Gemma Whelan Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Gemma Whelan Biography

Gemma Whelan was born on 23 April 1981, in Leeds, England. She is an English actress. Her full name is Gemma Elizabeth Whelan. Similarly, she is well-recognized for her role as Yara Greyjoy in the HBO fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

As per her birth date, she is 40 years old as of 2021. She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 60 KG. Additionally, she has a well-toned attractive body structure with 33 inches of bust, 25 inches of waist, and 35 inches of hips. Whelan has beautiful blue eyes and light brown hair.

Relationship Status

The actress is married to comedian and actor Gerry Howell. The couple is also blessed with a daughter, whom they welcomed in 2017.


Regarding her family background, she is the daughter of and. Additionally, she has.

Education, School/College University

Addressing her education profile, she studied at. She then enrolled in.


Gemma Whelan initially started her career as an actress in stage productions and as a stand-up comedian and performed in the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe arts festival. Similarly, she appeared in the TV productions The Persuasionists, Threesome, and films The Wolfman (2010), Gulliver’s Travels (2010), before landing in the role of Yara Greyjoy in the widely popular HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones in 2012. She portrayed the role for 16 episodes until its end in 2019 for seasons except the first and the 5th.
Likewise, she portrayed Kate in the British sitcom Upstart Crow (since 2016), Ida Battersea in Hetty Feather from 2016 to 2017,  and plays the narrator in the reality series Almost Royal since 2014.

Gemma Whelan‘s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Gemma Whelan.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Gemma Whelan? How much is her net worth and How rich is she in 2021? She has accumulated a fair amount of net worth of $ 1 million from her acting career.


Full NameGemma Elizabeth Whelan
Date of Birth23 April 1981
BirthplaceLeeds, England
Height5 feet 5 inches
Weight60 Kg
ProfessionActress & Comedian
Zodiac SignTaurus
Hair ColorLight Brown
Eye ColorBlue
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseGerry Howell
Net Worth$ 1 million
Income SourceActing