- Emilia Clarke has a net worth of $13 million
- Emilia will be pad $2 million per episode for the final two seasons
Emilia Clarke is well-known for her role as the queen of dragons, Daenerys Targaryen, on the hit show Game of Thrones. In 2017, Emilia will earn $2million per episode.
Emilia Clarke is an English actress, born in London and raised in Berkshire. The English actress developed a love for acting at an early age. Emilia pursued other roles before the Game of Thrones series brought her critical acclaim. Her first TV role was on the British soap opera Doctors. In 2010, Emilia was cast in the Syfy film Triassic Attack.
Emilia got her break on the HBO series Game of Thrones as a replacement for the actress Tamzin Merchant. Merchant was replaced for undisclosed reasons, which turned out to be an inflection point in Emilia’s career.
Game of Thrones
HBO’s Game of Thrones series is an adaptation of the book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin. A Song of Ice and Fire depicts a war among several clans anticipating the control of Westeros, and the ambition of Daenerys Targaryen, expecting the Iron Throne. The central plot chronicles the power struggle for the Iron Throne between the great Houses of Westeros.
Daenerys Targaryen rendered on screen by Emilia Clarke is the daughter of King Aerys II Targaryen, the “Mad King”, and his sister-wife, Rhaella, Daenerys is sometimes referred to as Stormborn because she was born during a storm. She is forced to marry Khal Drogo, whom she grows to love as the story unfolds.
Without giving away too much more, the epic tale progresses through twists and turns as new characters as introduced. It really is a tale of epic proportions.