HomeHeard it on the ShowGeorge Clooney Is Selling His Tequila Company For A Whopping $1 billion!George Clooney Is Selling His Tequila Company For A Whopping $1 billion!Thu, June 22, 2017 by Tessa Snyder SHARE NOW George Clooney, Amal Clooney at the Money Monster Premiere at the 69th Festival de Cannes. May 12, 2016 Cannes, France George Clooney has an unimaginable payday when selling his tequila company! (Hear all about it in Jodi’s Hollywood Outsider starting at 14:41) According to CNN The actor is selling his Casamigos tequila brand to Diageo, the owner of Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Cîroc, for up to $1 billion. “If you asked us four years ago if we had a billion dollar company, I don’t think we would have said yes,” Clooney said in a statement. The “Ocean’s Eleven” star (and, as of this month, father of twins) launched the brand with two partners in 2013. He plans to stick around after the sales closes. “We’re not going anywhere. We’ll still be very much a part of Casamigos. Starting with a shot tonight. Maybe two,” Clooney said. Want to hear more? Listen to Murphy Sam and Jodi: On Demand When you subscribe to the podcast in iTunes or Google Play store, you get exclusive stuff you won’t hear on the show! And while you’re at it… be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel.