Mariska Hargitay: This Is Her Husband Peter Herrmann

Peter Hermann and Mariska Hargitay

13. Juni 2019 - 10:01 Uhr / Sarah Schulz

We all know and love the wonderfully talented Mariska Hargitay for her role as "Olivia Benson" on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, but have you met her handsome husband Peter Hermann? They have been together for eighteen years, fifteen of which they have been husband and wife and they share three kids together! Keep reading to find out more...

Mariska Hargitay has starred on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit since 1999. Peter Hermann guest-starred on the show in 2002 where the couple met and instantly clicked. It has been nearly two decades and the couple have recently opened up to People Magazine about what the key to their long Hollywood romance has been.

Laughter is the key to their long marriage

Peter Hermann said to People, "I never thought I would have this much laughter in my life. Not just actual laughter, but also the way that Mariska is just the embodiment of laughter - of joy." While describing that laughter is the key to their marriage, Peter and Mariska share three kids together. Two sons, August and Andrew, and one adopted daughter named Amaya. They are truly a beautiful family!

Peter Hermann

Hermann stars in Younger

Peter Hermann has been quite the successful actor himself. He starred in the movies Cashmere Mafia (2008), United 93 (2006) and Just Wright (2010). In terms of television series, he has had a role in Blue Bloods since 2010 and more recently, he plays the role of "Charles Brooks" in the American comedy series Younger, which has been airing since 2015. 

We are excited to see what the future holds for both Mariska and her husband Peter Hermann and there is no signs of stopping anytime soon for either of them in the entertainment industry!