British actress Emilia Clarke marks remarkable presence for her bold and prominent character on Game of Thrones. Cited as one of the most popular characters in the series as well as the author’s finest creation, Emilia possesses quite a shaky history when it comes to her relationship life.
Short Bio: Age, Brother, Height
Emilia Clarke, age 32, was born with the long name, Emilia Isabelle Euphemia Rose Clarke on 23 October 1986 in London. She was raised in Berkshire and Oxfordshire by her parents. Emilia’s mother, Jennifer Clarke served as a businesswoman while her late father worked as a theatre sound engineer before his death in 2016.
Though Emilia shares a sibling bond with her brother, he still remains confined from media recognition. Besides that he studied politics, not much information can be retrieved.
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Standing at an average height of 5 feet and 2 inches (1.57 m), Emilia received her education from Rye St Antony School and St Edward’s School. She later graduated from Drama Center London in 2009.
Career In TV And Movies
With the beginning as Saskia Mayer on British medical soap opera Doctors in 2009, Emilia, fortunately, bagged the role of Daenerys Targaryen on HBO fantasy Game of Thrones. She received a call after fellow English actress Tamzin Merchant was replaced for undisclosed reasons. For that epic role, Emilia did everything she could in her audition, including funky chicken and robot dance.
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones (Picture: Time Magazine)
Her symbolic character transformation from a frightened girl to the powerful woman is what makes Game of Thrones the perfect home of Emilia Clarke. Without any doubt, she is the massive contender to sit in the Iron Throne. As the series is nearing to its final chapter, it will be interesting to see whether the ‘Mother of Dragons’ will take her firm place or not.
Besides Game of Thrones, Emilia bags fame for her work in handful movies including Spike Island (2012), Shackled (2012), Dom Hemingway (2013), Terminator Genisys (2015), Me Before You (2016), Voice from the Stone (2017),and Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018). She is set to appear on upcoming thriller flick Above Suspicion. Apart from that, the talented actress will feature as Kate in the upcoming British romantic comedy flick, Last Christmas later this year.
Net Worth And Earnings
A decade-long stint in the acting business caresses Emilia Clarke with a massive fortune. Reportedly, the sizzling actress claims the riveting sum of $13 Million as her net worth. What more promising is her Game of Thrones earnings which stand at a staggering amount of $1.1 Million per episode.
On top of that, the actress recently featured in the campaigns for Dolce and Gabbana and Dior. Unsurprisingly, these endorsement deals surely profit her with massive wealth.
Not to forget, she is the owner of a $4.64 Million-worth house in Venice Beach, California, which she purchased in 2016.
Many Boyfriends But No Husband: Emilia’s Love Life
Starring in the epic show is not only what frontlines Emilia Clarke in the media headline. The famed actress is often caught in the eyes of the paparazzi following her past set of relationships.
The first name in Emilia’s past boyfriend list is American actor/filmmaker Seth MacFarlane. The entertainment pair dated for some while in 2012 before parting ways. After Seth, Emilia enjoyed a short-term fling with another American actor Cory Michael Smith in 2013.
Emilia Clarke pictured with then-boyfriend Charlie McDowell in 2018 (Picture: Dailymail)
In late 2018, Emilia confirmed of her relationship with American film director/writer Charlie McDowell via an Instagram post. However, as of now, the pair is speculated to be parted from one another. We believe she is still hunting for a husband material man.
Some Interesting Facts About Emilia Clarke
- Emilia was named the most desired woman in the world by AskMen readers in 2014.
- She records three Primetime Emmy Awards and six Screen Actor Guild Awards nomination in her career. As far as 2018, Emilia tallies ten award triumphs from as many as 29 nominations.
- Emilia’s other rumored boyfriends include actors Jai Courtney and James Franco.
- Recently on 21 March 2019, Emilia announced of the brain aneurysms she suffered after filming the first season of Game of Thrones in 2011. The disease later came back to haunt her again in 2013.
- She cried while filming the first season of Game of Thrones as she fell off a horse on the set.
- She also involves herself in charitable works with SMA Trust team and Open Door as well.