Minnie Driver - Updated Jul 2024

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Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver is a popular English actress and singer. Minnie Driver rose to fame with her break-out role in 1995’s Circle of Friends. She has also lent her voice to a variety of animated films and series.

Early Life and Childhood

Minnie Driver was born on January 31, 1970, in the beautiful city of London, United Kingdom. Her age is 54 years as of 2024 and her full name is Amelia Fiona Jessica Driver.

Similarly, she is British and American by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, she belongs to the English and Scottish ethnicity and her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

She was born to a director of London United Investments Charles Ronald Driver (father) and a fabric designer and former model Gaynor Churchward (mother). Likewise, her older sister’s name is Kate and she is a film producer and manager by profession.

Her parents were not married as her father was married to another woman throughout his relationship with her mother. Later, her parents broke off their relationship when she was six years old.

Moreover, she also has one older half-sister, Susan Driver, from her father’s previous marriage, and two younger half-brothers, Charlie Driver, and Ed Churchward.


Regarding her educational background, Minnie Driver has done her schooling at Bedales School in Hampshire. She also attended the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, and Collingham College in Kensington, Central London. However, her additional academic credentials are unavailable on the web.

Minnie Driver – Net Worth 2024

Minnie Driver has an estimated net worth of around $14 million and her annual salary is $350k. Similarly, her source of income is mainly her acting profession. However, her weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

She has also worked very hard since childhood to achieve this fame. Also, she is active in her career and is on the way to raising her net worth in the future.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to her career, she made her television debut in a Right Guard deodorant commercial in 1991. Similarly, she also made her stage debut, as a jazz vocalist and guitarist in 1991. She appeared in an episode of Maigret with Michael Gambon and Michael Sheen in 1993.

Likewise, she also appeared on British television in The Day Today with comedian Steve Coogan. Moreover, she rose to prominence after starring opposite Chris O’Donnell in the 1995 film Circle of Friends. In addition, she also did minor roles in movies like GoldenEye, Sleepers, Big Night, and Grosse Pointe Blank.

Furthermore, she was also considered for the role of Rose DeWitt Butaker in the 1997 film Titanic, but director James Cameron felt she was too old, so Kate Winslet was cast instead. Besides that, she also appeared in Sandra Goldbacher’s film The Governess in 1998.

That same year, she co-starred in the action thriller Hard Rain with Christian Slater and Morgan Freeman. She has also voiced Jane in Disney’s 1999 Tarzan remake and Lady Eboshi in the 1999 English-dubbed release of the Japanese film Princess Mononoke.

However, she returned to television in March 2007 with the FX Network show The Riches. Later, she began filming for The Crash in October 2013, and it was released on January 13, 2017.

In 2021, she launched Minnie Questions with Minnie Driver, a podcast in which she asks guests a series of seven questions inspired by Proust’s Questionnaire.

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Caption: Minnie is featured in a movie. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Aside from her earnings from acting, Minnie Driver is also associated with endorsing brands such as Joico. Moreover, she appeared in several commercials which have contributed to her net worth.

However, no information is available on the web regarding the other brands she has cooperated with or not. Furthermore, we may see her associated with some more brands and supporting their products in the coming days.

Awards and Nomination

Minnie was nominated and has won some awards in her career. She won the Chicago Film Critics Association Award, California Independent Film Festival, FilmQuest, Genie Awards, ALFS Award, Copper Wing Award, Film Jury Award, Golden Reel Award, and many more.

Similarly, she was nominated for Oscar Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, Annie Awards, Astra Awards, Awards Circuit Community Awards, Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Chlotrudis Awards, Critics Choice Television Awards, Gold Derby Awards, ALFS Awards, MTV Movie Awards, and many more.

Relationship Status

Minnie Driver is in a relationship with her boyfriend Addison O’Dea. Addison is an American filmmaker and writer by profession. However, she has not revealed anything about how they both met and dated each other. Moreover, they both aren’t married yet and have no children but they both look best together and might tie the knot in the future.

On the other hand, talking about her past relationship she was in a relationship with Josh Brolin. Similarly, she was also in a relationship with television writer and producer Timothy J. Lea. They both have one son Henry who was born on September 5, 2008.

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Caption: Minnie with her boyfriend. Source: People


Minnie left her support for Oxfam in 2018 due to the organization’s sexual abuse scandal. Similarly, she has a long and complicated legal history with her neighbor Daniel Perlmutter. However, she always tries to avoid the media and tries to avoid engaging in contentious behavior or situations that can damage her reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about her height she is 5 Feet 10 inches tall and weighs 66kg. Similarly, she has an attractive body that measures 33-26-33 inches and she has beautiful brown eyes and black hair.

Also, her suitable dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 8(US). Moreover, she follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain her body measurements.

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Caption: Minnie giving a pose. Source: Instagram

Minnie Driver – Social Media

Minnie is very popular on social media and her fans love her for the positive influence she has on them. She is active on Instagram, where she likes to post snaps of her latest photo shoots with her friends.

She has 211K followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @driverminnie. Similarly, her Twitter handle is @driverminnie with 215.4K followers.