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Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris

Quick Facts

Date of Birth June 15, 1973 (age 40)
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Working for Movies, TV Shows
Ethnicity Mexican origin
Marital Status Married (Gay)
Spouse David Burtka (partner)
Married on 2004
Children(s) Gideon Scott Burtka-Harris, Harper Grace Burtka-Harris
Net Worth(s) $25 million
Name on Birth Neil Patrick Harris
Divorce Not Yet
Height 1.83 m
Weight 82 kg In Pounds (180 lbs) (approx.)
Religion Christian
Eye Color Brown, Blue
Hair Color Gray Brown
Twitter @ActuallyNPH
Body Measurements N/A

Neil Patrick Harris is best known for his starring roles on the TV shows Doogie Howser, M.D. and How I Met Your Mother. Onstage, he has performed in concert versions of Sweeney Todd and Company, and his Broadway credits include Cabaret, Proof and Assassins.

Born/Birth

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

Childhood

He grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico, a small town 120 miles south of Albuquerque, where he first took up acting in the fourth grade. While tagging along with his older brother of 3 years, Harris won the part of Toto in a school production of The Wizard of Oz (1939).

Neil Patrick Harris was 15 when he starred opposite Whoopi Goldberg in Clara's Heart.

School College

e attended La Cueva High School in Albuquerque, where he acted in school plays and musicals. Harris graduated as an honors student in 1991.

Father, Mother, brother and sister

His parents, Sheila (Scott) and Ron Harris, ran a restaurant.

Career and struggle

In 1988, at the age of 15, Neil Patrick Harris won a Golden Globe nomination for his performance opposite Whoopi Goldberg in the drama Clara's Heart. The following year, he landed the leading role as a teenage surgeon on ABC's Doogie Howser, M.D. The show was a hit, and for several years Harris was synonymous with his small-screen persona. He was nominated again for a Golden Globe for his work on the show, which ran for four seasons.


For the next several years, Neil Patrick Harris continued to stay busy, though his projects failed to reach the same success as Doogie Howser, M.D. He appeared in supporting roles on the big screen in such films as Starship Troopers, The Next Best Thing and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle. He also starred as a neurotic editor opposite Tony Shalhoub in the NBC sitcom Stark Raving Mad. Harris also appeared on Broadway in Proof, Assassins and Rent, as well as a critically acclaimed performance as the host in Cabaret.

Throughout the 1990s and 2000s, Harris earned acclaim for several made-for-TV movies, including My Antonia, Joan of Arc and The Christmas Blessing. He landed another sitcom success in 2005 with his role as the womanizing Barney Stinson in CBS's How I Met Your Mother. In addition to his work on How I Met Your Mother, Harris has enjoyed great success as the host of Broadway's biggest award show, the Tonys. He has served as the event's master of ceremonies thrice, in 2009, 2011 and 2012.

Husband, Marriage, Partner, Gay and Divorce

Harris is engaged to actor David Burtka. He publicly announced his sexual orientation in 2006 and said he was a proud gay.

Harris and Burtka became parents via a surrogate mother in October of 2006, with the arrival of son Gideon Scotr and daughter Harper Grace.

Shirtless and pictures

His pictures are widely found in the internet and are searched by many female internet users.

Height, weight and age

He is tall with a height of 183 centimeters. He has also maintained a good height-weight balance in his body.

Nationality, Ethnicity

He is an American by nationality and he is of white ethnicity.

Net Worth, Salary and income

Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor who has a net worth of $25 million. He has a nice income.

Award and Achievement

Harris was named as one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in 2010, and was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in September 2011. Harris has also hosted the Tony Awards on Broadway in 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2013. Hosting the Tony Awards has earned him three Emmy Awards; on 2010, 2012 and 2013 for the 63rd, 65th and 66th respectively.

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