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Lena Headey Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Lena Headey worth? $12 million

How did Lena Headey earn her money and wealth?

Lena Headey was born in Hamilton, Bermuda, United Kingdom on 3rd October 1973. She is the daughter of Sue and John Headey, the Yorkshire police officer. Lena Headey has a younger sibling brother, Tim. When Lena Headey was five years old, her family moved to Somerset and after six years to Shelley, West Yorkshire. In an early age, Lena Headey had take ballet lessons but soon stopped them. Later, Lena Headey started her higher studies at Shelley College, where while performing at Royal National Theatres wherr she was picked for a supporting role in Waterland in the year 1992. Since then, Lena Headey is active and has been credited for her role in multiple movies, shows, stage performances.

She started getting film offers thereafter, though not in lead role. Soon, she appeared in a small role in The Remains of the Day, in 1993, which got eight Academy Awards nominations. She was also captured in the movie, Disney’s The Jungle Book in 1994 for playing the role of Katherine. After some film roles, the lady was seen in a romantic drama Mrs. Dalloway opposite Vanessa Redgrave in the year 1997. The list of her small roles include movies Onegin, Aberdeen, Gossip in 2000, The Parole Officer in 2001, and Possession 2002.

Lena Headey is a great actress as well as a voice artist. She has been part of the horror film, Pride and Prejudice, and Zombies. She even appeared on the TV Guide, Sunday Mirror, G3. Lena Headey became the hot 100 on the 2007 list of Maxim Magazine. Even she was on no. 4th, 10th, and 3rd in the AfterEllen’s list of top 100 celebrities for 2007, 2008 and 2009.

At present, Lena Headey can be seen playing the role of the malicious queen, Cersei Lannister, in the HBO famous TV series, Game of Thrones, based on George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series of novels since 2011. Her performance in the show has lead Lena Headey to be part of many nominations in the Emmy awards, Golden Globe Awards, and many more.

Heady has been nominated consecutively three times for the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2014–16), and Best Supporting Actress for Series, Miniseries or Television Film in 2016. In 2017, Lena Headey became the highest paid actress on TV with her spectacular performance in the HBO, Tv show, Game Of Thrones. The greatest highlight of Lena Headey is the role of Sarah Connor, which she played for the Fox’s Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and the Ma-Ma” Madrigal in the film, Dredd. The lady is now hooked with the director Dan Cadan, who is her former friend and was seen in a short film, The Devil’s wedding.

What are the highest grossing films and salaries of Lena Headey?

  1. 300 (2006): $456.1 million
  2. 300: Rise of An Empire (2014): $337.6 million
  3. The Brothers Grimm (2005): $105,316,267
  4. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2014): $95.4 million
  5. HBO’s Game of Thrones (2011-): $500,000 per episode

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