Olwen Fouere


Olwen Fouere

Facts of Olwen Fouere

Name Olwen Fouere
Gender Female
Birth Country Ireland
Nationality Irish
Profession Actress
Net worth $1.8 Million
Marital Status Married
Spouse David Heap
Hair Color White Brown
Eye Color Blue
Father Yann Fouéré
Mother Marie-Magdeleine Mauger
Education National Theatre of Ireland based in Dublin
Movies The Survivalist


Irish actress, Olwen Fouere grabbed the limelight with her portrayal of Mary’s Mother in Paolo Sorrentino’s comedy-drama movie, This Must Be the Place. She is also best known for her appearance as Katherine in the sci-fi thriller drama film, The Survivalist.

Olwen was born and raised in the West Coast of Ireland. Moreover, she is the only daughter of Breton nationalist and European federalist, Yann Fouere and Marie-Magdeleine Mauger, a homemaker.

Olwen Fouere Childwood photo with her family
Olwen Fouere Childwood photo with her family
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After graduating from high school, Fouere enrolled at the National Theatre of Ireland based in Dublin. She, further, performed at the Gate Theatre, the Royal National Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Sydney Theatre Company and Shakespeare Theatre Company, DC.

Salary & Net Worth

Olwen Fouere made her debut appearance as the second maid in the horror movie, The Sleep of Death in 1980. She, further, portrayed a building commander in the sci-fi adventurous comedy film, Space Truckers in 1996. Moreover, her other notable film credits are The Other Side of Sleep, This Must Be the Place, The Survivalist, The Drummer and the Keeper, etc.

Fouere first appeared as Miss Malone in the fantasy comedy-drama series, The Irish R.M. in 1985. Furthermore, she starred as a young nun in the television drama series, Screen Two in 1986. She later worked in popular TV serials, Striking Out, Ballykissangel, Above Suspicion, Play Next Door, Nightflyers, The Feed, Brassic, and so on.

Olwen is recurrently starring in the regular role, Yeva in the Netflix’s fantasy drama series, Cursed alongside Devon Terrell, Matt Stokoe, and Peter Guinness, among others, since 2020. Her salary per episode from the TV show is $50,000. Reportedly, she has a net worth of $1.8 Million as of 2021.

On the other hand, Olwen received her first award at the Dublin Theatre Festival in 1982. She then earned a Samuel Beckett Award in 1998 and Irish Times/ESB Theatre Awards in 2011. Back in 2016, the Dublin City University honored her with a Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy. Her other accolades include the Irish Time Theatre Award, and Herald Archangel Award.

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Relationship Status

IFTA-nominated actress, Olwen is reportedly single and there is current flame running in her life. She is living a low-key lifestyle while keeping her intimate things off-the-closet. Otherwise, she is curious to explore more about her professional life when it comes to her upcoming projects.

Fouere previously stayed in a matrimonial relationship with an actor, David Heap. The former couple united as husband and wife in a close and quiet ceremony. However, their marriage did not succeed for so long and concluded with a divorce settlement at the registered court.


As an avid animal lover, Fouere has a great love for animals. Furthermore, she is fond of showing her compassion towards it. She is currently possessing two Bombay cat breeds, Bacher and Delia.

On the other side, a Bombay cat’s price ranges from the lower hand of $500 to the high percentile of $700. Nevertheless, it can be found at a fair cost of $600 in a local pet shop with superior pedigree.

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