Emilia Clarke made everyone fall in love with her beauty as Daenerys Targaryen in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. Since then, she has also dominated the big screen with some of her successful films.
As she seems to be out of the spotlight as of late, where is Emilia Clarke today? How much net worth has she amassed in her successful TV career?
The Start of Emilia Clarke’s Entertainment Career
The actress debuted on TV in 2009 with a guest-starring role in the medical drama Doctors. After a year, she was seen in Triassic Attack and became part of Game of Thrones.
Screen International magazine then named her the UK Star of Tomorrow. She eventually rose to international prominence because of her role as Daenerys Targaryen, earning critical acclaim and accolades.
While making the TV adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s book series, she also did the movies Shackled (2012), Spike Island (2012) and Dom Hemingway (2013) on the side. She also became a part of the Broadway production of Breakfast at Tiffany’s in 2013.
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She then joined the 2015 movie Terminator Genisys, playing the role of Sarah Connor. It was followed by several hit movies, like Me Before You (2016), Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) and Last Christmas (2019).
Her other projects are Voice from the Stone (2017), Leading Lady Parts (2018) and Above Suspicion (2019). She also tried voice acting, lending her voice for the projects Futurama (2013), Robot Chicken (2016), Animals (2017) and Thunderbirds Are Go (2017).
A little fun fact: Emilia Clarke was offered to play the role of Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades of Grey but turned it down.
Emilia Clarke’s Game of Thrones Salary and Net Worth
Emilia Clarke became one of the highest-paid TV stars amid the success of Game of Thrones. She earned a whopping $1.1 million paycheck per episode for the show's final two seasons.
The 14-episode two seasons earned her $14.3 million. The said amount is the sixth-highest TV salary any actor has ever made.
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For seasons five and six, she received $500,000 per episode. Her total earnings for the entire run of the show are $30 million before taxes.
These figures help Emilia Clarke amass a net worth of $20 million today, per Celebrity Net Worth.
Where is Emilia Clarke Today?
What’s on Stage published new photos of Emilia Clarke as she joined the rehearsals for Jamie Lloyd’s production of The Seagull ahead of its West End opening.
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The 35-year-old star will play the role of Nina. It will follow the story of Anton Chekhov’s play about a group of despondent individuals confined to a house.
In 2020, she became a part of this production at London’s Playhouse Theater, but it was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She also has four upcoming projects per her IMDb page.
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