Neil Patrick Harris is an American Actor, writer, producer, comedian, and considers himself as an amateur magician. He is best known for his amazing Broadway performances and as ‘Barney Stinson in hit sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother.’
He was born on June 15, 1973, in Mexico. Neil Patrick Harris is considering as a born star, he shows that his success has never been based on luck, he is supremely talented.
Neil Patrick Harris was chosen as ‘One of the 100 Influential People in the World’, there is literally no one in this world who don’t love NPH.
Neil Patrick Harris Age, Height, and Body Measurements
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Neil Patrick Harris, [nickname NPH], he prefers to be called by his all three names because there is already an actor exists with the name Neil Harris. NPH was born on June 15, 1973, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, but he grew up in Ruidoso as of 2019, his age is 45.
Neil Patrick Harris’ charming personality looks more charismatic due to his height which is 1.83m (6 foot 0 inches), while his partner David is only a few inches less (1.79m).
His body build is slim but he has some muscles alright… he weighs 158lbs (74kg) his body measurements are 39-30-13, as in chest , waist , and bicep .
Neil’s other distinctive features include his bright blue eyes and wild smile.
Neil Patrick Harris Ethnicity, Religion, and Zodiac Sign
Patrick ethnicity is white, his father Ron Harris and his mother Sheila Harris are lawyers but runs a restaurant. Neil is of Irish descendants from her parents’ side. By his birthdate, his zodiac sign is ‘Gemini’.
Neil Patrick Harris is a member of Presbyterian Church. “Presbyterian” means relating to or denoting a Christian Church or denomination governed by elders according to the principles of Presbyterianism.
Neil Patrick Harris Net Worth
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The multi-talented actor, who considers himself an amateur magician but is actually the President of “Board of Directors of Hollywood’s Magic Castles.” Harris has a habit to often use his magic skill into his character.
Harris is widely known for playing the ‘Ladies Man’ Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother’ sitcom, as well as playing a Doctor ‘Doogie’ in ‘Doogie Howser’ back when he was a child.
He also did some major roles in films like, ‘The Smurfs’ and its sequel, ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’, and ‘Gone Girl.’4
Harris overall net worth accumulated from his work estimated to be around $35 Million USD. Patrick and his husband David Burtka moved in a Double storie house in New York after the wrap-up of ‘How I Met Your Mother.’
The Couple and their lovely twins are living in East Hampton 13.5 acre house, worth of $5.5 Million USD.
Neil Patrick Harris in ‘Hedwig and The Angry Inch’ (Broadway)
Just want to start off by saying, “Amazing, beautiful Proud of it, it was one of the best Broadway performance I have ever seen.’
‘Hedwig and The Angry Inch’ is a musical drama about ‘Hedwig’ a German singer struggles before and after she went under the sex-change operation.
Neil Patrick Harris is an immensely talented person, whether it is the comedy, action, intense roles, or live Broadway everything he does he puts his life into it. He enhances the role of ‘Hedwig’ so gracefully and totally nailed it. Here is a little glimpse of ‘Hedwig And The Angry Inch’…
Neil Patrick Harris was unrecognizable, he had to lose 20lbs just to get a slim build body to look more feminine. Fans do like the effort but highly concern for his health as he looks so weak. (He is fine now, don’t worry).
‘Hedwig and The Angry Inch’ is in itself a masterpiece, it has won several Tony Awards, including ‘Best Revival of a Musical’, and Harris won, ‘Best Lead Actor in a Musical.’
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
(When did Neil Patrick Harris come out of the closet?)
Let’s stop for a moment and acknowledge their sweet relationship, we may not be able to put their bond in words; Harris and Burtka actually restore our hope in love.
Neil Patrick Harris is openly gay, he first told his mother when he was only 13 saying, ‘Mom, I am Afraid, that I am Gay.’ Of Course, Harris never came out [yet]. Harris first came out of the closet on November 4, 2006, his exact statement was “I am happy to dispel 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.”
There is a Motivational Quote that says, “God made Neil Patrick Harris gay because if he was straight, no woman would date any other man.” *True Story*
But if you think Harris is a great catch, not be mistaken because David Burtka is another guy that we dearly wish was straight. Remember Neil’s 40th Birthday, yes David planned all of it just to make Harris 4-0 milestone Epic. Made us wish “if we can also have David Burtka of our own.”
How Did David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris meet?
(Is Neil Patrick Harris married?)
“[Neil] Hi My name is Neil Patrick Harris and this is my better half, David Burtka.” [David] Hi I am Better.” ^0^…
The long-live happy couple has been together for over a decade, they are together for almost 16 years and still perky as ever.
Harris met Burtka in when he was in his 20s, “I remember being in my mid-twenties, lying in bed thinking… that the rest of my life would be solo.” Said Harris, at that time David was engaged in a long-distance relationship.
Harris knew that David was in a relationship but he never left his side, he was like a vulture revolving around Burtka waiting to snatch. And when the time came he made his move, then Boom! 16 years two kids, Happily Ever After.
Get a Seat Ladies and Gentlemen, because you are about to hear the amazing story of How Harris and David proposed to each other? Okay, first you should know that they never disclose their 5 years of engagement till the same-sex marriage was illegal (2011).
It is a sweet tale, in the year 2007, David Burtka proposes to Neil Patrick Harris. He was the first one to pop that question, Harris told that David proposed to him on the street corner where they have met for the first time.
“We were on our way to an event at an Indian casino 45 minutes out of town in a limousine, and David wanted to stop for some reason that I didn’t quite get … And then he got on one knee and proposed, and I was so freaked out by it that I said, ‘Yes,’ but I didn’t know what it meant. Then I got the ring and loved it” Said, Neil Patrick Harris.
The year 2008, one year later on Valentine’s Day Harris proposes to Burtka in Santa Monica, he said, “it would be nice to say ‘my husband.'”
The Fraternal Twins
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka welcomed their fraternal twins on October 12, 2010. Boy Gideon Scott named after the artists ‘Gideon Rubin’, and girl Harper Grace named after the author ‘Harper Lee’ of ‘To Kill a Mocking Bird.’
They had twins through surrogacy, Neil Patrick Harris told the People Magazine, “We found an egg donor anonymously through a hilarious process of looking at people’s profiles and then an amazing surrogate who had helped a same-sex couple before. And then we inserted two eggs, one with my sperm, one with David’s sperm and they both took.” Burtka added, “We don’t know whose is whose.”
After what it feels like a decade, Harris and David finally tied the knot in Italy. In 2014 the duo held an intimate wedding ceremony in Italy. The two wore Custom-made Tux design by ‘Tom Ford.’ Followed by a Live Performance by the Legend, ‘Sir Elton John’ The Ceremony ended with Fireworks, plus ‘Fireworks’ By Katy Perry. [source: MsMojo]
David: “I feel like our lives are like a Bollywood musical” Neil: “why? Because it’s a tragedy that we were in love but are forbidden to be together by society, a common Bollywood theme.” David: “No. Because we sing and dance a lot.”
Neil Patrick Harris Halloween Costumes
If you don’t know about Neil Patrick Harris & David Family Halloween Costume, then you aren’t living your life to the fullest. The Couple always comes up with Fantastic yet adorable costumes.
There are many celebrity families who rock the ‘October 13’ the one and only family that can be crown as the ‘Most Epic Group Costumes’ would be Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka and Adorable Twins, and they are on top since 2011.
From “Peter Pan” to Hitchhiking Ghost, every one of their costumes made other Halloween Theme fall onto their face.
Neil Patrick Harris Movies and TV Shows- (Filmography/Career)
Harris is a born artist, he started acting right after he graduated from school. At the age of 15, he was found by Mark Medoff who offered Young Neil Patrick Harris to star in a movie adaption of a novel ‘Clara’s Heart.’ From the movie, he received several Golden Globe Nominations.
Soon after noticeable work, he landed on a Lead Role of ABC’s sitcom; ‘Doogie Howser’ the show was a big hit and made Neil Patrick Harris famous among young fans. The Show ran for Four Season.
Harris first major work as an adult was seen in 1995, ‘The Next Best Thing.’ Neil Patrick Harris was seen frequently from 1999-2000 in television sitcom ‘Stark Raving Mad’ (1999-2000).
In the year 2005 Harris was first seen playing which turn out to be his career changer, The Legend… Wait For it… I hope you all are not lactose intolerant because the next word is… “Dary”, Legendary ‘Barney Stinson.’ That role became his trademark.
The show How I Met Your Mother runs for 9 Seasons (2005-2014). Neil Patrick Harris earns the nomination at the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
After portraying serial womanizer Harris kept growing, he played the lead in movies like The Smurfs, A Series of Unfortunate Events, and Gone Girl.
Plus he did a voice-over in kids movie like, ‘The Monkey’ in Cloudy With A Chance of Meatball, and its sequel. Harris dubbed ‘Spiderman’ in Spiderman-The New Animated Series.
Neil Patrick Harris Social Media
If you want to get to know the real Neil Patrick Harris, we suggest taking a look at his twitter feed, Whether you are into food porn, sneak peek, vacation pics, or Adorable Halloween Costumes, you will find all there.
Neil Patrick Harris Twitter account (@ActuallyNPH) has 27.1 Million followers. His Instagram account (@nph) has 7.7 Million followers.