Mariska Hargitay bio: career, net worth, personal life, early life, facts/updates

April 18, 2018Mariska Hargitay bio: career, net worth, personal life, early life, facts/updates

Born on the 23rd January 1964 (Santa Monica, California, United States of America). Mariska Magdolna Hargitay is an American is an actress by profession. She has fair skin and slightly brownish hair. Mariska is about 5 feet and 8 inches tall.

How did Mariska Hargitay start her career?

In the year 1982, she was crowned as Miss Beverly Hills, and then she went to compete in Miss California USA the following year. Hargitay appeared in a music video for Ronnie Milsap’s song. And about a year later, she was seen in a horror movie named “Ghoulies”.

She had a role in the soap opera “Falcon Crest” as 'Carly Fixx' in the year 1988, she also portrayed a police officer in the series named “Tequila and Bonetti" in the year 1992. After a couple of years, she was cast in the sitcom 'Can’t Hurry Love', she portrayed a hot next-door neighbor. 

She also appeared in several other Tele-shows including shows such as Freddy’s Nightmares, Ellen, Cracker, which was followed by Gabriel’s Fire, In the Heat of the Night. She also starred in shows like The Single, Guy, All-American Girls and Thirtysomething. Hargitay also contributed her voice on the video game True Crime: New York City in the year 2005. 

What can be the net worth of Mariska Hargitay?

Hargitay was making about 400,000 million dollars to 500,000 million dollars for an episode of the movie SUV and also her pay rate for her role in 1law & Order was pretty high. As per the resources, the total enumeration of her assets would sum up to an astounding 30 million dollar to 45 million dollar, which is a great deal. Aside from earning a fat sum of money, she also spends an amount her earning for a very decent cause. She is the founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation, the main motive of this organization is to provide support for sexually abused women. 

Who is in the personal life of Mariska Hargitay?

On the date of August 28, 2004, in Santa Barbara, California, Hargitay tied the nuptial knot with Peter Hermann, an actor whom she met on the set of law & order: Svu, on which he performs the recurring position of a defense attorney. On June 28th of 2006, Hargitay gave delivery to the couple’s biological son who was named August Miklos Friedrich Hermann. In April of the year 2011, the couple decided to adopt Amaya Josephine. In the month of October 2011, she and her husband followed a toddler boy, Andrew Nicolas Hargitay Hermann, born in mid-2011. 

How was the early life of Mariska Hargitay?

She was brought up in California by her mother Jayne Mansfield, who used to be 1950’s era sex symbol along with a dad who was originally from Hungary, Mickey Hargitay. On September 14th, 2006, he father sadly died of multiple myeloma at age 80. He was a heart patient. She was raised along with her two older siblings; Miklos Zoltan, all three children were raised by Roman Catholic. She also has other three half-siblings. After Hargitay’s birth, her parents got separated.  

In the year 1967, her mother, Mansfield was unfortunately killed in an automobile accident on a stretch in Mississippi. In that terrible accident, her boyfriend along with the car driver was also killed. However, three and a half-year-old Hargitay lived the mishap and was left with a zigzag scar on her forehead.  

Later on, she joined Catholic Secondary School called Marymount High School, where she was into Physical activities such as Cheerleading and athletics along with student government and theatre. She graduated high school in the year 1982.  

Facts about Mariska Hargitay

Her biological father is a former Mr. Universe.

She understands and speaks five different languages; English, French, Spanish, Hungarian and Italian fluently. 


ActressMariska Magdolna HargitayRonnie MilsapPeter HermannAugust Miklos Friedrich HermannAndrew Nicolas Hargitay HermannAmaya Josephine