Emilia Clarke was born Emilia Isobel Euphemia Rose Clarke on October 23, 1986 in London, England. Her father, Peter Clarke, was a theatre sound engineer. Jennifer Clarke, her mother, is vice-president marketing at a management consultancy firm. Bennett, Emilia’s older brother, was a trainee camera operator on “Game of Thrones”.
Emilia began her interest in performing at three years old when she saw a show of “Show Boat.” Jennifer, Peter and their two daughters were raised in Oxfordshire. Clarke attended Rye St Antony School as well as St Edward’s School. He performed in “West Side Story”, “The Crucible”, “Macbeth” and “Twelfth Night.” She graduated from London’s Drama Centre in 2009.
Clarke first appeared on television in 2009 as a guest actor in the medical drama “Doctors.” She was also hired by Syfy to star in “Triassic Attack” and was named a UK Star of Tomorrow in 2009. Emilia was widely acclaimed for her portrayal of Daenerys Tarrayen, the “Mother of Dragons,” on “Game of Thrones. The series was based upon George R. R. Martin’s fantasy book series. Clarke was part of 62 episodes.
Emilia was seen in “Shackled”, the feature film “Spike Island” (2012), “Dom Hemingway”, (2013) and a Broadway production of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” in 2013. She also appeared in “Shackled”, the short film, “Shackled”, and “Spike Island”, (2012).
Clarke played Sarah Connor in the 2013 film “Terminator Genisys”. The film grossed $440.6 million globally when it was released in 2015. It was followed by many more hits at the box office, including “Me Before You,” ($208.3 Million in 2016, “Solo: A Star Wars Story”, and “Last Christmas,” ($121.6 million in 2019.
Emilia has also contributed her voice to the TV series “Futurama”, “Robot Chicken,” (2016), “Animals”, (2017) and “Thunderbirds Are Go (2018)” as well as the supernatural thriller, “Voice from the Stone”, (2018), the short film, “Leading Lady Parts”, (2018) and the crime thriller, “Above Suspicion” (1999).
Clarke was approached by the BBC to play Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades of Grey, but she declined. Clarke was offered the role of Nina in the 2020 production of Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull”, but she declined. The play was cancelled by London’s Playhouse Theatre due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Game of Thrones Salary
Emilia Clarke earned $1.1 million in salary episodes for Game of Thrones’ final two seasons. This episode aired from July 2017 to May 2019. That’s $14.3 million for those two seasons. This per-episode wage ranks sixth among actors on television (tied with many of her GOT co stars).
Each episode she shot in season 5 and 6 earned her $500,000, totaling $10,000,000. Emilia’s total Game of Thrones profits will almost certainly surpass $30 million before taxes.
Clarke was selected as a celebrity ambassador by the SMA UK Trust Team 2011 and became the Royal College of Nursing’s sole ambassador in 2018. She raised $160,000 for the J/P HRO & Disaster Relief Organizations at the Sean Penn Charity Gala 2018, where she auctioned off a chance to see “Game of Thrones” together.
In 2019, Emilia founded the nonprofit SameYou, which helps young people with brain injuries or strokes. She earned nearly PS200,000 for the nonprofit during a live stream in September 2019 with Jacksepticeye. She organized “Justice for Daenerys”, a campaign to raise PS83,000 for SameYou. In April 2020, she launched a fundraiser for COVID-19, with the goal of raising at least PS250,000.
Clarke received the American Brain Foundation’s Public Leadership in Neurology Award in 2020.
After a ruptured aneurysm that caused a subarachnoid haemorrhage, Emilia, then 24, began a six-month relationship with Seth MacFarlane. Emilia, 24 years old, had just completed filming season 1 of Game of Thrones. She suffered from aphasia and underwent another aneurysm procedure in 2013.
Awards and Honors
Emilia has been nominated and praised for her role in Game of Thrones. In 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2019, she was nominated Primetime Emmys. And in 2019, she received a Saturn Award by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films.
Clarke was also awarded a Gracie Allen Award (2012) and an Online Film & Television Association Award (2013). She shared a 2019 IGN People’s Choice Award with her co-stars and a 2020 CinEuphoria Award. Emilia was voted British Artists of the Year at the 2018 BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards.
AskMen users voted her the most attractive woman in the world in 2014. The following year she was named the Sexiest Women Alive by “Esquire” and was awarded the “GQ Woman of the Year” Award. Clarke was named by “FHM” magazine as one of the 100 most sexy women in 2015, 2016 and 2017. “Glamour” ranked her among the Top Dressed Women of 2017 by Clarke.
Purchasing Real Estate
Emilia bought a house in Venice Beach, California for $4.64million in 2016. The 2,817-square-foot home boasts sliding glass doors, floor to ceiling bookcases and a 30-foot swimmingpool. Clarke offered the house to rent for $25,000 per monthly in 2018. Clarke listed the house for rent at $25,000 per month in August 2018. It was valued slightly less than $5 million.
In late 2016, she paid PS8 million to purchase a six-bedroom home in London’s Hampstead neighbourhood. (pounds).
Emilia Clark is an English actress with a net worth $20 million. Clarke is most well-known for her Emmy-nominated portrayal of Daenerys Targaryen in HBO’s “Game of Thrones” which aired from 2011 through 2019. Emilia has appeared in films such as “Terminator Genisys”, (2015), “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” (2018) and “Last Christmas,” (2019). Clarke was included in the “Time” magazine’s 2019 list of the 100 most influential people around the world.
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