Eric Olsen Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluniyi Akande
Agu 30, 2022 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on May 06, 2022
Edited by Lara Simpson
Fact-checked by Dimple Panchal
Eric Christian Olsen is an American actor and producer best known for his work in films like 'The Hot Chick' and 'Dumb And Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.'
All ages
Read time: 4.2 Min

About Eric Christian Olsen

Eric Christian Olsen is an American actor and producer.

He is best known for his portrayal of characters like Clive Bennett in 'Back-Up Plan,' Lloyd Christmas in 'Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd,' and Jake in 'The Hot Chick,' Eric Christian Olsen is one of the most loved actors in Hollywood. His other famous works include 'NCIS: Los Angeles' TV series and 'Not Another Teen Movie.'

Read on to learn more about the net worth and career of the executive producer and actor Eric Christian Olsen.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Eric Christian Olsen’s net worth?

The net worth of Eric Christian Olsen is estimated to be around $13 million. He has amassed this fortune from his successful career as a TV and film actor and producer.

How much does Eric Christian Olsen earn per year?

Eric Christian Olsen has had a successful and lucrative career as an actor and producer. However, the exact amount of his annual earnings is unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Eric Christian Olsen?

Eric Christian Olsen stands at the height of 6 ft 2 in (188 cm).

How old is Eric Christian Olsen?

As of 2021, Eric Christian Olsen is 44 years old. Since he was born on May 31, his zodiac sign is Gemini. He has blue eyes and blonde hair.

Childhood And Education

Eric Christian Olsen was born in Eugene, Oregon, the United States, on May 31, 1977. Although he was born in Eugene, Oregon, Olsen was raised in Bettendorf, Iowa. He was enrolled in Bettendorf Middle and High School, where he learned numerous languages like Chinese and Japanese.

Eric Christian Olsen was also active in sports and theatrical productions in high school. In addition, he was also a writer for his school's monthly publication 'The Growl.' Eric Christian Olsen undertook training at ComedySportz Quad Cities during his high school years to improve his comedy skills.

Following his graduation from school, he joined Hope College in Michigan before moving to Pepperdine University in Los Angeles. It took him much longer to graduate from the university as he had also started working as an actor around this time. He finally completed his degree course in 2007.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Eric Christian Olsen’s partner?

Eric Christian Olsen has been married to the popular American actress Sarah Wright since 2012. His wife, Sarah Wright, is best known for appearing as Millicent Gergich in the hit television series 'Parks And Recreation.' The couple got engaged in 2011 and married the following year at Jackson Hole in Wyoming. Together, they have a son and two daughters named Wyatt Oliver Olsen, Esmé Olivia Olsen, and Winter Story Olsen, respectively.

Who is Eric Christian Olsen’s family?

Eric Christian Olsen was born to Paul Olsen and Jeanne Olsen on May 31, 1977. While his mother was a non-denomination chaplain, his father was an English professor and the head track coach at Augustana College in Rock Island. Eric Christian Olsen's older brother named David, works as his stunt double. The actor is also related to actress Daniela Ruah as she is married to his brother David.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Eric Christian Olsen is best known as an American actor and producer who has been in the leading role in several movies and TV shows.

Eric Christian Olsen started his career as a professional actor in a starring role in the TV film 'Arthur's Quest' in 1999. Following his debut, he bagged numerous roles. For instance, he starred as Travis Mitchell in the television series 'ER.' Some of his other initial works are 'Black Cat Run' and 'Get Real.' After doing some work on television, Eric Christian Olsen switched to the big screen.

His debut movie was 'Pearl Harbor' in 2001, following which he portrayed the leading role of Austin in the hit movie 'Not Another Teen Movie.' Eric Christian Olsen then appeared in films like 'The Hot Chick' and 'Dumb And Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.' He next starred in the movie 'Cellular' playing opposite actor Chris Evans.

Some of his other notable films are 'Beerfest,' 'The Last Kiss,' 'The Thing,' and 'License To Wed.' In the meantime, he continued to do some work on television. For instance, Eric Christian Olsen appeared in the final season of 'True Calling,' the Fox series 'The Loop,' 'Community' and 'NCIS: Los Angeles.'

Besides being an outstanding actor, Eric Christian Olsen is also a producer. He has established a production company called Cloud Nine Productions and has produced a short film titled 'Bald,' a documentary named 'Andy Irons: Kissed by God,' and a Hulu show 'Woke.'

Charity Work

Eric Christian Olsen is associated with a few charity organizations, such as Hats Off For Cancer. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Environment Media Awards.

What awards has Eric Christian Olsen won?

In his acting career, Eric Christian Olsen has been nominated for four awards, including the Young Artist Award for 'Get Real,' a Teen Choice Award and Razzie Award for 'Dumb And Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd,' and a Prism Award for 'NCIS: Los Angeles.'

Other Interesting Eric Christian Olsen Facts And Trivia

  • Eric Christian Olsen is not related to the Olsen twins.

We would love your help! If you have a photo of Eric Christian Olsen, either of them alone or a selfie that you would be happy to share, please send it to
If you have knowledge or information that you think would help us improve this article, please contact us.

Eric Olsen Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Eric Christian Olsen

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Eugene, Oregon



188 cm

Eye Color


Child Star?





Pepperdine University

Net Worth



Sarah Wright


Jeanne Olsen, Paul Olsen


David Paul Olsen
We Want Your Photos!
We Want Your Photos!

We Want Your Photos!

Do you have a photo you are happy to share that would improve this article?
Email your photos

More for You

See All

Written by Oluniyi Akande

Doctorate specializing in Veterinary Medicine

Oluniyi Akande picture

Oluniyi AkandeDoctorate specializing in Veterinary Medicine

With an accomplished background as a Veterinarian, SEO content writer, and public speaker, Oluniyi brings a wealth of skills and experience to his work. Holding a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Ibadan, he provides exceptional consulting services to pet owners, animal farms, and agricultural establishments. Oluniyi's impressive writing career spans over five years, during which he has produced over 5000 high-quality short- and long-form pieces of content. His versatility shines through as he tackles a diverse array of topics, including pets, real estate, sports, games, technology, landscaping, healthcare, cosmetics, personal loans, debt management, construction, and agriculture.

Read full bio >
Read the DisclaimerFact Correction