Emilia Clarke: Who is She?
Since Emilia Isobel Euphemia Rose was born in London, England, on October 23, 1986, she is a Scorpio by birth sign and a British citizen. Her roles in movies like “Solo: A Star Wars Story” and “Me Before You” have made her a well-known actress.
Childhood and Education of Emilia Clarke
Her mother, who serves as vice president of marketing for a large management consulting firm, and their father, a theatre sound engineer, raised Emilia and her older brother in Oxfordshire. Emilia Clarke realized she wanted to be an actor when her parents took her to watch the play “Show Boat” when she was three years old. She went to her first audition for the musical “The Goodbye Girl” when she was ten years old.
Before transferring to St. Edward’s School in Oxford, she attended Rye St. Antony School. She enrolled in Drama Centre London after high school (after her applications to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) were rejected) and earned a bachelor’s degree in theater there in 2009 before graduating.
Stage and Film Performances
In 2009, she starred in her first short film Lisa, and in 2012, she accepted an invitation to portray Malu in the short film “Shackled.” Later, she made an appearance in “Spike Island,” and in “Dom Hemingway,” she played Evelyn Hemingway.
She went on to play Louisa Clark in “Me Before You” and Sarah Connor in “Terminator Genisys” in the years that followed. Her most recent performances were in “Above Suspension” and “Last Christmas” in 2019. In 2013 at the Cort Theatre, she performed in the play “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” and in 2020 at the Playhouse Theatre, she performed in “The Seagull.”
Participation in TV shows and Other Projects
She made her TV series debut in 2009’s “Doctors,” playing Saskia Mayer in the episode “Empty Nest,” and in 2010’s “Triassic Attack,” she played Savannah Roundtree.
She rose to fame after being chosen to play Daenerys Targaryen in the action-adventure TV series “Game of Thrones,” which also stars Kit Harington and Peter Dinklage and tells the tale of nine houses vying for control of the “mythical realms of Westeros” while a long-dormant foe reawakens.
She voiced Daenerys Targaryen in the video game “Game of Thrones” in 2015, which is closely based on the TV series, and she portrayed the principal character from 2011 to 2019, when the show concluded.
She portrayed Marianne in one episode of the cartoon series “Futurama” in 2013 and Bridget in the episode “Joel Hurwitz Returns” of the animated series “Robot Chicken” in 2016.
Her most recent TV performances were in the 2017 seasons of “Animals,” “Thunderbirds Are Go,” and “Saturday Night Live.” She was named “one of the 100 most important people” by the magazine “Time” in 2019 despite not winning any of the four Primetime Emmy Awards she has been nominated for.
Emilia is a model as well. Additionally, she served as the spokesperson for Victoire de Castellane’s Rose des Vents jewelry line in 2015, and she took on the role of brand ambassador for Dolce & Gabbana’s The Only One in 2018. She was named the company’s worldwide spokesperson for Clinique in 2020.
Spouse, Loved Ones, and Family
The father of Emilia battled cancer for several years before passing away in July 2016. In 2011, Emilia needed emergency surgery due to subarachnoid hemorrhage complications. She afterward experienced aphasia for a spell and occasionally had trouble remembering her name. In 2013, she had to have a second surgery, which allowed her health to return to normal.
There were online reports that the well-known actress was dating Jason Momoa, a well-known actor who plays her spouse in the hit TV show “Game of Thrones,” but these quickly turned out to be untrue because Jason is wed to Lisa Bonet.
Emilia has had several romances in the past, including one with Seth McFarlane, the creator of the well-known cartoon television series “Family Guy.” Before she started dating actor James Franco, the two were together for around a year. Jai Courtney, whom she met on the “Terminator Genisys” set, was her most recent boyfriend, at least to the general public. She has never been married, never had kids, and is currently unmarried.
Activities and Other Passions
When it comes to famous actors and actresses, Emilia has her favorites, including Will Smith, Denzel Washington, and Angelina Jolie. Some of her favorite films include “I Am Legend,” “I, Robot,” and “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.”
She enjoys traveling in her spare time and has visited Slovenia and France in Europe in addition to various US states, including Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Arizona. Italian food is her preferred cuisine, while Venice in Italy is her ideal travel location.
She participates in charitable activities and is currently the SMA Trust team’s celebrity ambassador. She joined the nonprofit Open Door in the summer of 2017, to assist young people in learning about and attending auditions for theater schools.
In 2019, she founded SameYou, a nonprofit that supports young people who have experienced brain injuries.
Appearance and Net Worth
Age 33 is Emilia’s. She stands 5ft 2ins (1.57m) tall, has brown eyes and long brown hair and weighs about 112 pounds (51kgs). Her estimated net worth as of early 2020 is above $15 million; according to “The Hollywood Reporter,” she received about £1.2 million every “Game of Thrones” episode.