Who is Elizabeth Olsen?
Elizabeth Olsen is an American actress. Despite getting into acting at the age of four, Elizabeth Olsen only gained worldwide popularity when she portrayed “Wanda Maximoff” AKA “The Scarlett Witch” in the Marvel superhero series. She is also well known for being the younger sister of the Olsen twins – Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
Elizabeth Olsen’s full name is Elizabeth Chase Olsen. She was born on February 16, 1989, in Sherman Oaks, California, the United States to her parents: David Olsen (father) and Jarnette Olsen (mother). As of September 2022, Elizabeth Olsen is 33 years old.
About Elizabeth Olsen’s parents
Elizabeth Olsen’s father, David Brian Olsen is an American real estate agent and mortgage banker. He was born on October 15, 1953, in Sherman Oaks, California, the United States. The time of his marriage to Elizabeth Olsen’s mother is currently unknown. However, they got divorced in 1996.
He married McKenzie Olsen who was his former secretary in 1996, the same year of his divorce from Elizabeth Olsen’s mother Jarnette. In 2012, David Olsen was rumoured to have filed for bankruptcy after falling behind on mortgage payments for his home in California. He allegedly owed the bank about 2.2 million dollars. The news was not officially confirmed and so it remained speculative. As of September 2022, David Olsen is 68 years old.
Elizabeth Olsen’s mother, Jarnette ‘Jarnie’ Olsen is a former ballet dancer. She was born on February 22, 1954, in Toluca Lake, Los Angeles, California. She was married to David Olsen until their divorce in 1996. During the course of her marriage to David Olsen, Jarnette Olsen and David had four children together. As of September 2022, Jarnette Olsen is 68 years old.
About Elizabeth Olsen’s sisters – the Olsen twins
Fashion moguls, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are Elizabeth Olsen’s older sisters. They were born on June 13, 1986, in Sherman Oaks, California, the United States to David and Jarnette Olsen. As of September 2022, the Olsen twins are 36 years old. They are three years older than their younger sister, Elizabeth.
Mary-Kate Olsen is a fashion designer, businesswoman, former actress and competitive equestrian.
Ashley Fuller Olsen is an American fashion designer, businesswoman and former actress. The Olsen twins started their acting career when they were just nine months old. The twins shared the role of “Michelle Tanner” in the TV sitcom, “Full House.”
Mary-Kate Olsen was declared a fashion icon by The New York Times for pioneering the “boho-chic” look. The look consists of boots, loose sweaters, flowing skirts and oversized sunglasses. The Olsen twins launched their fashion label, “The Row” in 2006 with Ashley Olsen as the CEO and Mary-Kate Olsen as the creative director. In 2015, Mary-Kate Olsen married Olivier Sarkozy, the half-brother of former President of France, Nicholas Sarkozy. Olivier Sarkozy who is seventeen years older than Mary-Kate Olsen divorced her in 2021.
Ashley Olsen, on the other hand, has never been married but she is currently in a relationship with artist Louis Eisner.
About Elizabeth Olsen’s other siblings
Apart from her well-known fashion designer sisters, Elizabeth Olsen has three other siblings. Elizabeth Olsen’s other siblings include her older brother James Olsen and half-siblings Courtney Taylor Olsen and Jake Olsen.
a. James Olsen – Elizabeth Olsen’s older brother
James Trent Olsen is Elizabeth Olsen’s older brother. He was born on May 6, 1984, in Sherman Oaks, California, the United States. He got his education from the University of Southern California. As of September 2022, James Trent Olsen is 38 years old.
b. Courtney Taylor Olsen
Courtney Taylor Olsen is Elizabeth Olsen’s half-sister. She was born to David Olsen and McKenzie Olsen. Taylor Olsen is an American actress who has featured in movies like “Malignant Spirits: Sense of Fiction” and “YOLO: The Movie.” Taylor Olsen and Elizabeth Olsen appear to be on good terms. Back in 2018, Taylor Olsen posted a picture of Elizabeth Olsen in front of an “Avengers: Infinity War” poster. She captioned the picture:
“Just admiring my badass of a sister.”
In 2021, Taylor Olsen also attended the movie premiere of “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” to cheer her sister on.
c. Jake Olsen
Jake Olsen is Elizabeth Olsen’s half-brother. He was born in 1998 to David Olsen and McKenzie Olsen. As of September 2022, Jake Olsen is 24 years old.
About Elizabeth Olsen’s marriage and wedding
As of September 2022, Elizabeth Olsen is married to her husband Robbie Arnett. Elizabeth Olsen and Robbie Arnett got engaged in 2019 after some years of dating. Before marrying Arnett, Elizabeth Olsen also dated “The Sandman” star, Boyd Holbrook and was rumoured to have dated Tom Hiddleston and Chris Evans.
List of men Elizabeth Olsen has dated
- Elizabeth Olsen dated Boyd Holbrook in 2011.
- Elizabeth Olsen went out with Tom Hiddleston in 2015. They spent some time together but never made it to the boyfriend/girlfriend stage, according to reports.
- Elizabeth Olsen was rumoured to have dated Marvel co-star, Chris Evans in 2015 but this was later found to be untrue.
- Elizabeth Olsen was rumoured to have dated Swedish actor, Alexander Skarsgård in 2012.
- Robbie Arnett and Elizabeth Olsen started dating in 2017. They are currently married.
About Elizabeth Olsen’s relationship with Boyd Holbrook
Boyd Holbrook is an American actor popularly known for his portrayal of “The Corinthian” in the new Netflix original series, “The Sandman.” Boyd Holbrook and Elizabeth Olsen were first linked in 2011. The two dated for some time and even got engaged to be married in March 2014. However, the marriage never took place as Elizabeth Olsen ended her affair with Holbrook in October 2014, after dating him for about three years. Holbrook said that the break-up felt like a divorce. Elizabeth Olsen reportedly broke up with Boyd Holbrook the same day his best friend passed away.
Speaking about his breakup with Elizabeth Olsen, Holbrook said:
“On the same day that my best friend died, I got a call from my girl to tell me it was over.”
To get over the heartbreak, Holbrook threw himself into his work and travelling the world. He even took a motorcycle ride through Chile. Boyd Holbrook has since gotten over Elizabeth Olsen and married another woman. He is currently married to Danish actress, Tatiana Pajkovic and they have a child together.
About Elizabeth Olsen’s marriage to Robbie Arnett
According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Elizabeth Olsen met Robbie Arnett in February 2017 while she was vacationing in Mexico. Robbie Arnett is a member of the American music band, Milo Greene. By March 2017, Elizabeth Olsen and Robbie Arnett were already dating. A source described their relationship then as an “intense affair”.
But it took a few months before Elizabeth Olsen and Robbie Arnett went public with their relationship. In May 2018, Elizabeth Olsen revealed to James Corden that she had moved in with Arnett. They got engaged in July 2019 and Elizabeth Olsen was very private about it. The news came to light when Elizabeth Olsen was spotted with a giant rock on her ring finger. Olsen and Arnett got married secretly, sometime before the COVID-19 pandemic. They wrote a children’s book together called, “Hattie Harmony: Worry Detective” and released it in June 2022.
About their marriage, Elizabeth Olsen said that she and Robbie Arnett just said their vows privately and never mentioned it.
“We never really talked much about our marriage. We eloped, and then we had a wedding at another time but it was before COVID.”
About Elizabeth Olsen’s kids
As of September 2022, Elizabeth Olsen has no children. However, she has expressed her interest in having children when the time comes. It won’t come as a surprise if Olsen becomes a mother soon.
About her interest in having kids, Elizabeth Olsen said:
“I was also thinking, ‘There’s this small room upstairs, which would be good for a kid,’ I don’t know where things will lead, but I do about it in that way: ‘I think I could raise kids here.'”