James Trent Olsen was born in California, Los Angeles, Sherman Oaks, on 6th May 1984. He is 38 years old and will turn 39 later in the year 2023. Trent’s zodiac sign is Taurus. His father, David, a real estate developer and a mortgage banker, and his mother, Jarnette Jones, a personal manager, got separated in 1996.
He has three siblings, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, a twin pair, and a single sister Elizabeth Olsen. Elizabeth is an actor who has played the role of Wanda Maximoff in Marvel Movies. Trent is the eldest of them all. He also has a stepbrother, Jake, and a stepsister, Courtney Taylor, from his father’s second marriage. Olsen is an actor and a comedian guide creator.
Trent has always kept his private life as private as possible. Trent has dated Katherine Shane, a model, and later dated Kacey Style.
Trent attended North Hollywood’s Campbell Hall school and graduated from it in the year 2002. Olsen had completed his education at the College of Southern California. He has a graduation degree in Jazz and completed his college in the year 2006.
Trent has a net worth of half a million, which he earns from his acting and comedian career. In various instances, he has been found driving a luxury car and partying with his friends.
What Happened to Trent Olsen?
Trent Olsen gained popularity when his twin sisters, Mary Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen popularly known as the Olsen twins tried to sell him for fifty cents in their first video. After their selling advertisement, he was seen in another work of the Olsen twins, ‘You’re Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley’s Sleepover Party in 1995′, where he was seen for a sleepover with his friends.
He also has ties with the comic book industry, and like his sister, Elizabeth Olsen works in the entertainment industry. After seeing how much popularity Elizabeth was gaining from the role of Wanda Maximoff, which she played in Marvel Movies, he also started to desire that type of attention.
News mentioning him being a graduate of a college of Southern California started coming in 2014 from New York Post. It further mentioned that Olsen had been working as a writer with Storm Kings Productions’ film and television division.
Storm King Productions, headed by Sandy King Carpenter. She is the wife of Halloween and the Thing’s director, John Carpenter. Kings Productions is a horror film and comic publisher. Olsen was involved behind the scenes and was working in their various events and comic conventions.
In his childhood days, Trent used to love comic books, and like any other child, he also used to collect and write his comic books. Growing up, he started working as a comic book writer. After several years he turned his passion for comic books into his profession and started working with Storm King Productions.
Despite being behind the scenes, Olsen was very much involved in acting just like his sisters. Trent had written a film called ‘Model Behaviour.’ He even got to play a part in the movie ‘Tales from the Crypt’ at the age of 6 or 7, but he couldn’t take it because of his parents’ disapproval. He was also seen in 2003’s Old School and 2014’s Comedy Corner as an extra.
Besides these, Trent Olsen was also seen in his sisters’ documentaries, ‘The Olsen Twins Mother’s Day Special,’ ‘Our First Video,’ ‘Driven,’ and other documentaries. He was also seen in Full House, an American sitcom, as a flower boy. After all these small roles, Trent Olsen’s acting career came to an end.
Trent Olsen As A Social Butterfly And A Prankster
Trent Olsen has earned the name of social butterfly and prankster from his friends and family. One of his old school buddies revealed how Olsen used to sell his sisters’ photos signed by them at school to earn side income. He also used to celebrate his birthday four times a year to receive hundreds of posts wishing him happy birthday.
Trent also made a road trip to fund a very rare disease called Lou Gehrig’s Disease. This trip was a 10,000-mile long trip. Through this trip, Olsen raised about $18,000. As of now, Trent Olsen has been staying low, but some of his friends believe that he will be making a comeback soon in the acting field.