NCIS: Los Angeles, actor Eric Christian Olsen is best known for his jokester personality as Marty Deeks and also for his sweet relationship with Kensi Blye, played by his sister-in-law, Daniela Ruah. Eric has garnered a massive number of fans through his super goofy role in the crime drama.
Rumors say that Eris is planning to leave the show ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ after working for years. Let’s find out how much of it is true? Is so, why is he leaving the show? Let’s add all the pieces of the jigsaws.
Where Is Eric Christian Olsen From?
Eris Christian Olsen was born to parents Jeanne and Paul V. Olsen, born on 31st May 1977 in Eugene, Oregon. He does have an older brother as a sibling, David, who interestingly is also his stunt double in many of his projects. Eric is of Norwegian descent and holds American citizenship.
This actor spent most of his early life in Bettendorf, Iowa, where he attended and graduated from both Bettendorf Middle and High School. During his school days, he developed his interest in sports and languages such as Chinese and Japanese.
Eric Christian Olsen Acting Career
Eric Olsen has established himself as a successful actor in the entertainment industry. Olsen made his acting debut with 1997’s tv series ‘Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction’ in a minor role as Adam in its first episode.
Then, he appeared in the TV movies; Black Cat Run and Arthur’s Quest. Additionally, he appeared in series such as The Viewing, The Subway, Kid in the Closet, Law & Order: Justice is Served, & The Tractor. He usually plays supporting roles and rarely seen in lead roles to carry the whole series on his own.
In 1999, Eric had a recurring role in the TV series ‘Get Real’ in which he played the role of Cameron until 2000. The following year, Erice made his movie debut in an American epic romantic war drama ‘Pearl Harbor.’ The 42 years old actor rose to fame after appearing in the 2001 movie ‘Not Just Another Teen Movie.’
Additionally, he is also credited for films and series such as Beerfest, The Comebacks, hero Factory, Turks, ER, Robot Chicken, and many more. He also made an impactful appearance in the movie ‘Fried Up!’ released in 2009.
Is Eric Christian Olsen Leaving NCIS: Los Angeles?
After Eric started direction and production with CBS network and created successful shows Nurse’ and ‘Life Lesson,’ all thought he would be fully dedicated to being behind the camera. But the message Eric has spread is loud and clear! He isn’t going anywhere, fans love him in NCIS, and he can handle both on-screen and off-screen projects.
Who Is Eric Christian Olsen’s Wife? Do They Have Any Children?
Since meeting on the set, Eric and his lovely wife, Sarah Wright, have never been apart. The couple has together for 13 years now. This actor has applied his god-natures sense of humor in his real-life too.
Eric and Sarah met back to the date in 2006 on the set of Fox’s series ‘The Loop.’ Before getting engaged in 2011, in Mexico, they dated for five years. Subsequently, the two walked down the aisle in June 2012 near Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Even Eric and his wife lightened their love story on each other’s social media.
Back in June 2018, Eric shared a photo of their wedding, wishing his wife a happy anniversary. On the captioned, he wrote, six years ago, he made the most crucial decision of his life, marrying his partner and best friend.
Moreover, he and his wife both were featured on the HGTV series ‘House Hunters’ in 2015. Furthermore, the duo is members of the Board of Directors of Environmental Media Awards.
Eric Christian and Sarah are both proud parents of two adorable children. His wife gave birth to Wyatt Oliver Olsen, their first child, a son, on August 16, 2013. Their second child, a daughter named Esme Olivia Olsen, was born on August 9, 2016.
How Much Is Eric Christian Olsen Net Worth?
Eric makes an incredible earning from his acting career. As of 2019, Eric Christian Olsen has a whopping net worth of $13 million. However, he has not revealed his salary that he makes from the NCIS: Los Angeles.
Further, Olsen is a producer and also produced a short film ‘Bald’ in 2014 and now works as a producer for two other CBS projects, which is cathing the heat and is becoming fan’s favorite.
Olsen in 2011 purchased a pad in Pacific Palisades, California, worth $1.35 million. The 1,000 square foot home features three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The living-dining and kitchen areas are open to a smallish outlet but have a beautiful sea view.
Unknown facts About Eric Christian
- Eric Christian Olsen’s birth sign is Gemini.
- He made acting debut in a tv series ‘Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction.’
- Olsen appeared along with Robin Williams in the film ‘License to Wed.’
- His brother, David Paul Olsen, is a professional stuntman.
- His Instagram username is “ericolsen,” where he over 450k followers.
Eric Olsen Wiki Table, Net Worth, Age, Wife, & Kids
|Name||Eric Christian Olsen|
|Date of Birth||May 31, 197|
|Place||Eugene, Oregon, U.S.|
|Age||42 years old|
|Net Worth||$13 Million|