Gemma Whelan is one of the renowned faces of the HBO television series. She is an actor, comedian, and dancer who is best known for playing the role of Yara Greyjoy, in the HBO fantasy television series named Game of Thrones. Similarly, she has acted as the elder sister of Theon Greyjoy, played by the actor, Alfie Allen.

Gemma Early Life and Career

Gemma Elizabeth Whelan was born on April 23, 1981, in Leeds to a British family. Regarding her nationality, Gemma is British and she belongs to white ethnicity.

Game of Thrones actress, Gemma Whelan childhood photo. Game of Thrones actress, Gemma Whelan childhood photo.

The beautiful actress, Gemma is dedicated towards her work since her young age. She made an on-screen debut in the year of 2006 as a role of Sister Grace in movie Madness of the Dance. In the same year, she also appeared in the television series The Enforcers portraying a role of Holly. After that, she continuously appeared in several movies and television series such as


  • Frites- 2007
  • Shortbread and Tea- 2008
  • Ding Dong- 2009
  • The Wolfman- 2010
  • Prevenge- 2016

TV series

  • 10 minutes Tales- 2009
  • Threesome- 2011
  • Cardinal Burns- 2012
  • Badults- 2014
  • Uncle- 2015
  • Upstart Crow-2016 and so on

Gemma became the eye of the most public after appearing in the series Game of Thrones in 2012. There she was a given a role of a bisexual woman, named Yara Greyjoy. Currently, she is busy working on the series,  GOT and Almost Royal. Likewise, she has also made an appearance in the series, Decline, and Fall, The Moorside, The Crown, and Queers.

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Besides acting, Gemma is also talented comedian and dancer. She is a member of the dance crew named the Beaux Belles and winner of a stand-up comedy called Funny Women. Correspondingly, she has also made an appearance in the Video games, Mass Effect: Andromeda as a role of Zevin Raeka.

Gemma Personal Life

Aged 36, Gemma Whelan is unmarried till the date. Likewise, she seems to be living a single life at present. However, the beautiful woman was once linked with a guy named Gerry. She used to often post his photo on her Instagram account hanging out in different places. Nevertheless, they might have some personal issues in their relationship as presently there are not seen together.

Instagram: boyfriend, Gerry and girlfriend, Gemma Whelan;

So, it’s hard to know that if the couple is still dating or not. And it appears as though the pair is busy with their career, and it might be the reason why they don’t spend much time together.

Gemma Net worth

The multi-talented personality, Gemma Whelan has played several films and television series up to date. She has accumulated a good amount of money from that professions. Besides, she also makes thousands of dollars from her comedian and dancing career. As of 2017, her net worth is under review but being such a famous personality, her net worth is believed at around million dollars.