Gemma Whelan should not sound strange to those who have already been a part of the television’s most appreciated series of today; The Game of Thrones.
She is a British actress who has given her best in both television and movie worlds. Although she has made her appearances in a few projects, she has been able to establish herself among the audiences.
Married Life Of Gemma Whelan
Gemma Whelan is happily married to Gerry Howell.
The partner together welcomed their daughter, Frances, in October 2017. The family of three lives in London.
Pregnancy & Carer Related
Gemma, as a working lady, initially feared to reveal the news of her pregnancy as she thought she would be dropped out of the project.
She was five months pregnant and was shooting The Crown. Nevertheless, she had to share her pregnancy news to her workmates, and to her surprise, everyone was so celebratory.
After her daughter was born, Gemma was back to work.
Gemma Whelan breastfeeds her daughter during the shoot of The Crown(Photo: Gemma Whelan's Instagram)
While Gemma was shooting, she had to take breaks in between and feed her child frequently on the set.
Moreover, the action performed by Gemma as a mother was appreciable. She is also said to have influenced other working women in the set.
Movies & TV Shows
Gemma has 51 movies and television shows credits in her name altogether.
She was seen in the television’s most popular series, The Game of Thrones, where she portrayed the role of Yara Greyjoy.
The actress was a part of the series from 2012 to 2019.
Aside from her role in the Game of Thrones, Gemma has made her fans overwhelmed by starring in other series as well.
Her TV series includes; White House Farm, Horrible Histories, Gentleman Jack, Star Vs.the forces of Evil, Upstart Crow, Christmas Survival, The Blue Door, Sump, Hetty Feather and many more.
Her Role As A Lesbian
Gemma had portrayed the lesbian character in The Game of Thrones, where she was seen sharing a lusting moment on the longship, with a co-conspirator, Ellaria Sand.
But, the actress is not a lesbian in her real life.
Net Worth & Box Office Collection
Gemma, who is popularly known as Yara Greyjoy, enjoys a total net worth of $1.5 Million.
Although she did not appear in many episodes of The Game of Thrones, it is one of her best-rated series.
However, her highly rated movie is Prevenge released in 2017 with a rating of 97%.
Similarly, the lowest-rated movie of her was Gulliver’s Travel with a rating point of 20%, although it did earn $42.8M in 2010.
Gemma stands at a height of 5 feet, 5 inches(1.66m).
Born in the year 1981 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, her birthday comes around every 23 April.
Gemma attended The King’s High School for girls in Warwick.