Eric Christian Olsen Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Eric Christian Olsen is an American actor born on the 31 May 1977 in Eugene, Oregon. He comes from an athletic family, and has Norwegian ancestors. His parents are Jeanne and Paul V. Olsen, a college professor. Eric Olsen is a successful film and television actor, probably most known for his roles of Detective Marty Deeks from the television series “NCIS: Los Angeles”, and as the teenager Austin in “Not Another Teen Movie”, which have had the biggest impact on his total net worth.
So, just how rich is Eric Christian Olsen? Well, his estimated net worth is over $3 million by sources as of early-2016, the larger part of his wealth coming from his television and film appearances as an actor, from which his projected income per year is $363,000, but he also has income from sponsorships, which have been attracted by his acting success, and by featuring in various programs. Recently, Olsen has decided to make use of his Hollywood revenue to buy a new Pacific Palisades, California pad. It is said that the value of the 1,600 square-feet property is $1.35 million that has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. He lives there with his wife Sara and his son.
Eric Christian Olsen Net Worth $3 Million
Eric Christian Olsen spent his childhood in Bettendorf, Iowa where he went to Middle and High School. There, he pursued his many interests concerning sports, especially hockey; languages such as Japanese and Chinese; and writing, having written for local school newspapers. He started performing in various roles in a local theatre, and then joined the cast of Comedy Sportz Quad Cities. Olsen’s first starring role was in the 1999 TV movie “Arthur’s Quest”, when he had moved to Los Angeles having only $500 in his pocket. Shortly after that, he was a dying burn victim in NBC’s “ER”.
Eric has since starred in over 20 TV shows as well as over 20 films, and has four nominations. His transition to the big screen was a role as Ben Affleck’s gunner in “Pearl Harbor”, that was promptly followed by a leading role as Austin in “Not Another Teen Movie”. Some of his other film roles are: the teen comedy “The Hot Chick”, “Dumb and Dumber”, “When Harry Met Lloyd”, and the SF horror film “The Thing”. He is currently portraying Detective Marty Deeks in “NCIS: Los Angeles”. He is also as a voice actor.
In his personal life, Olsen has been married to actress Sarah Wright since 2012. They have been in a relationship since 2007. They have a son, born in 2013 and daughter, born in 2016. They have been filmed in “House Hunters” buying a holiday residence close to Jackson Hole. Despite being famous, he is a very private person and rarely talks about his private life to the media. He has stated that he is a 100% Norwegian. He is active a lot regarding the social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook, as he tends to upload pictures of him and his loved ones, and share them with his fans. He has over 150,000 followers on Twitter.