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Last Updated: Friday, 30 April, 2004, 08:24 GMT 09:24 UK
TV twins receive Hollywood star
Mary-Kate (left) and Ashley Olsen
The Olsen twins are thought to be worth $150m (88m) each
US teen TV and film stars Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have received a Hollywood star on the Walk of Fame.

The 17-year-old twins, who became huge stars in the US after appearing on the comedy Full House, have made millions from the Mary-Kate and Ashley brand.

"We just want to thank everyone so much," Mary-Kate told a crowd of fans at the unveiling.

The pair have been announced as the hosts of the season finale of Saturday Night Live in May.

The pair are also releasing a new movie, New York Minute, which opens in the US on 7 May.

Fortune

But the star recognises their contributions to TV.

Both girls played the character of Michelle Tanner in Full House. The pair then appeared in a string of TV movies.

The pair have made a fortune from the Mary-Kate and Ashley line, which adorns everything from clothes to toothpaste. It is thought to have earned the pair $150m (88m) each.

Recent celebrities to have received stars include late children's author Dr Seuss, rock star Alice Cooper and pop singer Britney Spears.


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