Twin girls who were selected by chance to star as the same child on an unimpressive family-friendly sitcom eventually became the highest earning kids in history. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, the Olsen Twins, have a fascinating, strange, and completely unique story unlike any other kind of successful celebrity. As actresses, models, designers, and entrepreneurs, they quite literally took over the world. Here are some of the secrets to their success.
Born For Success
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen were born on June 13, 1986, in Sherman Oaks, California. Although they look completely identical, the twins are fraternal mirror twins – meaning they tend to be each other’s yin and yang. Ashley is right-handed and MK is left-handed, they part their hair on opposite sides, and seem to be each other’s missing piece more often than not.