How much are Olsen Twins worth? $400 million
How did Olsen Twins earn their money and wealth?
The Olsen Twins, really known as Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen, were born on 13 June 1986 in California, US to Jarnette ‘Jarnie’ and David ‘Dave’ Olsen. They have an older brother Trent, younger sister Elizabeth, half-sister Courtney and half-brother, Jake. Their parents divorced in the year 1995.
The Olsen Twins are not only American fashion designers but also actresses. They started amassing their fortune at a very young age. In the year 1987, the sisters were casted in the role of Michelle Tanner on the ABC’s ‘Full House’ when they were just 6 months old. They started filming the show at 9 months of age. To avoid any clash with child labor laws, the sisters took turns while playing the role. They continued to star in the show throughout its run, till the year 1995. In the year 1992, the twins played shared the role of Michelle Tanner as a guest appearance in the show’s crossover episode titled ‘Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper.’
While working on the ABC sitcom, the two also started appearing in movies for television and video. Their first such movie was ‘To Grandmother’s House We Go’ in 1992. After the end of ‘Full House’ in 1995, the Olsen twins made their feature debut in the film titled ‘It Takes Two.’ In the year 1996, they appeared in one episode of the show ‘All My Children.’ In the year 1997, Mary-Kate and Ashley appeared as guest stars in one episode of the show ‘Sister.’ The following year, they returned back to work in another ABC sitcom titled ‘Two of a Kind.’ However, the series ran for just one season.
In the year 2000, the twins appeared in one episode of the show ‘7th Heaven’ and played the role of bad girls Carol and Sue Murphy. Later in 2001, they worked in two new series, ‘So Little Time’ and ‘Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action!’ However, both the shows were canceled just after one season. But still, Mary-Kate earned a ‘Daytime Emmy Award’ nomination for her good performance in the show ‘So Little Time.’ in the year 2004, both the sisters made a cameo voice role in one episode of the show ‘The Simpsons.’ Around the same time, they starred in another feature movie titled ‘New York Minute’ which was their last movie together. even though Ashley majorly retired from her acting career, Mary-Kate still continued to appear in shows like ‘Weeds’ as well as movies throughout her twenties.
The twins also expressed they are interested in the fashion industry by launching their couture fashion label ‘The Row’, which was mainly inspired by their desire to design and launch the perfect T-shirt. Apart from ‘The Row’ the Olsen twins launched a lower-priced contemporary collection called, ‘Elizabeth and James,’ which was inspired by several of their unique vintage pieces from their personal clothing. They later launched their new fashion line called ‘Oslo’ in 2013.
What are the highest grossing earnings of Olsen Twins?
- Earnings in 2006: $40 Million
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