Game of Thrones has undoubtedly made a significant impact on the television landscape. Despite the controversial ending of Season 8, the world of Westeros continues to captivate audiences with its planned spinoffs and deep lore. One question that often arises is the age of the characters in the show. While some characters were aged up for the mature nature of the series, others were portrayed as younger than their book counterparts. Let's take a look at the ages of some notable Game of Thrones characters.
The Night King, the icy antagonist of Game of Thrones, is a unique character who exists only in the TV show and not in the novels. Created by the Children of the Forest during the Wars of the First Men, the Night King is at least 10,000 years old, making him the oldest character in the series. Although considered an immortal and unbeatable creature, fans were disappointed by his easy defeat at the hands of Arya Stark.
The dragons, Viserion, Rhaegal, and Drogon, are another popular element of Game of Thrones. In the show, they were born together in Khal Drogo's pyre. Viserion was killed by the Night King at the age of six, Rhaegal was fatally shot by Euron Greyjoy's fleet at the age of seven, and Drogon is the only surviving dragon, escaping with Daenerys Targaryen at the age of seven.
Khal Drogo, the fierce leader of the Dothraki, marries Daenerys at the age of 30 in both the books and the show. His life