Mariska Hargitay-Net Worth, Movies, Bio, Children, House, Husband

Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe Awardee Mariska Hargitay is an American actress, owning an approximate net worth of $100 million. She has managed quite a huge net worth from her active career as an actress, a producer, director, and model.

The actress’ thirty years long career has earned her quite a lot of fame and fortune. Here are the details about Mariska Hargitay’s net worth, salary, income sources, charity works, lifestyle, expenses, house, car, personal details.

Mariska Hargitay Net Worth is $100 Million

As of March 2020, Mariska Hargitay owns an estimated net worth of $100 million as per Celebrity Net Worth. 

Talking about her salary, she earns around $450 thousand per episode.

Well, in 2018 as per The Richest, her net worth was approximately $45 million.

The main source of her income is her career as an American actress, director, and executive producer.

American actress Mariska Hargitay
American actress Mariska Hargitay

The average salary of an actor in America is around $50,313, though can range anywhere between $19,000 to $205,000.

With more than three decades in the entertainment industry, Mariska has surely earned quite a good sum of money. Here is the list of Mariska Hargitay’s earnings throughout the years.

Her Salary For SUV Was $350,000 Per Episode in 2007:

  1. Notable Events: Salary of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  2. Earnings: $350,000 per episode

2009: Her Salary Increased To $400,000 Per Episode

  1. Notable Events: Salary of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  2. Earnings: $400,000 per episode


  1. Notable Events: Salary of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  2. Earnings: $395,000 per episode
  3. Expenses: Purchased East Hampton mansion worth $7,340,000


  1. Notable events: Salary of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit ($395,000 per episode), Earning from the TV series she directed ($10,000,000)
  2. Earnings: $10,395,000


  1. Notable Events: Salary of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  2. Earnings: $385,000 per episode

Salary in 2013 Reached $13,395,000

  1. Notable events: Salary of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit ($400,000 per episode), Earning from the TV series she directed ($13,000,000)
  2. Earnings: $13,395,000

According to Forbes, Mariska’s annual income is $12,500,000 which breaks down to monthly earnings of $1,041,66, weekly earning of $240,384, and daily income of $48,076.

Second Highest-paid With $450,000 Per Episode of Law & Order: SVU

Since the premiere of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Mariska’s salary drastically rose in the following years. In fact, in 2014, she was claimed as the second-highest-paid TV actress by Forbes.

At the time, she received a salary of $450,000 per episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Considering the number of episodes per season, ie. 23, she brings in around $10.3 million every season from the show.

Law & Order: SVU also stars Richard Belzer, Philip Winchester, Dann Florek, and & many others in the lead.

Also, recently in April of 2020, it was announced that the former cast of the show Christopher Meloni will be reprising his role in the upcoming show.

Mariska too congratulated him for his return via a Twitter post on the occasion of his birthday.

Endorsement & Instagram Earnings

Apart from that, Hargitay earns well from her social media account. As reported, her Instagram pays her in between from $2,861.25 to $4,768.75 per sponsored post.

The famed actress also gathers a huge sum of money from the endorsement deals, lucrative agreements, and promotional ads she has done.

To date she has endorsed No more project, NBC super Bowl, Give a Damn, and various other promotional projects.

Mariska Hargitay’s Lifestyle, Expenses, Assets: House And Car

Mariska owns many houses across the United States and her car collection is huge.

Mariska’s houses feature all the luxuries

Mariska Hargitay is living her life to the fullest. Recently, in February 2019, she unloaded her Upper West Side townhouse for $9.75 million.

The six-story house spread on 6,925 sq. ft features five bedrooms, six bathrooms, and three powder rooms. She and her husband bought the property in 2012 which they placed in the market in October 2018 for $10.75 million.

Mariska Hargitay put her house on sell for $10.75 million
Mariska Hargitay put her house on sell for $10.75 million

Back in 2017, Mariska’s 5029 sq. ft. the Spanish-style house was put on the sell for $4.75 million, according to Curbed. In 2010, she with her husband Peter Hermann bought an 11,000-Square Foot Estate in the Hamptons worth $7.3 million.

Also in 2008, she listed her Chelsea penthouse for $8.15 million. She previously had prestigious and high priced properties.

The information about her car collection is not disclosed but many claim that she has an expensive collection of luxury cars.

Mariska Hargitay’s Charity Works

Mariska Hargitay earns well and spends well. Besides luxury, she is also engaged in charity works and has found an organization, Joyful Heart Foundation, to support survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse.

In 2011, Hargitay disclosed that the foundation raised $20 million and helped 5,000 victims. In the same year, she donated $100,000 to her School, the UCLA School of Theater Film and Television for providing scholarships.

Moreover, Mariska made a donation of approximately $35,800 in the Obama Victory Fund which was the maximum fund one can provide.

The organization confirmed that Mariska Hargitay made a promise and donated the undisclosed generous sum of money to the organization.

Mariska Hargitay’s Personal Details, Age, Husband, Children

Mariska Hargitay was born Mariska Magdolna Hargitay on 23 January 1964, in Santa, Monica California. Her mother Jayne Mansfield is a former actress while father Mickey Hargitay is a former Mr. Universe.

As of 2019, her age is 55 years and has a height of 5 ft 8 inches, weighing 66 kg.

Well, Mariska is a married woman. On 28 August 2004, she married her boyfriend-turned-husband Peter Hermann in Santa Barbara, California. The couple met each other while working on the set of SVU.

The pair is blessed with a child; son August Miklos Friedrich Hermann, born on June 28, 2006. Also, the power duo adopted two children; daughter Amaya Josephine in April 2011 attending her birth and son Andrew Nicolas Hargitay Hermann in mid-2011.

Mariska Hargitay’s Health Problems

Mariska Hargitay is quite a health-conscious. She regularly goes for her full body checkup. She even has health and life insurance.

She became more health sensible after she suffered a partially collapsed lung in 2008. She was hospitalized on 3 March 2009 due to chest pain relating to injury of the fall during a stunt on the set of SVU.

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