Neil Patrick Harris Height, Weight, Age, Wiki, Biography, Net Worth, Facts

About

Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, singer, magician and comedian who gained fame for playing the title character on Doogie Howser, M.D., Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother and Count Olaf on A Series of Unfortunate Events. His film credits include Sing-Along Blog, Harold & Kumar film series, Starship Troopers and Beastly. He has hosted many renowned award events including Tony Awards, Pimetime Emmy Awards and Academy Awards. He won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of the title role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway.

Birth Name

Neil Patrick Harris

Nickname

NPH

Profession

Actor, Singer, Comedian, Magician, Singer, Writer, Producer

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Neil Patrick Harris was born on 15 June 1973, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.

Age

He’s currently 45 years old.

Residence

Harlem, New York, U.S.

Sun Sign

Gemini

Ethnicity

White

He is of English, Scottish, and German descent.

Education

Harris graduated from La Cueva High School with high honors for his heavy involvement in the theater department in 1991.

Family Details

  • Father – Ronald Gene Harris (Lawyer and Restaurant Owner)
  • Mother – Sheila Gail (née Scott) (Lawyer and Restaurant Owner)
  • Siblings – Brian Harris (Older Brother)

Marital Status

Married

Affairs

Neil Patrick Harrisconfirmed that he is gay in 2006. He started dating American actor and chef David Burtka in 2006. The couple got engaged in 2011 following the passage of the Marriage Equality Act in New York in 2011, and married in September 2014 in Italy. They have two children, twins, son, Gideon Scott, and daughter, Harper Grace, were born in October 2010 via a surrogate mother.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet
  • In centimeters – 183 cm
  • In meters – 1.83 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms –  82 kg
  • In Pounds – 183 lbs

Body measurements

Unknown

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Blond

Shoe Size

Unknown

Dress Size

Unknown

Sexuality

Homosexual

Distinctive Features

  • Blond hair and blue eyes
  • Known for playing mischievous characters
  • Often plays theatrical, over the top characters

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Neil Patrick Harris made his acting debut in the 1988 drama film, Clara’s Heart, based on Joseph Olshan’s novel of the same name for his role as David Hart.

Television Debut

In 1988, he was cast in a television film titled Too Good To Be True as Danny Harland.

Broadway Debut

Harris is best known for his work in both musical and dramatic roles. His first credit role was as Tobias Ragg in the 2001 concert performances of Sweeney Todd.

Singing Debut

Harris released his debut single “Nothing Suits Me Like a Suit” in 2010, which charted in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.

Famous For

Best known for his roles in Doogie Howser, M.D., How I Met Your Mother, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Sing-Along Blog, Harold & Kumar film series, Starship Troopers and Beastly.

Neil Patrick Harris Favorites

  • Favorite movie – Rear Window (1954)
  • Favorite TV Show – Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988)

Neil Patrick Harris Net Worth

Neil Patrick has a net worth of $35 million dollars. He lives with is family in his Studio city house, valued at $1.2 million. He owns a Toyota Pirus among other cars.

Social Media Profiles

Neil Patrick Harris Facts

Neil was discovered by screenwriter Mark Medoff while attending a youth drama camp, who later cast him in the 1988 film Clara’s Heart.

In 2010, Harris voiced the character of adult Dick Grayson (Nightwing) in the animated film Batman: Under the Red Hood and the beagle Lou in the film Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore.

In 2015, he hosted the 87th Academy Awards; becoming the first gay man to host the Academy Awards.

He has appeared in a number of stage productions and musicals like Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Nothing to Hide, Amadeus, and Cabaret.

Harris was named as one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2010.

He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in September 2011.

Harris is an amateur magician and has performed magic tricks on a number of television shows, especially Late Night Shows.He had served as the President of the Board of Directors of Hollywood’s Magic Castle.

Harris won the Tannen’s Magic Louis Award in 2006 and hosted the 2008 World Magic Awards on October 11, 2008.

He’s a three time Emmy Award winner and has been conferred with numerous awards and honors including, Young Artists Award, People’s Choice Award, Bravo A List Award, Streamy Award, Golden Icon Award and Spike Video Game Award.

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