Lena Headey Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Kids, Net Worth, Movies


Lena Headey is an American actress known for the role of Queen Gorgo in 300: Rise of an Empire. Likewise, she potrayed the character of Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones. Some of her other popular films include Gunpowder Milkshake, 9 Bullets, and The Brothers Grimm.

How old is She? – Age

Headey is 50 years old as of 2024. She was born on October 3, 1973, in Hamilton, Bermuda, where she also grew up.

How tall is She? – Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.66 m) tall.

Mother, Father, Brother – Family

Lena was born to parents; Sue Headey and John Headey in Hamilton, Bermuda. It is known that her father worked as a police officer who served in the Bermuda Police Service in Hamilton. She experienced her childhood along with her younger brother named Tim.


Headey enrolled at Shelley College where she studied and graduated. She was also a student at the Royal National Theatre school production.

Is She Married?Husband

Lena has been married to her lovely husband, Marc Menchaca, since 2022. He is also an actor known for his roles in No One Gets Out Alive and The Outsider. Likewise, he is a film director and writer known for his work in This Is Where We Live movie.

Before this, she was married to her first husband, Peter Paul Loughran. He is a hair stylist, musician, and photographer. It is known that the couple tied the knot in 2007 but divorced and parted ways in 2013.

Actress Lena Headey Photo
Actress Lena Headey Photo


Headey is a proud mother to her two children; a son a daughter. She shares her son Wylie with her ex-husband Peter Paul Loughran. On the other hand, her daughter Teddy was birthed from her union with Dan Cadan.

Acting Career

Lena is a vastly recognized actress known for her several appearances in The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. She also starred as Amelia Hughes in the Infinity Train animated web series. Likewise, she played the character of Evil-Lyn in Masters of the Universe: Revelation.

Most noteworthy, she voiced the role of Lara in DC League of Super-Pets animated comedy film. She was also a cast in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles where she starred as Sarah Connor. She appeared in the Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in the recurring voice role of Big Mama.

Furthermore, she portrayed the role of Lady Catherine de Bourgh in the Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. She was also in Wizards: Tales of Arcadia voice-starring the character of Morgan le Fay. It is also known that she had her career start with The Clothes in the Wardrobe which was her debut film.

On the other hand, she is the founder of a production company known as Peephole Productions. In addition, she has been featured on the covers of media publications such as Sunday Mirror, TV Guide, and Germany’s Filmstar.

Lena Headey’s Net Worth

Citing her career, Lena has an estimated net worth of $12 Million.

Movies And shows

  • 300
  • Game of Thrones
  • 300: Rise of an Empire
  • Beacon 23
  • Imagine Me & You
  • Dredd
  • The Purge
  • Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
  • Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book
  • The Cave
  • Fighting with My Family
  • The Abandons
  • The Contractor


  • Silver Iris Award
  • EWwy Award
  • Portal Award
  • Empire Award
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