Emilia Clarke is an English actress that catches attention with her beautiful smile and perfectly shaped eyebrows. Emilia was born on October 26, 1986 in London, England, UK. However, she didn’t grow up in the UK’s capital. Emilia was raised in the countryside of Berkshire, England. Her full name is Emilia Isabelle Euphemia Rose Clarke and she has one brother, Bennet. Her father, Peter Roderick Clarke, was a theater sound engineer. At the same time, Emilia’s mother, Jennifer Susan “Jenny” (Dodd) Clarke, is the director of The Anima Foundation, a charity aimed at helping young people in Ghana.
Her father was a theatrical sound engineer by profession. Thus, Clarke began acting at the very early age of 3. She fell in love with acting after her mother took her to a stage production of the classic musical Show Boat that her father worked on. Today, at the age of 30, Emilia Clarke is most famous for her role as Daenerys Targaryen in the worldwide popular series ‘Game of Thrones’.
Emilia Clarke has a rising number of fans today. She is very active on her social media like Instagram, where she shares the details from her personal and professional life with 13 million followers. Furthermore, there is IMDb and wiki page on Emilia Clarke bio as well.
Early Life and Education
Clarke went to Rye St. Antony School and then continued her education at St. Edward School in Oxford. She graduated from high school in 2009. Afterwards Emilia completed Central Saint Martins Drama Centre London, and started her professional acting career soon after that.
Emilia Clarke Net Worth 2019 and Income
According to the latest update on her income and net worth, Clarke has 13 million American dollars of net worth at the moment.
How Old is Emilia Clarke?
Beautiful British actress is 30 years old. She was born on October 26, 1986. Thus, she is turning 31 soon.
Game of Thrones and Mother of Dragons
Emilia appeared in secondary-school productions of West Side Story and Twelfth Night. Consequently, she made her British-TV debut in a 2009 episode of the BBC soap opera Doctors. In addition, she made appearance in a number of commercials. Furthermore, Emilia made her TV debut in the United States in 2010 Sci-Fi movie Triassic Attack.
However, the real success came in 2011 with HBO hit series ‘Game of Thrones’ where Emilia portrayed supporting role of Queen and Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen. This role brought the nomination for Emmy Awards for the Outstanding Supporting Actress respectively in 2012 and 2015.
But despite this early television work, before ‘Game of Thrones’ Emilia was holding several day jobs to make ends meet. When she got a call from her agent asking her if she could audition for the new HBO series Game of Thrones, Clarke called in sick to the catering company she was scheduled to work for and ran for the audition. After a successful audition she was cast in the role of Daenerys Targaryen, would-be queen and Mother of Dragons. It is interesting that this role originally was offered to Tamzin Merchant, who left the show after filming the unaired pilot for undisclosed reasons.
After ‘Game of Thrones’, Emilia Clarke’s afresh fame swiftly led to other projects. One of her starring roles included indie music drama ‘Spike Island’ in 2012. In 2013 Clarke made her first appearance on Broadway, cast Holly Golightly in a stage production of ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ by Truman Capote. Furthermore, she starred opposite Jude Law in the British comedy ‘Dom Hemingway’, also in 2013. Terminator Genisys followed in 2015 with Clarke as Sarah Connor opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger.
In 2016 Emilia astonished the audience with her role of Louisa Clark in romantic drama movie ‘Me Before You’ based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Jojo Moyes. To sum up, Emilia played a small-town girl who strikes up a bond with a recently paralyzed man Will Traynor, played by Sam Claflin. Clarke and Sam Claflin both had notable lead roles in this moving drama-romance. Released on June 3, 2016 in the U.S., the movie grossed amazing $207 million worldwide.
Emilia Clarke Fifty Shades of Gray
Clarke was offered a lead role of Anastasia Steele in ’50 Shades of Gray’ based on erotic romance novel of the same name. However, Emilia turned down the role stating that she didn’t want to be branded in “nudity” roles after this movie.
On their official website, StarWars.com announced that Emilia Clarke will join the upcoming untitled Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ movie. Clarke’s role will round out an energetic cast of characters that Han and Chewie will come across on their adventures.
Emilia Clarke Boyfriend and Relationships
Moving to to her personal bio, Emilia’s romantic affair with Seth MacFarlane was the top story among the media within 2012 of September. She was dating MacFarlane for several months. However, the two broke up due to many random rumors about her having an affair with her co-star in ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ Cory Michael Smith. Some people were linking her name to James Franco and Jay Courtney, but she never confirmed these rumors. At the moment Clarke lives Hampstead London. Furthermore, she is not married or in a relationship.
Height and Weight
Emilia Clarke height is 5 feet 2 inches or 1.57m, while her weight is 52 kg. She has excellent figure and perfect curves that make men of all age crazy about her.
Ethnicity and Nationality
Emilia’s nationality is English and she belongs to white ethnicity.
|Born:||October 26 1986|
|Net Worth:||$ 13 million|
|Salary:||$500000 per episode "Game of Thrones"|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Height:||5 feet 2 inches or 1.57m|
|Education:||Central Saint Martins Drama Centre London|