George Clooney Net Worth: The film and television actor George Clooney is worth $175 million. Known for his political activism, Clooney has served as a UN Messenger of Peace since 2008. His acting career launched with a 5 year role as Doctor Douglas Ross on the medical drama ER. Clooney parlayed that TV success into numerous major film roles and then a directing career. His biggest financial success as an actor was the Ocean’s Trilogy (11, 12, and 13). The first Ocean’s installment, a 1960′s remake of the same name, grossed $450 million worldwide. Clooney’s directorial work includes the critically acclaimed ‘Goodnight and Goodluck’ and ‘Ides of March’. He owns two Academy Awards. One for best supporting actor in middle eastern oil thriller Syriana, and another for producing Argo (with Ben Affleck).