George Clooney Net Worth is
George Clooney Biography
George Timothy Clooney, commonly known as George Clooney, is a famous American screenwriter, film and television director, voice actor, as well as an actor. To the public George Clooney is known for a variety of roles, yet his most successful one was in Steven Soderbergh’s comedy heist film entitled “Ocean’s Eleven”. Considered to be the highest grossing film of 2001 with more than $450 million earned in the box office, “Ocean’s Eleven” enjoyed a huge commercial and critical success. Clooney reprised his role in “Ocean’s Twelve” in 2004, starring Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Julia Roberts and Bernie Mac. Since then, Clooney has starred in such films as “The Good German” with Cate Blanchett, “Ocean’s Thirteen”, and “The Men Who Stare at Goats”, where he co-starred alongside Jeff Bridges and Kevin Spacey. George Clooney’s more recent film venture is the movie, which he directed, produced and starred in called “The Monuments Men”. For his contributions to the film industry, George Clooney has been honored with four Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards and a BAFTA Award among many others.
George Clooney Net Worth $180 Million
A well-known actor and director, how rich is George Clooney? According to sources, in 2010 his annual salary amounted to $19 million, while in 2013 it rose to as much as $46 million. In regards to his overall wealth, George Clooney’s net worth is estimated to be $180 million, most of which he has accumulated from his involvement in the film industry.
George Clooney was born in 1961, in Kentucky, United States, where he studied at the Blessed Sacrament School. When his family moved to Augusta, Clooney continued his studies at Augusta High School, where he also played basketball and baseball. His passion for baseball even led him to try-out for the Cincinnati “Reds” team, but he failed to secure a spot on the team. Upon his graduation from high school, Clooney enrolled in Northern Kentucky University, and then studied for a brief period of time at the University of Cincinnati. George Clooney debuted on television screens in 1978, in the miniseries called “Centennial” with Michael Ansara, Mark Harmon, Sally Kellerman, and Anthony Zerbe to name a few. Several years later, in 1984, Clooney received a lot of public exposure when he was cast as a recurring character in Peter Bonerz’s sitcom entitled “E/R”. Clooney’s breakthrough came in 1994, when he joined the cast of Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle and Laura Innes in the medical drama series called “ER”. For his portrayal of Dr. Doug Ross, Clooney was nominated for two Academy Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. Following his success in the series, in 1996 Clooney starred opposite Harvey Keitel in the film written by Quentin Tarantino, “From Dusk till Dawn”, signifying his shift from soap operas towards Hollywood films.
In regards to his personal life, George Clooney was married to Talia Balsam from 1989 until 1993, when they divorced. More recently, in 2014 Clooney celebrated his marriage to a British-Lebanese lawyer, as well as a well-known lawyer and author Amal Ramzi Alamuddin.