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If there's a night for George Clooney to swig tequila, Wednesday is it. The actor's selling his premium tequila brand Casamigos for a whopping $1 billion to British spirits company Diageo. Casamigos, founded four years ago and loosely translated as House of Friends is co-owned by Clooney pal Randy Gerber, otherwise known as Cindy Crawford's husband and real estate developer Michael Meldman.
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Clooney sounding as shocked as anyone at the price. Telling news outlet Deadline quote, if you asked us four years ago if we had a billion dollar company, I don't think we would have said yes. And confirming he'll remain with the company quote, starting with a shot tonight, maybe two.
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Clooney's mega deal with Diageo, which already owns Johnnie Walker, Bulleit Bourbon, Ketel One Vodka, and Don Julio Tequila comes the same month the 56 years old became a father for the first time. With wife Amal recently giving birth to twins.