Amal Clooney is a high-powered lawyer, humanitarian, and the mother of twins. This alone should be enough to make her stand out, but most people recognize her as the woman who finally got notorious bachelor George Clooney to settle down.
Amal was a Refugee
Amal is Lebanese-British and she was born in Lebanon, but when she was two her family fled Lebanon because of the Civil War. She grew up in the UK and was always taught the value of helping others in similar hard places.
Amal Has Represented Many Remarkable Clients
As part of her work as a Human Rights lawyer, Amal has represented some truly notable clients. Some of these include Julian Assange and the former Prime Minister of Ukraine, Yulia Tymoshenko.
She is Currently Battling ISIS in Court
Amal is the first person to take ISIS to court, which has raised a lot of security issues for the couple who are already overexposed on a daily basis. However, she won’t let fear stop her from fighting relevant and timely human rights battles.
Amal Met George Clooney in Italy
It seems George’s agent was the first to know Amal was going to be his perfect match. George said in an interview that his agent called and said a woman was coming over that he would want to marry. It was love at first sight for George who stayed up all night talking to her and then chased her for months.
She is the Mother of Twins
The couple had twins, a boy, and girl, in 2017. According to Clooney, the twins have very distinct personalities and one of their first words was «mama.»