Emilia Clarke has become a favorite since she starred in “Me Before You” and “Game of Thrones”. A lot of people are curious to know more about her, and that is the purpose this article aims to serve. Keep reading this piece to know more about our favorite “Daenerys Targaryen”
What is Emilia Clarke’s Net Worth?
Emilia Clarke is a British actress who has a net worth of $30 million. She holds several awards for her exceptional talent and performance in roles she has played. Emilia is popularly known as Daenerys Targaryen in reference to the role she played in the HBO Tv Series; Game of Thrones.
She was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time in 2019. Emilia started her career as an actress on the stage. She made her first appearance on Tv in 2009 in the Tv series Doctors. In 2010, Screen International magazine listed Emilia as one of the Uk Stars of Tomorrow.
Her role as Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones shot her popularity in the movie industry to the skies. She has also had stints on Broadway, her first appearance on Broadway was in the play Breakfast at Tiffany’s in 2013. Emilia starred in Terminator Genisys in 2015 and Solo: A Star Wars Story in 2018. She also starred in the very emotional romance film Me Before You in 2016, and in 2019, she starred in Last Christmas which was also a romantic film.
Emilia Clarke was born on 23rd October 1986 in London. Her father was a sound engineer at the theatre and her mother was a businesswoman. She spent her childhood in Oxfordshire, she is of Indian descent. At the age of 16, she traveled to India to spread her grandmother’s ashes because her grandmother loved India more than she loved the West.
Emilia became interested in acting at the tender age of three, she was influenced by the musical Show Boat. Her father took her to audition for Goodbye Girl when she was ten years old. Emilia schooled at St. Edward’s School in Oxford and Rye St. Anthony School in Headington. She has stated that she often felt like an outsider in the boarding school where she was enrolled.
After finishing school, she applied to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art but non of the academies admitted her. She later enrolled in the Drama Centre London, and in 2009, she graduated.
2000 -2010: Early Career
While in school, Emilia was featured in student productions like West Side Story and Twelfth Night. At Drama Center London, she was featured in the 2009 production of Sense. She got her debut film role in a University of London student short film, Drop the Dog in 2009.
While going for tryouts for roles, she worked jobs to make extra cash. She got her first role on Tv in the Soap Opera Doctors in 2009 also. Emilia got her first role as a professional actress in 2010 in Triassic Attack. The film received negative criticism after its release, despite that, Emilia was named among the “UK Star of Tomorrow” by Screen International Magazine.
In 2011, Emilia appeared in Game of Thrones an HBO Tv adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin. This was her third professional role and she totally aced the role which gained her popularity in the media.
Game of Thrones lasted from 2011 -2019, and Emilia’s role was very vital to the plot of the series so she was featured in all seasons of the series. She has been applauded by several outlets for her ability to deliver her role perfectly and she has also won awards for it.
As of 2017, Emilia was one of the highest-paid actors because she earned about £2 million per season of Game of Thrones. She won Best Supporting Actress in Drama at the EWwy Awards in 2011. Emilia was also nominated for several awards for the role, some of which she won.
Present Day: 2019 – To Date
Emily was featured in her first short film as a professional actress in Shackled(2012). She also starred in Spike Island in the same year. In 2013, Emilia starred in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, a broadway film.
She was cast in The Garden of Last Days in 2013, and she revealed in 2019 that she was also offered a role in Fifty Shades of Grey as Anastasia Steele but she had to turn it down because she was unsettled by the idea of nudity.
Emilia put up an excellent performance in Terminator Genisys in 2015, she co-starred with Arnold Schwarzenegger and other top stars. She starred in the very emotional romantic film Me Before You alongside Sam Claflin, the film was a huge success at the box office.
Emilia Clarke between shoots for Game of Thrones featured in many top films like Solo: A Star Wars Story(2016), Above Suspicion(2019), and Last Christmas(2019). Whether the afore-listed film receive bad reviews or good ones, Emilia Clarke’s performances always received very positive reviews from critics.
Emily was in a relationship with Seth MacFarlane, the creator of Family Guy Comic Science in 2012. This relationship lasted for about six months before they parted ways. She suffered underwent surgery in 2011 to treat a ruptured aneurysm, she was unable to recall her name after the surgery. She underwent surgery in 2013 because she had a second aneurysm.
Emilia was named the sexiest woman alive in 2015 by Esquire magazine. She lives in Islington, a house she has lived in since 2016. Emilia got a wrist tattoo of three flying dragons as a tribute to her role in Game of Thrones.
Emilia has rendered her support to several charitable courses in the past decade. She donates to the Open Door NGO, this NGO allows students to gain access to drama Schools. She started her own charity organization in 2019 which she named Same You, this organization aims to help young people rehabilitate properly after suffering a brain injury.
In order to raise funds for Disaster Relief Organizations, she auctioned a chance to watch Game of Thrones with her in 2018. She lent her voice to RCN as an ambassador and sought for increased investment in nursing.
Emilia alongside Lena Headey, Wunmi Mosaku, Gemma Arterton, and Catherine Tate lent their voice to the Time’s Up initiative focused on exposing sexual abuse and harassment in places of work. They also featured in a short film Leading Lady Parts which was focused on gender inequality in casting.
Networth and Game of Thrones Salary
Emily was paid about $1 million per episode in the last two seasons of Game of Thrones. The total number of episodes in the last season was 14. So her total salary was summed to a cool $14 million. Her salary is one of the highest amounts an actor has ever received. Her total earnings for her role in Game of Thrones is about $35 million.
Dior signed Clarke as the face of the Rose des Vents jewelry collection in 2015. She was also signed as a brand ambassador for Dolce & Gabbana’s fragrance “Only one” in 2019. She was signed by Clnique a cosmetic company in 2020 as their first ambassador.
So from her salaries and other ventures, Emilia Clarke’s Net Worth is tallied at about $30 Million.
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