Actress Emilia Clarke rose to international fame in 2011 when she starred as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO epic fantasy show Game of Thrones. In 2019 the show wrapped up after eight seasons and Emilia had to say goodbye to a crucial chapter in her life.
Today, we’re taking a look at what Emilia Clarke’s life looks like after Game of Thrones. From adopting an adorable puppy to releasing her very own comic book — keep on scrolling to see just what the actress behind the Mother of Dragons has been up to!ADVERTISEMENT
10 In 2019 Emilia Starred In The Holiday Movie ‘Last Christmas’
Kicking the list off is the fact that Emilia Clarke starred in the 2019 holiday rom-com Last Christmas. In the movie, Emilia portrayed Katarina ‘Kate’ Andrich and she starred alongside Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Emma Thompson, Lydia Leonard, Boris Isakovic, and Rebecca Root. Currently, the movie has a 6.5 rating on IMDb.
9 And She Is Currently Filming The Upcoming Show ‘Secret Invasion’
When it comes to upcoming projects Emilia Clarke is working on, one of them is the upcoming series Secret Invasion for Disney+. Emilia joined the cast of the show — which is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe — in April 2021. As of right now, Secret Invasion is set to premiere next year.
8 As Well As The Movie ‘The Amazing Maurice’
Another one of Emilia Clarke’s upcoming projects is the animated movie The Amazing Maurice. The movie is an adaptation of The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett and besides Emilia Clarke, it will also star the voices of Hugh Laurie, David Thewlis, Himesh Patel, Gemma Arterton, and Hugh Bonneville. As of right now, The Amazing Maurice is set to be released in 2022.
7 Ever Since She Srapped Up ‘GoT’, Emilia Had Plenty Of Time To Cuddle Her New Dog
When it comes to Emilia Clarke’s personal life after Game of Thrones wrapped up, the actress decided to expand her family by adopting an adorable dog whom she named Ted.
Those who follow the famous star on Instagram have surely already seen plenty of fun pics of Ted because like the true dog mom that Emilia is — she can’t stop sharing photos of her beloved pup!
6 The Actress Continued Her Charity Work
Back in 2019, the Game of Thrones star revealed that she had brain aneurysms in 2011 and 2013. In 2019 Emilia launched her own charity named SameYou which “is working to develop better recovery treatment for survivors of brain injury and stroke.” Ever since then, Emilia has worked even harder on this charity project as well as other ones.
5 And She Became The Global Ambassador For Clinique
In early 2020, Emilia Clarke was announced as the cosmetics company Clinique’s first global ambassador. As fans know Emilia is more into natural dewy makeup and her skin is absolute perfection. This definitely made her the perfect ambassador for the popular skincare and makeup brand.
4 Emilia Co-Wrote The Comic Book ‘M.O.M.: Mother of Madness’
Emilia might be an actress but she certainly isn’t afraid of exploring new career paths. This year the star released her very own comic book titled M.O.M.: Mother of Madness. Here’s what Emilia revealed about why she jumped on the project:
“In doing my research, I found that 16% of comic book creators are female, according to a 2019 study, and only 30% of comic book characters are women. On the other hand, roughly half of comic book buyers are female. Something did not sit right with me in that exchange, and all these signs were telling me to go make my own.”
3 During Lockdown The Actress Enjoyed Plenty Of Baking
Half a year after the final season of Game of Thrones premiered the world got hit by a global pandemic. Because of COVID-19, many Hollywood stars had to put their careers on hold and spend plenty of time at home. For Emilia, this was the perfect opportunity to brush up on her baking skills — and judging from the pic above she wasn’t doing bad at all.
2 The Actress Revealed She Wasn’t A Fan Of The Final Season
While plenty of viewers weren’t satisfied with the final season of Game of Thornes, most of the cast tried to keep their opinions to themselves — even though fans could tell a lot of them weren’t happy either. Eventually, Emilia spoke about her feelings about the final season, and here’s what she said to The Sunday Times:
“I knew how I felt [about the ending] when I first read it, and I tried, at every turn, not to consider too much what other people might say,” Clarke continued, “But I did always consider what the fans might think — because we did it for them, and they were the ones who made us successful, so it’s just polite, isn’t it?”
1 And Lastly, She Still Hangs Out With Her Former ‘GoT’ Co-Stars
And finally, wrapping the list up is the fact that while Game of Thrones is no longer a part of Emilia’s life — her former co-stars certainly are. The actress has formed wonderful friendships with fellow actors on the show during the eight years she starred on the show — and one of her favorite people from the cats is surely Jason Momoa who played Khal Drogo.