Mary Kate Olsen

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Full Name Mary Kate Olsen
Age 34 Years Old
Nick Name MK; Ash
Gender Female
Famous As Actor
Birth Date June 13th, 1986
Birth Place Sherman Oaks, California, US

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Mary-Kate Olsen is an American fashion designer, former actress, and producer who began her acting career one year after her birth, sharing the role of Michelle Tanner with her twin sister Ashley Olsen in the television sitcom Full House (1987-1995). In the year 1993, the production company Dualstar Entertainment Group was founded, which produced a long string of TV movies and direct-to-video releases featuring the girls and they starred in Passport to Paris (1999), Our Lips Are Sealed (2000), Winning London (2001), Holiday in the Sun (2001) and in the television series, So Little Time (2001-2002), for which she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in Children's Programming. In addition to this, they starred in Getting There (2002), When in Rome (2002), The Challenge (2003), and made cameos in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003). Later, the twins retired from acting career in 2012. She and her twin sister co-founded luxury fashion brand The Row, lifestyle brand Elizabeth and James, and more affordable fashion lines Olsenboye and StyleMint. From their fashion business, Dualstar Entertainment, which reportedly has a massive net worth of around $1 billion worth of merchandise in stores and online. Scroll down to get more information about her full biography, net worth, twin sister, family details, husband, career, facts, birthday, wiki, news, and many more. 

Famous For

  • For appearing in her first movie in 1995 titled "It Takes Two" for her role as Amanda Lemmon. 
  • For appearing in various television shows with her sister Mary-Kate until 2004.

Early Life of Mary-Kate Olsen

Mary-Kate Olsen was born on 13th June 1986. Her birthplace/hometown is in Sherman Oaks, California. She was born to her parents; Jarnette "Jarnie" Olsen and David "Dave" Olsen. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is American-White. Whereas her race is White. Her mother was a personal manager, and her father worked as a real estate developer and mortgage banker. She has a twin sister, Ashley, an older brother Trent, and a younger sister Elizabeth Olsen. After 10 years of their birth, their parents divorced in 1996. Her father remarried; she has two half-siblings from her father"s second marriage, Taylor and Jake, from her father's second marriage. As per her education, she studied at "Campbell Hall School" in Los Angeles and later attended New York University"s "Gallatin School of Individualized Study" with her sister Ashley. Her birth sign is Gemini and her religion is Anglican / Episcopalian. As of 2019, she celebrated her 33rd birthday.

Mary-Kate Olsen With Her Twins Sister, Ashley Olsen

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Career of Mary-Kate Olsen

  • When Mary was only nine months old, her career as an actor started with her twin sister, Ashley where she shared the role of "Michelle Tanner" on the "ABC" sitcom "Full House" and the twin sisters portrayed the role from 1987 to 1995.
  • She alongside her twin sister starred in the films, "To Grandmother's House We Go" (1992), "Double, Double, Toil and Trouble" (1993), "How the West Was Fun" (1994), "It Takes Two" (1995), "Billboard Dad" (1998) and in the television series, "Two of a Kind" (1998-1999).
  • In 1997, the Olsen twins guest-starred in an episode of "Sister, Sister", alongside other twin actresses Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. 
  • In the early-1990s, along with her twin sister, she started a limited liability company called "Dualstar" which produced a long string of TV movies and direct-to-video releases featuring the girls. 
  • The company was basically created to produce Mary-Kate and Ashley-branded products.
  • They even voiced the lead characters in the animated series "Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action!"
  • They also starred in the films Getting There (2002), When in Rome (2002), The Challenge (2003), and made cameos in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003). 
  • In 2004, the twins appeared in the theatrical light-hearted romantic comedy, New York Minute.
  • In the same year 2004, the Olsen twins took direct control of "Dualstar," becoming joint-CEOs and presidents of the company. 
  • At the time, the company sold its merchandise in over 3,000 stores in America and 5,300 stores worldwide.
  • In the year 2006, she made her first solo appearance as "Molly Spence" in a movie titled "Factory Girl." 
  • Following "Factory Girl," she was next seen in the 2008 film "The Wackness." 
  • The same year, she also made a guest appearance on the "ABC" comedy "Samantha Who?"
  • In the year 2011, she made her final acting appearance in the motion picture adaptation of Alex Flinn"s novel "Beastly." 
  • The twins realized that their real calling lay in fashion and they officially retired from acting and started working on their fashion career. 
  • They had started a clothing line in "Walmart" stores across America for girls aged 4 to 14 as well as a beauty line called "Mary-Kate and Ashley: Real Fashion for Real Girls."
  • At present, the twin sisters head a designer fashion label called "The Row" as well as retail collections, namely "Elizabeth and James," "Olsenboye," and "StyleMint," which they co-founded. 

Mary-Kate Olsen and Twins Sister, Ashley Olsen in the ABC sitcom Full House

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  • They are also the creative directors of "Superga." 
  • In spring 2013, the twins released a perfume brand called "Elizabeth and James."
  • Together, they have co-authored a book titled "Influence," featuring interviews with fashion designers who have inspired the twins" fashion house.
  • Mary-Kate and Ashley originally announced in May 2015 that they will not reprise their role as Michelle Tanner.
  • Regarding her Equestrian career, she began horseback riding in 1992 when she was six years old.
  • In 2013, her horse Marvelous ridden by James Anderson, won the 38th Hampton Classic Horse Show.
  • In 2016, Mary-Kate competed at The American Gold Cup in upstate New York.

Awards and Achievements of Mary-Kate Olsen

Mary-Kate Olsen is a very talented actress and with her hard work and dedication, she has won many awards. The Olsen twins" acting in "Full House" won them numerous awards, including the "Young Artists Award" under the "Best Young Actress Under Five Years of Age" category in the year 1989. They also won the award under the categories; "Outstanding Performance by an Actress Under Nine Years of Age" in the year 1990 and "Exceptional Performance by an Actress Under Ten Years of Age" in the year 1992. In the year 1994, they won the "Best Youth Actress" award at "Youth Artists Awards" for "Double, Double, Toil and Trouble." In the years 1996 and 1999, the twins won the "Kids" Choice Award" for "Favourite Movie Actress" and "Favourite TV Actress" respectively for "It Takes Two." In the year 2012, the sisters won the "CFDA Fashion Award" and "WSJ" magazine"s "Innovator of The Year Award." The duo won the "CFDA Fashion Award" in 2015, 2018, and 2019.

Net Worth of Mary-Kate Olsen

Mary-Kate Olsen is an American successful fashion designer, former actress, and producer. She has accumulated a huge amount of money from her career. Her major source of earning is from her acting and fashion designer career. She began her acting career at the age of nine months old when she and her twin sister, Ashley Olsen were hired to share the role of Michelle Tanner on the popular television sitcom Full House (1987-1995) and started off making around $2,400 per episode for their appearance in "Full House". Moreover, they have managed to earn massive earnings in million worth, turning them into a multi-millionaire. In addition to this, the twins were ranked as the 11th richest woman in the entertainment industry with their combined net worth $100 million by Forbes at the time in 2007. From their fashion business, Dualstar Entertainment, which reportedly has a massive net worth of around $1 billion worth of merchandise in stores and online. At present, their net worth has increased exponentially with the success of "The Row" as it generates around $100 million and $200 million per year in sales, as of 2019 according to Business of Fashion and their other brand "Elizabeth and James" adds onto that salary, with an estimated revenue of $89 million per year. As of 2020, the net worth of Mary-Kate Olsen is believed to have $250 million. Mary-Kate and her twin, Ashley has a combined net worth of $500 million at present. Twins bought this penthouse when they moved from Los Angeles to New York but they never moved in. Her cars include Black Porsche Cayenne Turbo and Porsche 911 Carrera. 

Personal Life of Mary-Kate Olsen

Mary-Kate Olsen is a married woman and she was married to her first husband, Olivier Sarkozy who is a French banker and also the half brother of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy. the duo began dating since May 2012 and they got engaged in 2014. In March 2014, photos were published showing Olsen wearing what appeared to be an engagement ring. After 3 years of dating, the couple got married on 27th November 2015, at a private residence in New York City. In April 2020, Olsen filed for divorce and sought an emergency order to proceed despite delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The divorce issue got messier after Sarkozy's team forced Olsen to be out of the couple's shared apartment by 18th May 2020. Her sexual orientation is straight.

Mary-Kate Olsen files divorce for her husband, Olivier Sarkozy

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Previously, she has dated David Katzenberg (son of DreamWorks co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg), photographer Maxwell Snow, and artist Nate Lowman.

Body Measurements of Mary-Kate Olsen

Mary-Kate Olsen is a charming woman with a sweet smile attracting a lot of people towards her. She maintained her body a lot. Her body build is slim. With sparkling blue eyes, she stands tall with a height of 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m) while her body weighs around 49 kg (108 lbs). She has a body measurement of 34-24-34 inches with 5 (US) as her shoe size. Her other body measurements such as dress size and more is unknown. Overall, she has got a healthy body. Besides, she had even undergone treatment for anorexia nervosa and was also hospitalized for a reported kidney infection on 20th November 2007.