Amal Clooney Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Joan Agie
Jan 31, 2024 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on May 19, 2022
Amal Clooney is the better half of the famous American actor and moviemaker George Clooney.
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About Amal Clooney

Amal Clooney alias Amal Alamuddin was born on February 3, 1978, in Beirut, Lebanon.
Amal Clooney is a leading Lebanese-British advocate practicing International Criminal Law, Human Rights, and Public International Law at Doughty Street Chambers, London. She is one of the most celebrated International Human Rights lawyers.
It is fascinating that Amal Clooney is licensed to practice law in the UK, US, and Wales. Amal Clooney embodies her clients before international courts, including the International Criminal Court, i.e.(The International Court of Justice and the Europen court of human rights).
The prominent clients she handled are Mohammed Nasheed, former president of Maldives; Maria Ressa, a Nobel laureate; Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks who fought his deportation; and Yulia Tymoshenko, the former Ukrainian Prime Minister who fought for her human rights claim. Amal Clooney also convicted an IS member and fought for Nadia Murad, a Nobel Prize laureate and a human rights activist who had gone through physical violence in Iraq in August 2014.
She is also a senior faculty member of Columbia Law School's Human Rights Institute, where she has taught students about the Human Rights course since 2015.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Amal Clooney's net worth?

The estimated net worth of renowned lawyer Amal Clooney, as of 2022, is $25 million.

How much does Amal Clooney earn per year?

She is a self-made person and has accumulated her wealth as a successful lawyer through her profession. However, details about her yearly earnings are unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Amal Clooney?

Amal Clooney is 5 ft 9 in(175 cm) tall. She has black eyes.

How old is Amal Clooney?

Amal Clooney was born on February 3, 1978, and is 44 years old.

Childhood And Education

Amal Clooney was born in an upper-class family to her father, Ramzi Alamuddin, and her mother, Bariaa Miknass, an acclaimed international journalist. Amal's parents deserted Lebanon during the Lebanese Civil War when she was two years old and moved to Buckinghamshire. She has one younger sister named Tala and two stepbrothers named Ziad and Sameer.
Amal Clooney did her schooling at Dr. Challoner's High School. She then attended St Hugh's College, receiving a scholarship and the Shrigley Award. Later, Amal graduated with a BA degree in legal theory in 2000. In the same year, she obtained a degree in Masters from New York University School of Law, where she majored in LL.M. She also received a Memorial Award for her outstanding performance in entertainment law.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Amal Clooney's partner?

Amal Clooney met the famous Hollywood actor George Clooney in July 2013 when she was 35 years old. Later, she got engaged on April 28, 2014. Later on September 27, 2014, the couple got hitched in Venice, Italy. Both Amal Clooney and George Clooney welcomed their twins Alexander and Ella in June 2017.
Amal Clooney and George Clooney have a lot of interest in real estate, and they own properties in both USA and UK. The notable one to mention is the purchase of a villa worth $13 million in Lake Como, London.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Amal Clooney embarked on her career as an attorney and was given a license first in New York in 2002. Later she worked for three years at Sullivan and Cromwell in the Criminal Investigations Group. 
In 2004, she went to Hague, Netherlands, and worked at the International Criminal Court and International Court of Justice. During her tenure in Hague, She was working in the Office of the Prosecutor at the UN Special Tribunal and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. She was Judicial Assistant to Judge Patrick Robinson.
In 2010, Amal Clooney came to London, where she was recruited by the well-established law firm Doughty Street Chambers where she got trained to become an advocate for Human Rights. She is pretty famous and gained popularity as a Human Rights lawyer, where she fought and safeguarded the rights of diminished groups and government authorities. She is a person with a high intellectual level and great logicality.
In 2013, Amal Clooney was allowed into the United Nations Commission to advise diplomat Kofi Annan on Syria. 
In April 2019, Amal Clooney was appointed as a special ambassador at the British Commonwealth Office, and there she worked passionately until September 2020, guarding global media freedom.

Charity Work

Besides being a successful lawyer and an activist, she has also participated in philanthropist work.
Amal Clooney and her husband George Clooney co-founded the Clooney Foundation of justice in 2016. She is partnered with the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, which was started to send any girl student from Lebanon to United World College Dilijan. Amal Clooney pledged $500,000 to the 'March for Our Lives' in 2018.

What awards has Amal Clooney won?

  • Amal Clooney has received numerous accomplishments and awards being an established lawyer. Some of the notable awards won by Amal Clooney are mentioned below:
  • In 2020, Amal and George Clooney were awarded the Humanitarian Award by Simon Wiesenthal Center.
  • Prince Charles started the Amal Clooney Award to rejoice in Incredible Young Women in 2019.
  • Amal Clooney was chosen as Women of the Year by TIME Magazine.
  • She received the Global Citizen of the Year Award in 2018.

Other Interesting Amal Clooney Facts And Trivia

  • Amal Clooney speaks fluently in French and English and can converse in Arabic.
  • On April 10, 2018, Vogue Magazine published Amal Clooney's views and thoughts about the 'Me Too' movement as she is an attorney for Women's rights.
  • She is the author of 'The Right to a Fair Trial in International Law,' published in 2021.
  • In 2016, Amal Clooney delivered a speech at United Nations as a human rights lawyer.
  • She is selected as one of the notable executives of the International Criminal Court attorney in Darfur, Sudan.

 

Amal Clooney Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Amal Alamuddin

Date of Birth

1978-02-02

Nationality

Lebanese-British

Place of Birth

Beirut

Age

Height

175 cm

Eye Color

Black

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Lawyer, Activist, Author

Education

Dr. Challoner's High School, St Hugh's College, New York University School of Law

Net Worth

25000000

Partner

George Clooney

Parents

Ramzi Alamuddin, Bariaa Miknass

Siblings

Tala, Ziad , Sameer
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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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