”, and three Golden Globes awards, for Best Performance by an Actor for his role in “The Descendants” and “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” and “Syriana” and for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in “Syriana” to date. The volume of prestigious laurels including others indeed speaks his success.
His career as an actor got off with his first major role on the sitcom E/R (1984) as Ace. Then he appeared on more scenes including “George Burnett“, “Booker Brooks” and many more as he began to pave his way to present and rise to prominence. Besides his awards winning movies, he is still best remembered for movies like Gravity (2013), Ocean’s Eleven and the series, Up in the Air (2009) and The Descendants (2011) that has boosted George Clooney’s net worth to some big numbers. George Clooney’s net worth in 2013 was estimated to be around $140 million.
He accrued more than $15 million for his role in the movies such as Batman & Robin (1997), Out of Sight (1998), Ocean’s Eleven (2001), Intolerable Cruelty (2003) and Ocean’s Thirteen (2007). Forbes Magazine estimated George Clooney’s net worth in 2007 at $25 million. Among his films, Ocean’s Eleven, The Perfect Storm, Ocean’s Twelve, Ocean’s Thirteen and Batman and Robin are the most flourished which all accrued more than $100 million in domestic gross. George Clooney’s net worth started to rise further with these box office hits taking his bank balance to be over $50 million in 2009.
Beside acting, George Clooney’s net worth comes as director and producer in movie industry as well. Argo, The Ides of March, Syriana and The Jacket have been the few big name movies he produced or directed. Clooney has also featured in a number of TV commercials such as for British Airways, Fiat Idea, Nespresso coffee machines and Martini.
His nickname ‘Gorgeous George’ has not been for nothing, he is envisaged widespread of his charismatic personality. He had been voted “Sexiest Man Alive“, Most Eligible Bachelor, made it to top 3 of 10 Top Sexiest Men in the magazine and was chosen as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” by People Magazine of US. He was also voted “Best Dressed Male Television Star.” At 43, he was voted sexiest male celebrity in a ‘Naughty Forties‘ poll conducted for UK television station FX.
George Clooney’s personal relationship started after he married to actress Talia Balsam from 1989 to 1993. Also been in a relationship with another actress Ginger Lynn Allen, Clooney was also in on-off relationship with Lisa Snowdon for more than five years. He was found dating Sarah Larson in 2007 and Elisabetta Canalis in 2011. Clooney also dated Stacy Keibler, former WWE Diva until 2013 and is believed to have been connected to Kelly Preston, Renee Zellweger, Krista Allen and Celine Balitran. George Clooney got engaged to British Lebanese human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in 2014.
George Clooney has been an equally influential figure too; beside actor, he is known for his applauded political activism. He has served as one of the United Nations Messengers of Peace since January 31, 2008 and was involved in other humanitarian work such as advocacy of finding a resolution for the Darfur conflict, raising funds for the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Consequentially, he was ranked #21, his best, in Premiere’s 2003 annual Power 100 List.
Considered to be intelligent and capable in his acting as well as a person with intuition and surprising skills as a director, George Clooney’s net worth is estimated to be around $180 million as of today.
Quick Facts about George Clooney
Full Name: George Timothy Clooney
Profession: Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Height: 5′ 11″ (1.80 m)
Weight: 166 lbs (75 kg)
Ethnicity: Irish, German, English, Scottish, Dutch
Date of Birth: May 6, 1961
Place of Birth: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Education: Northern Kentucky University
Marital status: Talia Balsam (m. 1989–93), Amal Alamuddin (m. 2014)
George Clooney Zodiac/Astrological sign: Taurus