George Clooney is a top actor from the Hollywood movie industry and one of the richest and globally loved celebrities from America as well.
Besides being a highly-popular actor George Clooney is also an accomplished filmmaker and a successful businessman too.
As a kid, George Clooney was a straight-A student and also a popular athlete who was a major part of his school’s basketball and baseball teams. Initially, George Clooney had aspirations to play professional baseball and even tried unsuccessfully to be selected for the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. Despite having started an acting career on American TV, George Clooney, today, is a multiple award-winning actor from the Hollywood movie industry.
About George Clooney
|Real Name||George Timothy Clooney|
|Date of Birth||6th May 1961|
|Place of Birth||Lexington (Kentucky)|
|Education||College dropout from University of Cincinnati (Ohio)|
|Height||5 ft 11"|
(180 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
(TV Host/News Anchor)
|Mother||Nina Bruce Warren Clooney|
|Sister||Adelia "Ada" Clooney (Older)|
|Wife||Amal Alamuddin Clooney|
|Net Worth||INR 3564,00,00,000|
(USD 500 Million)
|Annual Income||INR 1707,00,00,000|
(USD 240 Million)
|Famous for||Return of the Killer Tomatoes (1988), Unbecoming Age (1992), From Dusk Till Dawn, One Fine Day (1996), Batman & Robin, The Peacemaker (1997), Out of Sight, The Thin Red Line (1998), Three Kings (1999), The Perfect Storm, O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Solaris, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Spy Kids-3: Game Over, Intolerable Cruelty (2003), Ocean's Twelve (2004), Syriana, Good Night and Good Luck (2005), The Good German (2006), Michael Clayton, Ocean's Thirteen (2007), Leatherheads, Burn After Reading (2008), Fantastic Mr. Fox, Up in the Air (2009), The American (2010), The Ides of March, The Descendants (2011), Gravity (2013), The Monuments Men (2014), Hail, Caesar!, Money Monster (2016), Suburbicon (2017)|
|First Movie||Return of the Killer Tomatoes (1988)|
|Hobbies||Loves to watch and play baseball and basketball and ride motorcycles|
George Clooney is not only one of the most popular actors but is also undoubtedly one of the most attractive male celebrities worldwide. George Clooney is mostly seen playing devious characters that later show redeeming aspects and his smooth, resonant voice is perfect combination with his handsome and chiseled good looks. George Clooney is rightly called as ‘Gorgeous George’ by his numerous friends, family members and millions of fans around the globe.
George Clooney’s age is around 59, as George Clooney was born on the 6th of May, 1961 in Lexington, Kentucky. George Clooney’s height is around 5 ft 11 inches (180 cm) while George Clooney’s weight is around 80 kg (175 lbs). In his spare time, George Clooney loves to watch and play baseball and basketball and lists riding motorcycles as part of his hobbies.
George Clooney’s father was Nick Clooney, a popular TV host and former news anchorman, while George Clooney’s mother was Nina Bruce Warren Clooney, who was a former beauty pageant winner and later a city councilwoman. George Clooney was the 2nd child to his parents and George Clooney’s older sister is Adelia “Ada” Clooney. George Clooney has been married twice and George Clooney has had 1 divorce. George Clooney’s ex-wife is American movie and TV star Talia Balsam, with whom he was married to from 1989 to their divorce in 1993. Currently, George Clooney’s wife is Lebanese-British human-rights lawyer, Amal Alamuddin Clooney, with whom he has been married to since September of 2014. George Clooney has his wife Amal Alamuddin Clooney have twin children together – son Alexander Clooney and daughter Ella Clooney.
Owing to his immense success as a highly-talented and popular Hollywood actor, as well as being an accomplished film producer and owner of tequila brand and other business ventures, George Clooney’s annual income is estimated around INR 1707 crores (USD 240 Million) which brings George Clooney’s net worth to an astonishing INR 3564 crores (USD 500 Million).
Talking about the recognition for his impressive acting talent George Clooney has been awarded numerous times with prestigious honors and accolades and has had numerous award nominations to his name as well.
The list of George Clooney’s awards include winning his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his impressive role in ‘Syriana’ (2005) and winning his second Academy Award for Best Picture for ‘Argo’ (2012), besides having had an impressive 6 Oscar Award nominations in between.
George Clooney is winner of the British Academy Film Award for Best Film for his production ‘Argo’ (2012), apart from having had 8 British Academy Film Award nominations earlier.
George Clooney is also the winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his critically-acclaimed performance in ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’ (2000), winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his impressive performance in ‘Syriana’ (2005), winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his excellent role in ‘The Descendants’ (2011), winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama for his production ‘Argo’ (2012) and winner of the Golden Globe Awards’ 2015 Cecil B. DeMille Award besides having had 9 Golden Globe Award nominations and 2 Empire Award nominations till date.
George Clooney had won the MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Breakthrough Performance for his first major big screen role in ‘From Dusk Till Dawn’ (1996) apart from having 4 MTV Movie & TV Award nominations and 3 Primetime Emmy Award nominations later on.
George Clooney has won the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his impressive role in ‘From Dusk Till Dawn’ (1995) and has had 3 Saturn Award nominations later on.
George Clooney also won the Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay for ‘Good Night and Good Luck’ (2005) apart from having 3 Satellite Award nominations too.
George Clooney won the first Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for his role in the super hit American TV series ‘ER’ (1995), won the second Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for ‘ER’ (1996), won the third Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for ‘ER” (1997) and won the fourth Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for ‘ER’ (1998), apart from having 9 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations as well.
George Clooney is also the winner of the several critics awards and has had numerous critics award nominations to his credit as well.
The list of George Clooney’s awards by critics associations began with winning the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Actor for his first major role in Hollywood in the movie ‘From Dusk till Dawn’ (1997), then winning the Teen Choice Movie Award for Choice Movie Chemistry for ‘Ocean’s Thirteen’ (2007), winning the People’s Choice Award for Favorite On Screen Matchup (shared with co-star Brad Pitt) for ‘Ocean’s Thirteen’ (2008), winning the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for his impressive performance in ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ (2009), winning the Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor for his excellent role in ‘Up in the Air’ (2009), winning the Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Actor of the Year for his critically-acclaimed performances in ‘The Men Who Stare at Goats’ (2009), ‘Up in the Air’ (2009) and ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ (2009) as well as having an impressive 12 award nominations by critics too.
Interesting Facts About George Clooney
- George Clooney has quit smoking however George Clooney drinks alcohol.
- George Clooney was focused on becoming a professional athlete when in college however he turned to acting only after he failed to get selected to the state baseball team.
- Prior to becoming an actor, George Clooney worked as salesman for women’s shoes, door-to-door insurance salesman, stocked shelves at a store and even worked as a construction worker and cutting tobacco.
- As a struggling actor, George Clooney had to sleep in a friend’s closet and often rode a bicycle to his audition to save money.
- George Clooney is one of the few actors who is most prominently ranked in the top-5 of the best-looking celebrities in the world by various prestigious publications.
- George Clooney is a vocal social and political activist who has also addressed the UN Security Council in September of 2006 to take action for the horrible civil strife ongoing in Darfur.
- George Clooney is popular for being close friends with Hollywood superstars Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Sandra Bullock and Julia Roberts to name a few.
- George Clooney’s marriage to his current wife Amal Alamuddin Clooney in 2014 reportedly cost an astonishing INR 31 crores (USD 4.4 Million), the costliest event of the time.
- George Clooney was appointed as the UN’s “Messenger of Peace” in January of 2008.
- George Clooney is renowned in the movie industry for being a prankster and often targets close friend Brad Pitt while on the sets of his movies.