Who is George Clooney?
George Clooney is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter. He is popularly known for his works in movies like “Ocean’s Eleven”, “The Descendants”, and “Syriana.” He is one of the highest-paid actors in the world. In 2018, George Clooney was the recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award.
George Clooney’s full name is George Timothy Clooney. He was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, US, to his parents: Nicholas Clooney (father) and Nina Bruce Warren (mother). As of August 2022, George Clooney is 61 years old.
About George Clooney’s parents
George Clooney’s father, Nicholas Joseph Clooney (mostly known as Nick Clooney) is an American journalist, anchorman and television host. He was born on January 13, 1934. Nick Clooney married Clooney’s mother, Nina Bruce Warren, in August 1959. Nicholas Clooney is currently 88 years old.
George Clooney’s mother, Nina Bruce Warren was born in 1939. She was a former beauty queen and an American city councilwoman. Nina Bruce Warren is currently 83 years old.
About George Clooney’s siblings
George Clooney has an older sister named Adelia Zeidler (née Clooney). She is fondly called Ada by family and friends. She works as an accountant. In an interview, Adelia Zeidler revealed that she once considered a career in acting but she did not have the thick skin for it. Zeidler’s husband passed away in 2014. She has two children: Allison Zeidler and Nicholas Zeidler. She is currently 62 years old.
About George Clooney’s marriage and wedding
As of August 2022, George Clooney is married to his second wife Amal Clooney (née Alamuddin). The award-winning actor was previously married to American actress, Talia Balsam in 1989. After their divorce in 1993, Clooney married Amal Alamuddin in 2014.
Clooney has also dated actresses like Kelly Preston and Cameron Diaz.
List of George Clooney’s past girlfriends
- George Clooney and Kelly Preston dated in 1987.
- George Clooney and Cameron Diaz dated very briefly in 1995.
- Talia Balsam and George Clooney got married in 1989 and divorced in 1993.
- George Clooney and Lisa Snowdon dated in 2000.
- George Clooney and Elisabetta Canalis dated in 2009.
- George Clooney and Stacy Keibler dated in 2011.
- George Clooney and Krista Allen dated in 2002.
- George Clooney and Renée Zellweger dated in 2001.
- George Clooney and Sarah Larson dated in 2007.
- George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin got married in 2014.
About George Clooney’s relationship with Kelly Preston
George Clooney and Kelly Preston dated back in 1987 when they were both struggling actors. They first met at a party hosted by a mutual friend. At the time, Kelly Preston was in the process of divorcing her ex-husband, Kevin Gage. George Clooney has referred to his relationship with Kelly Preston as the most important thing in his life. During their relationship, he got Preston a Vietnamese Pot-bellied pig called Max as a pet but when their relationship ended in 1989, Clooney kept Max until the pig passed away in 2006. Preston died in July 2020 after a two-year battle with breast cancer.
About George Clooney’s marriage to Talia Balsam
Talia Balsam is George Clooney’s first wife. Clooney and Talia Balsam were married for four years (from 1989 to 1993). They got married in Las Vegas, Nevada, the United States in 1989. They divorced after about four years of marriage because Balsam reportedly wanted a regular marriage away from the spotlight and Clooney was not ready for that at the time. During their divorce, they engaged in a long, drawn-out custody battle over Max, a Vietnamese Pot-bellied pig. Clooney won the legal battle.
In an interview, Clooney said:
“I probably wasn’t someone who should have been married at that point. I just don’t feel like I gave Talia a fair shot.”
Balsam has since remarried. She is currently married to actor, John Slattery Jr. George Clooney’s first marriage to Talia Balsam did not produce any children.
About George Clooney’s relationship with Lisa Snowdon
According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, George Clooney and Lisa Snowdon met in the year 2000 on the set of a Martini advert. They dated on and off for about five years before finally calling it quits in 2005.
Describing her relationship with George Clooney, Lisa Snowdon said:
“George was charming, a really nice man, good, fun and we had a great time. It was quite wild.”
About George Clooney’s second marriage to Amal Alamuddin
Amal Clooney (née Alamuddin) is a Lebanese-British barrister who specializes in international law and human rights. She met George Clooney in July 2013 through a mutual friend. Clooney and Amal Alamuddin got engaged on April 28, 2014. They obtained their marriage licenses on August 7, 2014. Alamuddin and Clooney were officially married on September 27, 2014. They got married at a resort in Venice, Italy. Their marriage was officiated by Walter Veltroni, the former mayor of Rome. In June 2017, the Clooneys welcomed twins named Alexander and Ella Clooney.
About his marriage to Amal Alamuddin, Clooney said:
“I felt that I had met someone who I would absolutely, you know, trade my life for.I met someone who her life meant more to me than my (own) life. And I’d never had that experience before.”
About George Clooney’s children
As of August 2022, George Clooney has two children with his wife, Amal Clooney.
List of George Clooney’s children
- Alexander Clooney
- Ella Clooney
About George Clooney’s children
a. Alexander Clooney
Alexander Clooney was born on June 6, 2017, to George Clooney and his second wife, Amal Clooney. He has a twin sister, Ella. He speaks English and Italian very fluently. Alexander Clooney suffers from asthma. He was born two minutes before his twin sister. He is currently 5 years old.
a. Ella Clooney
Ella Clooney was born on June 6, 2017, to George Clooney and Amal Clooney. She has a twin brother, Alexander. She is very good at English and Italian. She is currently 5 years old.