Jarnette Olsen: Mother of Elizabeth, Ashley, and Mary-Kate Olsen

Who is Jarnette Olsen?

Jarnette Olsen is the mother of Elizabeth Olsen, Ashley, and Mary-Kate Olsen. She was born on February 16, 1954, in Toluca, Los Angeles, California. Jarnette Olsen is 69 years old as of 2023.

Today here we will have a descriptive look at Jarnette Olsen. Her family, house, lifestyle, education, relationship, personal details, and so much more.

Let us get into it.

Jarnette Olsen Biography
Jarnette Olsen Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameJarnette Olsen
BirthdayFebruary 16, 1954
Age 69 years old
Sun signAquarius
TraitsPositive Traits- Humanitarian, Creative, Positive, and Compassionate
Negative Traits- Absent-minded, Stubborn, and Greedy
BirthplaceToluca Lake Los Angeles, California
Currently ResidingUnited States Of America
ParentsDavid Jones (Father)
Mary Jones (Mother)
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseDavid Olsen (Ex-Husband)
ChildrenTrent Olsen (Son)
Ashley Olsen (Daughter)
Mary-Kate Olsen (Daughter)
Elizabeth Olsen (Daughter)
ProfessionAmerican dancer and actress
Net WorthUSD 100,000
Social MediaNot Active

Jarnette Olsen Birthday

Jarnette Olsen was born on February 16, 1954, in Toluca lake Los Angeles, California. She is 69 years old as of 2023. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Young Jarnette Olsen with her daughters, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
Young Jarnette Olsen with her daughters, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

She follows Christianity and is of mixed ethnicity. She holds American Nationality.


Jarnette Olsen had been passionate about dancing ever since she was a kid. Growing up, she attended high school near her home. However, we don’t know the name of her high school.

Olsen enjoyed acting back then, too, and was an active member of the school drama club. In 1972, Jarnette was enrolled in college for her further study.

Jarnette Olsen Physical Appearance

Speaking about her physical appearance, Jarnette Olsen is a beautiful-looking woman. She stands five feet and five inches tall and weighs about 130 lbs. Olsen has gorgeous blonde hair with mesmerizing brown eyes and likes to be fit and healthy.

Jarnette Olsen with her husband and kids
Jarnette Olsen with her husband and kids


Jarnette Olsen’s father is David Jones, and her mother is Mary Jones. David worked as a high school teacher, while Mary worked as an accountant

Jarnette Olsen Husband

Jarnette was married to David Olsen, a stuntman and actor, on August 6, 1977. Their marriage was private, and the ceremony was held with a few family and friends. After being married for eighteen years. The couple decided to divorce each other.

According to the sources, the reason for the divorce was that Jarnette was previously married before David. However, there needs to be more information regarding it. David Olsen moved on and then married Mackenzie Olsen in 1996. He has two kids with her, Courtney Taylor Olsen and Jake Olsen.

The Olsen family
The Olsen family


Talking of her children, Jarnette has four children with her ex-husband David Olsen. They are Trent Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Elizabeth Olsen.

Trent Olsen (Son)

Her eldest son Trent Olsen was born on May 6, 1984, in Sherman Oak, Los Angeles, California. He appeared in his sister’s video series “You are invited to Mary-Kate Ashley’s sleepover party.” He has also made a few appearances in old school as an extra, comedy corner as nick, and stalker as a background performer.

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (Twin Daughters)

Her twin daughters, Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen, were born on June 13, 1986, in Los Angeles, California. They are trendy and have done many TV shows and movies together. They were very much adored in the entertainment industry and had been in the entertainment field since they were kids. 

Mary-Kate and Ashley Young photo
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Young photo

Mary-Kate Olsen acted independently until 2012. She has appeared in some movies and TV, Hangin with Mr cooper as Michelle Tanner (1992), So few times as Riley Carlson (2001-2002), New York Minutes as Roxy Rian (2004), and Samantha, Who? As Natalie (2008).

Ashley Olsen, like her sister Mary-Kate, has also appeared in many Tv shows and Movies, Like, To Grandmother’s house we go as Julie Thompson (1992), Double, Double Toil and Trouble as Young Aunt Agatha (1993), Billboard Dad as Emily Tyler (1998), The Wonderful World of Disney as Emma Stanton (1999), Getting There as Taylor Hunter (2002), Charlies Angels: Full Throttle as Future Angel (2003), and The Suite Life of Hudson and James as Ellia (2005).

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Now
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Now

However, the twins took a break from it and found their interest in fashion. They have also co-founded several fashion brands such as “The Row,” “Elizabeth and James,” “Stylemint” etc.

Elizabeth Olsen (Daughter)

Her other daughter Elizabeth Olsen is the youngest and last born in the family. She was born on February 16, 1989, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. So it looks like Elizabeth and Jarnette are birthday twins.

Both mother-daughter share the same birth date, February 16. Elizabeth is also an American Actress. She came to rise for her portrayal of Wanda Maximoff.

Elizabeth Olsen has also been part of marvel movies like Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness and Avengers end game. 

Elizabeth as Wanda Maximoff
Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff

Jarnette’s Connection Led Her Twin Daughters to Cast On Full House

Jarnette Olsen had a friend whose agency was hiring a cast for the new sitcom “Full House.” She sent the photos of her daughter to the agency, and they were called for an audition. During the audition, the twins were only just six months old.

It is said that they were only the set of twins who didn’t cry throughout their audience and hence got the role by default.

The twins were nine years old when the filming began. They played the character Michelle Tanner. Mary-Kate Olsen played honest Michelle, while Ashley Olsen played Michelle’s memory.

Mary-Kate and Ashley in Full House
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen in Full House


Jarnette Olsen had a peak interest in ballet dancing and worked hard to become a professional ballet dancer.

In the video directed by WL Boy and Rick Friedberg, she received special thanks for them. The video also starred her twin daughters.

In the same year, Jarnette made a special TV appearance in the Oslen Twins’ “Mother’s Day Special.”

She has made guest appearances in TV Series, Our First Video (1993), Celebrity Profile(1999), Driven (2003), and Biography (2004).

Jarnette Olsen appearances
Jarnette Olsen’s appearances with her children

Social Media

Jarnette, regarding Social Media, could be more active on it. She is a very private person and enjoys that way. She likes to live away from social media life. There were accounts under Jarnette Olsen’s name, but none were verified. So we concluded she does not use any of it.

Jarnette Olsen Net Worth

Jarnette Olsen’s net worth is estimated to be USD 100,000. She collected the sum of money from her career as a professional ballet dancer.

However, her daughters enjoy a net worth of more than USD 10 million.

Jarnette Olsen with her kids, Trent, Mary-Kate, Ashley, and Elizabeth Olson
Jarnette Olsen with her kids, Trent, Mary-Kate, Ashley, and Elizabeth Olson


Why is Jarnette Olsen famous?

Jarnette Olsen is famous for being the mother of Ashley, Mary-Kate, and Elizabeth Olsen.

How old is Jarnette Olsen?

Born on February 16, 1954, Jarnette Olsen is 69 years old.

Where is Jarnette Olsen from?

Jarnette Olsen is from Toluca Lake Los Angeles, California.

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