Early life 

February 16th


Elizabeth Chase Olsen[2] was born on February 16, 1989, in Sherman Oaks, California.[1][3] Her mother, Jarnie, is a former dancer, while her father, Dave, is a real estate agent.[4][5] She is the younger sister of twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, who became television and film actresses as children. Olsen also has an older brother, a younger half-brother, and a younger half-sister.[5] Her parents divorced in 1996.[6]

Olsen began acting when she was four years old,[7] appearing in Mary-Kate and Ashley's projects, including the 1994 television film How the West Was Fun and the straight-to-video series The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley.



Early roles

Olsen made her film debut in the 2011 thriller film Martha Marcy May Marlene. Olsen earned several award nominations for her portrayal of the titular Martha, a young woman suffering from delusions after fleeing her life in a cult and returning to her family,[15][17] including those for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress and the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead.


Olsen starred in the 2015 superhero film Avengers: Age of Ultron, a sequel to The Avengers,[30] joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe media franchise and rising to fame. In the film, she portrayed Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch, which marked the comic book character's film debut. Olsen played the part with an accent originating from a fictional country called Sokovia, which she described as similar to Slovakian.[31] She reprised the role in Captain America: Civil War (2016),[35] Avengers: Infinity War (2018),[36] and Avengers: Endgame (2019),[37] the lattermost of which became the second highest-grossing film of all time.[38]

Personal life



Olsen has been an atheist since the age of 13 because she believed that "religion should be about community and having a place to go in prayer, not something that should determine women's freedoms."[60] She is an ambassador for the company Bobbi Brown Cosmetics.[47] She and actor Boyd Holbrook were in a relationship from 2011 to 2014.[61] Olsen became engaged to musician Robbie Arnett of the American band Milo Greene in July 2019 after three years of dating.[62][63] She and Arnett live in Los Angeles.[64] Olsen revealed in June 2021 that the two had married