Who Is Eric Christian Olsen? Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Eric Christian Olsen

Eric Christian Olsen, a well-known movie star, is well-known for his exceptional acting abilities. He is mostly known as detective Marty Deeks because he played the role in the CBS television series NCIS: Los Angeles. Others may know him as Austin from the film Not Another Teen Movie.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name:Eric Christian Olsen
Real Name/Full Name:Eric Christian Olsen
Age:45 years old
Birth Date:May 31, 1977
Birth Place:Eugene, Oregon, USA
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Wife/Spouse (Name):Sarah Wright (m, 2012)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):Wyatt Oliver, Esme Olivia
Dating/Girlfriend (Name):N/A
Is Eric Gay?:No
Net Worth$15 million

Eric Christian Olsen Biography

Paul V. Olsen and Jeanne Olsen gave birth to Eric on May 31, 1977. His mother was a nondenominational chaplain, and his father was an English professor and the head track and cross country coach at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. He has an older brother named David. Daniella Ruah, an actress, is his sister-in-law. Eric spent most of his childhood in Bettendorf, Iowa. He went to Bettendorf Middle and High Schools, where he participated in sports. Olsen developed and pursued an interest in Japanese and Chinese as well.

Later, he enrolled at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. He also studied at the Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute. It is also worth noting that Olsen did not enjoy classes and would find ways to avoid them. In 1995, Eric was a staff writer for his high school’s monthly journal, The Growl.

Eric Christian Olsen Age, Height, Weight

Eric Christian Olsen was born on May 31, 1977, and is 45 years old as of 2024. His height is 1.88 meters and his weight is 82 kilograms.

Eric Christian Olsen
Eric Christian Olsen


Olsen is a producer as well as an actor. Olsen’s first major role was as the title character in the 1999 television film Arthur’s Quest. Later, he was nominated for an Emmy for his portrayal of a dying burn on NBC’s ER. His next starring role was as Cameron Green in the TV series Get Real.

After a year in Getting Real, Eric made the transition to the big screen as Ben Affleck’s gunner in Pearl Harbor. Later, he landed a leading role as Austin ‘the Cocky Blond Guy’ in the teen comedy film Not Another Teen Movie.

Olsen, went on to play Jake in The Hot Chick. In Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd, he played Lloyd Christmas. It is a prequel to the popular film Dumb and Dumber. He appeared in the upcoming film Mojave before joining the final season of Fox’s Tru Calling. Following the release of Beerfest, License to Wed, and Zack Braff’s The Last Kiss in 2006 and 2007, he averred three roles that were diametrically opposed.

Olsen was one of the stars of the Fox sitcom The Loop, playing Sully. He appeared in a small series of segments on Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s streaming video website Funny or Die as Perry Hilton, a parody of Paris Hilton. In the 2011 science-fiction horror film The Thing, Olsen stole the show. On the CBS show NCIS: Los Angeles, he also plays Detective Marty Deeks. Olsen appeared in the 2018 audiobook Mortal Enemy by Nicholas Ryan Howard.

He is the producer of the 2014 short film ‘Bald,’ as well as the executive producer of the 2018 documentary “Andy Irons: Kissed by God.” He made his writing debut on NCIS: Los Angeles’ season 11 episode 10 (the 250th overall episode), titled mother, which aired on December 1, 2019.

Olsen also owns a production company, Cloud Nine Productions, in addition to acting. In 2019, he began his first show as an executive producer for Hulu, Woke, which was picked up in production.

Eric Christian Olsen’s Net Worth In 2024

Acting provides the majority of Olsen’s income. He also receives a portion of the proceeds from his production company. His weekly wage is $42916.67, his monthly wage is $185972.22, and his annual salary is $2.23 million. He earns $6114.16 per day. His net worth is $15 million as of February 2024.

Olsen is someone who almost everyone who wants to be an actor should look up to for inspiration. He is an inspiration to both young people who want to be actors and those who are already in the business.

Eric Christian Olsen Wife, Marriage

Olsen’s personal life, like that of many celebrities, is not an open book, and one must delve deep to learn about him. Olsen proposed to actress Sarah in October 2011 and married on June 23, 2012, near Jackson Hole, Wyoming, after dating since 2006. Wyatt Olivia Wright Olsen and Esme Olivia Wright Olsen are the couple’s two children and the result of their marriage.

Olsen lives in Los Angeles, California, and has a vacation home near Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in the United States. His zodiac sign is Gemini. Olsen’s hair is dark brown, but he frequently dyes it blonde and light brown. His eyes are blue. He had a beard and long hair that covered the nape of his neck. Olsen has a keen interest in sports and enjoys playing hockey and surfing. Japanese and Chinese are his favorite languages. Despite not being gay, he advocates for LGBTQ rights and gay people’s rights. He adores people.