Addison O’Dea: All You Need to Know about the Celebrated National Geographic Traveler
Addison O’Dea is an American filmmaker who has done tremendous work in the fields of anthropology, religion, and technology. Though his name might not sound familiar, his work is, as you’ll soon discover how his contributions have helped shape human civilization.
O’Dea’s Early Life and the Murder of his Father
Addison O’Dea was born in New York Hospital on the 5th of June 1979 to his father, Hugh Patrick Gannon Greenway O’Dea, and his mother Sara O’Dea. His father passed away in 2007 at the age of 69 after he was killed in Louisville Kentucky, but his mother is still alive.
The filmmaker has two other siblings; Patrick Gannon Greenway O’Dea and John Remsen Varick O’Dea, both of whom a younger than him.
Addison O’Dea’s Education
The brothers attended the Dwight School located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan where Addison O’Dea enrolled in the International Baccalaureate. O’Dea attended New York University where he graduated with a BSc.
Though they were from New York, the family traveled internationally extensively, and this planted seeds of passion for anthropology in the young O’Dea.
Addison O’Dea’s Career
Rumors of Addison started dating the Good Will Hunting actress, Minnie Driver, started making the headlines in February 2019. However, it took the couple till September of the same year to confirm their relationship. This was confirmed by Minnie Driver during the 2019 Emmy Awards after party.
The paparazzi photographed the couple together as they attended the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on a Sunday night in 2020. Minnie Driver spotted a strapless Romona Keveza white dress complemented by jewelry from Chopard.
At the Beach with His Belle
The couple was once again spotted at a beach in Malibu in 2020 with Minnie Driver opting to go deep diving while Addison O’Dea kept to the sandy beach.
Addison O’Dea currently lives with his wife, Minnie Driver, and Minnie’s son, Henry Story Driver, from her previous marriage.