Neil Patrick Harris Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Neil Patrick Harris Biography

Neil Patrick Harris was born on June 15, 1973, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S. He is an American actor, singer, producer, and magician. Similarly, he is widely recognized for his role as Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother and as Douglas “Doogie” Howser in Doogie Howser, M.D., among others.

Age, Height, Weight & Measurements

As per his birth date, he is 47 years old as of 2021. He stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches and weighs around 72 Kg. Additionally, he has a well-maintained attractive physique despite his age and has blue eyes and blond hair.

Relationship Status

The actor openly disclosed himself as gay in November 2006. He is in a long romantic affair with actor and chef David Burtka since 2004. The couple became engaged in 2007 and also welcomed twins: son, Gideon Scott, and daughter, Harper Grace, on October 12, 2010. They tied the knot in 2014.


Regarding his family, his father’s name is Ronald Gene Harris whereas his mother’s name is Sheila Gail (née Scott). His parents were both lawyers. In addition, he has an older brother named Brian Harris.

Education, School/College University

Addressing his educational profile, he completed his high school education with high honors from La Cueva High School.


Neil Patrick Harris first started his career as a child actor making his film debut in the drama Clara’s Heart in 1988 and made his TV debut the same year in the TV film Too Good to Be True. He subsequently gained good popularity for his starring role as Douglas Howser in the medical drama Doogie Howser, M.D. from 1989 to 1993. Similarly, he first played an adult role in the 1995 film Animal Room and has starred and appeared in numerous films such as Starship Troopers (1997), Undercover Brother (2002), The Smurfs (2011), The Smurfs 2 (2013), A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014), and Gone Girl (2014). Harris is also known for starring in the Harold & Kumar film series.

Neil Patrick Harris Biography
Neil Patrick Harris Biography

Likewise, he is widely popular for his role as Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother from 2005 to 2014 and as Count Olaf in A Series of Unfortunate Events from 2017 to 2019. Besides, he is a host and has hosted Tony Awards for 4 times and the 87th Academy Awards as well.

Neil Patrick Harris’s Social Media

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Neil Patrick Harris’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Neil Patrick Harris.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Neil Patrick Harris? How much is his net worth and How rich is he in 2021? He has accumulated a huge amount of net worth of $50  million, which he has earned from his successful acting career.


  • Full Name: Neil Patrick Harris
  • Profession: Actor, Singer, Producer, and Magician
  • Age: 47
  • Date of Birth: June 15, 1973
  • Birth Place: Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 6 feet 0 inches
  • Weight: 72 Kg
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Blond
  • School: La Cueva High School
  • College/University: N/A
  • Father: Ronald Gene Harris
  • Mother: Sheila Gail (née Scott)
  • Sibling: Brian Harris (Older Brother)
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 50 million
  • Source of Income: Acting, Singing