Eddie Hargitay – Early Life, Movies And TV Shows, Is He Married? Net Worth

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Eddie Hargitay

The name ‘Hargitay’ has grown into a household name in the movie industry, every generation with its own story. Eddie Hargitay, one of the youngest Hargitay in the industry, has been able to make a name for himself over the years. He is popularly known for playing Officer Montero in “Law and Order: SVU”, a role he played alongside his cousin, Mariska Hargitay who played the role of “Captain Olivia Benson”.

The only thing better than having an actor in a family is having two… or more. Zoltan Hargitay, Mickey Hargitay Jr., and Tina Hargitay are all actors of the Hargitay family. It’s only normal to think that the easiest way to become an actor is to join the Hargitay family.

Enough already, this write-up is not about the Hargitay family but about Eddie. Here are the updated facts you need to know about Eddie.

Eddie Hargitay is mixed-race

Eddie Hargitay was born and raised in Hollywood, California to first-generation immigrant parents. Eddie’s mother, a Thia-Chinese woman born and raised in Vietnam, met Eddie’s father, a Hungarian man, where they took classes in ‘English as a Second Language.

Another significant figure in Eddie’s life while growing up was Miklós Hargitay (popularly known as Mickey Hargitay), his great-uncle and godfather, who was also in the acting business and was crowned Mr. Universe in 1955.

Eddie attended ITT Technical Institute-fort Lauderdale and Lee Strasberg film and theater Institute where he received several scholarships. Eddie Hargitay was born in 1978, he will be 43 years old on the 8th of October 2021.

Eddie Hargitay career as an actor

Eddie started acting before he was 18 years old, he was mentored by the likes of David Lee Strasberg, who owns a film and theater Institute, Howard Deutch, a film director, and Martin Landau. In the early stage of his career, Eddie played several uncredited roles. It wasn’t until 2006 before he started getting better roles to play.

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Eddie has appeared in over 15 films, credited and uncredited, some of which include “Neutral Ground” 2006, “The Superagent” 2009, “To Hell With You” 2010, “Hysteria” 2012, and “Connie Price & The Keystones: Mirror Mirror” 2019.

Before Eddie was cast for “Law and Order: SVU” in 2018, he has featured in several popular TV series like “Freakylinks” 2001, “De La Hoya/Mayweather 2007” 2007, “Ultradome” 2010, and “Twisted Tales” 2003.

In 2012 Eddie directed “Black-Eyed Paper Cowboys”, where he also Performed Stunts. He has worked as an Art Director, Casting Director, and Costume Designer. Eddie wrote and performed the soundtrack for “Neutral Ground” 2006. Eddie Hargitay has a Lifetime Membership at The Actors Studio.

Eddie Hargitay has a love life

Relationships, for most celebrities, are seen as something very personal. Something the fans only get to catch a glimpse of every now and then. Eddie doesn’t feel any different from this, you see only what she shows you.

Eddie was dating Stephanie, whom he met in West Hollywood. They finally tied the knot on the 4th of November 2016. The wedding was celebrated at The Sunset Marquis, Swingers, and LA Boheme.

Stephanie works as a Doula, a nonprofessional who provides emotional and physical support during pregnancy and childbirth. Although, it’s unknown if Eddie and Stephanie have a child. Eddie and his wife presently live in Laurel Canyon Los Angeles, California.

Eddie is Worth a fortune.

Aside from being an actor, Eddie is a motorcycle enthusiast and an experienced motorcyclist. A hobby he took from his father, a hobby that earned Eddie two campaigns as a rider for Harley Davidson. Eddie Hargitay is worth 10 million dollars.

Eddie’s real height

Eddie definitely doesn’t need help reaching the top shelf, he is 5 feet and  9 inches tall (1.75m).

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