Mary Kate Olsen is one of the most beautiful, controversial and interesting celebrities in Hollywood today. In the past, she suffered from anorexia, which caused her weight to drop to an unhealthy 85 pounds. Besides acting, she is also good in other fields including fashion design as well as modeling. Although her earlier stints in acting were done together with her twin sister Ashley, they have decided to separate their act and do their roles separately from each other since 2006.
How much does Mary Kate Olsen weigh? After recovering from anorexia nervosa, rehabilitation and specialized treatment helped return her weight to a healthier 100 to 102 pounds. During the time when she was still suffering from the disease, her weight stood no more than 85 pounds. She stands 5 feet and 2 inches, and was born is the district of Sherman Oaks in California on June 13, 1986.
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The acting career of Mary Kate started in 1987, when she and her sister were only nine months old. They were included in the cast for the TV show “Full House” to play a single role. After their stint in that show, they created a set of straight-to-video films, which made them highly popular among preteens between the closing parts of the 1990s and early 2000s. In an effort to cash in on their popularity, the toy company Mattel manufactured fashion dolls that were patterned from their looks and clothing styles from 2000 to 2005.
The twins published a book in 2008 entitled “Influence.” The book was a collection of interviews that featured highly influential individuals like George Condo, Terry Richardson and Karl Lagerfeld. After years of working together as a pair, Mary Kate made a bold move so that the public would consider them separately. Without her twin, she landed a significant role in the motion picture “Factory Girl,” which was released in the closing parts of 2006.
In 2007, she appeared in eight episodes of the comedy-drama series “Weeds.” In 2008, she had a nice role in the comedy movie entitled “The Wackness.” In that very same year, she appeared in an episode of the hit TV series “Samantha Who?” Her impressive acting career garnered her numerous nominations and awards. In 1996, she won the Kid’s Choice Awards Favorite Movie Actress with her sister for their stellar performance in the film “It Takes Two.” In 1999, the two of them dominated the Kid’s Choice Awards once again when they won the Favorite TV Actress award for “Two of a Kind.”