Mary-Kate Olsen

Mary-Kate Olsen is an American actress and fashion designer. She rose to fame in 1987 as Michelle Tanner on Full House, a role she shared with her twin sister Ashley Olsen. In 1993, the Olsen twins co-founded the production company Dualstar Entertainment Group and released 14 films from 1992 to 2004, including It Takes Two and New York Minute. She also starred on the series Weeds and in the 2011 film Beastly before retiring from acting in 2012.

In 2006, she co-founded the luxury fashion brand The Row, which expanded to lifestyle brands Elizabeth and James, Olsenboye and StyleMint. Olsen, along with sister Ashley, has won six awards from the Council of Fashion Designers of America, including womenswear designer of the year in 2012 and 2015.
Mary-Kate Olsen
Full Name
Mary-Kate Olsen
Hometown
Los Angeles
Notable Projects
Full House
Born
06/13/1986
Age
36

FAQs

Why aren't Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen on 'Fuller House?'

The Olsen twins were busy running their luxury fashion brand, The Row, when 'Fuller House' was taping. "Ashley said, 'I have not been in front of a camera since I was 17, and I don't feel comfortable acting,'" 'Fuller House' executive producer Bob Boyett told PEOPLE. "Mary-Kate said, 'It would have to be me because Ash doesn't want to do it. But the timing is so bad for us.'"

How many siblings do Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have?

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have four siblings. The twins have a younger sister, actress Elizabeth Olsen, an older brother named Trent, and two younger half-siblings.

What disease did Mary-Kate Olsen have?

Mary-Kate Olsen was hospitalized for an eating disorder in 2004, shortly after turning 18. Olsen underwent treatment at the Cirque Lodge rehab facility in Sundance, Utah.

Where did Mary-Kate Olsen go to college?

Mary-Kate Olsen briefly attended New York University in 2004. She left NYU after a year and a half to focus on her work at Dualstar Entertainment Group and pursue personal interests.

Is Mary-Kate Olsen married?

No, Mary-Kate Olsen is not currently married. She was previously married to French banker Olivier Sarkozy from 2015 until their divorce in 2021.

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