Three-time Prime Time Awards winning American actor Neil Patrick Harris is best for portraying the role of Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother and the lead role of Doogie Howser, M.D.
He is well remembered as the first openly gay man to host the 87th Academy Awards in 2015.
Neil Patrick Harris’ Personal Life, Bio, Height, And Weight
He was born on 15th June 1973 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in the United States to parents Ronald Gene Harris and Sheila Gail Harris. He has an elder brother named Brian Harris. Patrick is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.
Talking about his education he studied at La Cueva High School from where he later graduated in 1991 with high honors.
In November 2006, Neil declared that he was gay. He was first spotted with his fiance David Burtka at the Emmy Awards in September 2007, but they had started their relationship in 2004.
The couple announced on 14th August 2010 that they were expecting twins via a surrogate mother. Together they have a son named Gideon Scott and a daughter called Harper Grace.
The pair married on 8th September 2014 at a private wedding attended by friends and family including Elton John.
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Height And Weight
The How I Met Your Mother actor has a height of 6 feet (183 cms) and his body weighs about 71 kg (156.5 lbs).
What is Neil Patrick Harris’ Net Worth in 2019?
The Peabody Award winner has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
Neil’s Sources of Income- Career, and Salary
The American actor has been successful in amassing an immense wealth of $40 million. He collected most of his fortune from the salary he received from TV shows and movies that he acted on.
He made his career debut in 1988 with the role of David Hart in the movie Clara’s Heart. He is popular in the world as Doogie Howser for the series of the same name and as Barney Stinson in the sitcom, How I Met Your Mother.
Patrick is best known for his roles in films like Clara’s Heart, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Undercover Brother, featuring Dave Chappelle, The Smurfs, starring Sofia Vergara, The Smurfs 2, alongside Katy Perry, Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck, Downsizing, featuring Matt Damon, A Million Ways to Die in the West, alongside Liam Neeson, Seth McFarlane, Charlize Theron, to name some.
He has lent his voice to characters in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, alongside Bruce Campbell, and in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, starring Andy Samberg and Terry Crews.
For his acting, he has been presented the Primetime Emmy Awards, Peabody Awards, and People Choice Award.
Salary from TV shows
Until 2010 his salary from the series How I Met Your Mother was $150,000 for every episode. However, it was raised by $50,000 in 2012 and he started receiving $200,000 per episode. In 2013 his salary from the TV sitcom was $225,000 for every episode.
During the last season of the series in 2014 his salary was estimated to be $400,000. His annual salary for that years was reported to be $18 million.
He is known to be an emcee for several events like the Academy Awards for which his fee is $15,000 per event.
For hosting the Primetime Emmys in 2013 he received $1 million which included $500,000 cash gift, hotel, and airfare.
Instagram And Endorsement Deals
The Smurfs actor is active on Instagram where he has collected over 8 million followers. The estimated earnings from every post is said to be $16,079 – $26,799.
He has endorsed major brands like Heineken Light beer and American Airlines. He also has endorsement deals with Old Spice, Axe, and Neuro Sleep.
Stewart’s Residence and Cars
The openly gay actor resides with his fiance at their 5,250 sq foot home in East Hampton, New York. The house is facilitated with 4 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms and was bought by the couple in 2017 for $5.5 million.
They previously lived in Sherman Oaks, California at their 4,191 sq foot home which they bought in 2010 at the price of $2.1 million. The house was sold in 2014 for almost $3 million after which they bought an 8,000 square foot house in Harlem for $3.5 million.
He also owned a house in Studio City, California which he sold in 2013 for $1.59 million.
He usually rides around the town in Toyota Prius which can be bought for $30,000. Further, there are no other cars listed under his name.
Philanthropical Works, Insurance, and Taxes
The American helped raise money for cancer research after his mother died from the fatal disease.
Over the year he has also supported he has supported the cause of many other charitable foundations like Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Food Bank For New York City, Motion Picture and Television Fund Foundation, Los Angeles LGBT Center, and Elton John AIDS Foundation, to name some.
There is no information regarding the insurance policies that he has been following or the amount he has been paying as taxes to the Government for his $40 million wealth.
Being an actor he has acted in several hit movies that have made remarkable earnings at the box office.
|Starship Troopers||1997||$121.2 million|
|The Next Best Thing||2000||$24,362,772|
|Undercover Brother||2002||$41.6 million|
|Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle||2004||$23.9 million|
|Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay||2008||$43.5 million|
|Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs||2009||$243 million|
|Cats & Dogs:
The Revenge of Kitty Galore
|The Smurfs||2011||$563.7 million|
|A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas||2011||$36.2 million|
|The Muppets||2011||$165.2 million|
|American Reunion||2012||$235 million|
|The Smurfs 2||2013||$347.5 million|
|Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2||2013||$274.3 million|
|A Million Ways to Die in the West||2013||$87.2 million|
|Gone Girl||2014||$369.3 million|
His salary from the above-mentioned movies hasn’t been revealed.