The show’s matriarch and most prominent character Olivia Benson is played by Mariska Hargitay. She stands at the top of the list with a net worth of 50 million. On average she makes $450 thousand per episode of Law & Order SVU. Hargitay has been playing Benson since the show premiered on NBC in 1999.
Celebrity Net Worth reports that Christopher’s peak SVU salary was $395,000 per episode (or about $10 million per season), while the rest of his income comes from acting roles in TV and film as well as voiceover work.
Ice-T has been on Law & Order: SVU since day one (’kay, fine, he technically arrived in season 2), and he’s made tens of millions thanks to his work. Celebrity Net Worth reports that Ice-T earns $250,000 per episode (and he’s been in more than 400 episodes!) or around $6 million per season—and that’s before syndication royalties!
Peter Scanavino joined the show as the character in its 16th season. This isn’t the first time Scaravino was on Law & Order: SVU. Scanavino guest-starred in Law & Order: Criminal Intent and later made guest appearances on SVU until the 14th season.
How much does Olivia Benson make on Law and Order?
She stands at the top of the list with a net worth of 50 million. On average she makes $450 thousand per episode of Law & Order SVU.
Southern born and bred, Detective Amanda Rollins joined SVU in season 13 and has been a series regular. Actor Kelli Giddish portrays the character and has a net worth of eight million. Giddish takes on the role of a tough as nails detective who transferred from Atlanta PD who comes from a dysfunctional family.
11 Christopher Meloni: 30 Million. Every detective needs a partner that is willing to take a bullet. Christopher Meloni played the character Elliot Stabler and was Benson’s partner. Meloni has a net worth of 30 million . He played Stabler from the shows start until its 12th season.
Law & Order: SVU has had some notable assistant district attorney’s and Raul Barba is at the top of the list. Raul Esparza plays the aggressive yet effective ADA and stands at a net worth of nine million. Esparza’s character was introduced in the shows 14th season and stayed on until the 19th season. His departure from the show hit a lot of fans’ hearts.
Danny Pino portrays Detective Nick Amaro from the shows 13th to 16th season. Amaro becomes a handful on SVU as he struggles with what he witnesses on the job, his strained marriage and his anger issues that put his job in jeopardy.
Wong won a Tony Award for his performance in M. Butterfly and was nominated for a Critic’s Choice Award for his role in the American drama thriller series, Mr. Robot. He also played Dr.Henry Wu in the Jurassic Park franchise films. You might even remember him from your childhood voicing the character General Captain Li Shang in Disney’s Mulan.
He was also in Taboo, Cabaret, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Company. Esparaza was also a series regular in the television show Hannibal as Dr. Frederick Chilton.