Neil Patrick Harris Net WorthReal Name: Neil Patrick Harris
Date of Birth: 06/15/1973
Place of Birth: Albuquerque, New Mexico
2017 Net Worth: $35 Million
2016 Earnings: $18 Million
Neil Patrick Harris Biography
Neil Patrick Harris was born in June of 1973 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and grew up in the Ruidoso area of New Mexico. His parents were lawyers who also ran a restaurant. Harris attended La Cueva High School where he acted in numerous school plays and graduated with honors. Harris was a child actor who was discovered at a drama camp he was attending. He is best known for his role on the popular television series Doogie Houser, M.D. Later, he was cast in the 1988 film Clara’s Heart, which starred Whoopi Goldberg. He earned a Golden Globe nomination for his role in the film.
Harris has also appeared in numerous other films including Starship Troopers, Beastly, The Smurfs, and The Smurfs 2. In 2010, he was named as one of the most 100 influential people in Hollywood in Time Magazine. He earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in September of 2011 and has hosted the Tony Awards on Broadway in 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2013, for which he earned several special class Emmy Awards. Harris is also busy on Broadway, starring in the title role of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, which earned him a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical.
Harris is perhaps best known as an adult for his role on the popular television series, How I Met Your Mother, which is working on its 6th season and was just signed on for another two seasons. Harris has come out as an openly gay man and married his partner, David Burtka in 2011. Although the pair has been together much longer, they waited to announce their relationship until they could legally marry. Elton John performed for the couple at their reception. The pair owns a home in Sherman Oaks, California, valued at $2.1 million, another home in Studio City, California, which is listed for sale at a cool $1.6 million, and a Fifth Avenue townhouse in Harlem worth $1.5 million.
Harris earns $225,000 for each episode of How I Met Your Mother and has a current net worth of $35 million.