Hollywood’s most famous bachelor, George Clooney, is ready to walk down the aisle this weekend in Venice, Italy, as he says "I do" to Amal Alamuddin.
So just who is the woman who has tamed Hollywood's most famous bachelor? Here are five things to know about the 36-year-old who won the actor's heart:
The British attorney (in Britain an attorney is called a barrister) was born in Beirut, Lebanon. She’s studied law at Oxford University and the New York University School of Law. She’s also fluent in French, Arabic and English.
She’s Skilled In Her Field
Amal counts a slew of headline-making individuals as her clients, including WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and U.N. Security General Kofi Annan, who she served as an advisor in regards to relations with Syria. While studying at NYU, she was a student law clerk for now-Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor.
She’s Savvy In the World Of Social Media
Before deleting her Twitter account, Ashton Kutcher and Julia Gillard — the former prime minister of Australia – followed her 140 character musings and posts.
She’ll Give Clooney A Run For His Money In The Sexy Department
In 2013, she topped London’s Hottest Barrister list.
She’s A Published Author
In addition to contributing multiple chapters to books on international law, she also co-edited a book on law in Lebanon, titled, “The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: Law and Practice.”
-- Jesse Spero
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