Who is Lena Headey?
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.
Lena Headey was born on the 3rd of October 1973, in Hamilton, Bermuda. She’s currently 45 years old.
|Birth Name||Lena Headey|
|Date of Birth||October 3, 1973|
|Place of Birth||Hamilton, Bermuda|
|Age||45 years old|
- Father – John (Yorkshire police cadet)
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Tim (Younger Brother)
She attended Shelley College in West Yorkshire in England.
Lena Headey Husband and Love Life
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, with her filing for divorce in 2012. Their divorce was finalized on December 26, 2013.
Headey gave birth to her second child, a daughter named Teddy, with director Dan Cadan. They married in 2018. Dan is her childhood friend, who also worked with Headey on his short film The Devil’s Wedding.
She was also romantically linked up with Jason Flemyng and Johnny Cicco in the past. She was also reported to be in a relationship with her Game of Thrones co-star Jerome Flynn in 2014.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 5.5 inches|
Centimeters – 166 cm
Meters – 1.66 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 54 kg|
Pounds – 119 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||7.5 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Arched Eyebrows|
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 Net Worth
Her net worth is estimated to be $9 million US dollars. 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 a bitter divorce battle. It was reported that she had only $5 in her bank account.
With her 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.
Lena 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.
Lena 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.