Is Vivian Olyphant Dating A Boyfriend? Her Professional & Personal Life

By Kritika Udas | Published on: February 23, 2024 | Updated on: February 23, 2024
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Vivian Olyphant, the daughter of the Deadwood actor Timothy Olyphant, has successfully dodged fans’ queries about her dating profile and boyfriend in recent years. But the prying eyes on her personal life seem more evident since her entry into Hollywood.

Intrigued by acting, Olyphant followed in her father’s footsteps. She joined her dad in the 2023 TV series Justified: City Primeval where they portray father-daughter characters.

With more on-screen projects on the way for Vivian, the curiosity about her, especially if she is dating a boyfriend, comes the other way around. Keep reading to find out.

Key Takeaways:

  • Vivian is not officially dating anyone at the moment and is driven to build her career.
  • She grew up with her two older siblings and all three of them are in the creative field.
  • She is currently pursuing a career as an actor and musician.
  • Olyphant made her acting debut by being featured in a series alongside her actor dad.
  • People often accuse her of being a product of nepotism.

Is A Boyfriend?

Vivian is yet to openly talk about her dating life, but the media is already barging with loads of queries if she has a boyfriend. It seems that the young actress is currently single. She prefers to keep her personal life private and has no reports of relationship history in any public forum.

Vivian is yet to admit if she has a boyfriend
Vivian is yet to admit if she has a boyfriend

Nonetheless, she is just 20 years old and is focusing on building her career as an actor and musician. And with her dedication, talent, and commitment to her craft, she is bound to make a mark on the world of acting and music.

Vivian Olyphant Attended Music College

Olyphant, born in 2003, is the daughter of Timothy David Olyphant and Alexis Knief. The youngest of three siblings, Vivian spent her early years in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, where she was born.

After completing high school, she decided to pursue her passion for music by enrolling at Berklee College of Music for a year. Her interests later shifted towards acting, and she made the decision to enhance her acting skills. Currently, she is dedicatedly studying at the William Esper Studio.

Family Details: Her Grandfather Was A Teacher

Vivian’s grandparents are John Vernon Bevan Olyphant and Katherine Olyphant. John was a college teacher and also vice president of production at Gallo Winery, a well-known company in the wine industry.

Vivian and her family.
The Olyphant family.

On the other hand, Katherine’s role is mentioned as potentially being a housewife, though further details about her pursuits are not explicitly stated.

Her Uncle Was In The Showbiz Industry

Vivian Olyphant’s uncles Andy Olyphant and Matt Olymphant have had significant impacts on the music industry. Her uncle Andy formerly worked as an A & R executive for Warner Bros. Records and now is the owner/manager at AO Entertainment LLC.

Olyphant’s other uncle Matt is a former lead singer for the punk rock group, Fetish.

Vivian Olyphant Siblings

She has an eldest sister Grace Olyphant and an elder brother Henry Olyphant. Both of them didn’t pursue careers in acting but went for diverse pursuits.

Her sister Grace, a grad of California Polytechnic State University, is pursuing a career in sustainable fashion. Having worked as an assistant stylist and personal shopping manager, she works as an assistant at CD Studio (2023- now).

Vivian’s brother Henry seems to be involved in the art and design as he was responsible for creating the cover art for her debut single.

What Is Her Ethnicity?

Olyphant heritage includes a blend of English, German, Scottish, Dutch, and Irish roots, contributing to her rich cultural background. Plus, she has a fraction of Russian-Jewish ancestry, adding another layer of diversity to her family history from her dad’s side.

Vivian worked with her father in the series "Justified"
Vivian and her father, Timothy.

Vivian Olyphant Acting Debut & Career Ahead

On 18 July 2023, Olyphant made her acting debut in the TV series “Justified: City Primeval“. The series is based on the novel “City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit“.

Vivian Olyphant made her acting debut from Justified: City Primeval in 2023.
Vivian is an aspiring actress.

Her father encouraged her to audition for the show and it was a momentous occasion for Vivian as she stepped into the world of acting, following in the footsteps of her father, Timothy.

Vivian Played Pranks On Her Dad While Filming

While appearing on Late Night With Seth Meyers, in September 2022, Timothy revealed that Vivian would play pranks on him during filming.

One of her pranks involved writing “favorite Olyphant” on a big board and adding both her name and her father’s name to it. Then, the crew was asked to playfully vote for the better Olyphant between father and daughter.

In the end, the crew’s vote didn’t swing in his favor, and he humorously admitted to losing the light-hearted competition.

People Have Accused Her For Being A Product Of Nepotism

After the premiere of “Justified: City Primeval“, people started accusing Vivian of being a ‘nepo baby’. In response to this, she told The Hollywood Reporter:

“It’s a very normal thing for a child to be interested in something that their parents are doing, especially if it’s something as fun as acting. Having a parent that acts and knows the job and is supportive of it just makes it a lot better.”

She Is An Aspiring Musician

She released her first-ever song “Lil More Reason” on NYLON on 13th July 2023. This marked a significant milestone in her artistic journey. On July 20, 2023, she created an eponymous YouTube channel and uploaded her debut single there.

What Is Vivian Olyphanth’s Net Worth?

Vivian’s estimated net worth is around $100,000. Considering that she is in the early stages of her career as an actor and musician, this is a reasonable figure for someone just starting out in the entertainment industry.

Also, it’s worth noting that Vivian’s father, Timothy Olyphant, is a successful and well-established actor with a significant net worth of around $20 million. And having a father with such financial success can undoubtedly provide certain privileges and opportunities for the aspiring young actress.


What is Vivian Olyphant’s age?

Olyphant is 20 years old as of 2023.

How many siblings does she have?

She has two older siblings: Grace and Henry.