Lena Headey is an English actress and film producer, who started her at the age of 17, garnered International fame and recognition through her role on the hugely popular fantasy series Game of Thrones. Her portrayal of Cersei Lannister earned her three Emmy and a Golden Globe nominations. She’s one the highest paid actresses on television with earnings up to $1.1 million US dollars per episode of GOT.
Birthday / Date of Birth
Lena Headey was born on 3 October 1973, in Hamilton, Bermuda.
She’s currently 45 years old.
She attended Shelley College in West Yorkshire in England.
- Father – John (Yorkshire police cadet)
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Tim (Younger Brother)
Lena Headey married musician Peter Loughran on May 19, 2007. They have a son named Wylie Loughran, born on 31 March 2010. The couple separated in 2011, and she filed for divorce in 2012 which was finalised on December 26, 2013.
She has dated many stars throughout her career,who is dating her childhood friend and director Dan Cadan, whith whom she hare a daughter named Teddy, born on July 10, 2015. They have been together since 2015 with plans to marry in summer 2018.
She was linked to Chilean-born American actor, Pedro Pascal. She had previously dated Jason Flemyng and Johnny Cicco. She also briefly dated GOT co-star Jerome Flynn; however, the relationship reportedly ended badly some time before March 2014.
- In feet – 5 feet 5.5 inches
- In centimeters – 166 cm
- In meters – 1.66 m
- In Kilograms – 54 kg
- In Pounds – 119 lbs
- Measurements – 33-24-35
- Bust – 33 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32A
She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 4 (US).
In 1992, she made her acting debut with a minor role as Young Mary in the film Waterland. She starred in supporting roles in a number of movies before landing a lead roles in films like “Mrs. Dalloway”, “The Brother Grimm”, “300”, “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”, and “Game of Thrones”.
In 1993, Lena guest appeared in BBC’s British television anthology drama series Screen Two for her role as Margaret in an episode titled “The Clothes in the Wardrobe”.
In 2017, Lena provided the voiceover for Mercedes A-Class television advertisement.
Lena Headey Favorites
Her favorite things are unknown.
Lena Headey Net worth
Her net worth is estimated to be $9 million US dollars as of 2017. She takes $1.1 million as salary on every episode of Game of Thrones. Despite being a high-profile actor in the industry, she nearly went bankrupt in 2013 due to bitter divorce battle. It was reported that she had only $5 in her bank account.
With featuring on GOT and other high-profile projects, she is now living a luxurious life having houses in London and Los Angeles. Her car collections include cars from brand Chrysler and Tesla.
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Lena Headey Facts
She is good friends with actress Piper Perabo and Game of Thrones co-stars Pedro Pascal and Peter Dinklage.
Lena was a vegetarian; however, in a 2011 interview she stated she now eats meat again, albeit rarely.
Lena has a number of tattoos. Her tattoos include a large floral design on her back as well as a Pema Chödrön quote on her ribs.
She has appeared on the covers of TV Guide, G3, Sunday Mirror and Germany’s Filmstar.
She ranked No. 64 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
She was listed at No. 4, No. 10 and No. 3 in AfterEllen’s list of the Hot 100 in 2007, 2008 and 2009, respectively.
She supports animal rights as well as LGBT rights.
Headey has loads of tattoos all over her body. She has a large floral design on her back as well as a Pema Chödrön quote on her ribs.
In 2016, Headey was cast in the horror film Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, alongside her former Game of Thrones co-star Charles Dance.
In 2017, Headey gave voice-over for Mercedes A-Class television advertisement and Morgana in Trollhunters.