Mariska Hargitay

Name: Mariska Magdolina Hargitay

Born: Jan 23, 1964

Birthplace: Santa Monica, CA

Parents: Actress Jayne Mansfield and famed body builder Mickey Hargitay.

Step Mother: Ellen Hargitay

Siblings: Tina Hargitay, Jayne Marie Mansfield, Mickey Hargitay Jr, Zoltan Hargitay and Anthony(Tony) Cimber.

School: UCLA

Married: Peter Hermann 8/28/2004

Children: August, Amaya & Andrew

Languages: English, Hungarian, French, Spanish & Italian

Charity: Founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation

Favorite hobbies: Exercise, long baths & swimming in the ocean

Favorite makeup brand: M.A.C. Lipgloss & Chanel Glossimer in Glaze

Favorite makeup: Gloss & Chanel soft-black liner and Molton Brown lip liner.

Favorite hair product: Bumble and Bumble Sumotech

Favorite shampoo: Prive shampoo which just smells fantastic and she loves it.

Favorite scrub: Fresh Sugarbath Brown Sugar Scrub

Favorite skin cream: Cle De Peau skin cream.

Favorite meal: A good salad along great dressing like balsamic dressing oil along with Braggs.


Was one of People magazines 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (2005)

Was one of People magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People in the World (2006) & (2008)

Mariska is a trained rape crisis advocate

She loves to laugh and enjoys spending time with people who feel the same way.

Likes to detox her body by eating plenty of greens!

Mariska will sometimes show up on the set in a dress. Playing dress up sometimes is a simple change that can make you feel more powerful. It's the simple things.