According to Celebrity Net Worth, Mariska Hargitay has a total net worth of $ 70 million. She is mainly famous for the program “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, where she has played Detective Olivia Benson since 1999. She currently earns a salary per episode of $ 450,000. During a 20-episode television season, that’s an annual salary of $ 9 million per year. And, according to Country Living, Hargitay is one of the highest paid television actresses of all time after being the face of “Law & Order: SVU” for twenty years.
About Mariska Hargitay
Born on January 23, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, she is the daughter of Jane Mansfield (American sex symbol of the 1950s) and a Hungarian father (ex Mr. Universe), Mickey Hargitay. The two famous celebrities divorced when Mariska was just a baby. Then when he was just three and a half years old, a car accident took his mother’s life while she was sleeping in the back seat. The shock left her with a small scar on her face.
Married in 2004
In 2004, Mariska was married to a fellow actor, Peter Hermann, whom she met when he was on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” In 2006, they had a son and then, in 2001, they also adopted two other children. This fact parallels the fact that Olivia Benson adopts a son named Noah on the show.
Miss Beverly Hills
Hargitay began acting as a high school student and, in the early 1980s, she won the Miss Beverly Hills USA pageant. He dropped out of college early to join a Los Angeles improv group called the Groundlings and began making appearances in a few small television roles. Later, she began landing guest star roles on television series such as “ER.” “Falcon Crest”, “Seinfeld” and “Tequila & Bonetti” in the late 80’s.
A television star is born
When did you become a real star? Well, that was in 1999 when she was cast as Olivia Benson on Dick Wolf TV’s police show “Law and Order: SVU.” Since then, Hargitay has been to every season of SVU, only taking a short break during season 6 to give birth to her son. He made his 400th appearance in the third episode of the eighteenth season of “Law & Order: SVU.” At that point in his career, he even surpassed Cragen as the character with the most appearances in the entire “Law & Order” franchise.
Awards, nominations and direction
Mariska Hargitay has received nominations for two Golden Globe Awards, a whopping eight Emmys and six SAG Awards. Additionally, he won an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe, in addition to a host of other honors. Not only is she a talented actress, but she is also a director, directing numerous episodes of “Law & Order: SVU.” She has also been in other series since 2014. As Olivia Benson, she appeared in episodes of several other Dick Wolf television series. Those shows include “Chicago PD,” “Chicago Fire,” and “Law & Order: Trial by Jury.”
Philanthropist Mariska Hargitay
Hargitay founded the Joyful Heart Foundation. It is an organization that provides support to sexually abused women and other victims of domestic violence. To date, that foundation has been providing a variety of support structures for 10,000 or more women and children.
About Olivia Benson
Captain Olivia Margaret Benson has a pay grade and rank of Captain as a Commanding Officer of the NYPD’s Manhattan SVU, which operates in the 16th district. At the beginning of the series, Olivia was classified as a “Detective.” His partner at the time was portrayed by Christopher Meloni as Detective Elliot Stabler. After he left the department and show after the end of season 12, his new partner was Detective Nick Amaro, played by Danny Pino. You probably know him now as one of the stars of “Mayans MC, which is a spin-off of“ Sons of Anarchy ”). Nick was his partner from season 13 to season 15
Captain at last!
In SVU season 15, Benson gets a promotion to Sergeant and an appointment as “Acting Commanding Officer” when both Captain Cragen, played by Dann Florek, and Sergeant John Munch, played by Richard Belzer, retire. Then in season 17, Olivia gets another big promotion, this time to Lieutenant, officially becoming the commanding officer of the squad. In the season 21 premiere, he gets another promotion, finally to Captain. As a detective, Olivia’s badge number was 4015. As a sergeant, it was 01139, and when she was promoted to lieutenant, she no longer had a badge number.
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