Game of Thrones Trivia #3: Do You Know How Much Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington & Other 3 Leading Stars Earned Per Episode Of The Finale Season?

The fantasy drama began in April 2011. The first episode garnered around 2.5 million viewers with an average of 9.3 million for each episode of season one.

American fantasy drama Game of Thrones is a worldwide phenomenon. It’s based on George RR Martin’s novella. Record-breaking ratings, viewer counts, and runtimes have made the show a success. But did you know that the show’s stars had earned over $1 billion by the end the eighth season? Scroll down to find out.

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The fantasy drama was launched in April 2011. The premiere episode attracted around 2.5 million viewers. Each episode averaged 9.3 million viewers. The show had seen around 30 million viewers by the time it reached season 7. Even though season 8 ended in 2019, many fans still love the characters and the storyline. You are probably a social pariah if you haven’t seen Game of Thrones yet.

Everyone was focused on Game of Thrones’s leading character, but many didn’t know what high-paid celebrities would be earning. According to The Hollywood Reporter, five of the most prominent characters in American fantasy drama Game of Thrones are Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Emilia Clarke(Daenerys Targaryen), Peter Dinklage (“Tyrion Lannister”), Lena Headey [Cersei Lannister] and Nikolaj Coster–Waldau (“Jaime Lannister”) earning a $1.2 million each episode.

For six episodes, this means that GoT’s stars could earn a handsome paycheque of $7.2 million. Variety reported in 2017 that the top characters made between $500,000 and $600,000. Each episode of Season 7 was averaging about $500,000 to $600,000.

There were also rumors that Game of Thrones’ stars could make more than $1.2million per episode. According to The Express, the five main actors could earn up to $2.5million per episode. This includes the bonus from syndication and reruns.

This is a huge amount of money!

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