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Inside George and Amal Clooney’s loving relationship

The two will celebrate 10 years of marriage this year.

For a long time, George Clooney was considered Hollywood’s most eligible bachelor.

But that all changed in 2014 when he married Amal Clooney née Alamuddin.

Flashforward ten years to 2024, and the couple are still happily married and share twins Ella and Alexander.

Read on to find out everything you need to know about George Clooney and wife Amal Clooney’s relationship.

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How did George Clooney meet Amal?

In July 2013, George was first introduced to Amal – at his own house!

“A mutual friend of ours said, ‘I’m stopping by and can I bring my friend?’” George recalled during an appearance on My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman in 2018.

“And I was like, ‘Of course!’”

During the encounter, George and Amal swapped email addresses, and a relationship between the two began.

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“We started writing. I didn’t know if she wanted to go out with me; I just thought we were buddies.”

Obviously, George was wrong about Amal only wanting a platonic friendship, and the two began dating in October 2013.

George shared with The Hollywood Reporter that the first date was “good” and he was particularly impressed by Amal’s ability to handle attention from the press.

“We went for dinner. She said, ‘Let’s go to this place.’ It was one of those places that was incredibly hip and chic. And when we came out, there were 50 paparazzi there. But she handled it like a champ.”

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How did George Clooney propose?

In 2014, on April 28, George popped the question to Amal.

He cooked her a romantic dinner at home and then asked her to get a lighter for a candle out of a particular drawer. There was an engagement ring in there instead.

“I did all the stuff, got down on my knee and did all the things you’re supposed to do,” George told The Hollywood Reporter.

“And she just kept staring at the ring, going, ‘Oh, my God.’ It was 20 minutes of me on my knee, waiting for her to say yes, because she was so shocked.”

Obviously, Amal eventually did say yes, and the two wed in a beautiful but intimate ceremony at the Aman Canal Grande luxury resort in Venice, Italy, on September 27, 2014.

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Are George Clooney and Amal still married?

Yes, as of 2024, George and Amal are still married. They’ll celebrate their 10 year anniversary on September 27, 2024.

Do George and Amal Clooney have children?

Yes! On June 6, 2017, George and Amal welcomed twins: a daughter named Ella and a son named Alexander.

What does Amal do for a living?

Amal Clooney has had an extremely impressive career, to say the least.

She has worked as a barrister, human rights activist, writer and as an adjunct professor of law at Columbia Law School.

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During the course of her career, she’s represented multiple notable clients, including former President of the Maldives Mohamed Nasheed and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Amal also worked as Kofi Annan’s senior advisor in 2012, when he was a UN and Arab League Envoy to Syria.

Furthermore, in 2016, she – along with George – co-founded the Clooney Foundation for Justice, which provides free legal support to victims of human rights abuses in over 40 countries around the world and aims to create a world where human rights are protected and no one is above the law.

How old is Amal Clooney?

Amal Clooney is 45 years old. She will turn 46 on February 3, 2024.

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