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(Actress, Comedian)

Gemma Whelan is a famous English actress and comedian. Gemma Whelan is a married woman.

Relationship Facts of Gemma Whelan

Gemma Whelan is married to Gerry Howell.
She is mother of One(Frances Howell).
Gemma Whelan is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.


Gemma Whelan is married to Gerry Howell!

Gemma Whelan is a married woman. She is married to Gerry Howell but their exact date of marriage is still unknown. She announced in July 2017 that she was pregnant and welcomed a daughter in October 2017. They named her Frances Howell.

The family is currently living together and they are sharing quality life with each other.

Who is Gemma Whelan?

Gemma Whelan is a famous English actress and comedian. She is best known for her role as Yara Greyjoy in the HBO fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones.

Gemma Whelan: Age(41), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

She was born on April 23, 1981, in Leeds, England. Gemma has not disclosed any information regarding her parents’ names, siblings, and childhood. She has a brother named Matt Whelan.

Gemma Whelan
Caption: Gemma Whelan and Gerry Howell (Source: Daily Mail)

Gemma holds British citizenship but her ethnicity is unknown.

Gemma Whelan: Education, School/College University

Talking about her education history, she attended The King’s High School for Girls in Warwick. Also, she joined the Royal Ballet School to learn dance.

Gemma Whelan: Professional Life and Career

She is a well-trained dancer and her specialties are tap dance and jazz dance. But she found herself more interested in acting rather than dancing.

She appeared in the films ‘The Wolfman’ in 2010, ‘Gulliver’s Travels in 2010, and appeared in the TV series ‘The Percussionists in 2010, ‘Threesome’ in 2011, ‘And live at the Electic’ in 2014, etc.

Also, Gemma Whelan appeared in ‘Game of Thrones’ from 2012-2014 and from 2016 to date. In addition, she is active on series like ‘Almost Royal since 2014 and ‘Horrible Histories’ since 2016.

Furthermore, she worked with Emily Blunt, Jason Segel, Catherine Tate, Benicio del Toro, Chris O’Dowd, and Richard Liang.

Gemma Whelan: Awards, Nominations

She has been nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards in the category Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for ‘Game of Thrones in 2017 and won a Panel Award in the category Best Actor for ‘Wise Girl’ in 2015.

Gemma Whelan: Net Worth, Income, Salary

She must have earned a decent sum of money from her career however, she has not revealed her exact salary and income. But as per some sources, she has a net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022.

Gemma Whelan: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

She has been successful in keeping herself far from rumors and controversies in her personal and professional life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

She has a height of 5 ft. 5 inches and weighs 60 kg.

Gemma Whelan has blue eyes and dark brown hair. She has a pointed chin and a wide smile.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Gemma Whelan has around 450k followers on Instagram, and about 129k followers on Twitter, but she does not seem to be active on Facebook.

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