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Amal Clooney
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Clooney in 2018
Born
Amal Alamuddin

3 February 1978 (1978-02-03) (age 43)
Beirut, Lebanon
Nationality United Kingdom
Lebanon
Education Dr Challoner's High School
Alma mater St Hugh's College, Oxford (BA)
New York University (LLM)
Occupation Barrister, Human Rights Activist
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s)
George Clooney (m. 2014)
Children 2

Amal Clooney (née Alamuddin; Arabic: أمل علم الدين; born 3 February 1978) is a Lebanese-British lawyer. Her works focused in international law and human rights.

Her clients include Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, the former prime minister of Ukraine, Yulia Tymoshenko; Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy; and Nobel Prize laureate Nadia Murad.

In 2019, Clooney was appointed the special envoy on media freedom by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office.


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