Amal Alamuddin: 5 Fun Facts About Clooney's Fiancee

Amal Alamuddin is seen outside her hotel on March 19, 2014 in New York City Amal Alamuddin is seen outside her hotel on March 19, 2014 in New York City

Hollywood’s most famous bachelor, George Clooney, is engaged to Amal Alamuddin.

Here are five things to know about the 36-year-old who won the actor’s heart:

She’s Worldly: 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.

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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.

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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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