Quick Facts

  • Date of Birth – May 12, 1997
  • Age – 18 Years old
  • Nationality – Israeli
  • Ethnicity  Ashkenazi Jewish
  • Profession – Actress
  • Net Worth – $400000000
  • Height – 5 ft 4 inch. (163 cm)
  • Weight – 127.8 lbs

 

Fun Facts

 

1. She was born in Israel. 

Rush was was born in Haifa, Israel, but moved to Alabama when she was nine years old, followed by stints in New Jersey and Los Angeles, where she lives now. Fun fact: Odeya has six brothers and two sets are twins!

 

2. “The Giver” isn’t her first role … 
In addition to commercials, Rush has quite a few credits to name including getting nominated for a Young Artist Award nomination for her role in the 2012 movie “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” and appearences on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and “Law and Order: SVU.”

 

3. …And certainly won’t be her last.
According to IMDB, Rush is set to play a young Mary, mother of Christ in “Mary,” as well as star in the big-screen adaptation of “Goosebumps,” based on R.L. Stine’s YA horror series.

 

4. Her unique name has a unique meaning.
“I’m Jewish [and] … it’s from the [Old Testament]…. [My parents] thought of many other names, but they couldn’t exactly agree. My dad just opened the book and the first sentence he saw, it was in Hebrew… My name, Odeya, means “Thank God.” So that’s where they found it,” Rush told the Sun Sentinel in 2012.

 

5. She’s became tight with Taylor Swift.
Yes, we know that Taylor Swift has a new BFF almost every day, but this bond is justified: Swift also stars in the “The Giver.” “We became really close,” Rush told MTV at ComicCon over the weekend. “Now she’s like an older sister. She’s so talented.”

 

6. Do you know what her trademark is?
It is her striking blue eyes.

 

7. What do you think Odeya does on her daily life?
Odeya balances her acting, singing and dancing with biking and swimming.

 

7. Odeya is the only girl in her family,
among six boys; two older brothers, and two sets of younger twin boys.

Adoring Odeya Rush