Odeya Rush is a resplendent Israeli-American model and actress who developed interests in acting at the of 14 when she featured in The Odd Life of Timothy Green. She later went on to feature in The Giver alongside Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges. Odeya Rush also clinched an acting role in Goosebumps. When she was 18, she wrote a short film called Thanks. She also directed and appeared in the movie.
Odeya Rush was born on May 12, 1997, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. She and her six brothers were nurtured in Haifa by their Israeli parents; Shlomo Rushinek and Maia Greenfeld. At the age of eight, she had already started writing and performing her own plays. At the age of nine, her family relocated to the United States of America with the sole aim of her father getting a job as a security consultant in Alabama. When Rush got to America, she could only speak Hebrew.
She schooled at N.E. Miles Jewish Day School located in Birmingham, where she resided. Odeya Rush later went to a public school situated in Midland Park, New Jersey. In the year 2013, Rush and her family relocated to California. The alluring actress has six brothers. Her two older brothers resided in Israel, while her remaining four younger brothers, a set of twins, where raised in California.
Acting and Modelling Career
Before Odeya Rush ventured into the acting profession, she started her career as a model when she came to the United States of America. She has campaigned and advertised for fashion brands such as Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Gap, and Guess. Her foremost acting roles started in the year 2010 in Law and Order: Special Victim Unit where she was given the role of Hannah Milner. She clinched her foremost film role in 2012, where she played the role of Joni Jerome in a Disney film which was directed by Peter Hedges – The Odd Life of Timothy Green.
Moving on to 2014, Rush featured in The Giver, a science fiction film. The film was directed by Philip Noyce. Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, Alexander Skarsgard, Brenton Thwaites, and Taylor Swift also starred in the movie. That same year, Odeya Rush was fortunate to be among the two Israeli actresses to be named as Hollywood’s newest leading ladies by InStyle magazine. In 2015, she featured as Ashley in See You in Valhalla, a notable comedy film. Odeya Rush also featured in Goosebumps, where she played the female lead role.
In the year 2016, Rush concluded the filming of Coup d’etat, a satirical comedy film, in which she featured alongside Katie Holmes and Michael Caine. The actress also appeared in Hunter’s Prayer, a movie directed by Jonathan Mostow.
According to speculations flying around, Odeya is single. No information has been revealed whether she is married or in any relationship. Her private life is not in the public glare as her profession seems to be. This has become a serious concern for her fans.
Odeya Rush Awards And Nominations
In the year 2014, Odeya Rush clinched a nomination for Teen Choice Awards in the category for Olay Fresh Effects Breakout Star Award. That same year, The Chamber Awards nominated her in the category for Best Actress. In 2016, she won Young Artist Award in the category for Best Performance in a Feature Film-Leading Young Actress (14 – 21). She further got a nomination from Detroit Film Critics Society Awards in the category for Best Ensemble.
Seatle Film Critics Society Awards nominated her in the category for Best Ensemble Cast. She was nominated in the category for Best Ensemble by Sandiego Film Critics Society Awards. In 2017, Online Film Critics Society Awards nominated her in the category for Best Ensemble. She was also nominated by Florida Film Critics Circle Awards in the category for Best Ensemble.
Furthermore, Critics’ Choice Awards nominated her in the category for Best Acting Ensemble, she was also nominated in the category for Best Ensemble by Georgia Film Critics Association Awards. In the year 2018, she was nominated in the category for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture by Screen Actors Guild Awards. In that same year, Gold Derby Awards nominated her in the category for Best Ensemble.
Odeya Rush is estimated to have a net worth of over 3 million dollars.
Height and Weight
Rush is 5 ft 5 inches tall and weighs 55 kg.
Facts About Odeya Bush
- She happens to be a very strict lady because she grew up in the midst of boys.
- Odeya Rush is an avant-garde fashionista.
- She admires everything about New York City.