Adelia Clooney

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Relationship Timeline Of Adelia Clooney

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

Most of you might be familiar with the name of the successful American actor and producer George Clooney. But only a few of you is familiar with his biological older sister, Adelia Clooney, known as Ada. She works as an accountant.

She was born in Lexington, Kentucky, United States but her exact birth of date is unknown to the media. She grew up and blossomed with her younger brother George, born on May 6, 1961. Her father, Nick Clooney, is a former AMC anchorman and TV host, and her mother, Nina Bruce, was a beauty queen and city councilwoman. So far, she holds American citizenship and belongs to the white ethnicity. 

George is a Widow of a Military Officer, Norman Zeidler

Yes, Adelia Clooney became a widow after her husband's tragic death in 2004. She was previously married to her long-term husband, Norman Zeidler. He was an artist, US Army, and Captain. Further, he served as an officer with the Indiana National Guard for eight years.

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

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

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 Her Husband, Norman, in 2004

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

Norman passed away on October 11, 2004, due to a fatal heart attack. He was around 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 Brother, George Is Married For Two Times

Adelia's brother Clooney tied the knot two times. First, he married his first wife, Talia Balsam, from 1989 to 1993. She is an actress. As of 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 twins' child, a daughter, Ella Clooney, and a son, Alexander Clooney.

How Wealthy is Adelia Clooney?

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.

Her brother, George, has an impressive net worth of $500 million, which he 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. He 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.

Apart, he paid around $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, 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,

she 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.


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