Emilia Clarke Biography, Game of Thrones, Daenerys Targaryen, Movies, Age and Net Worth
Emilia Clarke is an established actress from Berkshire, England. Most people will recognise her as the ferocious Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones.
She has quickly gone from being a little-known performer to one of the most recognisable faces of popular culture. Emilia is active on social media, and has a vast following of fans on her Instagram, 15.1million followers enjoy seeing the candid shots of herself and her co-stars there.
Who is Emilia Clarke, how old is she, when is her birthday, how tall is she and what is her background?
Emilia Isabelle Euphemia Rose Clarke is a London-born performer. She was born on October 26 1986 and is 32 years old. She stands at 1.57 metres tall, a huge contrast to former on-screen husband Khal Drogo, played by actor Jason Momoa, who is 1.95 metres tall.
Emilia’s father worked as a sound engineer and it was after seeing the musical Show Boat, on which her father worked, that the seeds of inspiration were planted. Emilia then went on to study at Drama Centre London, a constituent college of the illustrious University of the Arts London. The college lists prestigious acting alumni such as Colin Firth, Tom Hardy and Michael Fassbender.
Why is Emilia Clarke famous and what is her occupation?
Emilia was catapulted into fame when she was cast as Game of Thrones’ Danerys Targaryen. Before auditioning for the massive HBO production, Emilia had featured in student films and a few stage shows.
Her first TV appearance was in an advert for UK charity Samaritans, where she was pictured as a young, distressed girl mournfully pondering over whether to give the charity a call; a far cry from her role as the Khaleesi. She made her first speaking TV appearance in the BBC drama Doctors. She played the daughter of an overly-protective father.
What is Emilia Clarke’s net worth?
As of 2017, Emilia’s net worth is reported to stand at $34million. She owns houses in London and LA. Her LA property is a $4.64million modern-build in trendy Venice Beach, California. Her English retreat is a grade II-listed Victorian property in Hampstead, worth $8million.
How much does Emilia Clarke earn?
Given the popularity of Game of Thrones and her central role, Emilia is raking in a whopping $500,000 per episode. In addition to Game of Thrones, she also appeared in 2018’s Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Supplementary to her acting income, Emilia, alongside Kit Harington, recently became the new face of Dolce & Gabbana’s ‘The One’, further increasing her earning potential. D&G cast the two in an advert this year, which had them sauntering around an Italian square among a bustling backdrop of enthusiastic locals.
Did Kit Harrington and Emilia Clarke date, who else has she dated?
Despite their blatant on-screen chemistry, Kit and Emilia are not currently dating. Kit is engaged to fellow Game of Thrones star, Rose Leslie; they have been together since April 2016.
Emilia’s last relationship was with fellow Terminator Genysys star, Jai Courtney, in 2015 when they met on-set. She is rumoured to have had previous dalliances with Cory Michael Smith, Jared Leto and James Franco in earlier years.
Is Emilia Clarke married, does she have children?
Emilia has never been married and has no children.
What is Emilia Clarke’s role in Game of Thrones, has she done any nude scenes?
Emilia Clarke plays Daenerys Targaryen, heir to the throne and only known remaining member of the Targaryen bloodline in HBO’s Game of Thrones. She featured in an infamous nude scene in season 6 episode 4, where she emerged from a flaming Dothraki hut after burning alive the men who had entrapped her.
What films has Emilia Clarke been in, who were her co-stars?
Emilia plays the sweet and determined Louisa in Jojo Moye’s film Me Before You, alongside Sam Clafin. The film follows the plot of the Moye’s book: Louisa answers a job advert for the role of carer to a newly disabled man. The two form a bond and their relationship is tested to the limit.
Another film to note is her role in is Terminator Genysys in 2015, with big-name superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger and British actor Matt Smith of Doctor Who fame. Here we see Emilia cast in her first action film; she plays the young Sarah Connor. It is a standalone film in the Terminator series.
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