Lena Headey
Lena Headey
Real Name/Full Name Lena Kathren Headey
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Lena Headey
Birth Place: Hamilton, Bermuda
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 3 October 1973
Age/How Old: 50 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –  166 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
Weight: In Kilograms –  57 Kg
In Pounds – 127 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Dark  Brown
Parents Name: Father –    John Headey
Mother –    Sue Headey
Siblings: Tim Headey
School: N/A
College: Shelley College
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: Bermudan
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Dan Cadan (m. 2018–2019), Peter Paul Loughran (m. 2007–2013)
Kids/Children Name: Wylie Elliot Loughran, Teddy Cadan
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $15 million
Last Updated: February 2024

Lena Kathren Headey, popularly known as Lena Heady, is widely popular with the world by being a phenomenal actress. Lena’s most loved and famous character was Cersei Lannister of the popular show, Game of Thrones. This particular performance gave her many awards, and she was able to become a household name. She entered the cinematic industry in 1992 and has been quite active since then. She was a significant part of Game of Thrones for eight years.

Well, how well do you know about Lena Headey? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Lena Headey’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Lena Headey to date.

Biography and Early Life

Lena was born was 3rd October 1973. She is a native of Hamilton, Bermuda. She was born as the eldest child to John and Sue Headey. Her father served as a police officer. She was brought up along with her sibling, Tim. Her family relocated to England when she was five. Right from the beginning, she wanted to act and loved to dance, and thus, she took ballet classes. She gave performances at her school while she was 17, which helped her get her first role.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Lena Headey in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Lena Headey’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 20th February 2024 having been born on 3 October 1973 . Though, she is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 166 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 127 lbs in Pound and  57kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Green and hair color is Dark  Brown.


Lena went to the local high school. Then she enrolled herself at Shelley College. She gave some performances in school at Royal National Theatre and was able to be a part of her first film, Waterland, in 1992.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Lena first fell in love with Peter Loughran, who was a musician. They married in 2007, and then in 2010, they were blessed with one child, Wylie Loughran. However, due to some differences, they ended their marriage in 2013. Then she started dating Dan Cadan in 2015. Dan was a director, and the couple dated for many years. The couple was blessed with one child, Teddy. The couple broke up in 2019.

Is Lena Headey Lesbian?

No, Lena Headey is definitely not lesbian as we know of now. She has been married to a man before with whom she had one child. Then she again dated a man and also had a child with him. This no way proves that she is a lesbian.

Professional Career

Lena got the opportunity to star in Waterland when she gave a moving performance in her school. In 1993, she was cast in The Remains of the Day, which won many awards. Then she was a part of some television shows like Soldier Soldier. In 1997, she was cast in Kavanagh QC, which was also popular. Lena was also a part of The Jungle Book in 1994.

In 1997, she got an opportunity to be a part of Mrs Dalloway along with Vanessa Redgrave. In 2000, she starred in Aberdeen, which led her to win her first award. In 2002, she was able to be a part of Possession. She has even dubbed Callista in Dishonored. In 2005, she starred in The Brothers Grimm was an absolute hit. She also gave an outstanding performance in Imagine Me & You and 300.

After starring in multiple movies, she got her big break in 2011 when she was cast in Game of Thrones. The recommendation of Peter Dinklage cast her. She created a whole new fan base for Queen Cersei, and people were crazy about her. After that, she gave many phenomenal performances. Recently she established a production company, Peephole Productions.


Lena won Silver Iris Award in 2001. She has been honored with the Emmy Award and the Portal Award in 2012. She has also received the Women’s Image Network Award and Empire Award in 2015. Lena has also been nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards five times. She has been honored to be on the nominations of the Golden Globe Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lena Headey in 2024

Lena Headey Net Worth
Lena Headey Net Worth

The net worth of Lena Headey is estimated in 2024 and found to be $15 million. She earned this significant sum of income by being a successful actress and by being part of the Game of Thrones franchise which broke all the records.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Lena has actively supported the LGBTQ Community and supports its organization, NOH8.
  • She loves to have tattoos.
  • She has great relations with Peter Dinklage, who played her onscreen brother.
  • Lena was paid $1,000,000 for one iconic episode when she blew the Sept.

Lena is undoubtedly one of the most successful actresses of all time. She has successfully created a bold image of Queen Cersei in all our minds. She has given some very iconic performances which can never be forgotten. She is also a very good human being who is very kind and always ready to help others. It would not be surprising that she has millions of fans.


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