Hollywood has a lot of successful actors. Some of them spread their careers to other things but not all of them find the same success. One of the rarest cases is George Clooney. He is not only known as a successful actor, but is also a director, a producer, a screenwriter, and a businessman. He is included as one of the A-listed actors in Hollywood. There are a lot of successful works after him.
As one of the A-listed actors in the biggest entertainment industry and one of the successful businessmen, the man named George Clooney is undoubtedly wealthy. Can you guess how much he has in his pocket? The short answer of the question is a lot. If you want to know about the details of his net worth in 2021, this post is for you.
According to Wealthy Persons, George Clooney has an estimated net worth of $550 million as of August 2021. His earnings mostly come from being an actor, a director, a producer, and a screenwriter. Not only that, he is also known as a smart businessman and the statement has been proven to be true when he made a killing with the sale of Casamigos Tequila.
George Clooney net worth milestones:
- 1993: $500 thousand
- 1995: $3 million
- 2000: $10 million
- 2005: $50 million
- 2007: $70 million
- 2012: $100 million
- 2015: $200 million
- 2019: $500 million
- 2021: $550 million
George Clooney started his career as an actor by taking a minor role in the series called Centennial that was released in 1978. Since then, he has gotten a lot of opportunities. Following his debut on the screen, he acted in several films, including The Facts of Life, Baby Talk, Roseanne, The Golden Girls, and the others. The actor earned popularity when he got a big role in E/R, which aired from 1994 to 1996.
Following his success with E/R, George Clooney featured in some other films. Being an actor is not enough for him as in 2001 he made his own production company together with his friend Grant Heslov known as Section Eight Productions. The most popular product of the production company is called Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.
In 2011, George Clooney was named as a chairman of a creative agency. Then, he acted in The Descendants, which earned him a lot of awards. Some of the other movies with him in it include Gravity (2013), The Monuments Men (2014), Tomorrowland (2015), Hail, Caesar! (2016), Money Monster (2016),, Suburb Icon (2017), and many more.
The following paragraph will unveil his salary and career earnings. According to Celebrity Net Worth, George Clooney brought a total of $40,000 per appearance for the 19 episodes of Sisters that he appeared on. In total, he collected $760,000. From ER, he was paid $100,000 per episode. Actually, he was not the one who asked for the raise as he wanted to focus on becoming a big star more to advance his movie career. In total, the actor collected around $11 million by starring in ER. In 1996, he starred in the movie called One Fine Day and earned $3 million. Aside from these, he also collected $10 million for his single Batman appearance, $10 million for Out of Sight, $8 million for The Perfect Storm, $15 million for Intolerable Cruelty, $20 million for Ocean’s Eleven, and $15 million for Ocean’s Thirteen. Basically, the man has gained around $200 million before taxes from his career as an actor alone.
After signing a deal with Nespresso in 2013, George Clooney has appeared in several commercials for the product. He allocates some of his earnings to fund a spy satellite that shows up over Sudan at all times. His intention is to keep an eye on a dictator from Sudan named Omar al-Bashir, the one who has been charged with hate crimes. In addition to tracking the dictator, the satellite also tracks his armed forces so that all of their movements and potential human rights violations can be tracked.
In 2013: George Clooney teamed up with a few entrepreneurs, including Rande Gerber and Michael Meldman. All of them founded Casamigos Tequila. Just like George Clooney, the other two are popular, even though they are not as popular as the actor. Rande Gerber is known for the husband of Cindy Crawford while Michael Meldman is a real estate tycoon. Actually, the thing called Casamigos Tequila was launched originally as a private label to give tequila to friends and family. Shortly after the launch, they decided to make it a public label. It was in the same year.
Four years after Casamigos Tequila became a public label, George Clooney, Rande Gerber and Michael Meldman sold the brand to an alcohol conglomerate named Diageo for $1 billion. The payment was divided into a total of $700 million in cash and a total of $300 million in bonuses that will be given based on the future earnings. George Clooney is assumed to get around $230 million from the split and after taxes, it would be around $150 million.
George Clooney and her wife, Amal Clooney, have several homes all over the world. It is actually not surprising knowing he is one of the most successful people. One of the most popular properties belonging to him is a villa located in Lake Como, Italia. He acquired the place in 2002 for $30 million. The villa consists of 15 bedrooms. The couple has a mansion located in Studio City, California. It has a total of six bedrooms. It was purchased in 1995 for $2.2 million when he earned popularity for his ER. Today, the property is likely worth more than $10 million. Some other properties that they have include a $7 million property in Berkshire, England and an apartment located in New York City, United States. According to Celebrity Net Worth, these two have a real estate portfolio worth of $100 million.