Neil Patrick Harris Biography: Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Family, Children, Net worth, Wife, Kids, Movies and TV shows
Neil Patrick Harris Biography: Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Family, Children, Net worth, Wife, Kids, Movies and TV shows can be accessed below.
WOTHAPPEN Reports that Neil Patrick Harris glued everyone to the Emmy-winning comedy series How I Met Your Mother. Neil has tried everything in the entertainment world and made a significant impact on acting, comedy, production and even music. The talented actor is also known as a magician and writer.
There is so much to know about the talented actor; as such, his personal life always finds its way to the discussion table of various platforms. Here are lesser known facts about Neil.
Age, early life and rise to fame
He was born on June 15, 1973 to his parents in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Patrick, who always had an interest in acting, got his first try when he starred as Toto in his elementary school production of The Wizard of Oz. He received his high school education from La Cueva High School in Albuquerque.
Harris started out as a child actor after being discovered by Mark Medoff, a playwright who soon played him in the film Clara’s Heart which earned him a Golden Globe nomination. He also starred in the show Doogie Howser MD which aired on ABC. Neil Patrick wasn’t just for movies, he was also present on Broadway with active roles in dramas and musicals. Some of his Broadway productions include; Proof (2002), where he starred alongside Anne Heche; Cabaret , Sweeney Todd , and others. He also directed under the platform.
In 2005, Neil began playing the role of Barney Stinson on the sitcom How I Met Your Mother . His notable role as a womanizer earned him multiple awards at the Emmys. His other television credits include hosting the TV Land Awards for its seventh edition in 2009 and a guest judge role on American Idol for its ninth season.
The talented character published a memoir, Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography in 2014 and it was well received. He also published his first young adult novel The Magical Outsiders in 2017.
Neil Patrick Harris gradually built a strong financial status from his film roles as well as his books and other ventures. The versatile actor and comedian has an estimated net worth of $35 million. His films have grossed over $2 billion worldwide.
The actor reportedly earned $225,000 per episode of the sitcom How I Met Your Mother and earned a whopping $18 million in 2014 after starring in its final season. The actor bought a $5.5 million mansion in the East Hamptons in 2017. He has several million dollar endorsement deals that include a four-year deal with Heineken and other brands.
Neil Patrick Harris has an older brother. He grew up with his parents in Ruidoso, New Mexico along with his brother. Sheila and Ron Harris who were attorneys. Although they practiced their profession, they also owned a restaurant.
That Neil Patrick Harris is gay is no longer a rumor or a guess, it’s a fact. Putting an end to all rumors and speculation, the actor publicly claimed he was gay in 2006.
Harris married his longtime partner, David Burtka, in September 2014, when same-sex marriage was legalized. Relationship rumors about the two began months after Burtka appeared on How I Met Your Mother. David had played the role of Scooter, Lily’s (Alyson Hannigan) ex-high school boyfriend who hasn’t gotten over her yet.
Harris and Burtka first got together at the 2007 Emmy Awards to update the world on their relationship. Harris then confirmed his relationship with Burtka on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, revealing that they have been together since 2004. The couple had a set of twins; Their son, Gideon Scott, and daughter, Harper Grace, were born to a surrogate in 2010.
Height, weight and body measurements
This will definitely be bad news for those who claim that all gay people are female. Neil Patrick quells that thought with his well built and attractive body. He stands at a tall height of 1.83 m, which is quite proportional to his weight of 82 kg. His broad chest of 39 inches and firm biceps of 13 inches rest heavily on his waist which measures 30 inches.