Who Is Tamzin Merchant, The Original Daenerys Targaryen On Game Of Thrones?

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Tamzin Merchant is a popular English actress who launched her acting career in the year 2004. Famed for her rare acting skills, the screen queen delayed her admission twice just to give her career her best shot and today, she boasts a successful profession, having followed her passion.

Because the actress is relatively new in the movie industry, it is fair to assume that she is little known. With this in mind, we’ll bring you everything you need to know about her life and career. You’ll also get to know about her love life, net worth, and other amazing facts.

Who is Tamzin Merchant?

She is a beautiful actress born to English parents on March 4, 1987, in Haywards Heath, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. She is British by nationality and belongs to the English ethnicity.

Shortly after Merchant was born, her parents decided to relocate to Dubai, United Arab Emirate. It was there that she was raised until she turned thirteen. Her parents later return to their hometown, where she actually began exploring her acting capabilities.

As for her education, she attended Windlesham House School, in Pulborough, England and later Homerton College, Cambridge, where she studied English and Fine Arts. The actress was previously offered admission to study at Brighton College but she deferred entry into the university in order to focus on some of the TV projects she was working on at the time.


The English actress formally launched her career in 2005 with the Pride & Prejudice where she played the fictional character “Georgiana Darcy”.

Over the course of her career, she has starred in over fifteen television series, ten blockbuster films, five stage productions, and three music videos. In 2011, Merchant was originally hired to play the role of “Daenerys Targaryen” in Game of Thrones but the role was later recast and the scenes re-shot with renowned English actress Emilia Clarke.

Is She Married or Single?

In as much we all want the English actress to show off her own man, we wouldn’t mind waiting so long for her to find the ‘right’ man. Yes, Merchant is currently single but it appears she is carefully waiting for the right dude to mingle with, following a failed relationship.

She was previously in a relationship with English actor Frederick Samson Robert Morice “Freddie” Fox. Born on April 5, 1989, Fox began dating Merchant in 2011 after they met on the set of BBC’s television series The Mystery of Edwin Drood.

When the duo’s relationship began, they were greatly admired by their fans, not just for their compatibility but also because they looked adorable together. Fox and Tamzin’s love boat, however, hit the rocks two years later, leading to the separation.

Ever since the actress separated from her boyfriend, she has not found love again. But we are certain she will definitely find her prince charming someday.

Height & Body Stats

As it is common with most celebrities, Merchant’s personal life is a matter of great interest to the public, especially her fans who consider her very sexy and appealing.

Tamzin Merchant has a seductive body which she sometimes flaunts in movies and on the beaches. Her pictures in bikinis are always hot and attractive. The actress has a decent height of 5 feet and 6 inches while her body weighs 50kg.

The beautiful blonde’s body measurements are 32-28-33 inches (Breast- Waist- Hip) and they complement her facial looks.

Net Worth – How Rich Is She?

Having made an early start in the movie industry, Tamzin has pocketed a huge sum of money from her countless roles in films and movies. As someone who stands a chance of surviving in the showbiz, it is believed that her career will flourish exceedingly in the near future.

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According to authoritative sites, she earns an annual salary estimated to be around $500,000 while her fortune is valued at $1.3 million.

Other Facts You Need To Know

1. Tamzin Merchant is five feet and five inches tall.

2. In addition to films and television series, the English actress has also featured in several TV shows, promotional campaigns, and advertisements.

3. The former Game of Thrones star enjoys an overwhelming popularity and fan following on social media sites such as Facebook, and Instagram. She regularly interacts and connects with her fans on these sites and shares her sizzling pictures as well. On Facebook, she has 741 followers while her Instagram and Twitter accounts boast 20k and 10.9k followers respectively.

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