Susan Olsen is a former American child actress, artist and a former radio host who is best known for her role in a popular television sitcom called ‘The Brady Bunch’. She is also an animal welfare activist. To know more about Susan Olsen and her net worth in 2018, keep reading the following article.
Susan Olsen’s Early Life
Susan Marie Olsen was born on August 14, 1961, in Santa Monica, California. She was born to her father Lawrence Olsen and mother, DeLoice Olsen. She grew up in Santa Monica with four elder siblings, out of which, three were child artists just like her.
Olsen did her schooling from William Howard Taft High School in Woodland Hills, California and was a very active student. She was average in her studies but always did exceptional in the extracurricular activities. She loved taking parts in plays and has won few beauty pageants when in school.
There is no record of Olsen going to college. No doubt, she was very pretty as a young woman who dated plenty guys in her prime time. Her first marriage came when she was almost twenty-seven years old. She and Steve Ventimiglia dated for a long time before getting married in a very lavishing way. The couple had an amazing chemistry before the wedding but everything faded once they tied a knot. Soon, after two years the couple took divorce due to their personal reasons.
Olsen’s second marriage was to Mitch Markwell. The duo was married for almost nine years and had a great time together. Together, they have a son. The reason for the break-up of their beautiful marriage is still unknown as the couple never showed any signs of hatred or contempt against one another.
Susan Olsen’s Career, Awards & Achievements
Olsen’s career in acting started when she appeared in a television commercial at the age of just 14 months. She then received numerous similar assignments, but her major breakthrough as a child artist came when one of the scouts discovered her talent on ‘The Pat Boone Show’. Soon after that, she made an appearance on the television drama series called ‘Ironside’. She has also appeared in several mainstream movies.
Olsen’s biggest breakthrough came when she was selected for the role of Cindy Brady for a television sitcom called ‘The Brady Bunch’. The series gained immense popularity and Olsen received a much-needed fame and fortune she always dreamed of. The series ran for almost five years and was never aired again even after the public demand.
After the series, Olsen became an artist and started working for fashion designers, finally becoming an art director for a clothing company in Malibu and also started her own company called ‘Man In Space’. Olsen is also a very popular TV talk show guest and eventually began hosting several talk shows on the radio.
Also, Olsen serves as a spokesperson for Migraine awareness and Asperger syndrome.
Awards & Achievements
Susan Olsen was a very talented young girl who became a very successful woman. As a child artist, she was nominated on quite a few occasions and her biggest achievement would be winning the ‘TV Land Pop Culture Award’.
Net Worth of Susan Olsen
The estimated net worth of Susan Olsen is approximately $3.2 million. Her main source of income has been her acting and several talk shows. She also earns quite a hefty income from her clothing line and graphics designing.
Susan Olsen was destined to become a successful woman and she started her course to destiny at a very young age of just fourteen months. She worked hard and her sheer dedication is the reason for the success she is enjoying today. Currently, she is single and is enjoying her life to the fullest.