Adam Driver is of English, one eighth Dutch/Frisian, German, Irish, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, more distant Welsh, and remote Swedish ancestry.
Adam Driver was born on November 19, 1983, in San Diego, California, the United States, to Joe Douglas Driver and Nancy Wright (née Needham). His mother worked as a paralegal and divorced Adam’s father when Adam was a child. She then married Rodney G. Wright, a minister at a Baptist church.
The family left California when Adam was 7 years of age, and his mother took Adam and his sister to her home state, Indiana.