“Game of Thrones” Season 7 just got over with the finale titled “The Dragon & the Wolf” that not just put a seal on the relationship of Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow but also revealed the latter’s much-awaited parentage. The two have been fan-favorites for a long time with their acting appreciated by millions and interestingly, the two are also the top earning stars of the show with Jon following Dany close behind.
“Game of Thrones” Season 7 is over and now the long wait begins for the fans for the final Season 8 that is expected to air in later part of 2018 or it might even get delayed till 2019. Nevertheless, Season 7 has proven to be a satisfying season as it brought to fruition multiple fan theories and also delighted viewers by bringing Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow together. The just-concluded season saw them meeting for the first time and by the time it ended, it also witnessed the duo consummating their relationship.
This coming together has been the biggest cause for celebration among fans as they have been waiting for this event for years and now that it has materialized, it feels like the song of ice and fire will move towards a soul-satisfying end in Season 8. All eyes will be on Jon and Dany in the upcoming season and it would delight fans to know that they are also the top earning star cast members of “Game of Thrones.”
Yes, Kit Harrington aka Jon Snow gets 2.4 million dollars for every episode of the HBO series and Emilia Clarke aka Dany exceeds him by just 0.5 million dollars as she earns $2.5 million per episode. Peter Dinklage aka Tyrion and Lena Headey aka Cersei get an equal pay of 2.2 million dollars and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau aka Jamie follows their siblings close behind with 2 million dollars.
Other cast members of “Game of Thrones” who earn notable salaries per episode include the Stark sisters Maisie Williams aka Arya and Sophie Turner aka Sansa. Both get $ 1.1 million while brother Bran, played by Isaac Hempstead, gets $ 500000. Alfie Allen aka Theon receives $ 700000. Gwendoline Christie (Brienne) and Nathalie Emmanuel (Missandei) get equal pays of $ 100000 and Liam Cunningham (Davos) receives $ 300000.