Here is how much the leads of Game of Thrones series got paid per episode

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Published by Vijay Sisodiya on 25 Apr 2019

Game of Thrones is considered to be the best series and is famous worldwide. There are fans out there who love the series and the books so much. The actors that play the characters are really attached to the series and their respective roles. Here is how much each of the lead gets paid form playing who they play in the series.

Emilia Clarke – Daenerys Targaryen

The mother of the dragons and the breaker of the chains, the queen is paid like a queen. For this last season, the Queen got paid a wholesome amount of £537,000 (Rs. 4.85cr) per episode, which is reportedly excluding all the earnings from the other marketing and DVD earnings. Emilia Clarke has a net worth of £9 million (Rs. 81.32cr). Woah!

Kit Harington – Jon Snow is also known as Aegon Targaryen

As the second episode shows that Jon Snow might steal the title from Daenerys as he is the rightful heir of the throne and will probably be the King. The actor is paycheck reflects the same. The actor is paid like a King and as same as the Queen herself. The actor cashed in some hefty amount, earning £537,000 (Rs. 4.85cr) per episode of Season 8. Kit Harington also has a rumored net worth of £9 million (Rs. 81.32cr). Same pinch!

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau: Jaime Lannister 

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Jaime Lannister, earned £537,000 (Rs. 4.85cr) per episode as well. But interestingly, recent court documents revealed during a lawsuit has estimated Coster-Waldau’s earnings at $1,066,667 (Rs. 7.45cr) per episode, contradicting past claims. No wonder he is earning like a King as well. The net worth of the actor is £12 million (Rs. 108.40cr). *Gasps*

Maisie Williams – Arya Stark

Maisie Williams is a fan favorite is considered as “Tier B” and is technically not a core cast member. That is the reason she got paid less than the other cast but it is not less for us. Maisie Williams took home  £158,000 (Rs. 1.42cr) per episode. The net worth of the actor is  £4 million (Rs. 36cr). That is a lot!

Sophie Turner – Sansa Stark

Sophie Turner got paid lesser than the other cast members. She cashed in £158,000 (Rs. 1.42cr) per episode. However, she doesn’t mind being paid less than Harington as he had a bigger storyline according to an interview for Harper’s Bazaar UK. The net worth of the actor is £3 million (Rs. 27cr).

Lena Headey – Cersei Lannister

The actor raked in £537,000 (Rs. 4.85cr) per episode. However, Lena Headey was getting paid £220,000 (Rs. 1.98cr) per episode but she later re-negotiated her pay to equal her male co-stars and decently earned £378,000 (Rs. 3.41cr) per episode. The net worth of the actor is £6 million (Rs. 54.21cr). Lannister IRL!

Peter Dinklage: Tyrion Lannister 

Being the hand of the Queen pays off really well and sometimes equal as the queen herself. Peter Dinklage made the same amount of money as his other co-stars did, That is £537,000 (Rs. 4.85cr) per episode. The net worth of the actor is estimated at £11 million (Rs. 99.40cr).


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