Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris, a versatile actor, producer and singer, is a famous name in American TV serials. He was born on June 15, 1973 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This American born TV actor has gained great acclaim for his great performance in TV shows from the very early age.

At the age of 15, Neil Patrick Harris had been nominated for golden globe awards for his great performance in the drama ‘Clara’s heart’ and in the very same year, he was given a role  in Doogie Houser, M.D as a teenage surgeon. The success of this TV show has ended up giving him a role in ‘Harold & Kumar’. This versatile and talented actor had also been a part of movies like Starship troopers, Smurfs and Smurfs 2. In the recent time, Neil Patrick Harris is doing the role of Barnie Stinson in the TV show ‘How I met Your Mother’. He has also been named as one of the most influential people by Times Magazine.

The hardship in acting has gained him serious acclaim in the acting arena. Harris has hosted the Emmys award for four years and consecutively in 2011, 2012 and 2013 years. The popular roles in various American TV serials brought him three ‘Emmy’s award’. He has been awarded with ‘Tony Award’ in 2014 for performing the best musical role in ‘Hedwig and the Angry’ Inch and has hosted the 87th academy awards as well. He is probably the first gay who has gained such popularity and fan following in Hollywood industry and is probably the first gay to be provided with the duty to host academy awards. Currently, he hosts the TV show ‘Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris’. Acting from the age of 15 and getting acclaim for remarkable performances in some popular TV shows, made Neil Patrick Harris, one of the highest paid actors in the world. Currently he is having a net worth of $35 million.

It is then playing a role in Assassins, Proof and Cabaret that Neil met with husband David Burtqa. David Burtqa is also an American actor as well as a well-famed chef. He has worked in well-known TV serials like ‘The Play about the Baby’ and ‘How I met with Your Mother’, one of the loved and popularized Hollywood TV shows. In a statement in people magazine in 2006, Neil has confirmed his thinking regarding sexual orientation that he is quite content as a gay and is living the life and enjoying it fully. In 2010, Neil has announced the expectation regarding a twin child. They are taking help of a surrogate mother to become parents and making a family. The expectation comes true with the birth of a daughter, Harper Grace and a son, Gideon Scot. David Burtqa and Neil Patrick Harris got married on 6th Sept, 2014. The wedding ceremony took place in Perugia, Italy. The world famous singer and pianist Elton John sang on their behalf in this intimate marriage ceremony. Now, they have raised a great family with the twins who call Neil Papa and David Daddy.

Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020

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