Odeya Rush

Inside Biography

Young Artist Awards winner, Odeya Rush is an actress from Israel. Rush is popular for her works in the movies, Goosebumps, The Giver, and Lady Bird. Before starting her career in acting, she appeared as a model for advertising campaigns of various fashion brands.

Early Life And Education

Odeya Rush was born Odeya Rushinek to Shlomo Rushinek and Maia on 12th May 1997 in Haifa Israel. In Hebrew, her name, Odeya means Thank God. Rush holds both Israeli & American nationalities and ethnicity wise she's Ashke - Jewish.

She grew up along with six brothers. When she was young, she along with her family moved to the United States due to her father’s job as a security consultant in Alabama. She then attended N.E. Miles Jewish Day School in Birmingham, Alabama. Later, she joined a public school after her family moved to Midland Park, New Jersey.


Odeya Rush, at the initial phase of her career, worked as a model. She appeared in several advertising campaigns for fashion brands, Gap, Hilfiger, Guess, and Polo Ralph Lauren among others.

At the age of 13, Rush made her Hollywood debut from police procedural crime drama TV series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit alongside Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T, Christopher Meloni, and Richard Belzer among others.

Below, the video talks about Odeya Rush's journey:


The same year, Rush worked in a short film, Wild Birds. Back to back, she appeared in movies, such as, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, What Are What We Are, The Giver, See You in Valhalla, Almost Friends, Lady Bird, and Thanks among others. However, she is most popular for her work in the movies, The Giver, Lady Bird, and Goosebumps.

As of 2018, Rush will be portraying the character of Tatiana Mills in Dear Dictator, Ellen ‘El’’ Dryver in Dumplin’, and Joyce in Spinning Man.

Awards And Nominations

Odeya Rush so far has won two awards,

2016 = Young Artist Awards for Goosebumps.

2017 = Circuit Community Awards for Lady Bird.

Some of her nominated awards are Teen Choice AwardsDetroit Film Critics Society Awards, San Diego Film Critics Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards among others.

Net Worth

Odeya Rush has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand as per celebrity net worth. Rush did several hit movies that made a good collection at the box office.

Here is the list of her hit movies,

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB rating Awards and Nominations Cast Members
The Odd Life of Timothy (2012) $25 million $56 million 6.6
  • Won Young Artist Awards for CJ Adams.
  • Nominated for Young Artist Awards for CJ Adams.
Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, Cameron 'CJ' Adams, and Rosemarie DeWitt among others.
The Giver (2014) $25 million $67 million 6.5
  • Won Heartland Film Awards.
  • Nominated for 41st People's Choice Awards, Joey Awards, and Denver Fim Critics Society Awards.
Taylor Swift, Breton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, and Meryl Streep among others.
Goosebumps (2015) $84 million $150.2 million 6.3
  • Nominated for Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards, Saturn Awards, and Visual Effects Society Awards.
R.L. Stine, Jack Black, Dylan Minnett, and Ryan Lee among others.
Lady Bird (2017) $10 million $59.4 million 7.6
  • Won Golden Globe Awards.
  • Nominated for  Academy Awards, and Golden Globe Awards.
Saoirse Ronan, Lucas Hedges, Timothee Chalamet and Laurie Metcalf among others. 

Personal Life

Odey Rush is yet to get married. She totally surprised her fans after she posted a picture of Ryan Lee, a co-star from Goosebumps on 1st April 2017 with a caption,

''My Sweet Boy.''

In July 2017, she again posted a cozy picture with him with a caption,

''Oh what a beautiful end scene to see.''

The couple, however, is yet to confirm their relationship.

by saru, 07 Mar, 2018

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