George Clooney is an actor, producer, screenwriter, businessman, philanthropist and an activist. Having experience in TV and film industry, George has starred in over 45 movies including ‘no strings attached,’ ‘mad men,’ and ‘divorce.’ The manufacturer and co-owner of a liquor company Casamigos, which he sold to Diageo for $1 billion have a sure way of increasing his wealth through his business ventures.
Wondering how George Clooney’s net worth has been amassed? Fortunately, this article got you covered with his fortune info to 2018. Let’s find out how much is George Clooney’s net worth in 2018.
Born George Timothy Clooney in Lexington, in 1961, he is the son of Nick Clooney his dad who was a former TV host, and Nina Bruce, his mum who was crowned as a model. George together with his older sister, Adelia was bred as a Catholic although nowadays, he doesn’t believe in God.
He pursued his education at St. Michael’s and from 1968-1974, he went to two other schools namely; Western Row Elementary School and St.Susanna School. He attended Augusta High School where he performed good and played basketball and baseball. In 1979, he studied journalism at Northern Kentucky University and graduated from the University of Cincinnati two years later.
George has been in matrimony with various wives since he was a ladies’ man. He wedded his first wife, Talia Balsam in 1989 and they divorced later in 1993. He continued with on and of relationships until in 2014when he got to his next marriage with Amal Alamuddin and the couple had twin children together, Ella and Alexander (born.2017).
Centennial (1978) was the first series George starred in a minor role, and it opened doors for him. In 1984, he was given a big role to act in, ‘E/R’ which debuted that year. Before breakthrough, he starred in films like; ‘The Facts Of Life,’ ‘Baby Talk,’ ‘Roseanne,’ ‘The Golden Girls’ and others. His biggest progress came when he featured in the debut series, ‘ER’ which showed from 1994-1996.
After his success, he featured in other films which led him to launch his own production company together with his colleague Grant Heslov. ‘Section Eight Productions’ was founded in 2001 and George was successful in producing ‘Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind.’
In 2011 George became the chairman of a creative agency and later featured in ‘The Descendants’ which debuted made him win many accolades. The other movies he starred in includes; gravity (2013), The Monuments Men (2014). Tomorrowland (2015) Hail, Caesar! (2016) Money monster (2016), suburb icon (2017) among others. Apart from his career, he is also interested in politics where in 2008, he campaigned and supported barrack, Obama. In the recent US elections, he supported Clinton who lost to Donald Trump.
Awards & Achievements
Among his awards, he has acquired two Academy Awards (2006 & 2012) and three Golden Globes Awards. His achievement includes being nominated in two Prime Time Emmy Awards (1994-1999). In 2005 and 2007 he received an Academy Award for best-supporting actor and best picture. Lamar’s other nominations include six Academy Awards and also an Oscar Award in distinct selections.
Net Worth of George Clooney
George Clooney net worth is $500 million. George Clooney net worth comes from his acting, directing, producing and screenwriting profession however over the years he has been running a liquor business which has been a boost to his net worth fortune. Just the other day his net worth fortune received a boost when they sold the Casamigos Tequila company to Diageo for $1 billion where they have already received $700 million and $300 million will be disbursed over the next decade. Today George Clooney earns around $70 million on an annual basis.
George Clooney is one of the best actors, film producers and a director as well. He has made several great films, and in addition, he is a smart businessman who has made a kill with the sale of Casamigos Tequila where he might bank around $233 million. And since he is yet to call it a day in film business you can expect more in the coming years.