Older brother of twin actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, who has appeared in several of his sisters' video productions, such as The Case of the Mystery Cruise. He went on to become a writer for film and television.
He played himself in his sisters' 1995 video You're Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley's Sleepover Party.
He attended high school in North Hollywood, California and went on to study at the University of Southern California.
He appeared as an extra in a 2003 film featuring rapper Snoop Dog.