George Clooney’s BiographyGeorge Clooney is a Hollywood actor, producer, and director. He gained popularity after his role in the «ER» TV-series. Clooney received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in «Syriana», and one for the movie «Argo», which he produced. Net worth: over $500 million.
Early YearsGeorge was born in 1961 in Kentucky, USA, into the family of the beauty queen of the state, Nina Bruce, and the TV-host for cable channel American Movie Classics, Nick Clooney. As a child, George often visited his father at work. Nick’s colleagues noticed him, thus Clooney Jr. started his television career at the age of 5, appearing in different TV shows.
Cinema CareerIn the mid-'80s George Clooney went to auditions almost every day, after which he would toil at work. The young man worked as a builder assistant and a loader. Occasionally he would get a supporting role, for example, in the movies «Return of the Killer Tomatoes» and «Return to Horror High» in 1988.
Three years later Stephen Gaghan’s «Syriana» came out. Clooney injured a neck vertebra and nearly died on the set of the movie. The actor underwent two operations but until this day he suffers from headaches. The movie brought the actor an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
George Clooney’s Personal LifeFor a few years, beginning in 1987, Clooney dated actress Kelly Preston, who starred in «Twins».
In 1989 George married actress Talia Balsam. They were married for four years.
In September 2014 George Clooney and lawyer Amal Alamuddin got married in Venice. In 2017 Amal gave birth to twins: Ella and Alexander.
George Clooney is known to have kept a pet pig for 18 years. Despite the animal’s extravagance and an enormous weight of 126 kg, George loved his pet and often allowed it to sleep in his bed.