Odessa Young - Updated May 2024

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Odessa Young

Odessa Young is a well-known actress from Australia. Odessa Young is best known for her roles in the 2015 feature films “Looking for Grace” and “The Daughter.”

Early Life

Odessa Young was born On the 11th of January 1998, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Her full name is Odessa Divine Young and is a citizen of Australia. In addition, she has a birth sign of Capricorn and practices Christianity by religion. Following it, she belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity and is 25 years old as of 2023.

Following her parents’ names, she is the daughter of Adam Young (father) and Rachel Young (mother). Her father is a musician while her mother is a writer by profession.

When she was just nine years old, her parents separated legally. Her mother married Andrew Hunter after her separation from Adam. In addition, she has a sister whose name is Sylvie Young.

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Caption: Odessa Young with her parents (Source: scenester)


Talking about her academic qualification, she went to Newtown High School of the Performing Arts for her high school education and there she started getting lessons in Theater. But, she later dropped out of high school to go forth with her interest in an acting career.

Professional Career

When Odessa Young was at the age of 11, she started her acting career. In the 2009 Australian children’s television drama series “My Place” she made her television debut playing the role of Alexandra Owen in an episode. Afterward, she starred in television series such as “Tricky Business” (2012), “The Moodys” (2014), and “Wonderland” (2015).

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Caption: The poster of the 2015 movie The Daughter (Source: Kino Lorber)

She made her big screen debut in the 2015 Australian drama film “The Daughter” playing Hedvig Finch, co-starred along with Geoffrey Rush and Sam Neill. That same year, she starred alongside Radha Mitchell in the drama film “Looking for Grace.”

For her performance in both movies, she has collected several awards and nominations. In the movie, she played the titular role. The following year, she was named “Australia’s brightest rising star” by Elle Magazine.

She started in the 2016 female lead in “When The Street Lights Go On” on Hulu. In 2017, she played the role of Maggie Russell in the neo-noir thriller film “Sweet Virginia.”

That same year, starred as Genevieve in the web series “High Life” and for her performance, she won an International Academy of Web Television Award for Best Lead Actress – Drama.

Recent Works

In the year 2018, she was cast in four movies “Assassination Nation” as Lily Colson, “A Million Little Pieces” as Lilly, “The Professor” as Olivia Brown, and “Celeste” as Rita. That same year, she made her off-Broadway debut in Days of Rage at the Tony Kiser Theater, where she played the radical Quinn in 1969.

In 2019, she starred as Charlotte in the American mystery crime thriller film “The Giant.” She was cast as Frannie Goldsmith in the 2020 miniseries “The Stand.” The same year, she plays Rose Nemser/Paula in the American biographical drama film “Shirley.”

She also participated in Acting for a Cause, a live classic play and screenplay reading series created, directed, and produced by Brando Crawford. In addition, she played Lady Prism in The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. She was also cast in the 2021 British film “Mothering Sunday” playing the role of Jane Fairchild.

In the 2022 American biographical drama streaming television  miniseries “The Staircase.” Moreover, she is currently working on two upcoming movie projects “Manodrome” (2023) and “The Prima Donna”, one in post-production and another in Pre-production at the moment.

Odessa Young – Awards

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Caption: Odessa Young poses with AACTA award (Source: Sydney Morning Herald)

In 2016, she won the AACTA Award in the Best Actress in a Leading Role category for her role in the movie ‘The Daughter.’ Later, she earned the 2017 International Academy of Web Television for Best Lead Actress – Drama category. Similarly, she won Best Actress in the 2018 Vancouver Web Series Festival.

Net Worth 2023

From her television and movie works, she has earned a good sum of money for her living. As of 2022, her net worth is estimated at around $1 million while she earned around $13k-$16k per episode in television series.

Relationship Status

Concerning her personal life, Odessa Young seems to be unmarried and single. In addition, she likes to keep her relationships private. Moreover, the actress seems to fully focus on her career rather than dating someone. Similarly, the actress has not been a part of controversy or rumors and stays far from such things which may ruin her career.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Odessa Young posing for a photo shoot (Source: Flaunt Magazine)

This actress is beautiful and gorgeous-looking. She stands 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) and 55 kg (121 lbs).

In addition, she has blonde hair color with green eyes and her body measurement measures 32B-25-35 inches. Following that, she wears US size 7 shoes, 32 B-sized bras, and a US size 4 dress.

Odessa Young – Social Media

At the moment, the celeb is not active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Moreover, the actress seems to be very private went it comes to her personal life and does not like to share any information regarding her personal life.