- 1 Who is Trent Olsen?
- 2 How rich is he, as of now? Trent Olsen Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
- 4 Professional Career
- 5 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 6 Personal Life
- 7 Trivia
- 8 Who are his sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley? The Olsen Twins Short Wiki/Bio
- 9 Rise to Prominence
- 10 Continued Success
- 11 Retirement
- 12 Fashion Career
Who is Trent Olsen?
James Trent Olsen was born on 6 May 1984 under the zodiac sign of Taurus, in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California USA. He’s a 37-year-old former actor and comic book writer, now a producer, but perhaps best recognized for being the elder brother of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, known as the Olsen twins.
How rich is he, as of now? Trent Olsen Net Worth
As of mid-2021, Trent Olsen’s net worth is estimated at over $800,000, earned through his successful contribution to the world of entertainment.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
Trent Olsen spent his early years in his hometown of Los Angeles, where he was raised by his father, David ‘Dave’ Olsen, who works as a real estate developer and mortgage banker, and his mother, Jarnette ‘Jarnie’ Olsen, a personal manager and former dancer. Apart from younger twin sisters named Ashley and Mary-Kate, he also a younger sister named Elizabeth, all of whom are actresses. He also has two younger half-siblings from his father’s second marriage, as his parents divorced in 1996. He holds American nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group., being of English and Norwegian descent; he’s a Christian. Regarding his education, Trent attended a school in North Hollywood, from which he matriculated in 2002.
He then enrolled in the University of Southern California, graduating with honors in Jazz Studies in 2006.
Unlike his famous sisters, Trent Olsen’s acting career was short-lived. He auditioned to be a part of the cast of “Tales From The Crypt” (1989), but his parents didn’t want to let him appear in a horror film since he was very young at the time. He still started acting at a young age, but didn’t garner many roles. He shared the screen with Snoop Dogg in the film “Old School” (2003), alongside Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Will Ferrell; co-written and directed by Todd Philips, the film was a box office success, grossing over $87 million on a $24 million budget.
He was a boy with flowers in the episode “Michelle Rides Again: Part 2” of the ABC sitcom “Full House”, created by Jeff Frank and which featured his sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley. His most recent acting role came in 2014, when he made a guest appearance as the character Nick in the episode “Work Break” of the comedy TV series “Comedy Corner”.
Trent has also appeared in several projects of his sisters, including “The Olsen Twins Mother’s Day Special” (1993), “Our First Video” (1993), “You’re Invited To Mary-Kate & Ashley’s Sleepover Party” (1995), “The Adventures Of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case Of The Mystery Cruise” (1995), and “The Adventures Of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case Of The U.S. Space Camp Mission” (1996).
Although he quit acting in 2014, Trent Olsen continued to work in the film industry in the division of the production company Storm King Productions as a producer of horror and sci-fi films. Moreover, he is a comic book writer.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Trent Olsen has short dark brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m), his weight is around 154lbs (70kgs), while his vital statistics are 40-34-36, shoe size 11 (US).
Trent Olsen has dated many women – he was romantically involved with a woman named Kacey Style, was then reportedly in a relationship with model Katherine Shane, and is currently dating a girl named Sue Ellen LaRocca. His residence is still in Los Angeles.
He is an avid animal lover.
He is also known for his charity work, and once organized a 10,000-mile road trip to collect money after one of his friends lost his father to Lou Gehrig Disease.
In his spare time, Trent Olsen enjoys drawing and playing the piano.
His favorite TV show is “That ‘70s Show”, while his favorite Broadway play is “The Lion King”.
His favorite colors are black and red.
His favorite sports are baseball, basketball, and American football.
He sold autographed photographs of his famous sisters in high school.
Who are his sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley? The Olsen Twins Short Wiki/Bio
The Olsen twins were born on 13 June 1986 under the zodiac sign of Gemini, in Sherman Oaks. They are fashion designers and former actresses.
Rise to Prominence
The twins started their acting career when they were only six months old, with their debut appearance in the ABC sitcom “Full House”, eventually taking turns starring in the role of Michelle Tanner from 1987 to 1995. While filming the series, they started appearing as separate characters in other film and TV titles, such as the 1992 made-for-TV Christmas film “To Grandmother’s House We Go”, in which they played twin sisters Sarah and Julie Thompson. In 1993, the sisters founded the company Dualstar Entertainment Group, LLC, through which they produced a series of their direct-to-video and made-for-TV films, including “Double, Double, Toil And Trouble” (1993), “How The West Was Fun” (1994), and a series of musical mystery videos entitled “The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley” (1994-1997).
Their debut feature film appearance came in 1995, when the sisters featured as Alyssa Callaway and Amanda Lemmon in the romantic comedy film “It Takes Two”, alongside Steve Guttenberg and Kirstie Alley.
Thereafter, Mary-Kate and Ashley launched their second musical video series – “You’re Invited To Mary-Kate & Ashley’s” from 1995 to 2000. Concurrently, they also guest-starred in such TV series as “All My Children”, “Sister, Sister”, and “7th Heaven”, to name a few. From 1998 to 2003, they worked on another a series of their direct-to-video film titles, such as “Billboard Dad” (1998), “Passport To Paris” (1999), “Holiday In The Sun” (2001), and “The Challenge” (2003).
Between 1998 and 1999, they were cast as Mary-Kate and Ashley Burke in the ABC sitcom “Two Of A Kind”, co-starring alongside Christopher Sieber and Sally Wheeler.
In the early 2000s, the Olsen twins took the roles of Riley and Chloe Carlson in the Fox Family/ABC Family live-action sitcom “So Little Time”, and starred in the ABC animated children’s series “Mary-Kate And Ashley In Action!”, both from 2001 to 2002. For her performance in “So Little Time”, Mary-Kate was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award.
Their last film together was the 2004 teen comedy film “New York Minute”, in which they portrayed Jane and Roxanne ‘Roxy’ Ryan. Afterwards, Ashley retired from acting to focus on other projects, while Mary-Kate continued on, to occasionally appear in film and TV titles.
In 2007, she landed the role of Tara Lindman in the Showtime dark comedy series “Weeds”, which was followed by her portrayal of Union in the coming-of-age comedy film “The Wackness” (2008). Her last acting role was in the 2011 film adaptation of Alex Flinn’s novel “Beastly”, in which she played Kendra.
After both the twins retired, they started pursuing careers in the fashion industry as designers. They had a clothing line for girls ages 4-14 in North American Wal-Mart stores, as well as a beauty line named “Mary-Kate and Ashley: Real Fashion for Real Girls”. They also head their own fashion label called The Row; the sisters have launched such collections as “Olsenboye” and “Elizabeth and James”.
In 2008, they co-authored the book “Influence” which features interviews with fashion designers and other prominent people in the industry. They received two Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)’s Womenswear Designer of the Year awards. They are now members of CFDA and creative directors for Superga.