Yet, despite his success and the company he keeps, you've probably never heard of Rande Gerber. What started as a modelling career quickly turned into a booming nightlife and entertainment business. His latest venture is a real passion project: He founded one of the fastest-growing tequila brands in the world alongside good friend George Clooney and Mike Meldman in , a company which he now manages himself.
According to Gerber, life is pretty busy. Scroll down for a look at a day in the life of Rande Gerber. He was born in in Long Island and attended the University of Arizona where he earned a degree in marketing. He began his career in modelling before shifting to business. Alongside his two brothers, he founded the successful Gerber Group chain of bars and restaurants, and is one of the founders of Casamigos with George Clooney, one of the fastest-growing tequila brands in the world.
He also happens to be the husband of supermodel Cindy Crawford. The couple have two children: Presley Walker and Kaia Jordan. Mother and daughter have even appeared on the cover of Vogue together. Gerber met Crawford at a wedding when they were both dating other people. The pair married in The couple live with their children in a beach house in Malibu, where Casamigos is based.
They also have two dogs. This is the view from their pool This is the Malibu headquarters of Casamigos. The majority were just fans of Casamigos. They have that freedom to come and go as they wish, although they all put in more hours than your 9 to 5. Casamigos was founded by accident in , according to Gerber. He and Clooney came up with the idea while the two were spending time at their houses in Mexico.
Casamigos Clooney and Gerber's houses sat beside each other on the piece of property, which was called Casamigos. Casamigos The homes sat on the development of friend and third business partner Mike Meldman. It felt like one big house. Gerber said they're looking at building new ones in the same place, and the family still visit. Coming up with the tequila involved lots of trial and error, which basically meant tequila tasting — and driving around on motorbikes through Mexico.
Casamigos While Gerber now works full-time heading up Casamigos, the two still taste every batch. Casamigos "We all contribute an equal amount. Even though I run the company, we all play our own role," he said. They have since attended many events together, including the Venice Film Festival.
AP He says the two couples are good friends. They drink many bottles of Casamigos together. They also still go on 'boys trips. Here they are on the red carpet at the Golden Globes in This is his car