If you loved the popular TV sitcom Full House, then you should know Tv star Mary Kate Olsen as Michelle Tanner, the youngest member of the Tanner family. But apart from that singular show, the star has achieved much more.
In 2012, the former child star moved over to fashion business. She is now one-half of the big fashion franchise known as The Olsen Twins. Their collection has gained fame for its timelessness, minimalism, and perfect fitting. Currently, the fashion mogul and her twin sister have gone into various business endeavors and are not afraid to introduce new collections into their fashion mix with the latest being menswear line.
Mary Kate Olsen Bio (Age)
The petite TV star was born on June 13, 1986, in Sherman Oaks, California. She is of white ethnicity and of Norwegian descent from her father’s side. Her religion is Anglican/Episcopalian.
The cute blonde schooled at Campbell Hall School in Los Angeles where she joined an equestrian team due to her love for horse riding. She furthered in New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
Mary Kate Olsen comes from a relatively large family. Her mom, Jarnette worked as a personal manager while her dad, David Olsen is a real estate developer and broker. The two went separate ways when Mary was still young. She has three siblings; her twin sister Ashley Olsen, an older brother named Trent and a younger sister called Elizabeth. From her dad’s second marriage, she has two half-siblings named Taylor and Jake.
Her sister Elizabeth followed in her footstep. She became a Hollywood superstar after getting her big break in 2011 when she starred in the drama Martha Marcy May Marlene for which she earned several award nominations. Likewise, her twin sister Ashley is also well-known in the film industry. They both started acting as toddlers – just a year after their birth. Their first take on acting was sharing the role of Michelle Tanner in the TV sitcom Full House which aired from 1987-1995.
Afterward, they starred in many other successful films together. Inspired by their early experiences from getting fitted for costumes as actors, the two established their fashion label The Row in 2006. In 2012, they dropped acting off their portfolio to focus on their fashion business. Their clothing empire, The Row which pays massive attention to detail and fit now includes a menswear collection; the line was recently launched by the duo.
Their passion for fashion also made them decline to reprise their role in Fuller House, a spin-off of Full House in 2015. The twin’s net worth has been estimated at $300 million. They were named among Forbes 30 under 30: All-Star Alumni list in 2017.
Husband and Kids, Is She Married?
Mary Kate Olsen is married to the half-brother of former French President, Nicolas Sarkozy. The name of her husband is Oliver Sarkozy. The two dated for three years before walking down the aisle in 2015. It was a low-key ceremony that catered for 50 of their closest family members and friends.
At the get-go of their relationship, Oliver who fell deeply in love with his wife wanted to marry her as quickly as he could. However, Mary-Kate refused to rush things but agreed to live with her beau in a $13.5 million Townhouse they both took up in Manhattan. The house offered a rooftop swimming pool, a working elevator, private garden with a fountain, an artist studio, and a hall of mirrors.
Oliver Sarkozy is a French investment banker. He was born on May 26, 1969, which means he is 17 years older than Mary-Kate. The big age difference doesn’t affect their relationship in any bad way. In fact, their relationship has been filled with affection, happiness, and success. The two have no kids yet.
The French financier has an M.A in medieval history from the University of St Andrews. He is the Managing Director and co-head of Global Financial Services firm, The Carlyle Group which has over $150 billion under its management. His contributions to the financial firm have brought him a wealth estimated at a whopping $60 million. Oliver’s marriage to Mary Kate Olsen is not his first, he was married to Charlotte Bernard for 14 years. The man parted with the woman in 2010 after they had two children.
Mary Kate Olsen has a petite frame. She is 5 ft 2 in (157 cm) and weighs only 49 kg (108 pounds). Her body measurements are 34-24-34 in (86-61-86 cm). Lady Olsen wears dress size 4 (US), 36 (EU) or 8 (UK). Her shoe size is 5 (US) or 35.5 (EU).