Adelia Clooney

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Relationship Timeline Of Adelia Clooney

Relationship Type
Relationship Type : Norman Zeidler
Adelia Clooney Married to Norman Zeidler 1987 and Divorced 2004

When it comes to fame, one can gain the spotlight through various means. Likewise, being related to a star always speeds up the process. But only a few of you may recognize the name Adelia Clooney aka Adelia Zeidler

Adelie came to the spotlight as George Clooney's elder sister, she is also known as Ada. The celebrity sister works as an accountant unlike her famous brother, George.

George Clooney's sister, Adelia Clooney, is the Widow of a Military Officer, Norman Zeidler.

Yes, Adelia Clooney or Adelia Zeirdler became a widow after her husband's tragic death in 2004. Adelia was previously married to her long-term husband, Norman Zeidler

The Wedding Photograph Of Adelia Clooney and Husband, Norman
Picture: The Wedding Photograph Of Adelia Clooney and Husband, Norman Zeidler 
Source: Pinterest

Norman was an artist and US Army Captain. Further, he served as an officer with the Indiana National Guard for eight years.

Clooney and Norman tied the wedding knot on March 14, 1987, in a private ceremony. Their big day was held with their family members and friends. Before nuptials, they might be dated a few times.

Adelia Clooney and her late husband, Norman Zeidler, welcomed two kid

They were blessed with two beautiful children during their marital partnership time. They are Nicholas Zeidler, a son, and Allison Zeidler, a daughter. The couple had enjoyed their 17 years of cheerfulness without any issues before Norman's death.

Adelia Clooney is a Mother Two Children
Photo: Adelia Clooney With Her Son, Nicholas Zeidler
Source: Linkedin

Since then, Clooney has remained very committed as a single mother raising her two children. She lives in Augusta County, Virginia, USA, alongside her two children. On the other hand, she has a deep connection with her brother George, who helps her with any issue.

Tragic Death of Adelia Clooney's Husband, Norman, in 2004

Yes, Adelia Clooney's husband, Norman Zeidler, is no longer with us. Clooney lost her partner, Norman, over 16 years ago. Adelia's stable family life plummeted into tough times.

Adelia Clooney and her children took a picture.
Adelia Clooney and her children took a picture. Source: Instagram

Norman passed away on October 11, 2004, due to a fatal heart attack. Clooney's husband was between 42 to 51. 

Growing up in Latonia, he completed his graduation from Beechwood High School. After serving as a soldier for a few years, he went to study at Northern Kentucky University. 

Adelia Clooney's Brother, George Clooney, Married Twice

Adelia Clooney's brother, George Clooney, tied the knot two times. First, he married his first wife, Talia Balsam, from 1989 to 1993. She is an actress. Now, Talia is married to the American director and actor John Slattery

On April 28, 2014, he and his current wife, Amal Alamuddin, became engaged. She is a British-Lebanese human rights lawyer. On 7th August 2014, the pair obtained marriage licenses at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. 

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin Married in Venice, Italy on September 27, 2014
Photo: George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin Married in Venice, Italy on September 27, 2014
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But on September 27, 2014, they officially wedded at Ca' Farsetti in Venice, Italy. On June 6, 2017, the duo welcomed the twins' child, a daughter, Ella Clooney, and a son, Alexander Clooney.

How Wealthy is Adelia Clooney? Net Worth

Adelia Clooney is an American accountant with an estimated net worth of $200 thousand. But, she came to the limelight for being the sister of millionaire George, who is known as one of the most wanted and A-List actors in the film industry.

Adelia's brother, George, has an impressive net worth of $500 million. Clooney has amassed from his career as an actor, screenwriter, and director. He further reportedly earned a total of $760,000 for his role as James Falconer in Sisters in 19 episodes. 

 George Clooney as Dr. Douglas "Doug" Ross  on ER
Caption: George Clooney as Dr. Douglas "Doug" Ross  on ER
Source: Vanity Fair

From 1994 until 1999, George, 59, appeared in "ER," where he paid $100,000 for each episode. Adelia's brother collected roughly $11 million from the show in total. He has earned over $200 million from his film and TV career hits during his entire acting work.

Clooney paid about $150 million after pre-tax cuts and taxes by selling Casamigos to the alcohol company Diageo for $1 billion in 2017. It was founded in 2013 by Clooney with entrepreneurs Rande Gerber and Michael Meldman.

Adelia Once Considered Acting Career

Yes, you heard it right, The Ides of March actor George's sister, Adelia Clooney, once considered to become an actress. During an interview. she stated,

Yes, there is a part of me that would very much like to have become a famous actress or something like that,

Adelia continued,

 I enjoy acting and I was fairly okay at it but I did not have a thick enough skin for it." 

Despite liking acting, she chose to be a mother and the wife of her late husband, who passed away in 2004.

Short Bio on Adelia Clooney

Adelia Clooney was born in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. While her precise birth date is unknown to the media, Adelia was born before her younger brother, George Clooney, was born on May 6, 1961

Adelia's father, Nick Clooney, is a former AMC anchorman and TV host. Similarly, her mother, Nina Bruce, was a beauty queen and city councilwoman. So far, she holds American citizenship and belongs to the white ethnicity. 

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