Eric Christian Olsen Married Life & Family Background

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Eric Christian Olsen Married Life & Family Background

Eric Christian Olsen is an actor popular for the portrayal of Marty Deeks in the TV show, NCIS: Los Angeles (2010-2020). He has also worked in TV shows, namely, Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television (2017), Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2016-2017), and Robot Chicken (2018). 

Married Life 

Eric has been married to Sarah Wright since 23rd June 2012.


Eric Christian Olsen with wife Sarah Wright in January 2020 (Photo: Sarah Wright's Instagram)

The two are parents to two children: a son Wyatt Oliver Olsen (born on 16th August 2013) and a daughter Esmé Olivia Olsen (born on 9th August 2016).

First Meeting & Wedding 

Eric Christian and Sarah first met in 2006 and started dating. The couple got engaged in 2011 and married in June 2012.

The wedding was an intimate affair with 80 friends and family in attendance, and Eric's father, Paul, officiated the ceremony. The venue, a barn near Jackson Hole, Wyo, was special as Eric's family, including his father, brother, and Sarah worked in its remodeling. 

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On the big day, Sarah stunned in J. Crew's dress, and Eric complemented the bride in a Calvin Klein linen pants and J.Crew oxford shirt. 

Who Is Eric Christian Olsen's Wife?

Sarah Wright is an actress who has worked in TV series, namely Mixology (2014), Marry Me (2014-2015), and Spinning Out (2020). She boasts over 40 acting credits. 

Sarah was married to A.J. Mason from 2005 to 2006. 

Eric's Family Info 

Eric Christian Olsen's family includes his parents, Jeanne Olsen and Paul Olsen, and his older brother, David Paul Olsen. Eric's father is a professor of English and the head men's cross country and track and field coach at Augustana College. And his mother boasts acting credit in NCIS: Los Angeles; she appeared in a minor role in 2012. 

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Eric's brother, David, is a professional stunt man. He has worked with Eric for NCIS: Los Angeles. David's other work includes TV series Lethal Weapon (2016-2017,2019), Santa Clarita Diet (2017-2019), and Big Little Lies (2017-2019). 

On David's personal front; he is married to actress Daniela Ruah, who plays Kensi Blye, Eric's love interest on NCIS: Los Angeles


Eric stands at the height of 6 feet 1¼ inches (1.86 meters). He was born on 31st May 1977 in Eugene, Oregon. He is a Gemini. 

Eric went to Bettendorf High School and later joined Hope College in Holland, Michigan. But, he dropped out of the latter to pursue a career in acting. 

Facts On Eric Christian Olsen 

  • Eric debuted in 1997 with the TV series, Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction.

  • He was nominated for an MTV Award in Choice Movie Chemistry category for the movie, Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003), alongside Derek Richardson.

  • Eric used to play hockey in high school.