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Mariska Hargitay Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Mariska Hargitay worth? $70 Million

How did Mariska Hargitay earn her money and wealth?

Mariska Hargitay was born on January 23, 1964, in Santa Monica, California, the US to Mickey Hargitay and Jayne Mansfield. Her father, Hargitay was the former Mr. Universe Mickey Hargitay while her mother Mansfield was a famous 1950s actress. Mariska Hargitay enrolled at UCLA School of Theater Film and Television after completing graduation in 1982. She later attended Groundlings Theatre and School in Los Angele. She married Peter Hermann in the year 2004 and has a daughter Amaya Josephine Hermann and two sons- Andrew Nicolas Hargitay Hermann and August Miklos Friedrich Hermann.

Mariska Hargitay is not only an American actress but is also a director and executive producer. She was crowned Miss Beverly Hills USA in the year 1982. In the following year, she competed in the Miss California USA pageant and was the fourth runner-up to Julie Hayek, who later won the Miss USA crown. Mariska Hargitay appeared in Ronnie Milsap’s music video for “She Loves My Car” in the year 1984. After a year, she got a small role in a horror film titled “Ghoulies.”

She got a role in a one-hour television drama series titled “Downtown” in 1986. In the year 1988, Mariska Hargitay got a small recurring role in the soap opera “Falcon Crest” as Carly Fixx. In the 1992 series “Tequila and Bonetti”, she portrayed the role of a police officer Angela Garcia. She also appeared in an episode of the television series “Seinfeld” in its fourth season.

In 1995, Mariska Hargitay got the role of Didi Edelstein in the sitcom “Can’t Hurry Love”. She played the role of detective Nina Echeverria in the 1997 drama series titled “Prince Street” and also had a recurring role in the fourth season of Hooper in “ER” as the character Cynthia. Besides, she has also worked in several other television programs which include Ellen; Freddy’s Nightmares; All-American Girl; Cracker; Baywatch; Gabriel’s Fire; In the Heat of the Night; Thirty Something; The Single Guy and Wiseguy.

Mariska Hargitay got a minor role in the 1995 movie “Leaving Las Vegas”. In the year 2007, Hargitay and her son, August appeared in an advertisement “Got Milk?” She grabbed the role as Benson in the NBC series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” in the year 1999. In the year 2006, Mariska Hargitay took a maternity leave from the show during the last months of her pregnancy and was replaced by Connie Nielson temporarily. However, she returned back to the show post her pregnancy.

What are the highest grossing salaries of Mariska Hargitay?

  1.   Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2013)- $400,000
  2.   Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2009)-$400,000
  3.   Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2011)-$395,000
  4.   Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2010)-$395,000
  5.   Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2012)- $385,000

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