Melanie Olmstead Biography, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Net Worth

Melanie Olmstead

Melanie Olmstead was a brave and talented lady who was part of the production and who helped “Yellowstone” a great success. She passed away while being at the age of 50 due to complications from cancer. Her death has left everyone stunned and no one is confirming the actual cause of the death as far as the production house of Yellowstone is concerned.

Early Life

Melanie Olmstead was born on 15th November 1968 in Salt Lake City, Utah. There’s an account available on IMDb which refers to her work with Yellowstone and her Yellowstone title card. Her most recent work included the series Good Joe Bell in which her role was limited to car driving. Other roles where she took participated included Point Break and John Carter. She was the location assistant for the “Primary Suspect 2000”. She was brought up in the same place where Yellowstone is filmed. Thus, she was having a strong connection with the production as it was obviously close to her heart. She was an adopted child. Her official parents are Janet Corbridge and Reid Howard.

Melanie Olmstead Career

Melanie worked for many television shows. Including these shows, she was the part of others including House M.D., The Shield, Mindhunter, etc. She also spent her time while doing charity work for the initiative of women’s education before she sets her for the film that was filmed somewhere around 2000. As far as Yellowstone and her work are concerned, the show gave a tribute to the lady and her fans are curious to know about her. Olmstead was working behind the camera and the scenes of Yellowstone. She was working for the crew and was being hired as a transporter for the production team.

Melanie was 50 years old when she died. She had previously worked in Hollywood films and TV shows since the year 2000. She is best known for her work on the set of Yellowstone for which she was working as transportation and location lead. Recently, the show gave tribute to her, and when the show was aired on 7th November 2021. Olmstead’s work was not limited to a few of the shows. She worked for some other best-known television series including Good Joe Bell, Hereditary, Snatchers, and Andi Mack.

Yellowstone Tribute

The end of season two of Yellowstone constituted a yellow card that further gave a recognizing scene for those who have contributed to the success of the project. Title cards are used to pay tribute to those who have died and it is used to recognize such people symbolizing that their work will never be forgotten. At the time of the release of the episode, the fans rushed over to Twitter to ask about Melanie Olmstead that who was she and how she was related to the season or episode or what was her connection with today’s show, etc.

Melanie Olmstead Biography

Real Name Melanie Olmstead
Birth Date 15 November 1968
Died Date 25 May 2019
Aged 50 Years
Birth Place Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Nationality American
Profession Advocate
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Scorpio

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 5” – in Centimeters – 165 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 55 kg  –  in Pounds –  121 lbs
Hair Color Dark Blonde
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Slim


Father Reid Howard
Mother Janet Corbridge



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Is she a Lesbian? Yes
Girlfriend Annalise Passage
Children Two

Personal Life

Olmstead was a married lady and was survived by her husband and three children. However, not much detail has been released or revealed in her personal life. The show has maintained secrecy on how she died and what happened to her.

Melanie Olmstead Net Worth

Olmstead seemed to have a moderate lifestyle. She was part of the production of Yellowstone. She was a kind of dedicated and kind personality who was in love with her work. However, her exact net worth has not been confirmed yet. We assume that she might have earned a net worth somewhere between $1 million and $5 million.


  • The show Yellowstone paid a tribute to their crew member Melanie Olmstead.
  • She was a huge fan of the series and had made her love clear for the animals, especially for horses, since her young age.
  • Melanie had also expressed the same love for horses on her Facebook profile.
  • She wrote on Facebook that her love for horses started the time when she learned the way to walk but could not get her own horse until she was an adult.
  • Melanie celebrated her 37th birthday while being with a mare and posted on Facebook that she was there with the “amazing girl” (the mare she was symbolizing) with whom she was connected since her college days.
  • She was originally from Salt Lake City in Utah. Her friends and family celebrated her life while doing a great event in her memory.