Neil Patrick Harris is popularly known for his role in Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog released in 2008 in a musical by Joss Whedon. This all rounder personality is a writer, a comedian, a producer, an actor, a singer, a magician and what not. To explore more the life, career, and net worth of Neil Patrick Harris in 2019, read the article below.
Early Life & Biography
Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico in the United States, Neil grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico. He is known for his comedy and dramatic roles in television as well as for his on-stage musical performances. Harris is a 45-year-old American who was born on the 15th of June 1973. Neil did his early education at La Cueva High School. Neil’s parents Ronald Gene Harris and Sheila Gail were both lawyers, and they also ran a restaurant part-time. He graduated his School in 1991.
Neil in 2006 accepted that he is gay. He also attended the Emmy Awards of 2007 with his partner David Burtka and also confirmed his relationship in The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Neil and David announced their marriage via Twitter and stated that they have been dating for the last five years. David and Neil had to keep their relationship secret until the same-sex marriage act was not legally accepted.
On 8th of September, 2014 the couple announced their marriage. The couple got married in Italy, and Pamela Fryman officiated their marriage. Neil and David are a father to 2 children via surrogacy who are twins. His daughter’s name is Harper Grace, and his son’s name is Gideon Scott.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Beginning his career as a child artist, Harris got work in his first drama film Clara’s Heart. This movie earned him a lot of fame and was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award. He also starred in the Purple People Eater. In 1995, Harris portrayed the role of a teenager in the movie Animal Room.
Later, he did a number of movies. His subsequent movies include A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, The Next Best Thing, Starship Troopers and many more. He also played the lead role in ‘The Best and the Brightest’. In 1990, Neil won Young Artist Award and the People’s Choice Award. In 2009, he won the Streamy Award for being the best male actor in a comedy series.
In 2010, he was awarded the Primetime Emmy Award and Spike Video Game Award. Neil got the Critics’ Choice Television Award for his work in ‘How I met your mother’. In 2014, he won Primetime Emmy Award, Tony Award, and Hasty Pudding Theatricals award.
Net Worth & Earnings
Neil Patrick is one of the best actors that the industry has seen. He is not only hardworking but also very passionate when it comes to his dreams. This actor has achieved a number of successes in life. Neil has a net worth of approximately $40 million.
Neil entered in the world of fame as a child artist, and now he is a renowned actor who has appeared in many films and TV series. In the year 2014, his earnings had increased tremendously while working in ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’. He makes approximately 400,000 dollars for every episode of ‘How I met your mother’ TV series.
Neil Patrick is a great actor and a man of content. He lives his life to the fullest. Neil has given a number of good shows to his viewers and has done his best. He still continues to work hard. Neil is definitely a big inspiration to all those people who wish to make their career in the field of entertainment. Neil can’t just be called as an actor, but he’s a magician, and he is an Entertainer.