Odeya Rush is an Israeli American actress. She is mainly known for her lead role in the film The Giver. She won Teen Choice Award for her role in Breakout Star.


Odeya was born on May 12, 1997, in Haifa, Israel. Her birth name is Odeya Rushinek. She has a meaning in her name. Her first name Odeya in Hebrew means Thank God. When she was nine years old her family moved to the United States. Her father worked as a job as a security consultant in Alabama in the United States. She follows Jewish religion. She studied at N.E. Miles Jewish Day School located in Birmingham, Alabama. She then attended public school when she moved to Midland Park, New Jersey. She moved to Los Angeles, California with her family at the beginning of 2013. She also has six brothers. Out of them four of them are younger and two sets of twin who lives with her parents in Los Angeles. Her two older brothers live in Israel. Among her siblings, she is the only girl.


Initially, she has was seen in short films and commercials. She also appeared as Emily on the television series Curb Your Enthusiasm in the episode Mister Softee. She also played the character Hannah Milner in the episode Branded of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She as Joni Jerome in the film The Odd Life of Timothy Green. The film is directed by Peter Hedges. She was confirmed to be cast in film Mother of the Christ as Mary in May 2012. The executive producer of the film is Joel Osteen. She co-starred in the film The Giver as Fiona. It is a science fiction film which is based on the 1993 novel by Lois Lowry. The film is directed by Phillip Noyce which stars Jeff Bridges, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift, Brenton Thwaites, Meryl Streep and Alexander Skarsgard

After completing the film The River, she was cast in the film Goosebumps as the young female lead. The film is based on the R.L. Stine’s popular book series. She played as the daughter of Mr. Stine who teams up with her neighbor to fight monsters. The character Mr. Stine is portrayed by Jack Black. She then was cast as Ashley Burwood in the comedy film See You in Valhalla. She played the sister of Johana Burwood which is played by Sarah Hyland. Ahe along with Sam Worthington was cast in the thriller film Hunter’s Prayer as Ella Hatto. The film is directed by Jonathan Mostow.

She is very adorable and lovely. She uses almost all social networking media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. She is very active in using them all. Her official Instagram account link is https://instagram.com/odeyarush1/. She has got 74.5K+ followers and she is following 191 people. Her official Twitter account link is https://twitter.com/odeyarush1. She has got 38K+ followers and she is following 227 people. Her Twitter account is verified. Her official Facebook account link is https://www.facebook.com/OdeyaRush. Her page is liked by 18173 people. Her Facebook page is verified. She stands 1.61 m tall. Her net worth is estimated to be $6 million dollars as of 2016.