George Clooney grabbed public attention in the hit show ER and went on to establish a successful film career Amal Alamuddin fled war torn Lebanon with her family as a young child and settled in London, England, eventually qualifying as a barrister She distinguished herself in cases involving international law and human rights They might seem an unlikely pair, but George Clooney has long been passionate about humanitarian activism, and Amal Clooney, with her adventurous sense of style, shines whether she s arguing in a courtroom or attending a gala Together, the Clooneys make a glamorous power couple advocating for worthy causes This biography takes a deep dive into this stellar couple s story