Mary-Kate Olsen is a renowned business woman, producer, and fashion designer and is also a former actress. She is one of the co-founders of luxurious fashion brands like Elizabeth and James, The Row, alongside other fashion brands like StyleMint and Olsenboye termed as more affordable compared to her other brands. The other co-founder is her twin sister
. She was born on the 13th of June in 1986 in Sherman Oaks in the city of California in the United States. The twin sisters Mary and Ashley were born to David Olsen, a mortgage banker and real estate developer and Jarnette Olsen, a personal manager. Mary has two other siblings named Elizabeth and Trent from her father’s marriage with McKenzie.
Mary was cast in a television series when she was just nine years old. After being the stars of ‘
’ a sitcom by the ABC network, the Olsen twins received recognition and fame and went on to star in a row of TV series and eventually opened their own production house named Dualstar. They produced their own shows which were released directly in DVD format. Mary appeared in a line of television series and movies along with her twin sister, some of them being, ‘The Little Rascals’ in 1994, ‘It Takes Two’ in 1995, ‘The Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley’ which ran from 1994 to 1997, ‘Two of a Kind’ which ran from 1998 to 1999, ‘
’ in 2011, etc.
In the year 2012, the Olsen sisters announced their retirement from their acting careers and their entry into the fashion industry. Due to the increased interest that was created in the fashion style of the twins, they decided to get into the fashion industry and launch their luxury and nonluxury fashion brands. They started ‘Elizabeth and James’ in the year 2007 launching a variety of contemporary women’s clothing and accessories including handbags, fragrances, eyewear, and jewelry. Similarly in 2006, they launched their brand ‘The Row’ also another noted fashion brand.