Melanie Olmstead

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Fri May 26 2023
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Did you watch the American drama television series Yellowstone's Season 2 finale on the Paramount Network? If yes then might be seen a whole episode that was dedicated to the memory of the late Melanie Olmstead

Melanie worked in Film & TV Productions in Utah as a driver. She was also a passionate advocate who especially supported related to animals.

Early Life

Melanie was born on November 15, 1968, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. She was adopted by a former military vet, Reid Howard Olmstead, and his wife, Janet Corbridge

But her mother Janet died in 1979 and her father later went on to marry his second wife, Loa Rose Hanson. Reid Howard died in 2016. So far, she holds American citizenship while her ethnicity is unknown.

Melanie Olmstead was A Lesbian And A Married Woman

Yes, you have read that correctly. Melanie was in a happy and healthy conjugal relationship with her long-term partner whose name is Annalise Ford.

 Late, Melanie Olmstead Was Married To Her wife, Annalise Ford From 2015 Until 2019
Caption: Late, Melanie Olmstead Was Married To Her wife, Annalise Ford From 2015 Until 2019
Source: Find A Grave

The couple exchanged their wedding vows on December 31, 2015, in a very intimate ceremony. But not much is known about their marriage details and the first meeting in the media. As per some sources, Olmstead was dealing with family problems for a long time which affected her mental health.

The matter is that the married duo Melanie and Ford shared their delightful partnership until her death on May 25, 2019. In addition, they did not share any biological children together.

What is the Reason Behind Melanie's Death?

Melanie passed away due to complications from Cancer. She was battling it for 2 years. While some of the sources also claim that Olmstead's death was due to a car accident or poisoning.

Melanie Olmstead Died in Early 2019 at the Age of 50
Photo: Melanie Olmstead Is More With Us
Source: Twitter @ozpeachez9

Olmstead who studied acting at Westminster College left the world on May 25, 2019, in Salt Lake City, Utah. During her death time, she was just 50 years old.

Olmstead's Memory Was Honored by Yellowstone

Yes, in the closing moments of the Yellowstone Season 2 final, the show was dedicated to her with a title card. Many people thought she was the actress of the series after an emotional tribute. But that was not the same case.

Melanie Olmstead's Riding Her Own Horse Named Mahogany
Image: Melanie Olmstead's Riding Her Own Horse Named Mahogany
Source: Pinterest

Melanie was a crew member who worked on a variety of Utah-based productions. She has served in the Yellowstone series and shows in both Montana and as well as Utah. She was a great assist with her skills in horseback riding.

Not only Yellowstone but also her one friend shared the tribute post with a picture of her horse riding in her event of life. She wrote, 

"Celebration of life for Melanie was amazing! Writers, Horsewomen, Artists, Theater, Film, cast, and crew peeps! Some I have known for 30 years! What beautiful souls! My Salt Lake family! Ride on, our beautiful Melanie Olmstead!.

However, no images are available in the press of Melanie's funeral. This may be because her family told people not to post any photos in her honor.

Net Worth and Earnings of Melanie Olmstead

Well, Melanie received a fair amount of money working in location management and transportation for a variety of Hollywood films. Meanwhile, her net worth is still under investigation but is estimated at more than $300 thousand

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Throughout her career, Olmstead worked as a transporter for John Carter, Frozen, Good Joe Bell, Hereditary, Jackie & Ryan, Andi Mack (12 episodes), Snatchers (eight episodes), etc. Her total credits are 13 as per IMDB. Thus, she might have paid a good paycheck for her work.

Moreover, she also performed in the 2000's film Primary Suspect as a location assistant. More to that, she served in many TV and film Productions in Utah.

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