Neil Patrick Harris Age, Net Worth, LGBTIQ+, Instagram and more.

Neil Patrick Harris– Biography, Facts & Life Story

Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor. Neil Patrick Harris is also a writer, singer, and magician who would like people to know about his early days in LA with his book Choose Your Own Autobiography which was also awarded the New York Times Bestseller.

Likewise, he is best known for his Award-winning screenplay on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother as Barney Stinson and as the iconic and beloved Doogie Howser M.D.

When did Neil Patrick Harris come out as a Gay?

Back in November the year 2006, Neil confirmed the speculations that he was gay. Additionally, he released his statement saying he was happy to be who he was and was satisfied with what he is also doing in the film industry.

Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris (Source: Instagram)

In addition, he said, “I am glad to dissipate any rumors or misconceptions and am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man living my life to the fullest and feel most fortunate to be working with wonderful people in the business I love.”

Neil Patrick Harris- Early Life

How old is Neil Patrick Harris?- Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the United States on June 15, 1973. He is 49 years old as of 2023, and his zodiac sign is Gemini. His father‘s name is Ronald Gene Harris and his mother, Sheila Gail née Scott. Whereas, both his parents are lawyers and restaurant owners.

Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris (Source: Instagram)

He has one sibling; one brother, Brian Harris who manages the family restaurant business. Neil holds an American nationality and mixed (English- Scottish- German) ethnicity. Talking about Patrick’s education history, he went to La Cueva High School in Albuquerque where he began to show a vocation for acting.

Relationship Status

Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris with David Michael Burtka and their children (Source: Instagram)

Is Neil Patrick Harris single?- Neil started dating an actor and professional chef, David Burtka in 2004 but kept the information private until same-sex marriage became legal. However, they were first spotted together publically at the 2007 Emmy Awards followed by an interview on The Ellen Degeneres Show where Neil officially spoke about his relationship with David.

On September 6, 2014, the couple got married and made it official to the world through Twitter. Neil tweeted “Guess what? @DavidBurtka and I got married over the weekend. In Italy. Yup, we put the ‘n’ and ‘d’ in ‘husband’.” Together, they have 2 surrogate twin children; a daughter named Harper Grace Burtka-Harris and a son Gideon Scott Burtka-Harris (born in October 2010).

Previously, he was in a relationship with Robyn Lively from 1992-1993, and Christine Taylor from 1997-1998. Also, Patrick dated the #1 billboard songwriter and ASCAP award-winner Carla Bianco.

Neil Patrick Harris- Wiki and Facts

Real Name Neil Patrick Harris
Nick Name NPH
Famous As Actor
Age 49 years
Birthday June 15, 1973
Birthplace Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Birth Sign Gemini
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed (English-Scottish-Germanic)
Religion Christian
Relationship affair? No
Is Gay? Yes
Father’s Name Ronald Gene Harris
Mother’s Name Sheila Gail née Scott
Height 6 feet  (1.82m)
Weight 72Kg
Hair Color Blonde
Eyes Color Blue
Relationship Status Married
Wife/ Spouse David Michael Burtka
Children Two ( Harper Grace Burtka-Harris, Gideon Scott Burtka-Harris)
Net Worth $50 million

Net Worth

What is Neil Patrick Harris’s net worth?- Patrick has an estimated net worth of around $50 million. As an actor, he earns about $34,550.

Awards and Nominations

He has been awarded and honored, including ‘Young Artists Award,’ ‘People’s Choice Award,’ ‘Bravo A-List Award,’ ‘Streamy Award,’ ‘Golden Icon Award,’ and ‘Spike Video Game Award.’

Additionally, Neil has won the prestigious ‘Emmy Award’ thrice, twice under the category of ‘Outstanding Special Class Program’ and once for ‘Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.’

In the year 2010, he was also named among the ‘100 most influential people’ by ‘Time’ magazine. Likewise, in the following year, he received a star on the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame.’

Rumors and Controversy

There was a rumor that he slammed James Woods. He has dragged into a controversy during the year 2015 Oscar ceremony when he made a joke about diversity at the Academy Awards for which he was criticized by most of his fans and audience.

Neil Patrick Harris- Height, Weight

How tall is Neil Patrick Harris?- Patrick has a height of 6 feet and weighs is 72Kg. He has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Neil’s Favorites

  • Food – Seafood, Pork, Enchiladas, Desserts
  • TV Shows – Crazy Harry and Muppets
  • Books – The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole, Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Patterson
  • Hobbies And Interests – Singing, Reading, Magic
  • Movie – Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock

Social Media Appearance

Patrick is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has around 3.8M followers on Facebook, about 25.9M followers on Twitter, and over 8.6M followers with 945 posts on Instagram.

You may also like to read: Owen Vallance, YaBoiAction, Darby Galen Dempsey, Owen Vallance