Zodiac sign
June 13, 1986
1.57 m (5′ 2″)

Mary-Kate Olsen is a former actress and fashion designer. Mary-Kate began her acting career at a very young age, alongside her twin sister Ashley, with whom she starred in countless films in the 2000s. Despite her popularity as an actress, Mary-Kate decided to retire from acting in 2012! Which she did with the goal of focusing her life on the fashion industry. 

Thus, next to her sister Ashley, Mary-Kate founded the brand The Row in 2006, in addition to brands such as Elizabeth and James, Olsenboye or StyleMint, thus focusing her life on what became her priority after her acting career.

Mary-Kate Olsen's Great Leap To Fame

Mary-Kate started her career in the entertainment industry at just 9 months old! This occurred with her twin sister Ashley Olsen, with whom she was hired to give life to "Michelle Tanner" in the comedy series Full House. 

The Private Life of Mary-Kate Olsen

Olsen has had a few well-known relationships with men like David Katzenberg, Maxwell Snow or Nate Lowman. However, since 2012 she began a relationship with the half-brother of the former president of France, Nicolas Sarkozy: Olivier Sarkozy. The pair married in 2015, however, in 2020 Olsen filed for divorce, a process that culminated in early 2021.

Mary-Kate Olsen Fun Facts

  • Along with her sister Ashley, she is a member of the council of Fashion Designers of America. 
  • Like Ashley, she was born on Friday the 13th, a day culturally considered unlucky. 
  • She is the "younger" sister since Ashley was born two minutes before her.
  • Mary-Kate and Ashley became the first twins to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2004.