Emilia Rose Clarke is an eminent English actress. She is the receiver of two Emmy Award nominations for her role in Game of Thrones, a famous HBO series. Clarke also starred in the movie Terminator Genisys, the part of the Terminator saga, alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger, Matt Smith and Jai Courtney. In 2015, Clarke was honored as the sexiest women alive by Esquire.
Early Life and Background
She was born on 23rd October in the year 1986 in London, United Kingdom. Clarke grew up in Berkshire. She received her education from Rye St Antony School and St Edward’s School, Oxford. In the year 2009, she became graduated from the Drama Centre London.
Emilia’s father serves as a theatre sound engineer. She got highly inspired to pursue her career in acting by seeing a musical show named ‘Show Boat’ on which her father was working. Her mother is a business woman. It was her mother who took her to the theatre production of ‘Show Boat’.
Emilia Clarke has a younger brother.
She attended the renowned Drama Centre London after graduating from secondary school. Emilia Clarke’s early work includes ten plays at Drama Centre London, two commercials for Samaritans and two plays at St. Edwards. She received 2011 EMMY Award for her great performance in a drama. After doing several small roles on television, her big break came in the year 2010, when she was selected for the role of Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’. Since that time Emilia has appeared in several films. In 2012, she appeared in ‘Spike Island’. She also starred in the Broadway production of ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’. Clarke also featured in ‘Dom Hemingway’.
‘Terminator Genisys’, which released in the year 2015, served as another big break for her. She was selected to work opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in this movie.
It is expected that Clarke will play the lead role in the upcoming movie ‘Voice from the Stone’.
Personal Life and Relationship
The frequent topic of various tabloids, TV shows and columns, Emilia Clarke has been romantically linked to Seth MacFarlane. It is reported that the couple was in a relationship for several months. There are also certain rumors out there that Clarke was involved with Cory Michael Smith who was her co-star in the show named ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’. This talented actress was also involved with James Franco. There are also rumors that Clarke has also dated Jai Courtney, her co-star in ‘Terminator Genisys’.
Apart from acting, Clarke also has great skills in several sports. Naming some of her sport skills would be ice skating, running, horse riding, rowing, skiing, sailing, tennis and swimming. She is also a very good singer. Clarke is skilled at jazz singing and cabaret singing.
It is obvious that this famous actress enjoys a very satisfactory pay roll. Her current net worth stands at $3million. But it is sure that she would grab more roles with her talented acting chops and increase the number.