Neil Patrick Harris Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Neil Patrick Harris

Biography / Wiki

Neil Patrick Harris or call him the Suit-up and the legendary guy has made people laugh through his comic roles. His brilliant acting and artistic efforts for comedy are appreciated and applauded by the audience. He was born on June 15, 1973, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

He not only ruled over televisions and films but was a heartthrob at the theater as well as in numerous Broadway stage plays and musicals. He provided a voice to many animated series and hosted many award events as well. He has also become an inspiration to the gay community.

Height / Weight / Age

Date Of Birth June 15, 1973
Age 50 Years
Height In Centimeters – 183 cm

In Feet and Inches – 6’0”

Weight In Kilograms – 80 kg

In Pounds – 176 lbs

Body Measurements 38-30-12
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Shoe Size Not Known

Net Worth

As of 2019, Neil Patrick Harris has an estimated net worth of $40 million.

Education / Family

His parents Ronald and Sheila, both are lawyers and owned a restaurant. For his education, he was enrolled in La Cueva High School, Albuquerque. During his school days, he developed his interest in acting by actively participating in plays and musicals.

In the school production “The Wizard of Oz”, he played the character of Toto. He pursued an honors degree in 1991 for his graduation.


Neil Patrick Harris

Nicknames NPH, Neil
Birth Place Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Profession Actor, Writer, Producer, Magician, Singer
Zodiac Sign Gemini
School La Cueva High School, Albuquerque
College Not known
Religion Agnosticism
Nationality American
Home Town Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Debut Film: Clara’s Heart (1988)

TV: Too Good to be true (1988)

Theater: Rent (1997)

Fathers Name Ronald Gene Harris (Lawyer, Restaurant Owner)
Mothers Name Sheila Gail (Lawyer)


Neil Patrick Harris Parents
Neil Patrick Harris Parents

Brother Brian Harris (Manages Family Restaurant)

Brian Harris
Brian Harris

Career / Fashion And Style

At the age of 15, playwright Mark Medoff offered Neil to star in the movie ‘Clara’s Heart’. For the same, he earned a Golden Globe nomination. In 1988, he was featured in a children’s fantasy tale ‘Purple People Eater’.

He continued to bag the lead role in ABC’s show, ‘Doggie Howser’ M.D’. As an adult, his first film was ‘Animal Room’ in 1995. Later, he did super hits in a row like “Undercover Brother”, ‘The Next Best Thing’, and ‘Starship Troopers’.

His role in HIMYM as Barney was a turning point in his career as he earned massive recognition. In 2011, he was awarded the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Along with acting, he has hosted many award shows and reality shows.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

During his teenage itself, he discovered that he might be gay. Over the course of time, his love for the man started growing. He found his love of life in David Michael Burtka. They got married on September 6, 2014. The couple is living happily and blessed with a twin son and daughter. 

Boyfriends David Michael Burtka (Actor, Chef)
Marital Status Married
Husband David Michael Burtka (2014-present)

Neil Patrick Harris with David Michael Burtka
Neil Patrick Harris with David Michael Burtka

Sexual Orientation Gay
Children Son – Gideon Scott

Daughter – Harper Grace

Neil Patrick Harris with his Kids
Neil Patrick Harris with his Kids

Favourite Things

Here we are providing you the list of her favourite things.

Favourite Foods Seafood, Pork, Enchiladas, Desserts
Favourite Books The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Patterson

Favourite Film Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock
Favourite TV Show Crazy Harry and Muppets
Favourite Destinations Hawaii, Costa Rica

Neil Patrick Harris

Some Interesting Facts About Neil Patrick Harris

  • Neil is an amateur magician. He was appointed as the President of the Board of Directors of Hollywood’s Magic Castle.
  • In Albuquerque, his parents own a famous restaurant ‘Perreniel’s’, which is currently managed by his brother.
  • He has a tattoo on his left ankle bone.
Neil Patrick Harris tattoo
Neil Patrick Harris tattoo
  • He is a committed person and values commitment a lot.
  • He loves to drink Red Bull, so the company gave him free supply for a lifetime for his free publicity of the product.
Neil Patrick Harris drinking Red Bull
Neil Patrick Harris drinking Red Bull
  • His son and daughter are twins and were born to a surrogate mother.
  • He did plastic surgery to his ears to stop structuring out so much.
  • From the crew of ‘How I Met Your Mother’, Alyson Hannigan and Neil became best friends.
Neil Patrick Harris with Alyson Hannigan
Neil Patrick Harris with Alyson Hannigan
  • The character ‘scooter’ in HIMYM was played by his partner David Burtka.
  • He became the first gay man ever to host an award ceremony.

  • He had done the voice-over for Flash, Nightwing, and Spiderman cartoons.
  • At the age of 13, he discovered he might be gay and told his parents that he had a crush on trumpet player in his school band.
  • In 2009, he was honored with the ‘Trevor Life Award’ for becoming an inspiration to the gay community.
  • He was placed in the list of top 100 most influential people of the world by TIME magazine.
  • His hobbies are watching TV and reading.
  • He belongs to English, Scottish, and German descent.
  • He charged $225,000 per episode for HIMYM.
  • He is a big foodie and loves to eat a variety of food.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @nph
  2. Twitter@ActuallyNPH
  3. Facebook @NeilPatrickHarris
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