Mariska Hargitay Net Worth
Mariska Hargitay net worth and salary: Mariska Hargitay is an American actress who has a net worth of $50 million and salary of $450,000 per episode. Mariska Hargitay is most famous for playing the role of Olivia Benson, a New York City detective who investigates sex crimes on the television drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Mariska Hargitay was born in Los Angeles, California, she began acting in high school and was crowned Miss Beverly Hills USA in the early 80s. She left college early and joined the Groundlings improv group in Los Angeles, and then began appearing in smaller roles on television. By the late 80s, she had begun to earn guest starring roles on such series as "Falcon Crest", "Tequila & Bonetti", "Seinfeld", and "ER". In 1999, she was cast in the role that would make her a star, as Olivia Benson on "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit". She has appeared in all 19 seasons of the series, with a brief break during Season 6 to give birth. She has been nominated for eight Emmy Awards, six Screen Actors' Guild Awards, and two Golden Globe Awards. She has won one Emmy and one Golden Globe, among multiple other honors.
Due to her role as Olivia Benson she founded the Joyful Heart Foundation. The foundation provides support for women who have been sexually abused. Hargitay married actor Peter Hermann in 2004 after he appeared on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. The couple had a son in 2006 and adopted two children in 2011. Hargitay suffered from a partially collapsed lung in 2008 when she fell during a stunt on the TV series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. As of 2017 she has also directed five episodes of the series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and has served as a producer of the series since 2014. As Olivia Benson she has also appeared in episodes of the TV series Law & Order, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, Chicago Fire, and Chicago P.D.
|Net Worth:||$50 Million|
|Salary:||$450 Thousand Per Episode|
|Date of Birth:||Jan 23, 1964 (55 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 7 in (1.721 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Film Producer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Mariska Hargitay Earnings
- Law & Order: Special Victims Unit$350,000/episode