Emilia Clarke Net Worth $15 million
Emilia Clarke salary $1,100,000
Emilia Clarke Net Worth: How rich is Emilia Clarke? & How much money is Emilia Clarke worth? Time to find out!
Emilia Clarke is an English actress and her current net worth is $15 million.
Born in London, and growing up in Berkshire, to her father, a theatre sound engineer, and her mother, the director of The Anima Foundation, she has an older brother.
She started showing interest in acting from the age of three after seeing the musical Show Boat, featured her father.
Emilia attended Rye St Antony School, as well as St Edward’s School, Oxford, from where she graduated in 2005.
In 2009, she attended Drama Centre London.
For the University of London student’s short film, she had her first film roles. Among her earliest work we recall: two plays at St. Edwards, ten plays at Drama Centre London.
Plus, in the 2009 she had two commercials for Samaritans as well as the Company of Angels production of Sense.
Still in 2009 she had her first television role as Saskia Mayer in an episode of the British soap opera Doctors and Savannah, in Trassic Attack.
During that time, she became one of the UK Stars of Tomorrow, a title given to her by Screen International magazine.
How did Emilia Clarke get famous?
A year later, she went to the auditions for the new HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones. She received the role of Daenerys Targaryen on the show based on a book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin.
HBO cast her again after fellow British actress Tamzin Merchant was replaced for undisclosed reasons.
In an interview, Clarke stated that she did the funky chicken and robot dance during her audition.
Game of Thrones debuted in April 2011 to positive reviews and quickly received a second seasons from the network.
For her performance in the show, she received the 2011 EWwy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama.
Two years later, she received a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2015 and 2016, she received the same nomination again.
She received a lot of critical acclaim for her acting, as she closed Daenerys’s arc initiated in the first episode from a frightened girl to an empowered woman.
How does Emilia Clarke make money?
Because of the show’s success, it six more seasons (the eight being the last), from the network. She signed a contract with her fellow colleagues, including Kit Harigton, to receive a raise, from $1.1 million per episode to $2.5 million per episode.
In 2012 she starred in Spike Island and between March and April 2013, she played Holly Golightly in a Broadway production of Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
The same year, she also appeared alongside Jude Law in Dom Hemingway.
Before playing Sarah Connor in Terminator Genisys (2015), she received the offer to star in Fifty Shades of Grey, but turned it down because of the nudity required.
Terminator Genisys grossed $400 million worldwide, and for her performance in the film she received nominations for awards like the Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Star- Female.
The following year, she starred alongside Sam Claflin in the movie adaptation of the best-selling book Me Before You.
She played the lead as Nurse Verena, in the film Voice from the Stone, released on April 2017 in limited release, video on demand and digital HD.
In 2016 she also received the role as the female lead star in the Star Wars untitled Han Solo film. Then in 2017 she will star in the film adaptation The Beauty Inside.