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Olivia Harrison Biography

Olivia Harrison (born Olivia Trinidad Arias) is an American author and film producer. Harrison first worked in the music industry. 

The music industry was in Los Angeles. There she worked for A&mM Records, where she met George and then helped him run his Dark Horse record label.

Harrison launched the Romanian Angel Appeal to raise funds for the thousands of orphans left abandoned in Romania after the fall of Communism there.

Following her husband’s death in 2001, she has continued his international aid efforts through projects in partnership with UNICEF and is releases related to his legacy. Harrison represents her husband’s voice on the Beatles’ Apple Corps board and is similarly a director of his charity organization, the Material World Foundation (MWF).

Olivia Harrison Age and Birthday

Harrison is 73 years as of 2021. She was born on May 18, 1948. She celebrates her birthday on the 18th of May every year.

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Olivia Harrison Height and Weight

Harrison stands at an average height and is moderate weight. This famous author stands at a height of 1.65 meters. Moreover, she weighs 54 kg.

Olivia Harrison  Family, Parents, and Siblings

Harrison’s grandparents migrated to California, having grown up in Guanajuato in central Mexico. Zeke, her father, was a dry cleaner, and her mother, Mary Louise, worked as a seamstress. Moreover, her father was a singer and a guitarist.

Her siblings includePeter and Louise. She has not shared much on her siblings and we will update this section as soon as more information is available.

Olivia Harrison Husband and Children

Arias was happily married to her late loving and supportive husband George Harrison. George was an English musician, singer-songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.

The two met for the first time in October 1974 and soon become romantically in love. She gave birth to the couple’s son Dhani Harrison in August 1978. They then got married the following month. They married in a private ceremony at the Henley-on-Thames Register Office in England.

Following John Lennon’s murder in New York in December 1980, Arias, George, and Dhani spent much of the early 1980’s traveling in the Pacific region.

On December 30, 1999, George and Arias were attacked by a deranged man who broke into Fiar Park.  After hearing noises, George went downstairs. Moments later, he returned, followed by the intruder, and was stabbed multiple times.

Arias attacked the assailant with a fireplace poker and a heavy table lamp, and he turned on her. Later on, the local police arrived and detained the intruder and the Harrisons were treated for their wounds at a hospital.

The intruder was quoted as saying he was on a “mission sent by God”, and the Beatles were “witches” The home invasion was a front-page news story around the world, with some headlines recognizing Arias as having “saved” her husband. The attack followed the arrest of a female stalker who had broken into their Maui home on December 23.

Her husband’s injuries from the friar Park attack were very severe than was reported in the press and led to the removal of a portion of one of his lungs. In a span of one year, the cancer had beaten through treatment in 1998 returned in the form of lung cancer. George died in Los Angeles on November 29, 2001.

Olivia Harrison Education

Harrison attended Hawthrone High School in the 1960s. This section is currently under review and will be updated soon.

Olivia Harrison Career

She began working for A&M Records, at the former site of Charlie Chaplin Studios in Hollywood in 1972. By late 1974, as a member of the marketing department, she regularly liaised by long-distance telephone with George Harrison, whose new record label, Dark Horse, was distributed by A&M.

In November 2002, She produced the Concert for George tribute, which featured Eric Clapton, Jeff Lynne, Billy Preston, Tom Petty, Shankar, Starr, and McCartney, along with Dhani. This tribute was held at London’s Royal Albert Hall and filmed by director David Leland. The event was presented under the auspices of George’s Material World Foundation; all proceeds from the concert of the subsequent album, film, and book releases went to the foundation for the concert for George’s film received the Grammy Award for Best Long Form Music Video in 2005.

Moreover, Olivia has overseen reissue campaigns of her late husband’s recording catalogue. She operated out of an office in London’s Knightsbridge area in 2005; while in Los Angeles at the time, she used Dark Horse’s offices in Santa Monica.

Moreover, she helped Dhani compile the Dark Horse Years box set in 2004 and wrote an introduction on the history of Dark Horse Records in the Accompanying booklet.

Olivia co-produced the Concert for Bangladesh Revisited documentary accompanying the 2005 reissue of the Concert for Bangladesh album and film. In addition, She produced the documentary included in the Traveling Wilburys’ box set The Traveling Wilburys Collection in 2007.

In 2010, Harrison served as compilation producer of George’s works with Ravi Shankar, in a box set titled Collaborations – a project she described as a “labor of love for me”. Additionally, she oversaw the collection restoration of long-lost footage of a 1974 Music Festival from India performance from the Royal Albert Hall.

Moreover, she co-produced the Martin Scorses documentary George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011) and appeared with Scorses at Cannes in 2010 and in New York City in the summer of 2011 promoting it.

Olivia Harrison Net worth and Salary

Harrison’s successful career has amassed substantial wealth for her. Her fans’ performances and growing fame have seen her acquire well up to $300 million in net worth as of 2021. However her salary is currently under review and will be updated as soon as available.

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