Mary-Kate Olsen has been out of the limelight for a while now. In March 2012, both Mary-Kate and Ashley indicated their interest to retire as actresses in order to focus on their careers in fashion. Mary-Kate and Ashley felt that their futures were in fashion, and not in acting.
Mary-Kate had a short-lived showbiz career, but has made quite a success of her fashion lines, and personal life. The international businesswoman and model has now settled down into the quiet rhythms of a married life with billionaire Olivier Sarkozy, though their marriage is a little peculiar. There’s nothing bad—just odd. Let’s take a look at some of the strange facts about Mary-Kate and her beau.
Her husband is the step-brother of France’s former president
It’s quite an impressive familial connection. Olivier’s half-brother, born from a first wife, is Nicolas Sarkozy, who served as president of France from 2007 to 2012.