Know About Adam Driver; Marine, Wife, Height, Son, Net Worth, Age

Published Date: 19 Dec, 2019 Updated date: 19 Dec, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Adam Driver, age 36 is a former U.S. Marine turned actor. After serving three years as a Marine, a severe injury backed him to chose acting as a career alternative.

American actor Adam Driver is best known for the role portrayal of Kylo Ren in the 2019 Blockbuster, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The former Marine is in the Hollywood industry for almost a decade now since 2009.

Adam Driver Bio & Family

The actor was born as Adam Douglas Driver on 19 November 1983 in San Diego, California to parents, Joe Driver and Nancy Wright. Adam’s father’s family is from Arkansas and his mother’s family is from Indiana. His stepfather, Rodney G. Wright, is a minister at a Baptist church. He went to Mishawaka High School in 2001 to complete his graduation.

Adam stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.89 m) tall and weighs around 65 kg.

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Career As A Marine

Post the terror attack in the U.S. on 11 September 2001, he joined the Marines. As a part of the mission, he was assigned to Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines as an 81mm mortarman.

Adam Driver during his job as a Marine (Picture: Pinterest)

After two years and eight months, post his sternum dislocation, during mountain biking, he had to back out the career.

Movies & Net Worth

The 36-year-old has a net worth of $8 million from professional acting since 2009. He garnered such illustrious earnings from hit TV series like Bob’s Burger’s (2017), The Simpsons (2015), and Law & Order (2010) to name a few. Besides TV, some of his commercially successful movies are Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019), Silence (2016) and Tracks (2013).

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How Did Adam Met His Wife?

Besides a career of a marine and an actor, Adam enjoys great matrimony of almost six years now. His wife’s name is Joanne Tucker to whom he got hitched back in 2013. The actor met his wife when he was a member of the Drama Division’s Group 38 (2005–2009).

Adam Driver with wife Joanne at the premiere of Marriage Story on 5 October 2019 (Picture: Adam’s Instagram)

Together the couple shares a son to whom they have hidden from the media spotlight.

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Some Interesting Facts About Adam Driver

  • Adam has Dutch, English, German, Irish, and Scottish ancestry.
  • At the age of seven, he moved with his older sister, April Driver, and mother to his mother’s hometown of Mishawaka, Indiana.
  • After completing high school, he got rejected by the Juilliard School for drama but was rejected.
  • In 2009, he completed his BFA degree.
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