Who Is Emilia Clarke’s Boyfriend? Answers to 5 Burning Questions About the ‘GoT’ Star’s Dating Status

Emilia Clarke will forever be known for her breakout role as Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones. While the 33-year-old actress had several on-screen flings, we know very little about her off-screen romances.  

So, what’s the scoop on Emilia Clarke’s boyfriend history? Keep reading for all the details.

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1. Who Is Emilia Clarke's Boyfriend?

Answer: No one. Last year, rumors started circulating about a potential romance between Clarke and Charlie McDowell. However, many believe the pair quietly ended their relationship, since the film director is no longer following the actress on Instagram.

To top it off, McDowell is reportedly dating actress Lily Collins.

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2. What Is Her Dating History?

Clarke previously dated Seth MacFarlane, who currently plays Captain Ed Mercer on The Orville. The pair started dating in 2012 and broke off their relationship one year later, claiming long distance was too much to handle.

Prior to MacFarlane, the actress was briefly linked to Cory Michael Smith (Gotham) and James Franco (The Deuce).

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3. Did Emilia Clarke Ever Date Jason Momoa?

Although they’re extremely close friends, the GoT stars never actually dated. In fact, Momoa is happily married to Lisa Bonet.

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4. Did She Ever Date Kit Harington?

Despite their complicated on-screen relationship, Clarke didn’t date Harington in real life. The actor even tied the knot with fellow GoT co-star Rose Leslie (Ygritte) in Scotland in 2018.

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5. Is Emilia Clarke Single?

Although we don’t know for sure, all signs point to yes. First, she doesn’t seem to be involved with McDowell anymore. And second, she’s giving off major single lady vibes. Not only did she go on a girls’ trip with Leslie to India, but she’s also living it up on Instagram.


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