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Mariska Hargitay stuns in swimwear-clad photos with husband Peter Hermann

The Law & Order: SVU star has been married for 18 years

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Jenni McKnight
US Lifestyle Editor
23 August 2022
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Mariska Hargitay marked a very special occasion with her husband Peter Hermann by sharing some stunning vacation photos.

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The Law & Order: SVU star celebrated Peter's 55th birthday last week by paying him a heartfelt tribute on Instagram alongside two photos of them looking more in love than ever. In one image, Mariska and Peter are standing ankle-deep in the water while holding hands and gazing into each other's eyes.

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The second photo is of the duo enjoying a splash around in the sea, with Mariska wearing a long-sleeved one-piece with a rubber ring around her while also holding onto Peter's shoulders, as he floats in the water wearing just a pair of black swimming trunks.

Captioning the fun snaps, Mariska sweetly wrote: "Happy birthday to my guy. In it with you forever."

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Fans were quick to react, with one responding: "Happy Birthday to the luckiest man on earth, Peter Hermann!" A second said: "Just the most darling couple," and a third added: "Those pictures are perfection."

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Mariska and Peter have been married 18 years

Mariska has been married to fellow actor Peter since 2004. The couple met on the set of Law and Order: SVU all the way back in 2001 when the actor guest-starred in the police procedural drama.

Speaking of the moment she knew Peter was 'the one', Mariska said on The Drew Barrymore Show in January: "Our first date he asked me to go to church with him, and it was that day."

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The couple share three children

She explained: "I remember we went to church, and I am crying, and he thinks I am so moved by the sermon, and I am crying because I am like, 'I know I am going to marry him. I found my husband. I love him.'"

Away from the cameras, the couple are proud parents to three children. They welcomed their first child together, a son named August, in 2006. Five years later, in 2011, they decided to grow their family again, this time choosing to adopt a baby girl named Amaya Josephine. Less than a year later, they adopted another child, a baby boy named Andrew.

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