Actress Odeya Rush has been making it big with her most notable movie role being in 2015’s Goosebumps. Here’s everything to know from her net worth to her age!
Meet Actress Odeya Rush
Odeya Rush was born and raised in Israel, and as an eight-year-old, began to write and perform her own plays. Shortly after she turned nine, the entire family moved to the United States for her father’s job. It wasn’t until Rush moved to Los Angeles, California with her family in 2013, and she then seriously pursued her love of acting. She actually started acting professionally in 2010, taking on some more minor roles like her role as Hannah in “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”. From there her IMDb began to flourish, her first major role being Joni in “The Odd Life of Timothy Green”. Her most notable leading role came later on in her life, playing the role of Hannah, when the 2015 movie ‘Goosebumps’ was released. Odeya Rush is still active in the film industry, her most recent role being Joyce in the movie “Spinning Man”, which is set to be released sometime in 2018.
Odeya Rush Movies
The actress has appeared in several movies in the recent years. Let’s find out more about those movies and the roles she played.
The Odd Life of Timothy Green
“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” was released in 2012, and Rush starred as Joni Jerome. When the two main characters are unable to conceive a child, they bury a box in their backyard containing all the wishes for what they hope a child of theirs might be. A boy named Timothy magically appears at their front door and the Greens soon realize Timothy isn’t all that he appears to be! The movie was produced under Walt Disney Pictures and is concerned a fantasy/drama film. Joni and Timothy end up being good friends in the film, making Odeya’s character a major supporting character in the film.
In the 2014 film, “The Giver”, Odeya plays the role of Fiona along the reputable Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges. The plot of the film centers around a seemingly idealistic community, that seems to be completely refrained from any sort of imperfection- including war, pain, suffering, or differences. The main character, Jonas, follows The Giver; a man who is the sole keeper of all the memories and secrets of the community. When Jonas realizes his community’s dark and dangerous past, he realizes that he needs to escape in order to protect himself and his loved ones. Odeya Rush plays the love interest to the leading male actor.
The Hunter’s Prayer
In the film “The Hunter’s Prayer”, Odeya plays the role of Ella alongside another male leading actor. In “The Hunter’s Prayer”, an assassin is sent on an assignment to kill a young woman, but is unable to pull the trigger. They form an unlikely alliance as he helps her avenge the death of her family. The film is described as an action/thriller, a bit different from the typically lighthearted roles that Rush has played in her past.
Odeya played the role of Lacy Westman in the 2017 film, “The Bachelors”. The plot of the movie is centered around Odeya’s character, Lacy, Carine, and their blossoming relationship with two men that they meet. The two men are dealing with the loss of a wife and mother, and set out to the big city to start fresh. This is where their paths cross and the start of a compassionate yet trying relationship forms, with their newfound romantic interests and each other.
In the 2017 film “Lady Bird”, Odeya Rush plays the role of Jenna Walton. The film is centered around a nurse who works tirelessly to make ends meet for her family after her husband loses his job. While juggling family finances, she also struggles to keep a bond with her daughter who just wants to find genuine joy in her life. It is a coming of age and personal journey type of film.
The 2015 “Goosebumps” film was based off the original Goosebumps book series. Odeya Rush plays Hannah, the daughter of R.L. Stine. In the film, the plot is centered around a teenager and R.L. Stine’s daughter, who team up to defeat the imaginary demons that have come to life straight out of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books! If you’ve read the Goosebumps series when you were younger, then you’re definitely going to love seeing your childhood fears come to life on the big screen.
Age & Net Worth
Odeya Rush is currently 20 years of age. Her net worth is estimated at $3 million! Not a surprise with all of the success she has had in her notable movie roles.
Facts to Know About Odeya Rush
Want to know more about Odeya Rush? Here are some interesting facts about the young actress.
She was born and raised in Israel
As mentioned previously, Odeya was born and raised in Israel. When she moved to the United States, she only spoke Hebrew!
Her name has a special meaning…
One can tell by just looking at Odeya’s beautiful name that it must mean something special! “Odeya” means “Thank God” in Hebrew.
She’s racked up some award nominations and wins
Young Artist Award, Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress for The Odd Life of Timothy Green: NOMINATION Teen Choice Award for Most Popular Breakout Star: WIN
A young breakout star!
It’s no secret as to why Odeya Rush took home the award for “Most Popular Breakout Star”! For such a young woman in the film industry, she has not only filled her actor’s portfolio, but has kept it consistently active and relevant with multiple notable roles in successful movies. She has three more films on the way for the 2018 year that you don’t want to miss!