Tye Olson was born on 25 May 1987, in Crosby, Minnesota USA, of American, French Canadian and Norwegian ancestry, and is a TV actor, the son of Rebecca Backman, an interior designer, and Allen Olson, who is an engineer. Olson is perhaps best known for his appearances in ‘’Watercolors’’ and ‘’Gay Baby’’.
So just how rich is Tye Olson, as of late 2017? Unfortunately, the information regarding Olson’s net worth isn’t available at this moment. However, we know that this actor and model’s net worth is accumulated from his over a decade-long career in the previously mentioned fields.
Tye Olson Net Worth Under Review
Tye was interested in acting from an early age, and growing up made stage appearances, encouraged by his mother; his first acting gig was in the play ‘’Alice in Wonderland’’, in which he played the King of Hearts in his hometown. He attended Bemidji High School, and after matriculating enrolled into the American Intercontinental University, where he studied Fashion Design and Marketing. He continued to act throughout his high school and college years, besides also being a regular member of the choir.
Olson appeared on ‘’Cougar Club’’ and ‘’Out at the Wedding’’ in 2007, making his television debut, then in 2008 portrayed Walter in ‘’Tru Loved’’, which received positive reviews from critics and subsequently won 16 awards, including the Audience Award for Narrative Feature and the Audience Award for the Best Independent Feature Film. During the same year, Olson starred as Danny Wheeler in ‘’Watercolors’’, alongside Kyle Clare who portrayed Carter Melman, in a storyline focused on their characters, who develop feelings for each other, a performance which earned him the Film Out Audience Award for Best Actor, and the Grand Jury Award in the same category, certainly helping boost his net worth. Besides Tye’s awards, the movie received several additional nominations.
In 2010, he joined the cast of HBO’s ‘’United States of Tara’’, portraying Alex in two episodes of the series, and the same year worked on the short comedy film ‘’Gay Baby’’, which received the Best Overall Short Film Audience Award. In 2013, Olson was a guest-star in three episodes of ‘’ The World’s Astonishing News!’’, playing the roles of Justin Jedlica and Daniel Wayne Smith, then made an appearance in the critically acclaimed film ‘’The Diary of a Teenage Girl’’ in 2015, a movie marked as ‘’genuine, poignant and hilarious’’, earning 16 awards and 35 additional nominations.
When it comes to Olson’s future projects, his short movie ‘’Happily Ever After’’ has been completed and will be released in the upcoming period. To conclude, this 30 years old actor has appeared in 14 silver screen and television projects.
In his private life, Tye Olsen is openly gay and is HIV positive. The information about his relationship status as of 2017 isn’t available. Throughout his career, he has acted in several LGBT themed movies.
|Date Of Birth||May 25, 1987|
|Place Of Birth||Crosby, Minnesota USA|
|Education||Bemidji High School|
|Parents||Rebecca Olson, Allen Olson|
|Movies||The Diary of a Teenage Girl, The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Gay Baby, Watercolors, Brother's War, Tru Loved|
|1||You have to run to fly.|
|2||Reality is for people who lack imagination.|
|1||Grew up hunting and fishing and still retains this skill.|
|2||Works in film and television in drag as Tye.|
|3||Moved back to LA in October of 2014.|
|4||Los Angeles, California [August 2005]|
|5||San Francisco [July 2011]|
|6||In high school he was involved in 'Vocalmotive' (Bemidji's Competitive Show Choir), track and field, cross country, tennis, yearbook, Bemidji Youth Grant Council, National Honor Society, marching band, outdoor club, and he was one of the 'Lumberjack Live' anchors (BHS daily news).|
|7||Everything was in place for him to attend the University of Minnesota, Duluth, fall of 2005 to become an architect. Two weeks before school started he moved to LA which also happened to be his on father's birthday (August 21st).|
|8||Booked the lead role of the featured film 'Watercolors' in less than 4 months of living in LA.|
|9||Tye is a decedent of French Canadian, Swedish, and Norwegian heritage.|
|10||Hockey Player for 6 years.|
|11||He attended Bemidji High School.|
|12||Tye moved from Crosby, Minnesota to Bemidji, Minnesota January 1st, 2000 to his mother's inherited 200 acre estate.|
|13||Tye has one sibling named Nicole; she was born exactly 5 years and 1 day after him.|
|Happily Ever After||2016/I||Short completed||Garrick the Stable Boy|
|The Diary of a Teenage Girl||2015||Highschool Classmate (uncredited)|
|Looking||2014||TV Series||Bar Dancer|
|The World's Astonishing News!||2013-2014||TV Series||Justin Jedlica / Daniel Wayne Smith|
|I (Almost) Got Away with It||2013||TV Series documentary||Student|
|United States of Tara||2010||TV Series||Alex|
|South of Pico||2007||Water Polo Player|
|Out at the Wedding||2007||Wedding Guest|
|Cougar Club||2007||Cougar (uncredited)|
|2009||FilmOut Audience Awards||FilmOut San Diego, US||Best Actor||Watercolors (2008)|
|2008||Grand Jury Award||L.A. Outfest||Best Actor||Watercolors (2008)|
|2008||Jury Award||Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival||Best Actor||Watercolors (2008)|