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‘Game of Thrones’ Highest Paid Cast Members Revealed

  • House of Lannister rules on and off the screen.
  • 3 out of the 5 highest paid actors on Game of Thrones are Lannister’s.
  • Lena Headey (Cersei), Peter Dinklage (Tyrion) and Nikolaj Coster-Waldou (Jaime) all make $500,000 per episode.
  • Kit Harrington (Jon Snow) and Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) also make $500,000 per episode.
  • Then the salaries drop. Both Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) and Maisi Williams (Arya Stark) get paid $175,000 per episode.
  • In a recent interview, Sophie Turner said that she had no problem with the pay disparity. She said that Kit Harrington had a bigger storyline than she did and that he did approximately 70 night shoots in the last series. She didn’t have that many. She said, you know what…keep that money.
  • Both Turner and Williams are estimated to be worth $6 million each.
  • Who is your favorite Game of Thrones character?
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