Mariska Hargitay is an actress has a net worth of $48 million. Today in 2018, she own a house, several cars and earning a 7 digit salary. Check her siblings to family info. Winning a Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe award for playing the much-loved detective Olivia Benson in NBC series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, Mariska Hargitay has secured a permanent place in the film industry. Mariska first appeared in the 1985 film Ghoulies which was a horror-comedy. In 1980, she made her debut on the television with Downtown, a thriller series. Her role as Olivia Benson has inspired her to establish an organization known as Joyful Heart Foundation which supports sexually abused women. Her journey to being the “highest paid television actress” was full of obstacles; yet she managed to reach the acme of success. Image Source: https://pbs.twimg.com/
|Full Name||Mariska Magdolna Hargitay|
|Birth Date||January 23, 1964|
|Height||5.6 feet / 1.72 m|
|Parents||Jayne Mansfield and Mickey Hargitay|
|Net Worth||$45 Million|
|Source of Income||Acting|
|Salary||$450 thousand par episode|
|Sibling||Jayne Marie Mansfield, Zoltan Hargitay, Tony Cimber, Mickey Hargitay Jr., Tina Hargitay and Venico Cimber|
|Children||Amaya Josephine Hermann, Andrew Nicolas Hargitay Hermann and August Miklos Friedrich Hermann|
|Ethnicity||Hungarian, English, Cornish and German|
Mariska was born on 1964 in California’s Santa Monica. While her father Mickey Hargitay was a professional bodybuilder and her mother Jayne Mansfield was an actress. Jayne changed her name and hair color and she also opted for nude photography in order to make a strong place in the film industry. However, Jayne Mansfield was killed in a car crash in 1967 when Mariska was just three and a half years old. She and her brothers Miklos and Zoltan had minor injuries in the accident.
They were brought up by their father and his third wife Ellen, a stewardess. Mariska never chose the path that her mother did. She refused to go for vulgar photo shoots and change of name. She took acting classes but the initial phase was quite unsuccessful for her. Later, her appearance in films and TV series brought her to the limelight. She won the Miss Beverly Hills USA title in 1982.
Mariska Magdolna Hargitay has accumulated a net worth of $48 million by his successful acting career. The beautiful actress is now 53 years old. She got married to Peter Hermann on 28th August, 2004 and has three children. The actress in 5 feet 8 inches tall and has an athletic built which made her the perfect choice for the role of a detective.