Facts of Susan Olsen
|Full Name||Susan Marie Olsen|
|Birth Name||Susan Marie Olsen|
|Profession||Actress, Voice-Actor & Animal Advocate|
|Birth City||Santa Monica, California|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||DeLoice Olsen|
|Mother Name||Lawrence Olsen|
|Relation With||Steve Ventimiglia (m. 1988- div. 1990), Mitch Markwell (m. 1995- div. 2004)|
|No Of Children||1|
|Filmography||The Brady Bunch (1968- 1974),The Brady Bunch Hour (1976- 1977)|
|Education||William Howard Taft High School|
|Date of Birth||August 14,1961|
Turned professional in 1968, Susan Olsen, an American actress, former radio host & animal advocate is widely recognized for her role as Cindy Brady in the sitcom The Brady Bunch (1968- 1974) & its sequel The Bradys (1990).
She served as host of Two Chicks Talkin' Politics, a radio talk show until her remarks on homophobic remarks go her fired in 1996.
Throughout her career of over 5 decades, Susan got experience as a singer, voice-actor as well as a graphic designer (for 10 years).
What Is Susan Olsen's Net Worth In 2020?
So far, the Santa Monica-born actress records 23 acting credits & is primarily known for her role as Cindy Brady in The Brady Bunch.
As for a fact, Susan Olsen has played the same character, Cindy, in a variety of TV series: The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (1972), The Brady Kids (1972) and The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (1976).
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 58-year-old Olsen has a net worth of $2 million as of March 2020.
The major source of her income is acting career, but also her stints as radio host & graphic designer aided in her fortune accumulation.
In fact, she designed & marketed the brand of glow-in-the-dark shoes for Converse.
On average, a radio host in the United States earns a salary of $35,834 per year, while a graphic designer can sum up the annual payroll of $45,677.
Career Breakthrough From The Brady Bunch
The 5 ft. 4 inches tall actress made her acting debut in 1968 through a brief appearance in crime drama TV series Ironside and Julia. Furthermore, Susan had a guest appearance in Gunsmoke (1968- 1969).
Olsen gained her career breakthrough in 1969 after she was cast in the main role in the American sitcom The Brady Bunch as Cindy Brady. There, Susan worked throughout 1974 (5 seasons, 117 episodes) sharing the screen with Robert Reed & Florence Henderson.
Moreover, in 1969, Susan made her film debut through The Trouble with Girls, where she played a minor role (an auditioning singer).
Thereafter, she gave voice-over of her Brady Bunch character Cindy Brady in The Brady Kids (1972- 1973) and The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (1972).
The American actress then worked in the variety show The Brady Bunch Hour (1976- 1977) & in the sitcom The Brady Brides (1977).
From February 9 to March 9, 1990, she worked in the short-lived sitcom The Bradys, a sequel of The Brady Bunch.
Did you know? With ongoing acting career success, the American actress also worked as a graphic designer for 10 years. Formerly, she designed for Converse & also was the spokesmodel for the Sindy doll in the mid-60s.
Any Career Update?
At the moment, no update on the actress' film or TV projects are out. Most recently, she appeared in the reality TV series A Very Brady Renovation (September 9- October 14, 2019).
Where Does Susan Olsen Live?
Regarding her asset disclosure & lifestyle, Susan seems to prefer to remain low-key. Sources cite that she lives in her hometown Santa Monica, California, where the median house price is $1.849 million.
Is An Animal Advocate
Olsen is an active animal welfare advocate & is also a spokeswoman for Migraine Awareness Month.
Considered the creator of Marshmallow Fluff-inspired art, Susan also created an art collection The Art of Rescue & donates the proceeds to animal welfare organizations.
Married Twice But Divorce Both: Any Children?
Unlike her acting career success, Susan Olsen's relationship journey didn't see a smooth path. She has been divorced twice & currently lives a single life.
Firstly, The Brady Bunch actress was married to Steve Ventimiglia; they married in August 1988 but divorced 2 years later, in 1990.
Thereafter, she exchanged vows with Mitch Markwell on August 14, 1995, & even more welcomed a son named Michael Markwell. However, the duo divorced on March 5, 2004.
Reportedly, her son Michael was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome in 2004.
Short-Bio: Is Youngest Of 4 Children
Susan was born Susan Marie Olsen on August 14, 1961, in Santa Monica, California, the USA. She is the youngest of 4 children of Lawrence and DeLoice Olsen.
Susan's brothers Larry (b. 1938) & Christopher (born in 1946) are both actors and also has a sister named Diane is 5 years her senior.
The William Howard Taft High School graduate later trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.