Mariska Hargitay is one of the most well-known American TV actresses, thanks to her fabulous performance as Olivia Benson on the long-running drama series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She earned initial recognition by becoming the Miss Beverly Hills USA in 1982 and later finishing at 4th place in the Miss California USA pageant. Daughter of two actors, acting abilities pretty much came naturally to her and she decided to give it a try, making her both film and TV debuts in mid-1980’s. Spread over decades, her elusive career consists of a large number of successful projects but the one that stands out is the NBC drama series Law & Order: Special Victim Unit. Having started airing in 1999, the show has turned Mariska Hargitay into a TV superstar and she has even received several awards for her outstanding performance in the series including a Golden Globe Award and Primetime Emmy Award.
Mariska Hargitay Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Mariska Magdolna Hargitay
- Nicknames: Mackie, Bubbles
- Date of Birth: January 23, 1964
- Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, U.S.
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Actress
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
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Mariska Hargitay Family Details:
- Father: Mickey Hargitay (Former Bodybuilder)
- Mother: Jayne Mansfield (Former Actress)
- Siblings: Miklos Hargitay and Zoltan Hargitay (Older Brothers), Jayne Marie Mansfield and Tina Hargitay (Older Half-Sisters), Antonio Cimber (Younger Half-Brother)
- Spouse Name: Peter Hermann (m. 2004)
- Children Name: August Miklos Friedrich (Son), Andrew Nicolas Hargitay Hermann (Adopted Son), Amaya Josephine (Adopted Daughter)
Mariska Hargitay Relationships History:
- Lance Young (1992)
- Peter Hermann (2002)
Mariska Hargitay Career Highlights:
- First Video Game: True Crime: New York City (2005)
- First Film: Ghoulies (1985)
- First TV Show: Downtown (1986)
Mariska Hargitay Body Measurements:
Given below are the actress Mariska Hargitay height, weight, bra cup, shoe size and other body measurements complete details.
- Height in Feet: 5’ 7”
- Height in Centimeters: 172 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 67 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 148 pounds
- Bra Size: 34C
- Cup Size: C
- Dress Size: 10 (US)
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 9 (US)
- Body Measurements: 37-28-36
Mariska Hargitay Interesting Facts:
- Rome is her favorite city.
- She was crowned Miss Beverly Hills USA in 1982.
- Mariska Hargitay was named after Mary Magdalene.
- Both her father Mickey Hargitay and mother Jayne Mansfield were actors.
- The actress can speak Spanish, French, Italian, Hungarian and English languages.