Neil Patrick Harris – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Neil Patrick Harris American Actor

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 38-30-12 inches
Height 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m)
Weight 80 kg (176 lbs)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Nickname NPH
Gender Male
Age 50 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 15 June 1973
Full Name Neil Patrick Harris
Profession Actor
Nationality American
Birthplace Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Religion Agnostic
Published on September 17, 2019 on 08:40 PM
Zodiac Sign Gemini

Neil Patrick Harris is a popular American actor, singer, writer, producer, and television host. He is best known for his quite famous comedic television roles and dramatic and musical stage roles. He grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico, with his elderly brother.


He has received many accolades throughout his career. Harris received nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor–Television Series for the series Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993).

In 2010, Harris won two awards at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards, winning for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Special Class Program for presenting the Tony Awards in 2009.

Harris has won the latter award three other times for hosting the show in 2011, 2012, and 2013. He also hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2009 and 2013 and presented the 87th Academy Awards in 2015. He received the Tony Award, five Primetime Emmy Awards, and nominations for a Grammy Award and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.


He played Barney Stinson in the series How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014), for which he received nominated for four Emmy Awards.

Neil Patrick Harris is also best recognized for his role in Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog (2008) and in the Harold & Kumar film series (2004–2011). His other film credits include Beastly (2011), The Smurfs (2011), The Smurfs 2 (2013), and Gone Girl (2014).

In 2014, he starred in the title role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway and earned them the 2014 Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. Time magazine named him 100 Most Influential People in 2010.

In 2021, he played Adult Jake Doyle in the comedy film 8-Bit Christmas and The Analyst in the science fiction film The Matrix Resurrections. His upcoming 2022 film is The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent.


Neil Patrick Harris Education

School: La Cueva High School, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Neil Patrick Harris Career

Profession: Actor

Net Worth: $40 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Ronald Gene Harris

Mother: Sheila Gail

Brother: Brian Harris

Sister: None

Marital Status: Married

Wife: David Michael Burtka (m. 2014)

No. of Children: 2

Son: Gideon Scott

Daughter: Harper Grace

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Who is Neil Patrick Harris?

Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, born on 15 June, 1973 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States.

How old is Neil Patrick Harris?

Neil Patrick Harris is 50 years old as of May 2024.

How tall is Neil Patrick Harris?

Neil Patrick Harris is 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).

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