Emilia Clarke is a popular English actress, her full name is Emilia Isabelle Euphemia Rose Clarke. Her first television debut took place on British TV show ‘Doctors’ in 2009. Her popularity broke out for her role ‘Daenerys Targaryen’ in HBO series Games Of Thrones. She has also been part of a few popular Hollywood movies such as ‘Terminator Genisys’ and ‘Me Before You.’
She expressed her interest in acting at her young age. She is very choosy about the scripts, and she let go of various commercially successful movies including the Fifty Shades of Grey. Emilia did graduation in drama and acting and is the recipient of three Emmy Awards. Let’s find out more about how much is Emilia Clarke’s net worth in 2018.
Emilia was born on 23rd October 1986 in London. Her late father was a sound engineer who inspired her to take an interest in acting. Her mother is the director of The Anima Foundation Charity. She grew up in Berkshire and completed her graduation in Drama and Acting from Drama Centre London in 2009. During her graduation days, she used to take part in plays, and during that time, she got a guest role in BBC TV serial ‘Doctors’ in 2009.
After the initial days of her success in Game Of Thrones, she started dating filmmaker Seth MacFarlane. But they broke up in just six months, and she is still single. Emilia currently resides in Hampstead, London and purchased a million dollar house in Venice Beach, California. She has been the cover feature for various International magazines and is a strong supporter of feminism and gender equality.
Emilia has a regular participant in school plays. When she joined Drama Centre London, she did ten plays during her stay. In 2009, she was part of two TV commercials and a short film. After her TV debut through an episode of ‘Doctors’ in 2009, she played a role in the film “Triassic Attack” in 2010. Emilia was named as one of the UK Stars Of Tomorrow by Screen International magazine.
2010 was her breakout year when she was cast for the role of ‘Daenerys Targaryen’ in HBO series Games Of Thrones. She was not the first choice, and she took the place of British actress Tamzin Merchant for was the first choice for the role. With this role, she won the hearts of millions of fans worldwide as well as of the critics. She has won several awards for her portrayal of a frightened girl to empowered girl.
She is currently one of the highest paid actors on television. In movies, she played the role of Sarah Connor in Terminator Genisys in 2015 and Me Before You in 2016 both of which were commercially successful. Her upcoming movie is Solo – A Star Wars Story.
Awards & Achievements
Emilia has received 5 prestigious awards to date. She also has 27 nominations to her name. In 2011, she won Scream Award For Breakout Performance for her role in Game Of Thrones. In the same year, she won the Emmy Awards as the Best Supporting Actress in Game of Thrones. The next year, she won Gracie Awards As the Outstanding Female Rising Star. In 2013, she received SFX Awards for Best Actress. Then again in 2015, Emilia won Empire Hero Award for Game of Thrones. She was voted by AskMen readers in 2014 as the most desirable woman.
Net Worth of Emilia Clarke
Emilia Clarke has an estimated net worth of $34 million. Most of her earnings come for her role in Games Of Thrones. It is reported that she takes $2 million per episode and she is one of the highest paid TV actresses in the world. A chunk of her income also comes from her roles movies and endorsements of various brands. She is the face of various cosmetics and jewelry brands. She is also one of the sought-after faces by the international magazines.
Emilia Clarke is definitely the most popular TV actress at present. She is now concentrating more on movies, and some of them have yield dividends. There are 3 movies in post-production stage, and she is the lead actress in all of them. It is only a matter of time before she delivers it on the big screen and turns out to be a top Hollywood actress.