George Clooney sold Casamigos, his Tequila Company sold at a whopping amount of $1 Billion
Quick Facts of
- Born NameGeorge Timothy Clooney
- Birth PlaceLexington, Kentucky, United States
- Height5 feet 11 inches
- WifeAmal Clooney (m. 2014), Talia Balsam (m. 1989–1993)
- Net Worth$500 million
- Weight78 kg
- Age57 years
- SiblingAdelia Clooney
- ParentsNick Clooney and Nina Bruce Warren
The tequila brand named Casamigos was founded by Mr. Clooney and his friends Rande Gerber and Mike Meldman in 2013. It has been sold to Diageo in a deal that worth the company at up to $1 billion which includes $700 million in cash beforehand and up to $300 million more if it strikes the sales targets.
Casamigos that interprets ‘house of friends,’ was started as a personal collection of Tequila meant just for Clooney’s friends and family. But later it was made public because they had to get licensed to continue for making the tequila.
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According to Dealbook, in a statement, Mr. Clooney said,
“If you asked us four years ago if we had a billion-dollar company, I don’t think we would have said yes,”
Also, Clooney has accused President Donald Trump of being part of Hollywood Elite and he added saying
“Steve Bannon is a failed film writer and director.” “That’s the truth, that’s what he’s done. He wrote a Shakespearean rap musical about the LA riots that he couldn’t get made. He made a lot of money off of Seinfeld. He’s elitist Hollywood, I mean, that’s the reality.”
In an interview with canal+, he said,
“He collects $120,000 a year in his Screen Actors Guild pension fund. He is a Hollywood elitist.”
George is married to Amal Clooney who gave birth to twins- a son named Alexander and a daughter named Ella on June 6, 2017. As an intelligent and capable actor, 56-year-old Clooney has an estimated net worth of $500 million.
George Clooney Movies and TV Shows
Being an actor and filmmaker he has appeared in various movies and TV shows. He has played in the movies like: “Batman and Robin” (1997), “out of sight” (1998), “Three Kings”, “Ocean’s Eleven” (2001), and “Confessions of Dangerous Mind.” He himself has directed the historical drama “Good Night, and Good Luck” (2005), “Leatherheads” (2008), “The Ides of March” (2011), “The Monuments Men” (2014).
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He also won awards for the films like: “Syriana” (2005), “Michael Clayton” (2007), “Up in the Air” (2009), and “The Descendants” (2011). He won an Oscar Award for his role in the film ‘Syriana.’ He was satirized in the south park episode ‘Smug Alert!’ and mimicked in the ‘American Dad!’ episode “Tears of Clooney.”