Susan Marie Olsen is an American artist, child actress, and a former radio host. She is also an animal advocate. She is best known for her role in the 1969 sitcom “The Brady Bunch”. She was the character Cindy Brady, the youngest child of the Brady family. Susan Olsen was born on August 14, 1961, in Santa Monica, California. She is the youngest of four children. Her siblings are Larry, Christopher, and Diane. Two of her siblings were also actors.
Susan Olsen married Steve Ventimiglia in 1988. The married lasted for two years, ending in 1990. She later married Mitch Markwell in 1995. The couple had a child named Michael. They divorced in 2004.
SUSAN Olsen played supporting roles in movies including” Ironside”, “Julia”, “Gunsmoke” and “The Trouble with Girls”. Susan appeared in “The Brady Bunch” at the age of eight. In the second season, one episode saw her snitching on her siblings. She lost a lot of friends because of that episode. She starred in all the Brady reunion movies except “A Very Brady Christmas” which was filmed while she was away on a honeymoon with her first husband. She also starred in “The Wonderful World of Disney”, “The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie”, “The Brady Kids”, “Divorce Court”, and “Pacific Blue”.
Growing older, she became the spokes girl for Sindy doll. In 1995, she hosted a talk show on Los Angeles based radio station KLSX. The show lasted for a year. From 1998, she started advocating for migraine sufferers. In 2000, she co-wrote and co-hosted another show with comedian Allan Harvey.
She appeared on the talk show “Space Ghost Coast to Coast”. In 2008, she appeared on the reality show titled “Gimme My Reality Show”. The show saw celebrities competing for their own reality shows. In 2009, The cast of The Bradys was honored by GSN awards. Susan Olsen advocated for animals and has been caring for homeless kittens till they are old enough to be adopted.
Susan Olsen released the book titled “Love to Love You Bradys: The Bizarre Story of the Brady Bunch Variety Hour. This book celebrates the television show “The Brady Bunch Hour”. She also made a guest appearance on “The Young and the Restless” series in September 2010. In 2011, she featured in the season three episode 43 of the “Celebrity Ghost Stories” show. Susan hosted a radio show “Two Chicks Talkin’ Politics” until 2016 when she was fired for openly feuding with gay actor Leon Acord- Whiting. She accused Leon of cowardice while he on the other side accused her of homophobia.
Susan created Marshmallow Fluff- inspired art called Fluffart. She also created an animal art collection called “The Art of Rescue”.
How much is Susan Olsen Net Worth in 2017
Susan Olsen who began her acting career at the age of 7 has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million US dollars as of 2017. She started appearing in commercials when she was only fourteen years old. She accumulated her wealth mainly from her TV appearances and her radio shows.
Susan Olsen has been an avid spokesperson Asperger Syndrome, a disorder her son has been suffering from. Susan has been rumored to act in adult movies but she clarified that the star in the purported movie was not her. She went on to say on a much lighter note that she did not strongly refute the claim because the star in that movie was pretty.