George Clooney Biography

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George Clooney

Quick Facts Of George Clooney

Celebrated Name George Clooney
Age 58 Years
Nick Name Gorgeous George
Birth Name George Timothy Clooney
Birth Date 1961-05-06
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Lexington, Kentucky
Nationality American
Education University of Cincinnati
Famous For Actor, Screenwriter, Producer
Wife Talia Balsam
Hair Color Pepper (Grayish)
Eye Color Dark Brown
Height 5 feet 11 inches
Weight 78 Kg
Bicep Size 14 inches
Chest Size 42 inches
Waist Size 35 inches
Father Nick Clooney
Mother Nina Bruce
Sisters Adelia Clooney
Religion Agnostic
Ethnicity Mixed; Irish, English, and German
Marital Status Married
Children Two; Ella and Alexander
Net Worth $ 500 million
Hobbies Playing Baseball, Swimming, Travelling, Writing
Favorite Color Black
Favorite Food Steak
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Build/Type 42-35-14 inches
Links Wikipedia, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook 

George Clooney is an American actor, filmmaker, activist, and philanthropist. He is famous for playing Dr. Doug Ross in the ER from 1994 to 1999, then 2000, and 2009. He is also known for his appearances in the films From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Gravity (2013), The Monuments Men (2014), Batman & Robin (1997).

What Is George Clooney Famous For?

  • An American actor, filmmaker, activist, and philanthropist.
  • His appearances in the films From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Gravity (2013), The Monuments Men (2014), Batman & Robin (1997).

George Clooney Early Life, Childhood, Education, and Parents

George Clooney was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, the United States. His nationality is American and ethnicity is mixed (Irish, English, and German).

He was born to performer Nick Clooney (father) and lovely lady Nina Bruce (mother). He eldest child. He has a sister Adelia. His auntie is performing artist Rosemary Clooney.

George attended Augusta High School. Later he went the University of Cincinnati.

George Clooney Career

  • Clooney made a living selling women’s shoes, insurance and cutting tobacco before making his television debut in the 1978 mini-series ‘Centennial.’ He spent the next ten years landing small roles on sitcoms like ‘The Facts of Life’ and ‘Roseanne.’
  • In 1994 he landed the role that would mark the beginning of his career on the hit drama ‘ER’. His association with the series continued for the next five years wherein he played the character of Doug Ross, a womanizer.
  • In 1996 his movie career took off when he starred in the cult-classic ‘From Dusk till Dawn.’ He then took a completely different route starring along Michelle Pfeiffer in the rom-com ‘One Fine Day.’
  • His lead role in 1997’s ‘Batman & Robin’ was deemed a failure. Even the actor himself was quoted as saying the film “may have killed the franchise.”
  • The year, 1998, saw him co-starring in ‘Out of Sight’ and ‘The Thin Red Line.’
  • ‘Three Kings’, a war drama co-starring Mark Wahlberg, came out in 1999. The next year he again teamed up with Wahlberg for ‘The Perfect Storm’ and starred in the award-winning ‘O Brother Where Art Thou?’.
  • 2001 saw the first of the highly successful ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ trilogy. He also co-founded ‘Section Eight Productions’ the same year.
  • Clooney made his directorial debut in ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’ in 2002. He also starred in the sci-fi film ‘Solaris’.
  • He directed, produced, and starred in ‘Good Night, and Good Luck’ in 2005. The following year, he starred in ‘The Good German’ and started ‘Smokehouse Pictures Production Company’.
  • He played a legal “fixer” in Tony Gilroy’s 2007 directorial venture ‘Michael Clayton’. The same year he directed ‘Leatherheads.’
  • In 2009 he co-starred in ‘The Men Who Stare at Goats’ and ‘Up in the Air’. He then went on to voice the lead character in the animated ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’.
  • In 2011 he starred in ‘The Descendants’ and co-wrote and directed ‘The Ides of March’.
  • Clooney has shown no signs of slowing down. From 2013-2015 he starred in movie such as ‘Gravity’, ‘Monuments Men’ and ‘Tomorrowland’.
  • According to Forbes annual ranking, he was the world's highest-paid actor for 2017-2018, scoring a career-high pretax paycheck of $239 million between June 1, 2017, and June 1, 2018.
  • He went on in October 2017 with the release of his directorial project, the 1950s-set crime comedy Suburbicon. It stars Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, and Oscar Isaac, from a script penned by the Coen brothers in the 1980s, that they had originally intended to direct themselves.


Awards & Achievements of George Clooney

  • In 2000 he received a ‘Golden Globe’ for ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’
  • 2006 was a big year as this talented actor won an Oscar for his role in ‘Syriana’ and won the ‘American Cinematheque Award’.
  • He received the ‘Summit Peace Award’ in December 2007 for bringing attention to the Darfur situation.
  • His work in ‘The Descendants’ won him the ‘Broadcast Film Critics Association Award’ and a ‘Golden Globe’, in 2011.
  • Clooney won his second ‘Oscar’ in 2012 as a producer of ‘Argo’.
  • On January 11, 2015, he received the ‘Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award’.
  • He received the 2018 AFI Life Achievement Award on June 7, 2018.

How many time has George Clooney been married?

Talking about his personal life, he started dating actress Talia Balsam in January 1989. After dating for about a year, the two stars married on December 15, 1989. They divorced in September 1993.

 Clooney started dating model Sarah Larson in June 2007. They met for the first time in Las Vegas, where she worked as a cocktail waitress in The Palm Hotel and Casino. The duo separated in May 2008.

In July 2009, Clooney started dating Italian TV personality, Elisabetta Canalis. They were first found together when she was sitting on the back of Clooney’s motorcycle. They separated in June 2011.

From July 2011 to June 2013, the Actors Stacy Keibler and George Clooney were an item. Clooney commenced dating London-based, British-Lebanese lawyer, Amal Alamuddin in September 2013. They engaged on April 28, 2014. They officially got married on September 27, 2014, at Ca’ Farsetti. The former mayor of Rome and George’s friend, Walter Veltroni did their marriage.

In 2015, Clooney and Alamuddin adopted a rescue dog, a Bassett hound named Millie, from the San Gabriel Valley Humane Society. On February 9, 2017, it was reported by the CBS talk show, The Talk, that Amal was pregnant, and that they were expecting twins. On June 6, 2017, Amal gave birth to a daughter, Ella, and a son, Alexander.

What is the net worth of George Clooney?

He began his career in the entertainment industry in 1978. Unlike some actors who achieve instant success, fame was something that Clooney tried to achieve for many years before finally rising to prominence and achieving his professional goals.

He is now an established and successful actor in both the television and film industries. This has led to him now having a net worth of $500 million.

A further way that Clooney has made money is by endorsing products and appearing in commercials for these. The companies for which he has had deals include Nespresso, Omega, Martini Vermouth, and FIA.

George Clooney Body Figures

Observing his body statistics, He has a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 78 kg. Also, his chest size is 42 inches, arms size is 14 inches and waist size is 35 inches. He has an average body with dark brown eye color and Salt and pepper (grayish) hair.

Did You Know?

  • His pig pet named Max died on Dec 1, 2006 of natural causes.
  • Included in time magezine's annual list of 100 Most Influential in May 2007.
  • Is a Dallas Mavericks fan.
  • Bought a large Villa on Lake como in ltaly from John Kerry and Teresa Heinz Kerry.
  • Good friends with actor Mark Wahlberg.

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