How tall is Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay's Height

5ft 7.75in (172 cm)

American actress, best known for playing Olivia Benson on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. A 2002 newsbank article mentioned: "Hargitay is 5 foot 7 3/4. So is Benson. There the similarity ends".

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5ft 7.75in
Height nazi said on 8/May/16
This listing is correct but mariska wears higher heeled shoes.
El cobra said on 31/Mar/16
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Sam said on 18/May/15
50 is kind of early to have a noticeable height loss, I think she can still have pretty good posture and hasn't lost much if any height yet.
Nancy Denison said on 7/Jan/15
she's 50, almost 51. probably shrunk a bit by now.
Mariska 5'8" peak, 5'7.5" today.
Sam said on 29/Oct/14
She's a good-looking older woman, that picture is uh...distracting.
Chelua said on 7/Oct/14
She must wear generous heels on SVU. At times she looks about as tall as Ice-T and Danny Pino.
Sam said on 22/Sep/14
Can look 5'8" range on the show, not a flat 5'7" IMO. At times she's close to taller actress in the 5'9"-5'10" range but wears generous heels at times.
jazz said on 2/Nov/13
I think she 5'7
DaisyDuck said on 29/Aug/11
I stood next to her on a charity event for a couple of minutes. I'm 6'1. She almost reached my hight with the heel. I'd say she's about 5'7, max. 5'8. Stunning in person by the way.
Adam said on 5/Apr/11
Sounds about right—I was thinking more like 5'8. They usually don't show her footwear, but she dosen't look that much shorter than Meloni in most episodes. I should know I've seen like every episode, can't get enough ;)

Here's a pic of her on the set and it doesn't look like her heels are very large Click Here , and this pic Click Here is her and Meloni the same day—they usually look like this standing together in episodes; maybe plus an inch difference. There's one episode when they went undercover at a sex club, and Mariska was wearing a cocktail dress and I'm assuming decent sized heels to go with it cuz they were about eye level, maybe 0.5-1" shorter, and like Rob so elegantly illustrated the most you can expect from most high heels is 2-3.25" Click Here
Ms. Simmons said on 14/Jan/11
just like me, 5'7 3/4" tall.
Sarah said on 11/Dec/10
I met her yesterday, and she is so much taller than me! Add that to the fact that she's wearing heels and I look like a midget. But that was the happiest day of my life, meeting ehr.
Mattiew said on 20/Jul/07
I don't know who this woman is but she is beautiful and has wonderful smile and eyes ...
HEr estimated height seems to be accurate too .
glenn said on 9/Jul/07
yes,she had small heels i think briohn.
Mr. R said on 9/Jul/07
Who Cares?? She is hot!! Sometimes she resembles her mother, Jayne Mansfield, and sometimes she looks more like her father, bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay.
Franco said on 6/Jul/07
that Glenn picture goes straight into my Cell Phone wallpaper! ROFL!
he's so shocked at this woman beauty....hahahah love it!

she had heels for sure and looks no less than 175-176cm so 172cm could be right.
BriOnH said on 20/May/07
Was she wearing heels there Glenn? She looks younger in that photo - very beautiful!
antron said on 2/May/07
she is slouching Franco, and Glenn's lean is minimal
Franco said on 30/Apr/07
if in that pic she got heels and glenn is leaning, she looks 5'8 this means 5'6 without shoes.
Boxing Fighter said on 7/Feb/07
She looks beautiful and tall in that picture. I agree with Antron, 5ft8.
CoolJ said on 31/Jan/07
Sorry... 43.. Wow
CoolJ said on 31/Jan/07
Looks great considering she's 40.. I think Glenn had an involuntary reaction in that pic judging from the look on his face!
Lusine said on 30/Jan/07
Janaury 29,2007
mariska hargitay wonderful in this picture and she is perfect in every way so mariska in eyes you are perfect in every way.
Austrian said on 24/Jan/07
wow she looks good

no idea who she is, but she looks good :)
sam said on 24/Jan/07
Do you have a height estimate for Mariska, Glenn? And was this picture taken on the run?
Editor Rob said on 10/Dec/06
Here is glenn and I'm sure mariska.
Anonymous said on 14/Nov/06
I've always thought she was really tall but in a recent(this year, season 7) episode of law and order she is getting her mug shot photo taken and her head comes up to the 65' mark (5'5). no higher than that. strange, isn't it? and im guessing she wasn't wearing completely flat shoes in that scene...could be even shorter
mm said on 18/Jun/06
I would actually give her 5'7 on the dot, considering she always wears chunky heels that give her about 2.5 inches... and compared to Christopher Meloni, her co-star on SVU who is 6'0, she's 2.5 inches shorter than him, minus the other 2.5 inches from her heels, you get 5'7.
CoolJ said on 19/Jan/06
She's easily 1.5" shorter than Grace in that photo.. Take off the average height for heels.. Probably 2" or so.. and we're left with... 5'7 1/2"!

BTW, I think that height is right on.. I could buy 172cm sometimes when I look at her, but she's always sporting the chunky shoes.

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