Emilia Clarke Boyfriend, Married, Family
Quick Fact Check
- Date of Birth 1987-10-23
- Age 31 Years 7 Month(s)
- Nationality British
- Profession Actress
- Birth Name Emilia Isabelle Euphemia Rose Clarke
- Nick Name Milly
- Zodiac Sign Scorpio
- Religion Anglican/Episcopalian
- Ethnicity/Race Mixed
- Mother Jennifer Clarke
- Brother/s One
- Children/Kids Not Yet
- Relationship Status Dating
- Boyfriend Charlie McDowell(2018-present)
- Ex-Boyfriend Seth MacFarlane(2012-2013), Jai Courtney(2015)
- Salary $1.1 Million
- Net Worth $13 Million
- Awards OFTA Television Award, Scream Award, Gracie Allen Awards
- Nominees Primetime Emmy, People's Choice Award,Guild Awards, Teen Choice Award
- Career 2009-present
- High School Rye St Antony School, St. Edward’s School
- Education Drama Centre London(2009)
- Height/ How Tall? 5 feet 2 inch (1.57 Meters)
- Weight 58 Kg
- Feet (Shoe) Size 6 (US)
- Hair Color Dark Brown
- Eye Color Green
- Body Measurements 35-26-37 Inches
- Lesbian No
Emilia Clarke has been the topic of great interest among all the Game Of Thrones fans after she started portraying the mother of dragons from the very first episode. She has been able to skyrocket into mega-stardom with just her role as princess of House Targaryen.
The fame she got has cost her with people’s interest in her, and that has repeatedly brought her into the news. Sometimes it is because of her work, and sometimes of her dating affairs.
Amid multiple relationships and rumors, is Emilia Clarke dating or seeing anyone? That is one of the questions which people think of when they see the great Khaleesi.
As witnessed in the first episode of season seven, Emilia just uttered three words; "Shall We Begin?" at the ancestral home of Targaryens where her parents lived along with her siblings before they fled from the fortress.
The final season of Game of Throne will premiere on 14th March 2019.
Married With Husband Or Dating Boyfriend?
Emilia Clarke, belonging to the Targaryen family portrays one of the favorite characters of people in “Game of Thrones.” With the beauty she possesses, and her perfect portrayal of the role of Daenerys on most-watched series GOT, she can get pretty much impress any man on the earth.
The actress, who became trending on the news time and again with her multiple alleged relationships, makes people wonder whether she is in dating zone or is already married to a secret husband. However, the answer to these particular questions is a big NO.
It's not that Emilia is not trying to find love or be in love, but it’s just her busy schedule that she is not able to have a boyfriend. In a 2016 interview, she said,
“I kept thinking that for clarity of mind, I had to be in one place. Then I realised that's not how this life is going to work. It makes romance absolutely impossible.”
Furthermore, she added:-
"I'm soppy and I do like to believe that when the right person comes along, it will work, because you want to make it work. Everyone else seems to manage it."
Almost three years have passed since the said interview, Emilia surely has developed a better outlook on relationship & dating, no?
Detailed Dating History - Boyfriend & Past Relationships
The “Me Before You” actress has been in several romances in the past. As per sources, she has dated some of the finest men in the industry.
The 32 years old actress first dated comedian Seth MacFarlane in 2012. The relation went on for six months. However, the long distance and time became the ultimate reason their relationship didn’t work out.
Emilia Clarke and Seth MacFarlane cuddle while heading up for lunch at Mel's Diner in 2012 (Photo Credit: dailymail.co.uk)
The actress opened about her dating with Seth MacFarlane during an interview with Glamour Magazine in 2016. Talking about the affairs, she mentioned that she is not afraid to date someone publicly.
After her split with the comedian, she was then rumored to be dating several other including Kit Harington, James Franco, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney, and last but not the least Cory Michael Smith.
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Another year, another relationship! Emilia shared a post on her Instagram with shadows of her and someone on the sand.
Shadows of Emilia and a man on sand (Photo Emilia Clarke's Instagram)
Fans of Emilia put on their thinking caps and made it their mission to find out who the mystery man was. Many assumptions floated around, but Charlie Mcdowell put the search to rest as he shared the same post a few hours later with the caption "Happy birthday, E"
However, the relationship seemed to be short-lived. An article on AceShowbiz confirmed that the couple had ended the relationship. Also, Charlie deleted snaps of them together and unfollowed Emilia on Instagram. It appears that Emilia was the one to finish it as Charlie told "This was not my decision." on a now-deleted tweet.
The mother of Dragons was shooting her new romantic comedy, "Last Christmas," alongside Emma Thompson, Henry Golding, and Michelle Yeoh. The long distance and commitment to work might have taken a toll on their long-distance relationship.
Life-Threatening Brain Aneurysm; How GOT Saved Emilia Clark's Life?
After years of silence, in March 2019, Emilia finally opened up about her life-threatening brain aneurysms in an aptly titled the New Yorker essay "A Battle For My Life."
Per the Me Before You actress, she suffered her first episode of brain aneurysms in February 2011 - weeks after completion of the filming GOT's very first season - while exercising at a North London gym. Sharing the painful experience, she wrote:-
"I reached the toilet, sank to my knees, and proceeded to be violently, voluminously ill. Meanwhile, the pain—shooting, stabbing, constricting pain—was getting worse. At some level, I knew what was happening: my brain was damaged."
After getting rushed to the hospital, Emilia learned that she had suffered a case of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) -- "a life-threatening type of stroke, caused by bleeding into the space surrounding the brain."
Upon the prognosis, the doctors referred her to the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, where she underwent three-hour surgery. The surgeons tasked with operating on her, however, didn't split her skull in two.
In the said piece, the Terminator Genisys actress details her sufferings following the operation in a rather excruciating manner.
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For the next two years, Emilia remained vigilant about her illness. But then, a routine brain scan while on a trip to New York in 2013 showed that the other side of her brain had doubled in size.
Acting on doctors advice, she agreed for a second surgery on her brain. The decision, however, proved to be a disastrous one. Revisiting the aftermath of her second brain operation, she wrote:-
"I emerged from the operation with a drain coming out of my head. Bits of my skull had been replaced by titanium."
By her accounts, Emilia didn't believe that she would live to see another year. But, continual support from her blood relatives and the Game of Thrones family help her recover over time.
Talking to E! News in April 2019, she claimed that being part of the beloved HBO series saved her life.
Behind Emilia Clark's Net Worth & Salary
Starring one of the leading roles in one of TV's most popular shows, Emilia Clarke is worth over US$ 34 million.
Regarding her salary, Emilia said: "I get f*cking paid the same as my guy friends. We made sure of that." on her Vanity Fair cover story, which adds an astounding US$ 1 million each episode to her already an overwhelming account.
Aside from Game of Thrones, Emilia played a part in award nominating movies like Me before you, Terminator Genisys, Solo a star wars story, and many others which have only added to her net worth.