Adam Driver is a well-known actor from the United States. Adam has acted in several films, television shows, and stage productions.
Family and Early Years
Adam Driver is a 37-year-old actor born on November 19, 1983. Adam was born in San Diego, California, a Scorpio.
Regarding his parents, Adam’s parents are Nancy Wright (née Needham) and Joe Douglas Driver. His mother works as a legal assistant. Adam has Dutch, English, German, Irish, and Scottish ancestors.
Similarly, Adam’s father hails from Arkansas, while his mother hails from Indiana. Furthermore, Adam’s stepfather, Rodney G. Wright, is a Baptist church pastor. Adam moved to his mother’s hometown of Mishawaka, Indiana, with his older sister and mother when he was seven years old. Adam attended Mishawaka High School and graduated in 2001. He grew up as a Baptist who sang in the church choir.
Military and Teenagers
Adam Driver has described himself as a “misfit” as a teenager. Adam told M Magazine that he scaled radio towers, set things on fire, and co-founded a fight club with friends, all of which were inspired by the 1999 film Fight Club.
After high school, Adam worked as a telemarketer for a basement waterproofing company and Ben Franklin Construction, as well as a door-to-door salesman for Kirby vacuum cleaners. Adam then applied to the Juilliard School of Drama. He was, however, turned down.
Shortly after the September 11 attacks, Adam Driver enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. As an 81mm mortarman, Adam was assigned to Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines. Adam was stationed there for two years and eight months. This was before Adam’s sternum fracture while mountain biking. This happened just before Adam’s unit was deployed to Iraq. Adam was medically discharged with the rank of Lance Corporal at the time.
Following that, Adam Driver spent a year at the University of Indianapolis. This was before I auditioned for Juilliard again. Adam was able to get into Juilliard this time. Adam claims that his classmates thought of him as threatening and unpredictable. As a result, Adam found it difficult to adjust to a lifestyle different from the Marines.
Adam was also a Group 38 of the Drama Division from 2005 to 2009. Joanne Tucker, Adam’s future wife, met him there. Adam earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2009.
Professional Life and Career
Actor Adam Driver is well-known. The young actor has won several awards, including the Volpi Cup for Best Actor. Adam was also nominated for a Tony Award, two Academy Award nominations, and four Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Adam is also widely regarded as one of the most talented actors of his generation.
Mrs. Warren’s Profession, likewise, was Adam Driver’s Broadway debut in 2010. In 2011, he made an appearance in the film Man and Boy. Adam rose to prominence after appearing in the film Girls as a supporting character. It’s an HBO comedy-drama series, and Adam was nominated for three Primetime Emmys in a row for his performance.
Furthermore, Adam started his film career in supporting roles in films such as J. Edgar, Lincoln and Frances Ha, Inside Llewyn Davis, and Silence. Adam also starred as a poet in Paterson in 2016 and won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor for his lead role in the drama Hungry Hearts and This Is Where I Leave You, both released in 2014. In addition to Logan Lucky, Adam appeared in The Man Who Killed Don Quixote in 2018 and The Report in 2019.
Adam rose to even greater prominence after portraying Kylo Ren/Ben Solo in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Beginning with Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, he began to appear. The actor then returned to the stage in 2019 with Burn This. Adam was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for this performance. In addition, the well-known actor has earned several Academy Award nominations. They won Best Actor for Marriage Story and Best Supporting Actor for BlacKkKlansman.
Arts in the Armed Forces was created by Adam Driver (AITAF). It is a non-profit organization that provides theatre to all branches of the military in the US and abroad. Adam has often mentioned that he does not like watching or listening to himself perform. It also offers free arts programming to active-duty military personnel, veterans, military support workers, and their families all over the world.
Adam declined to continue the interview with NPR’s Fresh Air during a radio interview. It happened after the host showed a scene from the film Marriage Tale. The radio show’s executive producer said that Adam Driver was warned to remove his headphones before the clip was played. During a 2015 interview, the show did something similar with him.
Status of the Relationship
On June 22, 2013, Adam Driver married his longtime wife, Joanne Tucker. The couple has a son, but for two years they kept his birth a secret from the press. The family lives in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of New York City with a puppy.
Adam Driver stands at 1.89 meters (6 feet 2 inches) and weighs about 176 pounds (80 kilograms). Adam has brown eyes and dark brown hair, as well.
Net Worth and Social Media
Adam Driver does not have a personal account on major social media sites such as Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Facebook, Tiktok, and others. On the other hand, his supporters have developed many fan pages on these social media sites. Adam Driver’s net worth is estimated to be around 10 million dollars.