Who are Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen and what is their net worth 2018? The twin sisters Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen are internationally famous American actress, fashion designers, producers, authors, and businesswomen. They are known as Olsen twins. Together they have founded many brands like The Row, Elizabeth, and James, Olsenboye, and StyleMint. They are the Older sisters of famous American actress Elizabeth Olsen. They have been acting in films from a very young age. ‘Holiday in the Sun’, ‘winning London’, ’Passport to Paris’ are some of their famous films. They are marked as wealthiest women at a very young age. They have acted together in around 30 movies and videos.
Let us have a deeper look at their biography, career, their income and awards, and achievements and have a glance at their net worth.
Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen were born on June 13, 1986, in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, U.S to David and Jarnette. They have an elder brother Trent, and a younger sister Elizabeth who is a famous American actress. Their parents got divorced in 1995. His father got married to McKenzie. The twins have a half- brother Jake and half- sister Courtney Taylor. Mary-Kate Olsen is married to Olivier Sarkozy who is a half-brother of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy.
The twins started their acting career at an early age of six months. They have acted in the role of Michelle Tanner on the ABC sitcom Full House. As both look identical they have taken turns in playing the role. This show started in 1987 and the twins continued to appear in the show till 1995.While doing this they have established a company called Dualstar in 1993 which produces their future films. They are featured in several films like Doube, Double, Toil, and trouble, How the west was fun and even featured in a music video called The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley. After the completion of Full House, they have made their debut in a feature film called It Takes Two.
After some years of acting career, the twins started their fashion career. The popular New York Times has declared Mary-Kate as a fashion icon. They became the brand ambassadors of the fashion line called Badgley Mischka in 2006. They have even found many brands like The Row, Elizabeth, and James, Women’s clothing like called OlsenBoye and T- shirt line called StyleMint. In 2008 they have even published a book called “Influence “which is a compilation of interviews with the most prominent personalities in the field of fashion.
They are awarded Best young actress under the age of five for their performance in Full house thrice. They even got awards for Double, Double, Toil and Trouble. The Olsens were first named “Womenswear Designer of the Year” by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) for The Row in 2012. They received the award again in 2015. The CFDA also named the Olsens ,”Accessories Designer of the Year” in 2014 for their work with The Row.
Net Worth of Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen
They have an estimated net worth of $400 million. Forbes ranked them as the 11th richest women in entertainment in 2007.
They have started their own entertainment group called Dual start which sells around $1 billion of products every year. Their products range from videos to hair-care products. They sell their products through Wal-Mart stores and from their own website as well.
They excelled in all the fields they have worked in. As their career progressed they started doing their own things apart from acting together. The last movie in which they were seen together was “New York Minute” which got released in 2004. After that Ashley Olsen got retired from acting but Mary-Kate continued appearing in movies.