Larisa Oleynik – Age, Biography and Wiki

Age, Biography and Wiki

Larisa Oleynik is an actress who was born on June 7, 1981 in Santa Clara, California, United States. Learn about Larisa Oleynik’s biography, age, height, weight, body measurements, dating/affairs, family, and career. Find out how wealthy she is this year and how she spends her money. Also, how did she amass the majority of her net worth at the age of 39?

Popular As Larisa Oleynik
Occupation Actress
Age 40 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 7 June 1981
Birthday 7 June
Birthplace Santa Clara, California, United States
Nationality United States

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Larisa Oleynik Height, Weight & Measurements

At 40 years old, Larisa Oleynik height is 170 cm .

Physical Status
Height 170 cm
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Dating & Relationship status

She is currently single. She is not dating anyone. We don’t have much information about She’s past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, She has no children.

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Larisa Oleynik Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Larisa Oleynik worth at the age of 40 years old? Larisa Oleynik’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actress. She is from United States. We have estimated Larisa Oleynik’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million – $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Actress

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Gueckedou 2019

After the success in her role as Alex Mack, Oleynik decided to attend college, enrolling at Sarah Lawrence College in Yonkers, New York, which she later described “the best decision I’ve made”.

Larisa Oleynik is indeed a married woman. Her husband is named Olli Haaskivi, whose picture she often shares on Instagram. Oleynik remains private about her life. It’s yet unknown when the couple married or if they have children.

In 2016, Oleynik starred in the one-woman show I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti at the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, New York. Beginning 2017, Oleynik began starring in the Off-Broadway musical comedy Baghdaddy. In 2020 Oleynik starred in the Netflix family comedy series, The Healing Powers of Dude.

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In January 2013, according to TMZ, Oleynik was granted a restraining order against one of her fans, who she claims was so obsessed he changed his last name to hers as well as leaving gifts for her at her mother’s apartment.

Guliston 2008

In March 2008, Oleynik guest-starred in episode 13 of Aliens in America. In 2009, she provided audio commentary for the 10 Things I Hate About You 10th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray. In March 2011, Oleynik started appearing in a recurring role on Hawaii Five-0 as CIA analyst Jenna Kaye until her character was later killed off. She was subsequently cast in the Ayn Rand adaptation Atlas Shrugged: Part II (2012), as Cherryl Brooks, a store clerk who becomes acquainted with the protagonist, Dagny Taggart (portrayed by Samantha Mathis). John Tammy of Forbes praised it as a “must-see” film. Oleynik also guest-starred as Ken Cosgrove’s girlfriend (and later wife) Cynthia Baxter in several episodes on the AMC television series Mad Men.


Oleynik had a supporting part in Bringing Rain (2003), a low-budget teen drama starring Adrian Grenier and Paz de la Huerta, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. In 2005, she appeared as a guest star on the series Malcolm in the Middle as Reese Wilkerson’s lesbian army buddy who develops a crush on Lois Wilkerson. Oleynik was cast in a supporting role in the series Pepper Dennis, which began airing on The WB in April 2006, but was not picked up by The WB’s successor The CW. The same year, she starred in the independent drama Pope Dreams.


Oleynik had a supporting role in the independent drama film An American Rhapsody (2001), opposite Nastassja Kinski and Scarlett Johansson, which follows a young woman whose parents are forced to leave her behind in Communist Hungary while they flee to the United States.


Oleynik subsequently had a supporting role in the comedy 100 Girls (2000), after which she starred opposite Nastassja Kinski and Scarlett Johansson in the period film An American Rhapsody (2001), and the independent drama Bringing Rain (2003). She later had supporting roles in Atlas Shrugged: Part II (2011) and the horror film Jessabelle (2014). From 2010 to 2015, she had a recurring role as Cynthia Cosgrove on the AMC series Mad Men, and as Icy on the animated series Winx Club (2011–2015).

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After The Secret World of Alex Mack ended its run, Oleynik had a starring role in the film 10 Things I Hate About You as Bianca. The film was released in April 1999 and did fairly well at the box office, grossing a total of $38 million domestically. From 1998 to 2000, Oleynik appeared in twenty-one episodes of the NBC series 3rd Rock from the Sun as Alissa Strudwick. During 2000, she also appeared in two independent films: 100 Girls (opposite Emmanuelle Chriqui, Katherine Heigl and Jonathan Tucker) and A Time for Dancing (opposite Shiri Appleby); neither film received a theatrical release in the United States.


In 1996 she made a cameo on the series The Adventures of Pete & Pete as a nurse at the beginning of the episode “Dance Fever”. Also during her time on The Secret World of Alex Mack, she played Dawn Schafer, one of the lead characters in the 1995 feature film The Baby-Sitters Club (1995), opposite Rachael Leigh Cook and Schuyler Fisk, appeared in several episodes of Boy Meets World, wrote an advice column for Tiger Beat magazine, and was involved in Nickelodeon’s The Big Help charity, Hands Across Communication, Surfrider Foundation and the Starlight Children’s Foundation. She has also hosted the CableACE Awards, Daytime Emmy Awards, YTV Achievement Awards, The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards as well as The Big Help. She has commented that she stayed “grounded” during her period as a teen star, mainly through the help of a “strong network of people” that she is close to.


Her onscreen acting career began at age 12, in a 1993 episode of the television series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman; the same year she also appeared in the made-for-television film River of Rage: The Taking of Maggie Keene, and provided the voice of young Odette in the animated feature film The Swan Princess (1994).

Later in 1993, she was cast in the lead role of the series The Secret World of Alex Mack where she portrayed a teenage girl who receives telekinetic powers as the result of an accident. She won the role of Alex Mack over 400 other aspirants. The series ran on Nickelodeon from 1994 to 1998 and was one of the network’s top three most watched shows, becoming quite a favorite among the child and teen audiences and turning Oleynik into a teen idol. During the show’s heyday, children who met Oleynik (and were too young to understand special effects) would often ask her to “morph” for them. Rather than try to explain things, she would quickly glance around, then tell them “Not here – everybody would see!”. Oleynik reprised the role in an All That sketch, although the name was changed to “Alex Sax”. She later made an appearance in the 100th episode of the show.

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Born in Santa Clara and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, Oleynik began her career as a child actor, first appearing onstage as young Cosette in a national touring production of Les Misérables (1989–1991). She was subsequently cast in the titular role on the Nickelodeon sci-fi series The Secret World of Alex Mack from 1994 to 1998. She also began a film career, starring in an ensemble cast as Dawn Schafer in the film adaptation The Baby-Sitters Club (1995), and in a lead role in the teen comedy 10 Things I Hate About You (1999).

Oleynik began acting in a San Francisco production of Les Misérables in 1989 after seeing an audition ad in a newspaper when she was eight years old. She obtained two parts in the production (young Cosette and young Eponine), both with singing roles. After appearing in the musical, she was referred to an agent by her Les Misérables co-star, Rider Strong, and began to take formal acting lessons. “I remember being 10 years old and thinking, ‘I want to be good at this’… It wasn’t about, ‘I want to be on TV’. It was more looking around at the other kids and being like, ‘I’m not good at sports, I’m not really smart. I think I could be good at this, though’.”


Larisa Oleynik (/l ə ˈ r ɪ s ə oʊ ˈ l eɪ n ɪ k / ; born June 7, 1981) is an American actress who became a teen idol in the 1990s. During her period as a teen idol, she was described as “one of America’s favorite 15-year-olds”, and “the proverbial girl next door”.

Larisa Romanovna Oleynik was born June 7, 1981 in Santa Clara, California, to Lorraine (née Allen), a former nurse, and anesthesiologist Roman Oleynik (1936–2003). Her father was of Ukrainian ancestry, and she was raised in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Oleynik was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She graduated from the Pinewood School in Los Altos, California, in 1999. As her acting career flourished, she would “divide her time between normal childhood experiences in Northern California and auditions in Los Angeles.”


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