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Mary-Kate Olsen Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth
Who is Mary-Kate Olsen?
Mary-Kate Olsen is a famous American fashion designer and a former actress. Nine months after he birth, is when she debuted in acting, sharing the role of Michelle Tanner with her twin sister Ashley Olsen in the television sitcom Full House (1987-1995). She and her twin sister, have together starred in numerous films together.
The production company Dualstar Entertainment in 1993 was founded. The company produced a long string of television films and direct-to-video releases featuring the twins. In addition, the twins starred in Passport to Paris (1999), Our Lips Are Sealed (2000), Winning London (2001), Holiday in the Sun (2001), and the television series, So Little Time (2001–2002). For the latter film, Mary-Kate was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in Children’s Programming.
They also starred in Getting There (2002), When in Rome (2002), and The Challenge (2003), and made cameos in Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003). Mary’s last film she starred in with her twin sister was New York Minute (2004). From then she began to independently continue with her acting career. Appearing with a few guest-star roles in films and television shows and with her last film was Beastly (2011). She and her twin sister in March 2012, officially indicated their interest to retire as actresses in order for them to focus on their careers in the fashion industry.
Moreover, the twins co-founded a luxury fashion brand called The Row, lifestyle brand Elizabeth and James, and more affordable fashion lines Olsenboye and StyleMint. Mary and her twin, are members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.
How Old Is Mary-Kate Olsen?
She is 35 years old as of May 2022, having been born on June 13, 1986, in Sherman Oaks, California, U.S. Mary shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Chris Evans, Ashley Olsen, Badkidmirah, Daniella Perkins, and many more.
Mary-Kate Olsen Family
Who are Mary-Kate Olsen’s Parents?
She was born to David Olsen (Father born on October 15, 1953) a real estate developer, mortgage banker, and actor. And Jarnette Olsen (Mother was born in 1954) is a personal manager.
Does Mary-Kate Olsen have Siblings?
She has five siblings. Two brothers by the names of Trent Olsen born on May 6, 1984, is an actor, and Jake Olsen born in 1998. And three sisters by the names of Courtney Taylor Olsen, Elizabeth Olsen born on February 16, 1989, is an American actress. And a twin sister by the name of Asley Olsen born on June 13, 1986, is an American fashion designer, businesswoman, and former actress.
Mary-Kate Olsen Education
She received her high school education at Chamber Hall School. After graduating from high school in 2004, she attended the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University.
Mary-Kate Olsen Marital Status
She is currently single. However, she was previously married to Olivier Sarkozy. They married on November 27, 2015, at a private residence in New York City. On April 17, 2020, Olsen filed for divorce, the divorce was finalized on January 25, 2021.
Mary-Kate Olsen Kids
She does not have any kids currently. In case of new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Mary-Kate Olsen Acting Career
She began her acting career at the age of nine months when she and her twin sister Ashley Olsen were hired to share the role of Michelle Tanner on the television sitcom Full House (1987-1995). Her other early film roles along with her twin sister include; 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 the Olsen twins 1997 guest-starred in an episode of Sister, Sister, which starred twin actresses, Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry.
A Career at Dualstar
Following the twins’ success on Full House, a limited liability company, Dualstar Entertainment Group 1993 was created. The role of the company was to produce the Olsen twins branded products. Moreover, it produced a successful long string of TV movies and direct-to-video releases featuring the twins. Some of the films they starred in under Dualstar are Passport to Paris (1999), Switching Goals (1999), Our Lips Are Sealed (2000), Winning London (2001), Holiday in the Sun (2001), and the television series, So Little Time (2001–2002). In addition, they also starred setting There (2002), When in Rome (2002), and The Challenge (2003), and made cameos in Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003). The twins’ final film was in New York Minutes (2004). Upon the twins’ 18th birthday, both of them took control of Dualstar thus becoming joint CEOs and presidents of the company.
Mary-Kate’s first solo acting appearance was in the movie Factory Girl (2006). She had a recurring role in 2007 on the television show Weeds. The twins further stated that the next time they will get involved in movies together again it would be as producers. Mary-Kate made a guest appearance in 2008, on the ABC comedy Samantha Who? as a self-destructive girl that Samantha tries to help. The same year too, she made an appearance in the film The Wackness. Her final acting project was in 2011 in the motion picture adaptation of the Alex Flinn novel Beastly. The twins in March 2012, announced their retirement as actresses in order for them to focus on their careers in fashion.
A Fashion Career
Due to high demand and public interest in their fashion choices, the Olsen twins began to collaborate on a string of fashion lines available to the public. As young girls, the twins started a clothing line in Wal-Mart stores across America for girls ages 4 to 14. As well as a beauty line called “Mary-Kate and Ashley: Real fashion for real girls”.
Business and Philanthropy
Having grown into adults, the twins have devoted much of their attention to the world of fashion. The Olsen twins 2008 co-authored Influence, a book featuring interviews with fashion designers that have inspired them in fashion lines. She and her twin 2011 collaborated with TOMS Shoes to design footwear for kids without shoes in more than 20 countries worldwide. That same year too, they designed an Olsenboye Change Purse and donated money to “Pennies From Heaven”.The Olsen twins in October 2012, won the WSJ magazine Innovator of The Year Award. In the spring of 2013, they released an Elizabeth and James perfume. She and her sister are members of the CFDA Council of Fashion Designers of America.
An Equestrian Career
In 1992, when she was six years old, she began horseback riding. Her horse Marvelous ridden by James Anderson in 2013 won the 38th Hampton Classic Horse Show. She is a competitive equestrian as she began riding in 2013 in the Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton, New York. Mary-Kate competed on September 17, 2016, at The American Gold Cup in North Salem, New York.
She competed in August-September 2017 at the Hampton Classic Horse Show. She and her horse Dunotaire V August 29 finished sixth place in the amateur-owner jumper (1.20 meter) event. On September 1, she finished in third place in the amateur-owner jumper classic event. She and her horse Feu d’Amor in September 2017 won the American Gold Cup. Moreover, she has horses named Prem; Dollar Boy, and Hertog Van’t Merdehof. Mary-Kate and Dunotaire V in 2018 ranked 7 out of 40 in a category at the Palm Beach Masters in Wellington, Florida.
She and her horse Naomi competed in May 2019 at the Longines Global Champions Tour in Madrid Spain, where she finished in sixth place. However, she and her horse Fatum were disqualified from their event due to an “error of course”. But she and Fatum on July 12, 2019, won a 1.25m two-phase showjumping class at the Longines Global Champions Tour in Chantilly, France. She competed again at the Longines Global Champions Tour in Rome, Italy in September 2021: She and her horse lowa Van Het Polderhof in September finished in second place in the 2 Phases Special event.
Mary-Kate Olsen Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 5inches (1.65m) and a weight of 55kg (121lbs)
Mary-Kate Olsen’s Salary and Net Worth
She has an annual salary of $20 million and anet worth of $250 million.