George Clooney purchased a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig named Max as a gift for then girlfriend, actress Kelly Preston. When their relationship ended, Clooney kept the pig for an additional 18 years until Max died in 2006. He has jokingly referred to Max as the longest relationship he had ever had.
George Clooney wanted Julia Roberts for the movie Ocean’s Eleven but never met her before. Julia Roberts was charging $20 million a movie at the time so Clooney, unable to afford her, send her a script with a $20 bill with a note, ‘I heard you’re getting 20 a picture.’ She agreed to do it.
In 2013, George Clooney surprised 14 friends with 1 million dollars each. They were friends who helped him before he became famous. Some were living paycheck to paycheck at the time. He also paid for the taxes.
George Clooney once said that he’d trade lives with Richard Branson if he could. Branson’s wife instantly responded: “Done!”
Most of the money George Clooney makes off his Nespresso commercials, he spends on a satellite that surveils Sudanese war criminal and dictator Omar al-Bashir.