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(Actor, Comedian, Magician, Singer, and Composer)

Neil Patrick Harris is an actor, comedian, magician as well as singer, and composer.

Relationship Facts of Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris is married to David Burtka {Compare Couple}.
Neil Patrick Harris married on September 06, 2014.
💑 Anniversary in 279 days 💑
He is father of Two (Harper Grace Burtka-Harris, Gideon Scott Burtka-Harris).
Neil Patrick Harris is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is not straight and is gay.

Is Neil Patrick Harris Gay? Who is his Partner?

Neil Patrick Harris confirmed that he is gay on November 4, 2006.

He exchanged vows with famous American actor David Burtka. The couple began dating each other back in 2004.

Harris attended the Emmy Awards in September 2007 with his fiancé David Burtka and later confirmed their relationship.

The couple had twins; a son named Gideon Scott and a daughter named Harper Grace via a surrogate mother in October 2010.

After ten years of their love affair, the couple got married on 6 September 2014.

Previous Relationships

Neil was in an affair with Christine Taylor from 1997 till 1998. He was also dating Robyn Lively in 1992. But they were separated in 1993.

Who is Neil Patrick Harris?

Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, comedian, magician as well as singer, and composer.

He is best known for playing the title character Douglas “Doogie” Howser on the TV series Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993).

He is also popular for playing Barney Stinson on the television series How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014).

He is also known for voicing the character Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Spider-Man: The New Animated Series (2003).

Neil Patrick Harris: Birth, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Talking about his early life, he was born on 15 June 1973. He experienced his childhood in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

He is the younger son of Sheila Gail (mother) and Ronald Gene Harris (father).

His parents were lawyers and also ran a restaurant. He grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico with his parents and elder brother.

He is an American by nationality and he is of English, Scottish, and German ethnicity.

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Caption: Neil Patrick Harris and his family (Source: Moviefone)

Regarding his education, he attended La Cueva High School in Albuquerque and graduated in 1991.

Neil Patrick Harris: Professional Life, and Career

Neil Patrick Harris began his career as a child actor at the age of 15. He made his acting debut playing David Hart in the 1998 film Clara’s Heart.

His performance in the film earned him a Golden Globe nomination that year.

The same year, he starred in Purple People Eater, a children’s fantasy. He appeared in several movies and TV films as a child.

He got his first big break in the TV film Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993), in which he played Douglas “Doogie” Howser.

In 1990, Neil won the “Young Artist Award- Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Series” for his performance in Doogie Howser, M.D.

That same year, he won the “People’s Choice Award­ Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Series” for the same series.

He also won several awards and nominations for the film. In 2005, he began playing Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014) and portrayed the role until 2014.

In 2012, he won the “People’s Choice Award-Favorite TV Comedy Actor” for his role in How I Met Your Mother.

He has appeared in numerous movies and TV films in his career. Neil began playing Count Olaf in the TV series A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017–present). He is also the producer of the series.

Net Worth and Salary

Neil has been a very successful actor in his career and he has accumulated a net worth of $50 million as per 2023 data.

For the shoe How I Met Your Mother, this actor used to receive $225,000 per episode.

Neil Patrick Harris’s Rumors, and Controversy

Talking about the rumors and controversy, there was news that he slammed James Woods.

He was dragged into a controversy during the 2015 Oscar ceremony when he made jokes about diversity at the Academy Awards, for which he was criticized by most of his fans and audience.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Moving towards his body measurements, Neil Patrick Harris has a good height of 6 Feet (1.83m) and his body weight is 72kg.

He has blonde hair color and his eyes are blue.

Social Media Profiles

Neil is active in various sorts of social media.

He has around 3.8 million followers on Facebook. He has more than 8.6 followers on Instagram and more than 26 million followers on Twitter.


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