Emilia Clarke caught the acting bug at a young age, but her role as Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones is what really put her on the map. So much so, that at just 32 years old, Emilia is reportedly worth a whopping $13 million! Holy Mother of Dragons, say what?!
That’s right — being on Game of Thrones actually pays a lot. Back in 2014, Deadline reported that Emilia — along with Kit Harington, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau — negotiated a $300,000 per episode salary increase for seasons five and six. While it’s unclear what they were getting paid before, given that there were 10 episodes in each season, that means Emilia made around $6 million total for both seasons.
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