One of the most iconic and successful fantasy television shows ever to grace the small screen, Game of Thrones, comes back with an equally ambitious spin-off series. The show, House of the Dragon, is a prequel and adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s book, Fire and Blood. It’s set around 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones and 172 years before the birth of Daenerys Targaryen. Game Of Thrones has made a lot of its cast members famous and built their net worth.
Fans also want to know which of these actors and actresses are making big bucks out of the show since earlier reports say that cast members from Game of Thrones were some of the highest-paid talents on TV. Some of the actors in House of the Dragon are veterans, both on-screen and on-stage, while some are new faces who hope that their roles in the show will open up new doors in their acting careers. Curious to see how much these celebs are worth? Keep reading to find out!
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8 Fabien Frankel
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Fabien Frankel, a British-born actor who plays Ser Criston Cole in the fantasy series, is a fresh- and handsome- face to enter our TV screens. Ser Criston is a skilled swordsman from Dorne who gets hand-picked by Princess Rhaenyra as the new Kings guard knight. Fabien is trained from one of the best drama schools in the world, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and graduated with an acting degree from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 2017. Though he’s new to the scene, it is reported that Fabien has a net worth of $1 million.
7 Milly Alcock
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Australian actress following the footstep of Margot Robbie who got famous in Hollywood is Milly Alcock, who plays the lead role in House of the Dragon as Rhaenyra Targaryen. Princess Rhaenyra is the firstborn child and only heir of Aemma and King Viserys. She’s also quite skilled at dragon riding, often seen with her young dragon, Syrax. Though a relatively new actress, Milly has appeared in other shows, including Upright and Janet King. Her current net worth stands at $1 million, but seeing as she has the main role in the show, expect that number to skyrocket in the coming weeks.
6 Sonoya Mizuno
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Sonoya Mizuno is a Japanese-born British actress, model, and ballet dancer. She’s claimed several minor roles before getting cast in House of the Dragon, where she plays Lady Mysaria, a foreign-born dancer who becomes Prince Daemon’s lover and trusted ally. Sonoya graduated from the Royal Ballet School before joining ballet companies in the UK, including the New English Ballet Theatre and Scottish Ballet. She also started modeling at age 20 for Chanel and Louis Vuitton. Sonoya’s current net worth is estimated at $2 million as of 2022.
5 Paddy Considine
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English actor, director, and screenwriter Paddy Considine plays King Viserys I Targaryen in House of the Dragon, who is known for his compassionate nature, a stark contrast to his brother’s unruly personality. Paddy is a veteran actor and director, receiving two British Academy Film Awards and a Silver Lion for Best Short Film during the 2007 Venice Film Festival. He has also starred in another HBO series, The Outsider, and was in gangster series, Peaky Blinders. Because of his long list of projects, his current net worth stands at $4 million.
4 Steve Toussaint
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Steve Toussaint is another veteran actor who joined House of the Dragon as Lord Corlys Velaryon, the patriarchal head of the most famous seafarers in Westerosi history and one of the show’s main casts. Steve started acting in 1995, eventually getting roles in Judge Dredd, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, and Doctor Who. Aside from acting, Steve is also a writer and has also lent his voice in several video games franchises, such as Jurassic World Evolution and World of Warcraft. In 2022, he will have an estimated net worth of $4.5 million.
3 Graham McTavish
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Scottish actor and author Graham McTavish joined the cast as Ser Harrold Westerling, the current Lord Commander of the Kingsguard, and the watchful protector of Princess Rhaenyra. Graham has had quite the acting credits under his belt, which include starring in The Hobbit as Dwalin, Dougal MacKenzie and William Buccleigh MacKenzie in Outlander, and as Vlad Dracula Tepes in Castlevania. In 2020, he published a book with Outlander co-star Sam Heughan which became No. 1 on the NYT Best Seller Lists. His estimated net worth is $5 million.
2 Matt Smith
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Matt Smith, one of the more popular actors in the show, joined as part of the main cast in the House of the Dragon. He plays Prince Daemon Targaryen, the Rogue Prince dragon rider, and younger brother of King Viserys Targaryen. Matt is famous for several roles on TV and in movies, namely as the eleventh reincarnation of the Doctor in in the series Doctor Who, who had a lot of enemies and as Prince Phillip in The Crown, which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for. Matt’s current net worth stands at $9 million, and is definitely one of the higher paid actors on set.
1 Rhys Ifans
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Finally, the actor with the highest net worth on set of House of the Dragon is Rhys Ifans. Rhys plays Ser Otto Hightower, the loyal Hand of the King and political rival of Prince Daemon. Rhys has been in numerous shows and movies, including Notting Hill, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, and in Spider-Man. He also has stage acting credits under his belt, after getting cast in A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream, and Hamlet. The Welsh actor and musician has an estimated net worth of $12.5 million.
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