How much is George Clooney worth? $500 million
How did George Clooney earn his money and wealth?
George Timothy Clooney is a renowned Golden Globe Award winner who was born in the year 1961 on May 6th to parents Nick Clooney and Nina Bruce. A father of two children, George Clooney is a multi-talented Hollywood star who is an actor, producer, screenwriter as well as a director. Apart from his elite Hollywood career, Clooney is also a business tycoon with his tequila producing firm. The actor started his career with small parts as a guest in numerous sitcoms through the 80s era. However, his first major break came through the role of “Dr. Doug Ross” for a famous TV drama named “ER” that started in 1994 and lasted until the year 1999. With the end of this TV series, George moved forward to pursue his career as a film star.
Clooney has been a part of some major blockbuster hits along with some small-scale indie projects. In the year 1997, Clooney bagged the chance of riding the Batmobile in his role as “Batman” in the movie “Batman & Robin”. He was also a part of the hit movie “Ocean’s Eleven” which released in the year 2001 after which he reprised his role in its two sequels which were “Ocean’s Twelve” and “Ocean’s Thirteen” released in the years 2004 and 2007 respectively. George Clooney is talented, not just before the camera but also behind one as a great director. The actor cum director was the brains behind the direction of the movie “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” in which he acted as well. The movie was based on the host of a game show who somehow believed that his real identity was that of a CIA hitman. The movie “Good Night and Good Luck” was also directed by Clooney which was a story about the journalist named Edward R. Murrow.
Clooney owns a massive house in Los Angeles which is around 7,354 square foot along with a nine-bedroom giant mansion in his Berkshire village named Sonning Eye. George Clooney also bagged an Academy Award with regard to his movie titled “Syriana” that released in the year 2005. He was nominated for the “Best Supporting Actor” category. Apart from being an actor, filmmaker, and entrepreneur, Clooney is also an economical activist with political associations. Being a humanitarian, he has helped in raising funds during the Haiti earthquake in 2010 followed by Armenian Genocide.
In the year 2013, Clooney started exploring himself as an entrepreneur and business tycoon with his very own tequila company with the brand name “Casamigos”. This was later acquired by Diageo, which is a liquor company. This recent sale of his company doubled his net worth up to $500 million.
Clooney also won an Oscar as a producer for the movie “Argo” in the year 2013 which also went on to bag an Oscar for the best movie of the year. Clooney got engaged to British-Lebanese human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in April 2014 and ended up getting married that same year in September.
What are the highest grossing movies of George Clooney?
1-Gravity (2013): $274,092,705
2-Ocean’s Eleven (2001): $183,417,150
3-The Perfect Storm (2000): $182,618,434
4-Ocean’s Twelve (2004): $125,544,280
5-Ocean’s Thirteen (2007): $117,154,724
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