Neil Patrick Harris Biography

Published On Feb 03, 2017
Facts of Neil Patrick Harris
Date of Birth: 1973 , June-15
Birth Nation: United States
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Neil appeared in several plays and musicals while attending La Cueva High School. Regarding his nationality and ethnicity, he is a white American. Moving to his personal life, Neil Patrick Harris came out as gay in 2006 and confirmed he was in a relationship with  David Burkta in 2007. Their twins Harper and Gideon were born via a surrogate mother in 2010. After being in a  relationship around seven years the two got married on September 6, 2014, in Perugia, Italy. His partner David Burkta is an American actor and professional chef. Neil earns his good salary from his acting career which adds up his net worth of U.S.  of $35 million.  

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Born in United States

June 15 , 1973

Neil Patrick Harris was born on June 15, 1973,  in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S. He is the son of Ronald Gene Harris and Sheila Harris. His parents were lawyers and also ran a restaurant. Harris grew up with his sibling, Brian Harris in Ruidoso, New Mexico.

 

debuted in the film Animal Room

1995

He made his first film role as Arnold Mosk in drama/thriller film "Animal Room" in 1995. The film was directed, produced, and written by Craig Singer.The film is referred to as a modernised version of A Clockwork Orange and features an appearance from the punk rock band The Misfits (band).

Appeared in the series Doogie Howser, M.D

1989

He appeared in comedy-drama television series "Doogie Howser, M.D."  playing the title role as a teenage physician who also faces the problems of being a normal teenager. Which was created by Steven Bochco and David E. Kelley.

Hosted different Awards Show

2009

He has hosted the Tony Awards on Broadway in 2009, 2011, 2012.  He also hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2009 and 2013, and hosted the 87th Academy Awards in 2015, thus making him the first openly gay man to host the Academy Awards.

 

Provided his voice Batman: Under the Red Hood

2010

Harris provided voice acting for the role of the adult Dick Grays in the animated film "Batman: Under the Red Hood" in 2010. Which was directed by  Brandon Vietti and produced by Bruce Timm and Bobbie Page.

Married with David Burkta

2014

He got married with David Burkta on September 6, 2014, in Perugia, Italy.The two became the parents of twins children. Harper and Gideon were born via a surrogate mother in 2010. His partner David Burkta is an American actor and professional chef.