Emilia Clarke Biography
|Date of Birth:||1986 , October-19|
|Age:||31 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 2 Inch|
|Birth Name||Emilia Isabelle Euphemia Rose Clarke|
|Nick Name||Milly, Em|
|Net Worth||$ 13 million|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||6 (US)|
|Weight in KG||52 kg|
|Famous for||Game of Thrones|
|Affair with||Jai Courtney (2015)|
|Education||St Edward’s School , Drama Centre London|
|Awards||Scream Awards for Female Breakout Performance, Empire Awards, Scream Awards|
|Movies||Me Before You, Terminator Genisys, Spike Island|
|TV Show||Doctors, Game of Thrones, Futurama|
Popular for portraying Daenerys Targaryen or, Khaleesi from the hit HBO's TV series, Game of Thrones, Emilia Clarke, is one of the most desirable women in the world. She earned a huge fan following after she appeared on the highly rated TV series. Moreover, she also received several awards and nominations for her breakout role in the series.
The talented actress started her career from the very early age. For her amazing performance, she is paid millions which made her one of the highest paid actresses on TV. Some of her successful movies are Me Before You, Terminator Genisys, and Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Early Life and Education Of Emilia Clarke
Emilia Clarke was born Emilia Isabelle Euphemia Rose Clarke on October 26, 1986, in London, England. Clarke is British as per nationality and belongs to Mixed ethnicity. Her father(was a sound engineer) and mother, (Jennifer Clarke director of the charity The Animal Foundation) raised her with her brother in Berkshire. Her father died on the 10th of July 2016.
Clarke discovered her interest in acting from the early age of three after watching the musical Show Boat. She joined Rye St. Antony School for her early level of schooling and later she also became a part of St. Edward School for her further education. While studying at St. Edward, she worked in two plays. In the year 2009, she graduated from Drama Centre London.
As soon as she completed her education she became a part of Company of Angels and worked in its production of Sense. She also did many of the commercials during the very time and she was also featured across “UK Stars of Tomorrow” during the year 2010.
Emilia Clarke's Career
Initially, Emilia Clarke appeared in a film for a University of London students' short film.
Clarke made her movie debut in 2009 as Julie in the short film, Drop the Dog. In 2012, she portrayed the role of Sally Harris, a girl whom both Dodge and Tits show interest on, in a comedy film, Spike Island starring Nico Mirallegro, Elliot Tittensor, and Jordan Murphy.
Some of her famous movies include 2015's Terminator Genisys and 2016's Me Before You. As of 2018, she finished the shooting for thriller movie, Above Suspicion. Moreover, she was also offered for the franchise of Terminator Genisys but refused the proposal. In 2018, she also made an appearance in a critically acclaimed space western movie Solo: A Star Wars Story.
In 2009, Clarke also made debut in the TV in an episode of Doctors. The following year, she appeared in her first TV film, Triassic Attack as Savannah Roundtree.
Game of Thrones
Clarke's breakthrough came in 2011 after she appeared in one of the hit TV series of HBO, Game of Thrones. In the series, she portrayed the most popular character, Daenerys Targaryen (one of the last surviving member of House Targaryen). Her role is also known as a dragon queen, Khaleesi. Since then she is working in the series. She revealed that she did funky chicken and robot dance during an audition for the series.
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While auditioning for Game of Thrones, she was also offered for the role of Anastasia 'Ana' Steele in Fifty Shades of Grey. But she refused because of the nudity requirement. Some of her other TV series include Futurama, Robot Chicken, Animals and Thunderbirds Are Go.
In 2016, Clarke went topless for a photo shoot for Violet Grey. Her looks and elegance were highly praised. Prior to acting, she also appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone.
Emilia Clarke's Awards and Nominations
Emilia Clarke gave some amazing performance in the TV series and movies for which she has been nominated for several awards and won some of them as well. Here is the list of her won awards:
- 2011 = EWwy Awards and Scream Awards for Game of Thrones.
- 2012 = Gracie Awards and Online Film & Television Association Awards (twice) for Game of Thrones.
- 2013 = SFX Awards and Online Film & Television Association Awards for Game of Thrones.
- 2015 = Online Film & Television Association Awards, Empire Awards and Gold Derby TV Awards for Game of Thrones.
Some of her nominated awards include Primetime Emmy Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Critics' Choice Awards, and Satellite Awards among others.
Emilia Clarke's Net Worth And Salary
Emilia Clarke has an estimated net worth of $13 million as per Celebrity Net Worth whereas her net worth is estimated to be $3 million as per The Richest. Clarke earns a salary of $1.1 million to $2 million per episode of Game of Thrones.
Clarke also appeared in several movies with impressive box office collection, some of them include:
|Movies||Budget||Box Office Collection||IMDB Rating||Cast Members|
|Terminator Genisys (2015)||$155 million||$440.6 million||6.5||Arnold Schwarzene, Jai Courtney, and Jason Clark.|
|Me Before You (2016)||$20 million||$208.3 million||7.4||Sam Claflin, Matthew Lewis, and Jenna Coleman.|
|Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)||$275 million||$354.8 million||7.2||Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, and Woody Harrelson.|
Clarke has a collection of luxury cars like:
- Audi Q3 = $35k
- Ferrari F430 = $90,039 to $456,431
In October 2016, The actress bought a mansion for $4.6 million, in Venice, California. The 2,800-square-foot home has two bedrooms and three baths inside.
In 2018, Clarke put her $5 million home for rent for $25k per month in Venice Beach. The house boasts two-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom.
Clarke not just earns huge money but also is involved in several charitable organization. She became an ambassador of SMA TRsut Team in 2011 and six years later, she became a patron of a non-profit organization, Open Door which helped the young people gain access to the acting school audition.
Clarke raised $120k for the J/P HRP & Disaster Relief Organizations after she auctioned a chance to watch an episode of Game of Thrones with her. As of 2018, she became an ambassador to the Royal College of Nursing in the UK.
Emilia Clarke's Personal Life
Game of Thrones actress, Emilia Clarke is yet to be married. But Clarke had an affair with multiple of men in her past.
In 2012, Clarke dated American actor, her ex-boyfriend Seth MacFarlane. The relationship between the couple last for only six months and broke up for personal differences. After the split with MacFarlane, she was rumored to be engaged with James Franco. In an interview, when she was asked about the rumor, she said,
''He is, of course, beautiful. But I feel there's only a handful of women who could form an engagement after two meetings, and I'm not one of them.''
Moreover, she was linked to several other guys like Jared Leto, Richard Madden, and Ji Courtney among others. As of 2018, she is not spotted with anyone so, she might be possibly single. When she was asked about her relationship status, she told,
''I'm soppy and I do like to believe that when the right person comes along, it will work because you want to make it work. Everyone else seems to manage it.''
Her above statement refers that she is waiting for the right person. Despite her many relationships, she is still unable to found a perfect husband.
Besides, Clarke has amassed a mega fan following especially on her Instagram account she has more than 17.8 million followers as of Sep 2018. She is also a dog person.
Emilia Clarke's Body Measurement
- Height = 5 feet 2 inches
- Weight =52 kg
- Body Measurement = 35-26-37
- Diet = sugar-free diet
- Work Out = shooting guns, weightlifting, kickboxing, kicking
- Zodiac Sign = Scorpio
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