Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Magdolna Hargitay is an American actress as well as a model, known more for her sexy roles and hot pictures than her roles in acting. Her top roles have come as Sergeant Olivia Benson of the New York City sex crimes, in the NBC TV show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. One of her most successful roles till now, she has won multiple awards for that; including the Emmy and Golden Globe. A model and a former beauty queen, she started to act from 1985, and made her introduction from the horror film Ghoulies. A year later, she was seen in the TV show Down Town and went on to appear in other different shows. She used to attend theatres as a teenager and participate in different beauty pageants.

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Mariska was born on the 23rd of January, 1964 in Santa Monica, California, USA. She was born into a high class family, with her mother being Jayne Mansfield, a top actress in the 50s. Likewise, her father Mickey Hargitay was also an actor/ model who had been crowned the Mr. Universe. Born and raised in the USA, she is of Hungarian descent and has mixed ethnicity. Raised as the youngest of three children, she saw her parents get divorced in 1963, but lived together as their divorce was not legalized. With her father married to another woman, she and her brothers lived with their step mother, after their mom died. As a child, she studied at the Marymount High School, and built herself as an athlete, a cheerleader and a model. Upon her graduation in 1982, she went to study at the UCLA and enrolled in the School of Theater Film and Television. She started to appear in a couple of dramas and theatre acts, before participating in the beauty hunt programs.

In 1982, she won the Miss Beverly Hills USA title, which was her first noticeable achievement. Appearing in the music video of "She Loves My Car" song, she ended up 4th in the Miss California beauty competition in 1983, after which she made her debut through Ghoulies. She thought of never appearing in a TV drama role again, until she was offered a role in Down Town (1986), followed by her role of Carly Fixx in Falcon Crest. Some of her other notable roles have come in Tequila and Bonetti (1992), Can't Hurry Love (1995), All-American Girl, In the Heat of the Night, Leaving Las Vegas and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995). With multiple awards and nominations to her names, she has had a very successful career and undeniably has got a wide fan following as well.

A very beautiful and attractive woman, it is not hard to guess where her looks and charms came from. With her dark brown eyes and long brown hair, she has a very curvy and attractive body, which she has not held back to expose. With many hot photos available in the media, she has also played in some bold roles and is considered to be sexy by her fans. With a height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall, her bosy measurements read 36-25-36 inches, and her last recorded weigh was about 62 kg. With a total of 6.5 million followers on Twitter, her estimated net worth value in 2015 is 45 million US dollars.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 23 Jan, 1964
Age: 56 yrs
Occupations: Television actor
Film producer
Film actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Santa Monica
Gender: Female
Description: American actress
Twitter Id: Mariska
Spouse: Peter Hermann [M. 2004]
Net Worth 2021: 100 million
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Last Modified: Jun 26 2020
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