George Clooney Biography, Age, Net Worth and Full Wiki 2021
Geroge Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is a popular actor, director, screenwriter, and also social influencer. He is famous for his lead roles in Oceans Trilogy, From Dusk till Dawn, and Out of Sight, and other many popular movies. Due to his incredible talent and performance, Clooney has won Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and also Lifetime Achievement Award as well. Starting his career as an actor in 1978 Clooney has acted in over 50 movies and TV shows and has been one of the most prominent and stand-out actors for three decades. Clooney has also been chosen as the Sexiest Man Alive in 2006 and also as The Best Actor on several occasions. Currently, Clooney has over 60 million social media followers worldwide.
George Clooney was born in Kentucky, Lexington. He was born to a famous TV personality Nick Clooney and whereas his mother Nina was a councilwoman and a beautician. Also his aunt Rosemary Clooney was a famous actress in Hollywood. Talking about siblings George has an elder sister named Ada or Adelia who was a singer in pubs and Cabaret. Growing up Geroge Clooney found it hard to settle on one place as his father had to move place to place so he and his sister constantly used to move places. During his childhood he was a Roman Catholic however later when he grew up he began to follow the path of Aethist and has said in multiple interviews he does not believe in God or Afterlife.
Geroge got his education at Blessed Sacrament School in Kentucky. His career in the media or entertainment industry at just 5 years old when he was featured on various ads or jingles. However, when he was just a teenager he was diagnosed with Bell’s Palsy which caused the paralysis of his face and in return hampered his facial expressions. Eventually from the exercise and medication, he completely recovered from the disease and is healthy for a long period of time.
When he was just 5 years old Clooney started to appear as a child actor in ads and jingles however he still attended his school. Despite not being a reader he still got good grades and was more focused on sports and music. He was excellent in baseball and even trialed for Cincinnati Reds but was not selected in their roster.
He dropped out of his college to pursue a career in acting but eventually found it hard to get the role. He first worked as a shoe salesman and later harvesting tobacco along with his cousin. However, his cousin was the son of actress Rosemary Clooney and with his contacts, Geroge got the role of an extra in an unreleased movie. He was motivated by the experience and George Clooney moved to Los Angeles to finally make as an actor. In 1985 George Clooney landed his first role in the movie “The Facts of Life”. After that, he got an extra role in the TV sitcom Roseanne and also in the thriller Body of Evidence.
Finally, his big break came in the TV show ER where George Clooney portrayed the role of Dr. Roug Ross. He was featured alongside Julianna Margulies, Sherry Stringfield, and Anthony Edwards. Slowly but surely George became the key part of the show and eventually a breakout star from it. George Clooney’s popularity started to grow when he was featured in From Dusk Till Dawn with Quentin Tarantino and then mega-blockbuster Batman and Robin where he played the role of Batman and Bruce Wayne. A year later he got featured in another super-duper hit movie Out of Sight opposite of Jennifer Lopez.
George Clooney was asked for the lead role of Danny Ocean in the remake of Ocean Eleven alongside megastars such as Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, and Matt Damon. A year later Clooney got his hand in the directions as he directed his first movie titled “Confessions of a Dangerous Minds”. George Clooney also won the Emmy award in supporting actor role in the 2005 movie Syriana. In the same year, another project named Good Night and Good Luck got released where he was nominated for another Academy Award.
George Clooney’s other popular movies are Argo, Oceans 12 and Oceans 13, Gravity, Money Monster, and Hail Caesar which were a decent success in the box office.
George Clooney is currently married to Lebanese social activist and human rights activist Amal Alamuddin. He has two children twins a boy and a girl named Ella and Alexander. Clooney and Amal first met in 2014 and a year later he proposed for engagement. However, they married only after three years in 2017.
Before Amal Clooney was dating an American actress Stacey Kibler in 2013 however the relationship only started for a year as they got divorced in 2014.
George Clooney is a popular actor and an icon in the Hollywood industry. He has won multiple Golden Globe Awards and even Academy Awards,
Clooney is one of the highest-paid actors in the whole world. Currently, he has an approximate net worth of $500 million as of 2021.
- George Clooney droped out of college to pursue career in acting.
- He dated actress Stacey Kibler but broke up after a year.
- George Clooney was engaged in major accident when he went flying from the scooter when hit by a truck.