Kaitlin Olson is a renowned American actress who is also a comedian and has been known for being in a group known as Groundlings in which she is a member that is located in Los Angeles in California. She has been featured in several films while playing different roles since she commenced her career. Today, let’s have a quick look at the biography, career, and the net worth of Kaitlin Olson in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Kaitlin Olson was born on 18th August in the year 1975 in Portland, Oregon, in the United States of America with her full birth name being Kaitlin Willo Olson. She was raised on a farm through which in addition, they got support from her father known as Donald Olson who was then a publisher for the Portland Tribune.
Kaitlin Olson went to school at Tigard High School which is located in Oregon. After this, she then joined the University of Oregon in which she graduated from this school in the year 1997 with a bachelors in the Theater Arts. On completion of her studies at the University of Oregon, Kaitlin Olson then moved to Los Angeles where she chose where to commence her professional career.
While in the 2nd season of ‘Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Rob, Olson together with Rob McElhenney who was her boss, started dating each other secretly. They then tied the knots in the year 2008 in California and had two sons known as Leo Grey McElhenney who was born in 2012 and Axel Lee who was born in 2010.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Kaitlin Olson commenced her professional career by being a member of an improvisational group known as Groundlings. While in this, she was featured in her first appearance in the year 2000 in Coyote Ugly. It was successful, and this saw her getting another recurring role in a drama series known as Curb Your Enthusiasm after which she was then featured in a short firm which she did which was known as Fugly. This was then followed by another recurring role in a film known as ‘The Drew Carey Show’ where she played the role of Traylor.
In the year 2003, Kaitlin Olson was then featured acting in a short film which was known as Scapegoats in which after two years, she starred a movie known as It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia in which she was playing the role of Deandra “Sweet Dee” Reynolds. This was followed by being starred in a drama series known as ‘The Riches’ as well as a movie known as ‘Weather Girl.’ She has also be featured in other films such as Held Up and Leap Year where she played the role of Rocky 2 and Libby respectively.
In 2012, Kaitlin Olson voiced the role of Carol/Danielle in a series known as Unsupervised together with letting her voice in ‘Brickleberry’ on the role of Ethel. After this, she did the flick known as ‘The Heat’ followed by a movie she was cast known as ‘Vacation’ in the year 2015 as well as acting as a voice artist in movie known as Finding Dory and The Simpsons which is a drama series before she later joined a series known as The Mick where she was cast. On her success, she won the Blimp Award in 2006 as well as nominated for BTVA feature Film Voice Acting Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
Kaitlin Olson has an estimated net worth of $18 million. This is from the fortunate earnings she has made through her acting career. Acting has been her main source of earning through which she has been featured in different television films as well as series which have earned her much from the roles she has played in them.
Kaitlin Olson is not only a successful actress but also a stand-up comedian through which she has always remained passionate about her professional career. This is fully evident from the several roles she has played in different films indicating that her demand in the film industry cannot be ignored.