David Paul Olsen
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If you are a lover of stunts then you would certainly love to hear about stunt performer, David Paul Olsen, who has appeared in so many movies. He pulled a double stunt for Grey Damon in an episode of the 2016 movie titled Aquarius as well as The Young and The Restless and General Hospital.

The American stuntman is a multi-talented stunt performer as well as an actor.  He has featured as an actor in notable movies and television series including NCIS: Los Angeles, Swiss Army Man, and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.

Let’s take a look at the famous stuntman’s biography, relationship with Daniela Ruah, height, and other interesting facts about David below

David Paul Olsen Biography

David Paul Olsen was born in Moline Illinois, in the United States on January 2, 1976. He has a younger brother named Eric Christian Olsen who is also an actor. They were both raised in Bettendorf, Iowa by their parents Jeanne D. Olsen who is an actress and Paul Olsen who is a doctor. While he was growing up, Paul received a quality education, but the information regarding his educational background is unavailable because the star hasn’t shared it with the media yet. David is of Norwegian descent and holds American nationality.


David Paul Olsen started performing stunts in 2006 and in 2009; he starred in the famous movie titled Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Later on, he appeared alongside Megan Fox, Kevin Dunn, Julie White and Tyrese Gibson in the movie titled Strike Force as well as G-Force: Guardians of Space. He featured in the CBS reality television series titled NCIS Los Angeles where he played a double stunt with his brother Eric Christian Olsen.

Paul has been as skilful and outstanding as a stuntman and this has made way for him to appear in bigger movies subsequently. In 2010, he appeared in the movie titled Back-Up plan and he also made a guest appearance in the movie titled The Last Ship in 2014 as well as Swiss Army Man among others.

Relationship with Daniela Ruah

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David’s brother Eric Olsen with co-star Daniela Ruah

Wondering what relationship the skilful stuntman has with the actress Daniela Ruah. Well, sorry to shock you a little bit but they are both husband and wife. Daniela is a popular Portuguese-American actress, best known for playing the role of NCIS Special Agent Kensi Blye in the CBS series titled NCIS: Los Angeles. She started her acting career at the age of 16 and has featured in so many movies as well as television films. She is the co-star of Paul’s brother Eric who portrays Detective Marty Deeks in NCIS Los Angeles. The duo started dating in 2010 and after four years, they sealed their love in a nuptial bliss in 2014.

Prior to their wedding, the couple welcomed their son named River Isaac Ruah Olsen on December 30, 2013, and six months later, they tied the knot in Portugal on June 17, 2014. Two years after their wedding, the amazing couple welcomed their second child, a daughter named Sierra Esther Ruah Olsen on September 4, 2016. Daniela reportedly had a miscarriage in October 2015, losing her nine weeks pregnancy in the process. It was quite a terrifying moment for the amazing couple. However, the bond between them has continued to grow and the couple has been living together happily without any sign of divorce yet.

David Paul Olsen’s Height

Olsen is a very tall and attractive man. He stands at an impressive 6 feet 2 inches (1.87 m), he has blond hair and a pair of blue eyes. However, his weight and other body measurements cannot be ascertained at the moment.

The brilliant stunt performer is also active on social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Other Interesting Facts about David Paul Olsen

  • He started performing stunts in 2006.
  • He is the elder brother of famous CBS reality television star Eric Christian Olsen.
  • Paul is Eric Olsen’s stunt double in the CBS series NCIS Los Angeles in 2009.
  • He married Portuguese-American actress Daniela Ruah in 2014.
  • His wife is his brother’s co-star in NCIS Los Angeles.
  • They have two children, a son named River Isaac Ruah Olsen and a daughter named Sierra Esther Ruah Olsen.
  • His net worth cannot be confirmed presently but that of his wife Daniela is $7 million.
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