George Clooney Net Worth: Charity & Cars

American actor, producer, director, and recipient of multiple Academy Awards and Golden Globe awards George Clooney net worth is $500 million.

One of the moneyed actors in the world, Mr. Clooney is best known for his works in ER, Ocean’s series, Gravity, Three Kings, to name a few.

George Clooney is one of the big names in the entertainment industry.

With his exceptionally good looks, Clooney has named people’s magazines “Sexiest Man Alive.”

Besides his movies and his splendid look, Mr. Clooney is a philanthropic person and has donated millions of dollars through charity works.

George Clooney
George Clooney

George Clooney, originally George Timothy Clooney, was born on May the 6th, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Nina Bruce and Nick Clooney.

His mother, Nina Bruce, was a city councilwoman, and his father, Nick Clooney, was a former broadcaster and a television host.

Even though he was raised as a Roman Catholic but he claimed to be somewhat skeptical about religion in his adult life.

He went to Blessed Sacrament School in Kentucky before the family moved to Mason, Ohio.

The family later returned to Kentucky from Ohio.

In seventh grade, George developed a condition that partly paralyzes the face. It became a reason for being bullied over in school, George. But it went away after a year, but Clooney described it as being a challenging time.

He was a very enthusiastic basement and basketball player and even tried to play it professionally after graduating high school but didn’t make the team.

Clooney later attended Northern Kentucky University from 1979-1981 to major in broadcast journalism but dropped out.

Quick Facts

Full Name  George Timothy Clooney
Nick Name George Clooney
Date of Birth 16 May 1961
Current Residence Villa Oleandra, Lake Como, Italy
Place of Birth  Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Religion Oscillated between agnosticism and atheism
Nationality American
Ethnicity English, German, Irish
Education Northern Kentucky University, Blessed Sacrament School
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Father’s name Nick Clooney
Mother’s name Nina Bruce
Siblings Adelia Clooney (Sister)
Age 60  years old
Height 5 Feet 9 Inches (1.8 Meter)
Weight 80Kg (167 lbs.)
Hair color Grey
Eye color Dark Brown
Chest 44 Inches
Waist 35 Inches
Arms 14 Inches
Hobbies Swimming, Travelling, Writing and Playing Basketball
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Ex. Wife Name Talia Balsam ( 1989-1993)

Amal Clooney (2014-Present)

Children Two (Alexander Clooney, Ella Clooney)
Profession Actor, Producer, director, Businessman, and filmmaker
Awards Nominations- 205

Wins- 93

Two Academy Award, Four Golden Globe Award, One MTV Movie, and TV awards

Favorite Food Steak
Favorite Color Black
Favorite Book Leo Tolstoy’s war and peace
Favorite Michelle Pfeiffer
Major Movies Ocean’s series, Gravity, ER
Debut Television -1978 Mini-Series “Centennial

Film- 1987 “Return to Horror High

Social Media Not Available
Net worth $500 Million
Last Update  October, 2021

George Clooney Net Worth and Income

American actor and a business George Clooney has an astounding net worth of a whopping $500 million, making him one of the wealthiest actors in the world.

Acting being a primary source of wealth, actor Cooley has appeared in more than 95 movies during the course of his career.

Apart from acting in movies, Clooney has also appeared in numerous television series.

Aside from acting in blockbuster movies and television series, Clooney is also known for his business ventures and real estate portfolio.

George Amal Clooney
George Amal Clooney

His other source of income also includes brand endorsements and television commercials. His movies have, of course, grossed over hundreds of millions of dollars in the box office collection.

Georgie was the world’s highest-paid actor in 2017-2018, with a staggering $239 million income. According to Forbes, George earned twice as much as Dwayne Johnson.

Let’s have a look at the earnings of the star over the years from his movie appearances and business ventures

Year Source Earnings
August 2019 Sale of Villa in Cabo, Mexico $50 Million
2018 Sale of Assets and Endorsements $239 Million
2017 Sale of Tequila business to Diageo The business was sold for $1 Billion, Share of George on that is not disclosed yet
2016 Salary from movie and sale of the asset $30 Million
2015 Salary from movie $16.5 Million
2014 Salary from the movie and multiple other ventures $16.5 Million
2013 Salary from movie $20 Million

Salary highlights and earnings from movies and Television series

Year Movie & Television Series Total Earnings
1991-1996 $40,000 per episode for 19 episodes on “Sisters.” $760,000
1994-2009 $1,00,000 per episode on ER $11 Million
1996 One Fine Day $3 Million
1997 Batman $10 Million
1998 Out Of Sight $10 Million
2000 The Perfect Storm $8 Million
2003 Intolerable Cruelty $15 Million
2001 Ocean’s Eleven” (a career-high) $20 Million
2007 Ocean’s Thirteen $15 Million

Reportedly, George has earned over $200 Million from television series alone in his career.

George Clooney House, Cars and Yacht, Watches

Houses

Global celebrities with half a billion dollars net worth can acquire any house in the world. Georgie has owned quite a handful of houses and mansions in different countries and cities. The star knows how to spend his fortune.

George Clooney has various houses in the United States, Mexico, and Italy.

Mansion in California, USA

George Clooney purchased this house back in 1995 for less than a million dollars. This was his first big spent.

The house sits on 7,300 square feet, which he purchased from rock band Fleetwood Mac star Stevie Nicks. Clooney bought this house after starring in the television series ER.

George Clooney LA house
George Clooney LA house

The star was looking for a larger place to live and wanted privacy to escape from the paparazzi.

The house offers almost every luxury amenities, including an outdoor pool, basketball court, far-reaching gardens, and a cinema screening room.

Similarly, it offers a spacious kitchen with an isle and a breakfast bar, and six-bedroom.

Villa in Lake Como, Italy (Current Residence)

Georgie loves Italian culture. He married his current wife in Venice, Italy. Just like that, he owns a huge villa in Lake Como, Italy.

He purchased this 18th-century villa in 2001 for a whopping $13.5 Million. Just like his LA house, this villa also features almost every luxurious amenities possible.

The villa boasts 25 rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court, and a gym. Villa also has a huge garage for all the vintage motorcycle collections owned by the star.

Clooney's Villa in Italy
Clooney’s Villa in Italy

The star purchased this stunning villa with the hope of maintaining his privacy. He really wanted to avoid paparazzi in 2015 when the mayor of Laglio issued the restraining order.

They also issued a notice regarding the penalty of trespassing. If one comes within 100 meters of the property, anyone can face a fine of as much as $700.

Casamigos compound, Cabo, Mexico

Clooney once owned an extravagance retreat in Cabo, Mexico, with no homes in spectacular locations. But he sold the villa in 2016 for a whopping $100 million.

The star bought the Casamigos compound, a two-villa complex situated within the El Dorado Golf and Beach Club.

Designed by famous architect Ricardo Legoretta, the seven-bedroom, ten-bathroom former Clooney residence consisted of a fabulous central courtyard with an outdoor fireplace and a pool that overlooks the ocean.

Nine-bedroom manor house, Berkshire, UK

The couple acquired their family home in 2014, giving them plenty of time to make adjustments and additions ahead of the arrival of twins Ella and Alexander in 2017.

The Clooney’s purchased Aberlash House in Sonning-on-Thames for $13.7 million.

The Grade II-listed countryside estate has served as a retreat for George and Amal since its purchase and is where the couple escaped for their honeymoon.

Berkshire, London house
Berkshire, London house

The spotlessly refurbished Georgian mansion sits on a five-acre private island, making it a perfect location for George and Amal to raise their kids away from the media.

The property features 9,000 square feet of livable space, including a marbled entry hall, four greeting rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, wine cellar, six first-floor bedroom suites, and a further four bedrooms on the second floor.

The power couple has had plenty of trees planted around the property’s perimeter to preserve their privacy from the paparazzi.

Penthouse in One Hundred East Fifty Third Street, New York, USA

Apart from Villas and mansions in different countries, George Clooney owns a lavish penthouse in the heart of New York City at One Hundred East Fifty Third Street. Reportedly the couple owns a high-floor apartment in the residential glass tower.

After selling the property of Cabo, Mexico, the Clooney’s bought this stunning piece of real estate. One-bedroom unit in this sky scrapper costs over $2 million.

The building contains several hotel-like amenities, including a common pool, sauna, yoga, and Pilates rooms. Residents can admire fantastic views of the Manhattan skyline from the 60-foot-long pool.

Domaine le Canadel, France

Last but not least, the glamorous couple is planning to purchase this 18th-century French retreat as of 2021. The property was listed for sale for a whopping $9.5 Million. The house features everything an A-list couple could need, including a private woodland, olive grove, and vineyard.

With 10,000 square feet of lavish living space, the house towered up three floors and was remodeled in 1993. Every single internal space is light-filled and old-fashioned, with outstanding original features and plenty of luxurious touches, such as ornate fireplaces, natural stone floors, and beamed ceilings.

Cars & Motorbikes

The famous actor on the face of the planet, George Clooney, likes to spend smidgen piece which is a lot for normal people of his wealth in extreme automobiles. Georgie has a huge collection of exotic cars and fabulous motorbikes.

Here are some of the cars and bikes on his collection

Porsche 911 GT3 RS

A pretty important car for George, this Porsche was gifted by his wife. This is one of the stunning models of Porsche a money can buy. The car comes with a price tag of $188,550. Clooney must have been over the moon to see his wife get him a rare Porsche as a present.

1958 Corvette

Another rare car in the collection is the 1958 Corvette. Not everyone can find a balance between new school and old school, but Georgie is doing just fine.

Clooney in his 1958 Corvette
Clooney in his 1958 Corvette

This is a rare and collector car, and the star has one of them, which is really impressive. The actual cost depends on the condition, state, and other factors, but on average, it costs around $70,000.

Tesla Roadster

The star does not always cruise around on a vehicle fueled by a combustion engine sometimes, and he likes to go green. He owns a Tesla Roadster, an electric supercar with a sticker price of $2 00,000. He is also one of the first actors to own one of these.

Tango 600

This one is very impressive. This next in collection proves that Mr. Clooney is a true car lover. He owns one of twelve made Tango 600. What makes this car so special is it comes with the price of $1, 08,000 but the interesting fact is it costs over $4 20,000 to make.

Clooney With Tango 600
Clooney With Tango 600

The limited-edition electric vehicle is just eight and a half feet long.

The tiny car is unique, and Mr. Clooney takes it out for a spin every now and then.

Porsche Roadster

Many people dream about a status symbol, and it seems like Georgie got a hands-on one of them for quite a long time. This is the second Porsche in his collection. There is something timeless about this black roadster. He must have spent a huge chunk of money to make sure it stays pristine.

This is also a limited edition car. Only 1,948 were ever made. This rare car can cost up to $275,750 in today’s market.

Lexus LS

Similarly, there is Lexus LS for his day-to-day drive. Clooney has been spotted several times on this Lexus LS. This practical yet luxurious car costs $1 12,000.

Lamborghini Aventador

Likewise, Georgie has a mixed taste in cars. He has classic cars as well as this hypercar in his fleet. The sleek, designed exotic sports car costs $421,321.

Land Rover Discovery

Land Rover is known for making off-road vehicles. Mr. Clooney owns a Land Rover Discovery and is often seen driving to get around the city. This car can cost descent $53,900. This might be the cheapest car in his collection.

Mercedes S- Class

It’s like Georgie has different cars for different cities. In Milan, he drove in stylish Mercedes S-Class. This is the top-of-the-line car from Mercedes Benz and comes with a price tag of $94,250.

Maserati 4200 GT

Last but not least, Clooney owns a sleek silver Maserati 4200 GT. He appeared at the Venice film festival on the stylish Maserati.

George Clooney and his silver Maserati 4200
George Clooney and his silver Maserati 4200

Maserati is known for making luxurious and fast cars which obviously does not make it cheap. The car can cost approximately $1 20,000.

Bikes

Like a huge car collection, George Clooney has a collection of bikes in his garage and is never afraid to take them for a spin every now and then.

Harley-Davidson Dresser Touring Ultra Limited FLHTK

Yamaha X-MAX 250

Piaggio MP3 250 scooter (2012)

These are some of the bikes and scooters owned by George Clooney.

He got into an accident on his Yamaha X-Max 250 while filming in Italy.

Clooney also used to have some sleek Indian Classic Motorcycles. He auctioned his Harley-Davidson Dresser Touring Ultra Limited FLHTK. The starting bid for the motorcycle was $28,000.

Yachts

Air Yacht

George Clooney is undoubtedly one of the richest actors in the world, and he knows how to live a luxurious lifestyle.

Not any sources have confirmed the star actually owning the Yacht, but rumor has it that the star owns it.

This stunningly beautiful Yacht was built in 2011 and measures over 81 meters (265.7 feet). It is very spacious and can easily accommodate 12 guests and 21 crew members. It features split levels suits.

This three-level yacht has an eight-meter long swimming pool, Jacuzzi, a well-equipped gym, two lounging areas, and 102 inches pop-up television screen.

Riva Yacht

The epitome of cool these Italian luxury yachts is quite expensive. This Italian craftsmanship is the choice of A-lister celebrities around the globe.

George posing on his Riva Yacht
George posing on his Riva Yacht

The boast is offered in various price ranges. The base-level model costs $13,510, and the price can go up to $8 million.

Watches

Just like a fleet of cars and motorbikes and yachts, Georgie has a huge collection of expensive timepieces. He is barely seen without an Omega watch on his wrist.

Some of the timepieces in his collection includes

Omega Sea master Aqua Terra 150m

The superstar is mostly seen wearing Omega Aqua Terra. This particular model is a casual sport watch, but its finishing is charming enough to be worn by the star. It comes with a price tag of $3,590.

Omega DeVille Tresor Segna Rose Gold

Similarly, another sports watch Clooney owns is Omega DeVille. This is a revival model for Omega’s 1940s classic. This watch costs around $6,590.

18k yellow gold Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch

Omega Sea Master Planet Ocean GMT 600m

Likewise, another Omega watch he often wears is Omega Sea Master Planet Ocean. The stainless steel body, luminous marker, and a sapphire crystal exhibition costs $4,390.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra

George Clooney just can’t enough with the Seamaster model of the Omega watch, as he owns it in several styles. This watch costs $3,790.

 Classic stainless steel Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch

Since he is the ambassador for the brand, he’s never seen wearing other brands.

George Clooney Lifestyle and Vacations

Lifestyle

Georgie follows a strict fitness regime. He does a lot of aerobics, dance, jazzercise, and the ab-master. Similarly, he does a lot of yoga.

He also recommends playing football with a bunch of 21-years old to keep oneself in shape. He also does 20 minutes of weightlifting and 30 minutes of Pilates.

Likewise, he also does Bikram Yoga and recommends it to others.

Global superstar and style icon George Timothy Clooney likes wearing top-of-the-line designer clothes.

For tuxedos, he does Giorgio Armani. In fact, he wore a Giorgio Armani tuxedo at his wedding with Amal in Venice.

George Clooney weds Amal Alamuddin
George Clooney weds Amal Alamuddin.

Similarly, he is a big fan of bow ties and has been seen numerous times wearing in red carpets with classic suits.

He loves denim jeans as casual wear. He often wears Denim jeans and leather jackets.

Likewise, in terms of sunglasses, he loves Persol and refers to it as his favorite brand.

Regardless of the outfit or event, he is a natural when it comes to wearing suits or shirts.

This sense of relaxation is one of the reasons why we love him.

Tuxedos might be boring as this formal style is not everyone’s passion.

George Clooney is also known for throwing huge parties to his celebrity friends and his love for tequila.

Vacations

When you have villas and mansions in different cities of the world, you don’t need to take vacations and stay in hotels.

Mr. Clooney has houses in some of the world’s exotic locations, and he goes on the trip every once in a while.

The Clooney's on vacation
The Clooney’s on vacation

The power couple has a beautiful villa in Mexico, France, and Italy.

For traveling to places, he charters private jets and fly’s in style.

Charity

George Clooney doesn’t confine his wealth to himself and performs charity work quite often. He is quite a giver.

The power couple established Clooney Foundation in late 2016. The foundation has partnered with UNICEF USA and helps underprivileged kids around the world for their proper educations. They have raised more than $3 million since the partnership launched in 2017.

Similarly, the Clooneys has donated $1 00,000 to three charitable foundations with relief efforts.

Likewise, Georgie Clooney has been actively involved in 37 charities and supports 27 causes.

Reportedly, George donated $25,000 to the writers during the 2007 strike.

Furthermore, George does not always donate money to the foundations, but also his time is worth more than money. He took part in a telethon for 9/11 victims.

Also, in 2008 George Clooney was named United Nations Messenger of Peace.

Movies, Investments, Endorsements & Book Publications

Movies

Superstar George Clooney is known for his performances in movies and television shows. He has 95 credits as an actor, 41 as producer, 10 as director, 5 credits as a writer. Similarly, he also has three credits for soundtracks.

Some of the best movies according to box office collection are.

Year Film Genre Total Collection
2013 Gravity Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller $274.09 Million
2001 Ocean’s Eleven Crime, Thriller $183.42 Million
2004 Ocean’s Twelve Crime, Thriller $125.42 Million
2000 The Perfect Storm Action, Adventure Drama $182.62 Million
2007 Ocean’s Thirteen Crime, Thriller $117.15 Million
1997 Batman & Robin Action, Sci-Fi $107.33 Million
2015 Tomorrowland Action, Adventure, Family $93.44 Million
2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Action, Adventure Comedy $111.76 Million
2011 The Descendants Comedy, Drama $82.58 Million
2009 Up In The Air Comedy, Drama, Romance $83.82 Million

Besides appearing on screen, Clooney has also worked off-screen as producer and director in numerous blockbusters. In fact, one of the films produced by the star, along with Ben Affleck, won three academy awards.

Investments

Known for his appearances on big and small screens, Georgie is also recognized for his real estate investments and business ventures.

Casamigos Tequila Investment

By far, the most profitable investment actor has ever made is Casamigos Tequila company. It was launched in 2013 by Clooney, Rande Gerber, and Mike Meldman.

They first started a company to produce tequila based on their personal taste, and for their personal use, they never intended to make it public, but who knew that it would be a massive hit among liquor brands.

Multinational beverage company Diageo purchased the company for a whopping $700 million in June 2017. The beverage company Diageo also made it clear to pay an additional $300 million based on the brand’s performance.

Assuming a three-way split on an initial $700 million, Georgie’s after-tax cut would be around $150 million.

Endorsements

Nespresso

Actor George Clooney has appeared in several commercials for Nespresso since 2013. Nespresso is an operation unit of Nestle group. Nespresso pays Clooney $40 million.

Omega

George Clooney also appeared as a brand ambassador for Swiss watch-making company Omega.

Book Publications

Good Night and Good Luck

The only official companion book to the award-winning film, complete with the original shooting script, extensive historical material, and commentaries.

It was rated 3.5 out of 5 stars by Goodreads.

Career

Greatest of all time, George Clooney lived in a mansion in Beverly Hills owned by his aunt and singer Rosemary Clooney when he first moved to Los Angeles.

He soon got small parts in television shows. He landed his first major role in E.R in 1984. Later in 1994, he got a role that would make him a renowned star.

George Clooney on Red Carpet
George Clooney on Red Carpet

He played Dr. Dough Ross in the hit NBC drama ER. While still appearing on ER, George appeared in several films.

After leaving ER in 1999, he started giving hits after hits at the box office.

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Facts about George Clooney

  • According to Clooney’s longtime friend and business partner Rande Gerber, George once bought fourteen Tumi suitcases and filled each with a million dollars and gave them to friends.
  • George Clooney holds an award for the first actor to be nominated for an Academy Award in six different categories.
  • He appeared as the first guest in Rosie O’Donnell’s talk show.
  • Clooney, along with his father, was arrested in 2012 for protest against the government outside of the Sudanese embassy.
  • He is a close friend of the British Royal Family.

FAQs

How much was George Clooney Paid for Gravity?

George Clooney earned $14 Million for the film.

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