Mariska Hargitay Bio

(Actress, Producer, Director, Model)

Relationship Statistics of Mariska Hargitay

What is Mariska Hargitay marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Mariska Hargitay get married ? (married date):August 28, 2004
How many children does Mariska Hargitay have ? (name):three (August Miklos Friedrich, Amaya Josephine, and Andrew Nicolas Hargitay Hermann)
Is Mariska Hargitay having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Mariska Hargitay lesbian ?: No
Who is Mariska Hargitay husband ? (name):Peter Hermann

More about the relationship

Mariska is a married woman. She is married to her co-actor on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, Peter Hermann. The marital ceremony happened on August 28, 2004, in Santa Barbara, California. The couple started dating since January 2002. After 2 years of dating, they got engaged on April 2004 and later the same year got married.

They have a son together named, August Miklos Friedrich Hermann. Other than their biological child, they have two more adopted children. They adopted Amaya Josephine in April 2011. The same year they adopted another child, Andrew Nicolas Hargitay Hermann.

As of now, they are living happily without any sign of divorce or separation.

Who is Mariska Hargitay?

California-born Mariska Hargitay was born as Mariska Magdolna Hargitay on January 23, 1964. She possesses American nationality and is an extremely talented actress. Multi-talented Mariska is also a producer, director, and a model. She is the winner of the title, “Miss Beverly Hills USA”. Additionally, in 2006, she won EMMY awards in the category of “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series”.

Presently, she is a prominent figure among the media because of her iconic role in NBC drama series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”. She plays the character of Detective/Sergeant/Lieutenant Olivia Benson. she is also a trained rape crisis counselor.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality, and Education

Mariska was born in the city of Santa Monica in the state of California. She was born to parents, Mickey Hargitay and Jayne Mansfield. Her father is a bodybuilder/actor and her mother is an actress. She is of Hungarian and German descent. She had a rough childhood because of her parent’s divorce followed by her mother’s death in an automobile accident. Her mother died when Mariska was 3 years old. She was raised in a Roman Catholic family.

As per her education, she joined Marymount High School. She graduated from there in 1982. Afterward, she attended UCLA School of Theater Film and Television but didn’t complete her course there. Furthermore, she joined Groundlings Theatre and School in Los Angeles to pursue her acting career.

Mariska Hargitay: Career, Salary, and Net worth( $45 m)

Mariska has been able to work as an actress and a model. She was into modeling from a young age. After graduation in 1982, she won the beauty pageant title of “Miss Beverly Hills USA”. This boosted her career and then she appeared in several music videos and films. She debuted as an actor in a film, “Ghoulies” in 1985.

The next year, she starred in a TV series, “Downtown”. Afterward, she kept on doing minor roles in TV series and films. She kept on working hard and waiting for her career-changing role. Consequently, she joined the cast of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” as the lead role in 1999. Since then she is playing the role of Olivia Benson until now.

Furthermore, she starred in TV series like, “Falcon Crest”, “Can’t Hurry Love”, “Tequila and Bonetti”, “ER”, and others. Similarly, she featured in films like, “Jocks”, “Hard Time Romance”, “Leaving Las Vegas”, “Perfume”, and so on. She has also directed some episodes of “Law & Order: SVU”.

For her powerful performance, she has earned multiple nominations till now. She won EMMY award in 2006 for her outstanding performance.

She demands a massive salary of $450 thousand per episode. Presently, she has a net worth of around $45 million.

Mariska Hargitay: Rumors, and Controversy/Scandal

Mariska has been part of multiple rumors and controversies. Rumors suggested that she is lesbian as she allegedly was in relation with the actress, Maria Bello in 1997. Similarly, rumors in 2016 opined that she would leave the series, “Law & Order: SVU” after season 18. But it was proved wrong by her.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Moving towards her body measurements, she is 5 feet 7.75 inches(1.76m) and her weight is 66. She has a good body structure of 37-25-36. Her hair color is dyed golden brown and eye color dark brown.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Mariska is active on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram account. She has more than 490.4k followers on Facebook account, she has over 892k followers on a Twitter account and she has over 1.5 million followers on Instagram account.

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