Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay  American Actress


Who is she dating right now?

Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann
Peter Hermann and Mariska Hargitay have been married for 14 years since 28th Aug 2004. view relationship


Mariska Hargitay has been in a relationship with Maria Bello (1997).


Mariska Hargitay is a 55 year old American Actress. Born Mariska Magdolna Hargitay on 23rd January, 1964 in Santa Monica, California, she is famous for Olivia Benson on Law and Order: SVU. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Mariska Hargitay has been in 11 on-screen matchups, including Christopher Meloni in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Dean Winters in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Harry Connick Jr. in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Anthony Edwards in ER (1994) and Bill Pullman in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).

Mariska Hargitay is a member of the following lists: Sisters of Kappa Kappa Gamma, Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award winners and Actresses from Santa Monica, California.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 17 years, 2 months - -
Dating1 - - -
Total2 17 years, 2 months 8 years, 7 months -


First Name Mariska
Middle Name Magdolna
Last Name Hargitay
Full Name at Birth Mariska Magdolna Hargitay
Alternative Name Marishka Hargitay, Miss Beverly Hills USA 1982, Bubbles, Maria, Marish, Mariska Magdolna Hargitay, Mariska Hargitay
Age 55 years
Birthday 23rd January, 1964
Birthplace Santa Monica, California
Height 5' 7½" (171 cm)
Weight 145lbs (66 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Marymount High School, Los Angeles, California
University University of California at Los Angeles (dropped out)
Occupation Text Actress, Producer, Director
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Olivia Benson on Law and Order: SVU
Year(s) Active 1983–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Celebrity Talent International, Entertainment Booking Agency
Brand Endorsement (2007) Print ads: American Milk Processors "got milk?" milk mustache campaign, (2007) Print ads: Karastan carpets and rugs
Bust (inches) 37
Cup Size C
Waist (inches) 25
Hips (inches) 36
Clothes Size 4
Shoe Size 7
Official Websites,,,,
Father Mickey Hargitay (actor/bodybuilder)
Mother Jayne Mansfield (actress/model)
Brother Zoltan Hargitay, Mickey Hargitay Jr., Antonio Ottaviano (half-brother)
Sister Jayne Marie Mansfield (half-sister) (actress/model), Tina Hargitay (half-sister)
Favorite People Paulo Coelho (Author)

Mariska Magdolna Hargitay (mə-RISH-kə HAR-ghih-tay; born January 23, 1964) is an American actress best known for her role as Detective/Sergeant/Lieutenant Olivia Benson on the NBC drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, for which she has earned multiple awards and nominations, including winning a Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award.

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Partner Comparison

Mariska Hargitay55 AquariusActress
Peter Hermann51 LeoActor
Maria Bello51 AriesActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Amaya Josephine (adopted)FemalePeter Hermann
Andrew NicolasMalePeter Hermann
August Freidrich MiklosMale28th June, 200612 years oldPeter Hermann


Nightcap2016Mariska HargitayTV Show
Chicago P.D.2014Olivia BensonTV Show
Chicago Fire2012Olivia BensonTV Show
F--K2010MariskaShort Film
Tales from Earthsea2006Tenar (English version, voice)Movie
Law & Order: Trial by Jury2005Olivia BensonTV Show
Plain Truth2004Ellie HarrisonTV Movie
Perfume2001Darcy (as Marishka Hargitay)Movie
Lake Placid1999Myra OkuboMovie
Love American Style1999Wendy (segment "Love And The Blind Date")TV Movie
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999Olivia BensonTV Show
Night Sins1997Paige PriceTV Movie
The Advocate's Devil1997RendiTV Movie
Cracker: Mind Over Murder1997Detective Penny HatfieldTV Show
Prince Street1997Detective Nina EcheverriaTV Show
Leaving Las Vegas1995Hooker at BarMovie
Can't Hurry Love1995Didi EdelsteinTV Show
The Single Guy1995Kate Conklin the Mounted CopTV Show
Gambler V: Playing for Keeps1994Etta PlaceTV Movie
All-American Girl1994JaneTV Show
Ellen1994DaraTV Show
ER1994Cynthia HooperTV Show
Bank Robber1993Marisa BenoitMovie
Blind Side1993MelanieTV Movie
Hotel Room1993TinaTV Show
Key West1993LaurelTV Show
Come the Morning1993Church WomanMovie
Tequila and Bonetti1992Officer Angela GarciaTV Show
Grapevine1992KatieTV Show
The Perfect Weapon1991JenniferMovie
FBI: The Untold Stories1991Agent Michele EvansTV Show
Strawberry Road1991Jill BannerMovie
Hard Time Romance1991AnitaMovie
Gabriel's Fire1990CarmenTV Show
Law & Order1990Olivia BensonTV Show
Finish Line1989Lisa KarshTV Movie
The New Adam-121989Michelle BrownTV Show
Baywatch1989Lisa PetersTV Show
Booker1989Michelle LarkinTV Show
Seinfeld1989MelissaTV Show
Mr. Universe1988Movie
Freddy's Nightmares1988MarshaTV Show
In the Heat of the Night1988Audine HiggsTV Show
thirtysomething1987Courtney DunnTV Show
Wiseguy1987Debbie VitaleTV Show
Welcome to 181986JoeyMovie
Downtown1986Jesse SmithTV Show
Falcon Crest1981Carly FixxTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (98)

wjerryzwjerryzAug 23, 2017

I love her on Law and Order

wjerryzwjerryzJul 13, 2017

I wished your Mother was still with us. We miss her.

Hotwheels19Hotwheels19Jan 23, 2017

Happy Birthday Mariska!!!

jmullen of coloradoJul 24, 2014

Simply stated, this is the number 1 television actress over the last 20 years bar none. It's not even close!

rn_tracy1_rnrn_tracy1_rnApr 26, 2013

was surprised to see that Jayne Mansfield is her mom

rn_tracy1_rnrn_tracy1_rnApr 26, 2013

Has definitely come a long way since her ER days.

robertJan 18, 2012

i am one of you fans on law order suv

GgglGrlAug 26, 2011

She's so beautiful and talented. True role model

mensahcarrelleJun 22, 2011

Mariska is a hero!The joyful heart foundation is amazing.She's a woman blessed with natural beauty(inside&out) and talent.

denia19Feb 2, 2011


heatherachaseheatherachaseJan 9, 2011

Amazing Woman....amazing actress. hugs!

LiaSep 9, 2010

omg lovee mariska soo much!!!!!!!!!i know that all say this thing but I AM her biggest fan!!!!she`s so beautiful,sweet, and a great actress!!!!!

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