Kaitlin Olson Net Worth

August 23, 2023
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Kaitlin Willow Olson was born on the 18th August 1975, in Portland, Oregon USA. She is an actress probably best known for her creation of the character Deandra Reynolds from the sitcom “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” (2005 – present), which is the main source of Kaitlin Olson’s net worth. Olson has been active in show business since 2000.

How much is the net worth of Kaitlin Olson? It has been reported that the outright size of the actress’ wealth is as much as $6 million, accumulated during a career now stretching over more than 15 years.


Kaitlin Olson Net Worth $6 Million


At first, Kaitlin grew up in Seattle, Washington, then when she was eight, her family moved to the Tigard and Tualatin area outside Portland. Where her father Donald was the publisher of the free newspaper Portland Tribune. Olson majored in theatre arts at the University of Oregon graduating with a Bachelors degree in 1997. Kaitlin Olson then moved to Los Angeles with a view to pursuing an acting career, which later turned out to be a very profitable move, accounting for the majority of her net worth.

At the beginning of her career she was a member of the improvisational group Groundlings, with whom Olson toured through Europe, visiting such countries as Norway, Bosnia UK etc. In 2000, she debuted on television when she landed a recurring role in the comedy series “Curb Your Enthusiasm” (2000 – 2007). Later, she appeared in 12 episodes of the sitcom “The Drew Carey Show” (2002 – 2004)., and then she showed up in single episodes of such television series as “Miss Match” (2003), “Significant Others” (2004), “George Lopez” (2004) and others. She created various characters in “Kelsey Grammer Presents: The Sketch Show” (2005). Afterwards, she secured the main role in the sitcom “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” (2005 – present). This series received positive reviews and even won a Satellite Award in the category of the Best Television Series, Comedy or Musical. Its high ratings resulted in considerable growth of Kaitlin Olson’s net worth. Meanwhile, the actress also voiced characters in the series of “Family Guy” (2011), “Unsupervised” (2012), “Brickleberry” (2012) and “Bob’s Burgers” (2015).

Another source of Kaitlin Olson net worth is cinema. At first, she appeared on the big screen in small roles in the feature films “Eyes to Heaven” (2000), “Jacks” (2000), “Coyote Ugly” (2000), “Meet the Marks” (2002) and others. Later, she was cast as the star in a number of comedy films including “Weather Girl” (2009) directed and written by Blayne Weaver, “Leap Year” (2010) directed by Anand Tucker, “The Heat” (2013) directed by Paul Feig and “Vacation” (2015) directed and written by Jonathan Goldstein. Currently, she is working as the voice of Destiny in the upcoming animated film “Finding Dory” (2016).

Finally, in the personal life of the actress, she is married to her colleague, the actor Rob McElhenney (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”). They married in 2008, and have two sons.

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