Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay

  • Real nameMariska Magdolna Hargitay
  • Date of birthJanuary 23, 1964
  • Age60 years
  • Zodiac signAquarius
  • BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, USA

Parents and family

  • Father
    Mickey Hargitay
  • Mother
    Jayne Mansfield


  • Brother
    Miklós Hargitay, Zoltán Hargitay
  • Half-sister
    Jayne Marie Mansfield, Tina Hargitay
  • Half-brother
    Antonio "Tony" Cimber

Mariska Hargitay husband

Peter Hermann
since 2004

Mariska Hargitay 3 kids

August Hermann
with Peter
Amaya Hermann
Adopted daughter
with Peter
Andrew Hargitay Hermann
Adopted son
with Peter


Mariska Hargitay is a television star. She first appeared on TV in 1986 in the Downtown series and proceeded with playing in Falcon Crest, Tequila and Bonetti, Can’t Hurry Love, ER and many other projects. Though, she got recognition along with Golden Globe and Emmy for portraying Olivia Benson on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Hargitay even directed some episodes and has served as its producer since 2014.

Mariska’s big screen debut happened in the 1985 film Ghoulies. Among her other credits are Welcome to 18, Jocks, Hard Time Romance, Lake Placid and The Love Guru movies.

Additionally, the star dedicates much time to charity and runs Joyful Heart Foundation helping victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.

On August 28, 2004, Hargitay got hitched to Peter Hermann. In 2006, they welcomed son August. In 2011, the spouses adopted two more kids, girl Amaya and boy Andrew.

A curious fact: her mother is actress Jayne Mansfield who tragically died in a car crash when Mariska was only 3. She and her brothers were in the car as well but got minor injuries.

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