English actress Emilia Clarke is famous for portraying Daenerys Targaryen or Khaleesi from the hit HBO's TV series Game of Thrones.
She is one of the most desirable and the seventh-highest paid American TV star on a network primetime show with $1 million per episode. She has earned a massive fan following through her appearance on the highly rated TV series.
Her resounding success in the entertainment industry has made Emilia's a popular international figure that everyone wants to know more about her. As her career and success have been an open book, let's find more about her personal life and biographical facts.
Height, Weight, & Measurements
The gorgeous beauty has stunned her fans with her natural beauty. With an average body figure, Emilia stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 meters), which means that she is not a very tall woman. The English actress has a slim-built figure with measurements of 35-26-37, and the weight 58 kgs (127 lbs).
More so, she wears a bra size of 32C with her feet size of 6 (US), and a dress size of 8 (US). Her dark brown hair color brings out her green eyes and full lips.
She is also regarded as one of the sexiest actresses in the entertainment industry.
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Emilia Clarke flaunts her smooth legs during Esquire's photoshoot (Photo: esquire.com)
Moreover, to maintain her weight, Emilia works hard to look great on the screen. She is very diet conscious and only eats healthy food.
During events, Emilia flaunts her smooth legs by wearing knee-length dresses.
Survived Two Life-Threatening Brain Aneurysms
On 8 April 2019, Emilia shared never-before-seen pictures and experience from her past hospitalizations.
At the age of 24, Emilia's first aneurysm struck her when she was working out in a London gym. When the aneurysms hit her, Emilia felt like as though an elastic band squeezed her brain and she couldn't stand or walk.
Somehow she reached the toilet when her pain got worse, and that time she knew her brain was damaged.
During that time she had just finished filming the first season of Game of Thrones, and due to the illness, she felt like her aneurysms threatened to sabotage her career.
After Emilia got hospitalized, she was sent for an MRI, a brain scan. The result showed she had an aneurysm, an arterial rupture. Then, she went through a life-threatening surgery at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
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Even though her surgery went well, she suffered from aphasia, a consequence of the trauma brain suffered. Then, she was sent back to I.C.U., and after a week her aphasia passed, and she was able to speak.
However, her doctor informed her that she had a small aneurysm on the other side of her brain which wasn't so harmful.
Then after the surgery, she went back to her normal routine and started filming for Game of Thrones seasons.
She never missed her regular checkup, but once when she went for her brain scan, the growth of the small aneurysm the other side of her brain had doubled in size.
She was immediately taken for second surgery but the surgery failed and had a massive bleed and the operation was the only way to survive. The doctor operated the old-fashioned way surgery which was through her skull.
Nevertheless, the surgery went well, but recovery was more painful than previous surgery. However, due to the brain aneurysms, she lost good taste in men.
In addition, after experiencing life-threatening experience, she has survived the black moment of her life.
Emilia Clarke's Biography - Parents, Brother
Born as Emilia Isobel Euphemia Rose Clarke in 1986, the actress blows her birthday candles on 23 October every year.
Carrying British nationality, she comes from English, evidently 1/8th Indian, around 1/16th German, and some Welsh ethnic background. She alongside her elder brother, who is studying politics, grew up in Westminster, London, England.
While talking about her parents, Emilia's father who passed away on 10 July 2016 due to cancer, was a theatre sound engineer from Wolverhampton, West Midlands, and her mother was a businesswoman.
Emilia fell in love with acting at the mere age of three, when she got the chance to watch the musical, Show Boat, where her father was working.
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She joined Rye St Antony School, Headington for her high school studies and later entered St Edward's School, Oxford. After that, Emilia graduated from Drama Centre London in 2009.
Once in an interview in 2018, she mentioned about her maternal grandmother. Her grandmother was the result of a secret affair between Emilia's great-grandmother and a man from the Indian subcontinent.
Emilia's grandmother who had the dark complexion inherited from her father used to wear light make-up to fit among the rest of the members, which must have been incredibly difficult.