Amal Clooney

Amal Clooney (née Alamuddin) is a British-Lebanese barrister, activist and philanthropist. She is famous for her marriage to actor and filmmaker George Clooney. In addition to representing clients in human rights cases, she co-founded the Clooney Foundation for Justice for the global advancement of human rights with her husband in 2016.
Amal Clooney
Full Name
Amal Ramzi Alamuddin Clooney
Beirut, Lebanon


How did Amal Clooney meet George Clooney?

Amal Clooney met George Clooney at his Lake Como home in Italy. The actor revealed to David Letterman in January 2018 that she came to his house with a mutual friend. "I got a call from my agent, who said, 'I met this woman who's coming to your house who you're going to marry,'" he recalled.

How old was Amal Clooney when she met George Clooney?

Amal Clooney was 35 years old when she met George Clooney. The 'Ocean's Eleven' actor shared on the 'SmartLess' podcast that his future wife took his breath away. "She was brilliant and funny and beautiful and kind," he said. "I was sort of swept off my feet."

How many kids does Amal Clooney have?

Amal Clooney has two children with George Clooney. The couple welcomed their twins, Ella and Alexander, in June 2017.

Most Recent

Amal Clooney Tells United Nations: 'Ukraine is a Slaughterhouse, Right in the Heart of Europe'
"Peace – like war – must be waged. It doesn't just happen," Clooney told the United Nations in New York on Wednesday
Amal Clooney Calls Husband George the 'Great Love in My Life': 'I Feel So Lucky'
Amal Clooney was named one of TIME Magazine's 2022 Women of the Year
Watch George Clooney and His Wife Amal Clooney Accept the Catalyst Award Together
The couple was awarded the Elevate Prize Foundation’s Catalyst Award for their humanitarian efforts around the world
George Clooney Reveals Why He and Wife Amal Only Have a Part-Time Nanny for Their Two Kids
"We have a nanny four days a week and the rest of the time it’s just us. And during lockdown it was just us – for a full year!" the actor shares
George Clooney Declined $35M 'for One Day's Work' to Do Ad: Amal and I 'Decided It's Not Worth It'
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"There are certain films I just go, 'I want my wife to have some respect for me,' " George Clooney joked
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The Oscar-winning actor revealed his wife is watching re-runs of his iconic TV show