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The confession of the American actor, George Clooney, surprised more than one after he claimed to have rejected a large sum of money that they offered him for the recording of an airline commercial. The amount offered to the film artist was nothing more and nothing less than 35 million dollars.
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The Hollywood star has participated in major productions and one of his first appearances on the small screen was in 1978 in the miniseries “Centennial.” Shortly after, in 1984, he would be part of the situation comedy ER, where he had an important participation. With the passage of time it was also part of other series and movies.
However, it was in the mid-90s that he became well known and was nominated for the Emmy Awards, the Golden Globes and the Oscars.
George Clooney is a renowned Hollywood actor. (Photo: AFP)
But just as he has known how to stand out in the field of acting, the movie star is also considered one of the most attractive men in the world. The actor is also a producer, director and screenwriter of several films that have been a success in the world of Hollywood.
WHY DID GEORGE CLOONEY REJECT 35 MILLION DOLLARS FOR FILMING A COMMERCIAL?
The actor and film director, George Clooney, told what were the reasons that led him to reject 35 million dollars that he would receive in payment for the recording of an airline commercial, in just one day.
This confession was made in an interview with the British newspaper The Guardian, according to People magazine.
“I was offered $ 35 million for a day’s work for an airline commercial, but I spoke to (my wife) Amal about it and we decided it wasn’t worth it,” he said.
That was not all, because the Hollywood star explained the reasons that outweighed the acceptance of such a proposal.
“I was (associated with) a country that, although it is an ally, is sometimes questionable, so I thought, ‘Well, if it takes a minute of sleep, it’s not worth it,'” he noted.
WHAT WAS THE COMPANY THAT OFFERED YOU THAT AMOUNT OF MONEY?
During the conversation, the actor did not want to reveal the name of the company that offered him such an amount of money, but what he did specify was that it was an airline from one of the states of the North American country (USA).
HOW MUCH IS GEORGE CLOONEY’S FORTUNE?
While the exact figure of George Clooney’s fortune has not been released, it is estimated to be between $ 250 million and $ 500 million. It should be noted that during 2017, the actor ranked second in the Top 100 of Forbes’ annual list of the highest paid celebrities in the world. That same year, the movie star made significant profits from the sale of the “Casamigos” tequila company, where he was a co-founder. Thus, he would have earned 239 million dollars according to Forbes magazine.
WHO IS GEORGE CLOONEY?
George Timothy Clooney, also known as George Clooney, is an actor born on May 6, 1961 in Lexington, State of Kentucky (United States).
His mother was a beauty queen and councilor while his father was a television host. The actor has Scottish, Dutch and English roots thanks to his grandparents.
Clooney studied at the Blessed Sacrament School in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. Soon after and during his childhood he lived in Ohio. There he would study at Michael’s School in Columbus and from 1968 to 1974 he would do so at Western Row Elementary School in Manson.
His university studies he did at Northern Kentucky University between 1979 and 1981 where he studied journalism, and later at the University of Cincinnati.
But it was in 1978 that he began his career as a professional actor. In 2014, he married Amal Alamuddin in civilian law. George Clooney would become a father after his wife gave birth to their twins.