Adam Driver is a popular American actor who became popular after his roles in the TV comedy-drama series ‘Girls’. He has played supporting roles in many popular movies such as Lincoln, While We’re Young, Hungry Hearts and much more. But his best role has been as the antagonist in Star Wars Trilogy. Here are the complete details about career, biography, and net worth of Adam Driver in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Adam Driver was born on 19th November 1983 in California. At the age of seven, he moved with his mother and sister to Indiana from where his mother belonged. Adam attended Mishawaka High School. He was quite notorious as a teenage setting fire on objects, forming fight club and making all sorts of nuisances. He started his career as a salesman and telemarketer before moving to military service.
Adam Driver has been married to Joanne Tucker since 2013. His wife is also an actress, and not much is known about the personal life of him. He currently lives in Brooklyn along with his wife. They also have a Rottweiler-pit bull mix named Moose.
Career, Award & Nominations
In the beginning, Adam Driver was enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he served for two years. After completing his bachelor’s degree, he appeared in several stage productions. In 2009, he was seen in the theater production of ‘Slipping’. His other theater credits include ‘The Forest’, ‘Mrs. Warren’s Profession’, ‘Angels in America’, ‘Man and Boy’, and ‘Look Back in Anger’.
In television, he first appeared in an episode of ‘The Unusuals’ in 2009. In 2010, he was seen in the television film ‘You Don’t Know Jack’. This was followed by starring in another television film called ‘The Wonderful Maladys’. From 2012 to 2017, the actor was seen as Adam Sackler in ‘Girls’. The role made him win the Golden Nymph Award as well as nominations for the Satellite Award, Online Film & Television Association Awards, Gold Derby Awards, and Primetime Emmy Awards.
In movies, the actor was first seen in the 2011 film ‘J. Edgar’. He then acted in the films ‘Gayby’, ‘Not Waving But Drowning’, ‘Frances Ha’, and ‘Lincoln’. In 2013, he starred in the film ‘Bluebird’. That same year, Driver portrayed the role of Rick Smolan in ‘Tracks’. This fetched him a nomination for the 2013 FCCA Award. In 2014, he appeared in Saverio Costanzo’s ‘Hungry Hearts’. He soon acted in other films like ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’, ‘What If’, ‘While We’re Young’, and ‘This Is Where I Leave You’. In 2015, he starred in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’.
In 2016, Adam Driver starred in films like ‘Midnight Special’, ‘Paterson’, and ‘Silence’. His film roles from 2017 were ‘The Meyerowitz Stories’, ‘Logan Lucky’, and ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’. The latter made him win the MTV Movie Award and the Teen Choice Award. He has won other awards like Saturn Award, HFCS Award, and LAFCA Award. He has also received nominations for the American Comedy Award and Gotham Award. The actor starred in the films ‘BlacKkKlansman’ and ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’. He will be next seen in the movies ‘The Torture Report’, ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’, and ‘The Dead Don’t Lie’. He has also lent his voice in two video games.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much net worth do you expect from a regular American actor? Well, he has a net worth of over $10 million as of now. The turnaround in his career came when he was cast as the main antagonist of Star Wars trilogy. Before that, he was cast in short supporting roles in movies and TV series. In fact, the turn in his financial wealth started in 2015 onwards. He has been getting many movie roles since playing his character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens which are adding to his wealth.
Adam Driver has been a struggling actor until 2015-16. There are as many as four movies of him coming out in 2019 including Star Wars Episode IX. He has always received critical acclaim for his acting skills and has a long way to go.