Mary Kate Olsen is a multi-talented American personality. Her achievement as a child actress was outstanding but later was overshadowed by her success as a fashioner designer and a businesswoman. Her net worth is estimated as million dollars which she has achieved through excelling in many fields. Here is a quick summary of Mary Kate Olsen’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Mary Kate Olsen was born on June 13, 1986, along with her twin sister Ashley, in Sherman Oaks, California, to Jarnette, a personal manager and David Olsen, a Banker and real estate developer. Mary Kate Olsen along with her twin sister has an older brother a younger sister.
She was schooled at Campbell Hall School in Los Angeles. She was into the equestrian sport from her school days. She married Olivier Sarkozy, half-brother of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy in May 2012.
She at the tender age of 9 months was cast in Sitcom “Full House” along with her twin sister Ashley in the role of Michelle. To be on the right side of child labor laws, the sisters were substituted appropriately so that none worked more than the prescribed period. The show was a grand success and ran for about 8 years. It syndicated in 25 countries and had inspired many books.
Mary Kate featured in many movies through their company Dualstar along with her twin sister. They acted in the film “It takes two” in 1995. They featured in TV serial “Two of a kind” and in “So little time” and an animated series “Mary Kate and Ashley in action.” All these ventures generated a steady revenue and increased Olsen’s wealth to $137 million when they were still in their teens.
Mary Kate Olsen’s first appeared as an actress in the movie ‘Factor girl’ in 2006. The twin sisters around this time became co-president of Dualstar as they became majors. Mary Kate worked in a few other movies like ‘Weeds’ (2008), ‘The Wackness’ (2008) and ‘Beastly’ which was to be her concluding work as an actress. In 2012 the sisters went on to pursue their career in fashion.
Their fashion career was a very successful business venture. They started a clothing line in Walmart stores across the US for kids and young girls, as well as beauty products, line named on themselves. In 2006 the sisters joined Badgley Mischka, an upscale fashion line promoting fashion labels like Row, Olsenboye and Stylemint retail collections. In 2011 they went into footwear in collaboration with TOMS Shoes. In 2013 they released an Elizabeth and James perfume label.
The Twins also wrote a book “Influence” on interviews of famous fashion designers.
Awards & Achievements
At an early age, she was awarded Young artist award “Best young Actress under 5 years of age” in the year 1989.
She was awarded Kids Choice Award for the movie ‘It takes two’ in 1996.
In 2012, she won a prize jointly with her sister at the CFDA fashion awards and were winners of WSJ Magazine Innovator of the year award.
The twin sisters became child stars in the famous TV show “Full House.” They were ranked third on VHI list of 100 greatest Kid stars.
The Twins used their fame assiduously to build a business empire of fashion products, clothes and shoes for kids. As Co-President of Dualstar company they produced movies, DVD films and had its products sold in 3000 stores across America and 5000 stores worldwide.
Net worth of Mary Kate Olsen
Mary Kate Olsen and her Twin sister Ashley were included in Forbes “The Celebrity 100” list since 2002. They were ranked 11th richest in the entertainment industry has estimated her net worth as $200 million and combined net worth of twins as $400 million. The steady stream of revenue for the sisters come from diverse activities including acting fashion clothes line and film production.
The famous twins are so attached to each other that it is hard to rate anyone individually. They have an excellent bond with each other although they admit they are very different. Mary Kate Olsen had lead a very active life right since her childhood, and in spite of some health issues, she is not to be deterred in her determination to be on top and in the limelight. The sisters have supported many social and charitable causes.