Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are well-known fashion designers from America. They are dubbed as the ‘Olsen Twins’ and were former child actresses. They started their career as infants and began appearing in films and TV by the age of six. They are the owner of the company ‘Dualstar’. Let’s find out how much is Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen’s net worth in 2018.
Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen Early Life
Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen were born on June 13, 1986, in Sherman Oaks, California to their parents Jarnette “Jarnie” Olsen and David “Dave” Olsen.
They bear a similar appearance but are sororal twins. At the age of 6 months, they appeared in the television series ‘Full House’ on ABC. They have gone to Los Angeles’s Campbell Hall School.
In 2015, Mary-Kate Olsen got married to French banker Olivier Sarkozy.
Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen Career, Awards & Achievement
The Olsen Twins has appeared in a total of 191 episodes of ‘Full House’ till 1995. They have also appeared in its spin-off series ‘Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper’. Their other television roles include ‘The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley’, ‘Sister, Sister’, ‘Two of a Kind’, and ‘So Little Time’. They have lent their voice in the animated series ‘May-Kate and Ashley in Action!’.
Their film roles include ‘New York Minute’, It Takes Two’, ‘Our Lips Are Sealed’, ‘Passport to Paris’, ‘Holiday in the Sun’, ‘Winning London’, ‘When in Rome’, ‘Billboard Dad’, Switching Goals’, ‘Getting There’, ‘How the West was Fun’, ‘The Little Rascals’, ‘Double, Double, Toil and Trouble’, and ‘To Grandmother’s House We Go’.
Following their retirement from acting, the Olsen Twins have ventured into several businesses. In 2004, the sisters became the co-presidents of the company ‘Dualstar’. The brand is available in over 3,000 stores in the USA and more than 5,300 stores in the world. They are the owner of the beauty line “Mary-Kate and Ashley: Real fashion for real girls”.
The Olsen Twins have launched their own fashion label called ‘The Row’. They launched the contemporary collection called ‘Elizabeth & James’ in 2007. They have also launched a clothing line for girls between the ages of 4 to 14. Further, they have released the women’s clothing line ‘Olsenboye’ and the t-shirt line ‘StyleMint’.
They have also teamed with TOMS Shoes for launching designer kids’ footwear. In 2008, they released their book ‘Influence’.
Awards & Achievements
In 2012, they won the award of Womenswear Designer of the Year for The Row. They are also the winner of the 2014 Accessories Designer of the Year for The Row. The Olsen Twins have won four Young Artist Awards and two Kids’ Choice Awards. They have been nominated for the Daytime Emmy Awards and Teen Choice Awards. In 2012, they won the Wall Street Journal’s Innovator of the Year Award.
Net Worth of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have an estimated net worth of more than $400 million. At a very young age, they are on the list of wealthiest women’s in the entertainment industry. This fortune comes through their company Dualstar and also by appearing in a number of films and television series at a young age. Their fashion empire is an estimated $1 billion and they have been labeled as ‘America’s Next Billionaires’. In 2007, they were the eleventh-richest women in the entertainment industry.
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are considered one of the most popular businesswomen in the world. They have appeared in the list of “Celebrity 100” by Forbes. The sisters found success at a very young age and have received several honors and awards. Their popularity made them a household name and was seen in clothes, movies, magazines, fragrances, and books. They are popular teen idols for girls across the world.