Elizabeth Olsen discusses her unique experience growing up as Mary-Kate and Ashleys sister – Daily Mail

Elizabeth Olsen discussed her ‘unique’ experience growing up as Mary-Kate and Ashley’s sister on Thursday’s episode of Lorraine.

The WandaVision star, 31, joked that it wasn’t an ‘average’ childhood due to her twin siblings, 34, global fame.

Mary-Kate and Ashley started their career aged nine-months-old when they were cast as Michelle Tanner in Full House, a role they pursued until 1995.

'Unique': Elizabeth Olsen discussed her 'unique' experience growing up as Mary-Kate and Ashley's sister on Thursday's episode of Lorraine

'Unique': Elizabeth Olsen discussed her 'unique' experience growing up as Mary-Kate and Ashley's sister on Thursday's episode of Lorraine

‘Unique’: Elizabeth Olsen discussed her ‘unique’ experience growing up as Mary-Kate and Ashley’s sister on Thursday’s episode of Lorraine

The twin siblings went on to release their own films, books, merchandise and clothing range.   

In 2007, Forbes ranked Mary-Kate and Ashley jointly as the 11th-richest women in entertainment, with an estimated combined net worth of $100 million. 

Talking about growing up as Mary-Kate and Ashley’s younger sister, Elizabeth told host Lorraine Kelly: ‘It’s definitely not a lot of people’s average childhood, but I don’t know if any of us look back at our childhoods and think of any of them as average.

‘I guess it was unique to me and my sisters’ experience.’ 

Famous trio: The WandaVision star, 31, joked that it wasn't an 'average' childhood due to her twin siblings, 34, global fame (pictured in 2016)

Famous trio: The WandaVision star, 31, joked that it wasn't an 'average' childhood due to her twin siblings, 34, global fame (pictured in 2016)

Famous trio: The WandaVision star, 31, joked that it wasn’t an ‘average’ childhood due to her twin siblings, 34, global fame (pictured in 2016) 

It’s definitely not a lot of people’s average childhood, but I don’t know if any of us looked back at our childhoods and think of any of them as average, so I guess it was just unique to my experience and my sisters’ experience 

Away from her siblings’ fame, Elizabeth has cemented her own successful acting career as she is currently promoting her new Disney+ series WandaVision.

Talking about the new show, the star said: ‘It’s definitely different than what people are used to seeing on the Avengers.

Way back when: Mary-Kate and Ashley started their career aged nine-months-old when they were cast as Michelle Tanner in Full House, a role they pursued until 1995 (pictured in the 90s)

Way back when: Mary-Kate and Ashley started their career aged nine-months-old when they were cast as Michelle Tanner in Full House, a role they pursued until 1995 (pictured in the 90s)

Amazing: The twin siblings went on to release their own films, books, merchandise and clothing range (pictured in the 90s)

Amazing: The twin siblings went on to release their own films, books, merchandise and clothing range (pictured in the 90s)

Way back when: Mary-Kate and Ashley started their career aged nine-months-old when they were cast as Michelle Tanner in Full House, a role they pursued until 1995 (pictured in the 90s)

‘We have these characters, they are these super heroes that are just trying to fit in the suburbs, but things aren’t what they seem and it will be revealed in every episode.’

Elizabeth, who plays Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch), stars in the series alongside Paul Bettany, who plays Vision. 

Their characters enjoyed a brief and epic romance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, they have reprised their roles in the new Disney+ series. 

Wow: In 2007, Forbes ranked Mary-Kate and Ashley jointly as the 11th-richest women in entertainment, with an estimated combined net worth of $100 million (the siblings pictured in 2016)

Wow: In 2007, Forbes ranked Mary-Kate and Ashley jointly as the 11th-richest women in entertainment, with an estimated combined net worth of $100 million (the siblings pictured in 2016)

Wow: In 2007, Forbes ranked Mary-Kate and Ashley jointly as the 11th-richest women in entertainment, with an estimated combined net worth of $100 million (the siblings pictured in 2016) 

Talking about growing up as Mary-Kate and Ashley's younger sister, Elizabeth told host Lorraine Kelly: 'It's definitely not a lot of people's average childhood, but I don't know if any of us look back at our childhoods and think of any of them as average.'

Talking about growing up as Mary-Kate and Ashley's younger sister, Elizabeth told host Lorraine Kelly: 'It's definitely not a lot of people's average childhood, but I don't know if any of us look back at our childhoods and think of any of them as average.'

Talking about growing up as Mary-Kate and Ashley’s younger sister, Elizabeth told host Lorraine Kelly: ‘It’s definitely not a lot of people’s average childhood, but I don’t know if any of us look back at our childhoods and think of any of them as average.’ 

Talking about working with Paul, 49, Elizabeth said: ‘I’ve had so much fun with working him. He became one of these great comedy characters, he fit into that role very easily.’

The actress also teased new details about filming the Doctor Strange franchise, she said: ‘We’re hoping to start next week. I really do trust that our crew are taking good care of themselves and their family.’  

Elizabeth also sweetly said that she loves living in London and that it is her ‘home from home’.

She said: ‘We love it here, we’re so happy here, we love walking in the rain and bundling up. It’s so nice to quarantine everywhere else, even if it’s inside our home.

Talented: Away from her siblings' fame, Elizabeth has cemented her own successful acting career as she is currently promoting her new Disney+ series WandaVision

Talented: Away from her siblings' fame, Elizabeth has cemented her own successful acting career as she is currently promoting her new Disney+ series WandaVision

Talented: Away from her siblings’ fame, Elizabeth has cemented her own successful acting career as she is currently promoting her new Disney+ series WandaVision 

‘Every opportunity I have to come here, I seize it. Even if I’m in Europe, I figure out how to swing to London. It’s my home from home.’ 

WandaVision will take place following the events of 2019’s Avengers: Endgame, but so far far it’s not clear how Vision, who was killed in Infinity War, was revived.

It’s also been revealed that the show will feature characters from Captain Marvel, Thor and Ant-Man, and it will tie into the upcoming 2022 movie Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. 

The series, which has been long awaited by Marvel fans, was also one of the many productions shut down in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic last year.

Premise: WandaVision will take place following the events of 2019's Avengers: Endgame, but so far far it's not clear how Vision, who was killed in Infinity War, was revived (Elizabeth as Wanda Maximoff, pictured)

Premise: WandaVision will take place following the events of 2019's Avengers: Endgame, but so far far it's not clear how Vision, who was killed in Infinity War, was revived (Elizabeth as Wanda Maximoff, pictured)

Role: Paul Bettany as Vision

Role: Paul Bettany as Vision

Premise: WandaVision will take place following the events of 2019’s Avengers: Endgame, but so far far it’s not clear how Vision, who was killed in Infinity War, was revived (Elizabeth as Wanda Maximoff, left, and Paul Bettany as Vision, right, in show still) 

Sweet: Talking about working with Paul, 49, Elizabeth said: 'I've had so much fun with working him. He became one of these great comedy characters, he fit into that role very easily.' (pictured in a show still)

Sweet: Talking about working with Paul, 49, Elizabeth said: 'I've had so much fun with working him. He became one of these great comedy characters, he fit into that role very easily.' (pictured in a show still)

Sweet: Talking about working with Paul, 49, Elizabeth said: ‘I’ve had so much fun with working him. He became one of these great comedy characters, he fit into that role very easily.’ (pictured in a show still)  

The first look at the upcoming series took place during the Super Bowl in February 2020 with WandaVision set to premiere on January 15 on Disney+. 

Elsewhere, Elizabeth’s sister Mary-Kate and her estranged husband Olivier Sarkozy have agreed to a divorce deal, their lawyers told a court on Wednesday.

Michael Mosberg, an attorney for Sarkozy, told the New York Supreme Court that ‘The deal is now done’. He said that the final details were agreed upon Wednesday morning before a hearing with Judge Lori Sattler.

Home from home: Elizabeth also sweetly said that she loves living in London and that it is her 'home from home'

Home from home: Elizabeth also sweetly said that she loves living in London and that it is her 'home from home'

Home from home: Elizabeth also sweetly said that she loves living in London and that it is her ‘home from home’ 

Nancy Chemtob, who represents Olsen, said that ‘all issues are resolved’ but no details were given to the court. 

Sarkozy and Olsen got together in 2012 and married in 2015 with a 20-year age gap, and split up earlier in 2020

Olsen reportedly has an ‘ironclad prenup’ meaning her fortune – estimated to be around $250m – is safe whatever happens during the divorce

The couple will have to sell their $13.5m New York townhouse, which has writing in French and Spanish on the ceiling.

Lorraine continues on weekdays at 9am on ITV.

Divorce: Elsewhere, Elizabeth's sister Mary-Kate and her estranged husband Olivier Sarkozy have agreed to a divorce deal, their lawyers told a court on Wednesday (pictured in 2014)

Divorce: Elsewhere, Elizabeth's sister Mary-Kate and her estranged husband Olivier Sarkozy have agreed to a divorce deal, their lawyers told a court on Wednesday (pictured in 2014)

Divorce: Elsewhere, Elizabeth’s sister Mary-Kate and her estranged husband Olivier Sarkozy have agreed to a divorce deal, their lawyers told a court on Wednesday (pictured in 2014)  

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