Matt Olson Brother Zack Olson- Parents And Family Tree

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Matt Olson’s brother, Zack Olson, is a strategy and development director at The Bicester Village Shopping Collection.

Matthew Kent Olson, aka Matt, is a professional baseball first baseman who is currently playing for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB).

The Oakland Athletics drafted Olson in the first round of the 2012 MLB draft.

The professional baseball first baseman made his MLB debut with the Athletics on September 12, 2016.

Matthew Kent Olson In The Game
Matthew Kent Olson In The Game (Source: Instagram)

Similarly, Olson competed in the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby in July 2021.

During his time with the Athletics, Matt earned a spot in the 2021 Major League Basketball All-Star Game to represent the American League.

On March 14, 2022, Kent was traded to the Atlanta Braves on March 14, 2022, in exchange for Cristian Pache, Shea Langeliers, Joey Estes, and Ryan Cusick.

Moreover, the professional baseball player has earned several accolades, including two Gold Glove Awards and three Fielding Bible Awards.

What Does Matt Olson Brother Do?

Matthew Olson was welcomed into this world as the second child of Scott and Lee Olson on March 29, 1994. His father, Scott Olson, served as his first baseball coach and trained him till high school.

Olson grew up with an older brother named Zachary Olsen, aka Zack. The Olson brothers used to train with their father in the local park.

Matt Olson Brother, Zack
Matt Olson Brother, Zack (Source: Linkedin)

Matt’s elder brother, Zachary, is a former collegiate baseball player. He played as a pitcher for the Harvard Crimson baseball.

However, he opted for a different career path after his collegiate years. While he was still at Harvard, he worked as a senior therapist at Blankenship Home Therapies.

After completing college, he joined The Bicester Village Shipping Collection as a Business Analyst.

Gradually he was promoted to Group Commercialization Manager, Senior Business Project Manager, and Senior Manager- Strategy and Analysis.

Moreover, he started working in his current position as a strategy and development director at the same organization after working for more than 2 years as a head of strategy and development.

Besides, Matt’s older brother is in a relationship with Rebecca Phipps. However, there is no information available about Rebecca on the Internet.

Matt Olson’s Wife, Nicole Olson

Matthew Olson got married and included a new member, Nicole Kidder, in the Olson family. She is one of two children of Jackie Hiller-Kidder and Martin Kidder from Jog’s Creek, Georgia.

Matt’s wife attended Johns Creek High School and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business in 2017.

Additionally, Nicole also completed her course in international and Global Studies at Globis Study Abroad in Venice, Italy, in 2015.

After graduating, she worked as an advisory and transaction services intern at CBRE and later joined JLL as a retail tenant advisor.

Matt Olson Wife, Nicole Kidder
Matt Olson Wife, Nicole Kidder(Source: Instagram)

Matt and Nicole met through their mutual friend when Kidder was studying at the University of Georgia.

At their first encounter, they felt an instant connection and started dating in 2016.

After dating for a few years, Olson proposed to Kidder on December 19, 2020, at Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn and Spa in northern Georgia.

On November 20, 2021, Matt Olson and Nicole Kidder exchanged their vows at the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta in front of their friends and family.

Besides, Nicole has an older brother, Nicholas Kidder, with whom she grew up. Nicholas married Riana Kidder (nee Pilzer) on May 25th, 2019. The Kidder couple also shares a kid together, a daughter, Emmy, in November 2022.

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