Neil Patrick Harris | $ 25 Million
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Neil Patrick Harris

Actor, Director and Magician

Net Worth $ 25 Million
Neil Patrick Harris Lifestyle on Richfiles
Neil Patrick Harris Lifestyle on Richfiles
  • Birthday15th Jun, 73
  • Birth PlaceUnited States
  • Marital statusSingle
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Neil Patrick Harris is best known for his role as the teenage medical genius Doogie Howser on Doogie Howser M.D. in the early ‘90s and for his role as Barney Stinson on the sitcom How I Met Your Mother. Harris has also appeared in a number of movies, TV films and Broadway plays. In 2010. Harris was named in the 100 most influential people list by Time magazine. In September 2011, Harris was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Neil Patrick Harris is worth $25 Million. At the moment, he earns $200,000 per episode for his award-winning role as Barney Stinson, the loveable Lothario on the sitcom How I Met Your Mother. Neil Patrick Harris and his partner David Burtka recently moved to a home in Sherman Oaks worth $2,100,000 to raise their twins. Harris has recently sold off his homes in Studio City, California and New York each worth $1.59 million. Neil Patrick Harris supports a number of causes and charities including Stand Up To Cancer, Noreen Fraser Foundation, Motion Picture and Television Fund Foundation, Global Green, Clothes Off Our Back and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. After his partner’s mother died of leukemia, Harris also helped raise funds for cancer research. Much like his character in the hit sitcom How I Met Your Mother, Harris too is a big fan of magic. Currently, he is the President of the Board of the Academy of Magical Arts, Inc. in Hollywood. Harris hosted the World Magic Awards in 2008 and won the Tannen's Magic Louis Award at the event. Harris also performed magic in his Emmy Award-winning cameo on Glee. Born to restaurant owners Sheila and Ron Harris, Neil was raised in Ruidoso, New Mexico. Harris was discovered at a drama camp by playwright Mark Medoff. Harris went to star in the hit teen series Doogie Howser M.D. in 1989 though he took out the time to graduate as an honors student from Albuquerque’s La Cueva High School in 1991. During his teens and early adult life, Harris was known to have dated actresses Christine Taylor-Stiller, Carla Bianco and Robyn Lively though he openly confirmed that he was gay in November 2006. Later, he revealed that he had been dating David Burtka since 2004. Harris and Burtka welcomed their fraternal twins- a girl, Harper Grace and a boy, Gideon Scott via a surrogate in 2010. After the Marriage Equality Act was passed in New York in June 2011, Burtka and Harris tweeted that they had been engaged for five years but had chosen to keep the fact a secret till same-sex marriages became legal.


  • Rather than ignore those who choose to publish their opinions without actually talking to me, I am happy to dispel any rumors or misconceptions and am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man living my life to the fullest and feel most fortunate to be working with wonderful people in the business I love.
  • Being able to live my life transparently does empower me to feel like I can be myself more. It's easier for me to flirt with girls now that girls know that I'm gay. It almost makes it a sexier encounter than if I was trying to pretend that I was straight.
  • It's good to have a lot of once-in-a-lifetimes in your lifetime. If you get the chance to skydive, go skydiving. If you're offered a part in a weird Shakespeare play in San Diego, slap on some tights and rock out some iambic pentameter.
  • I'm probably my biggest critic. I worry that if you spend any quality time reveling in good things then karma will slap you upside the head, so I try to stay as even keel as I'm able.
  • I pride myself in being able to straddle demographics, and if that was said as Barney Stinson, it would mean a little different thing.

Did you know?

  • He was nominated for three Emmy Awards for playing Barney Stinson in the television comedy series How I Met Your Mother from 2005 until 2014.
  • He was named as one of Time magazines 100 most influential people in 2010.
  • He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in September 2011.
  • He won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for starring as the title role of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway.
  • He confirmed that he is gay in November 2006 .

Family & relationships

Neil Patrick Harris Estates and Homes (1)

The meeting area

Studio City House

The actor has put up his gated ranch house in Studio City for sale at $1.59 million. Neil has bought the house, which was built in 1954, with partner David Burtka in 2007 for $1.5 million.

Location: This 2,408 square foot Galewood Street house, is located in the hills of Studio City.

Accommodation: The home has six bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms within its walls. With a measured carpet area of 4,286 square feet, the home is definitely a large living space. It is a two-storey house with three bedrooms on the upper floor and the other three on the ground floor.

Features: The house sits in a pretty urban part of the city. The suburban architecture has been termed as 'vanilla at best' by many a home-critic and understandably so. While the home boasts of several features, it looks pretty banal from the outside and inside.

The living room arrives with mocha-colored hardwood floors and a fireplace. The adjacent dining space comes with wainscotting around the walls and French doors open out to a deck. A well-equipped but small kitchen completes the ground floor. The master suite on top has its own private bath, spa, walk-in closet and balcony. A small swimming pool and barbecue area sit on the estate along with another spa.

The house is exactly not a kind that a 'glam' couple would be sen as purchasing. However, it must be mentioned that it gives good value for money.

Neighborhood: The house is located in one of the less swankier and less posh areas of the city. There is a pretty high density of commercial skyscrapers and condominiums. Some of the other celebrities in and around this area include basketball player Shaquille O'Neal, Paris Hilton, Miley Cyrus and Emma Roberts.

Beautiful baby room

Beautiful baby room

The master bedroom

The master bedroom

Spacious kitchen hall

Spacious kitchen hall

The living hall

The living hall

Studio City House

Studio City House
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The backyard lawn

The backyard lawn

Neil Patrick Harris Autos and Cars (1)

Neil Patrick Harris drives Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the American actor, singer, director, producer and magician Neil Patrick Harris who's best known for his role as the womanizing Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother, was spotted riding the black Toyota Prius through the roads of Beverly Hills. The Prius 2012 model is a hatchback with a difference, and has a larger and sleek exterior, while the interiors promise greater leg space and enhanced comfort. The car is fitted with 1.8L Gasoline CVT engine that generates a total power of 98 horsepower and total torque of 105 pound feet. The fuel economy can be measured as 48 mpg for highway and 51 mpg for city. Some of the major features of this model are keyless entry, touchscreen interface, auto climate control, advanced led headlamps, larger alloy wheel, upgraded navigation system, and lane departure warning system, adaptive cruise control, and leather upholstery.

Neil Patrick Harris Holiday Destinations(Getaways) (1)

St. Tropez Vacation

St. Tropez Vacation

Neil Patrick Harris celebrated his Christmas vacation in St. Tropez, which is one of his favorite holiday spots in 2010. Neil has been a regular at the French holiday hotspot, having spent his 2009 New Year holidays there too. The singer spent about a week there indulging in various activities like yachting, rafting and sunbathing. Harris was accompanied by his partner David Burtka and his twin sons along with British pop legend Sir Elton John and his soul mate David Furnish.

Location: The beach resort of St. Tropez is situated in the Côte d'Azur region of southern France.

Accommodation : Hotels can be a bit pricey in this millionaire infested sea resort. 5 star accommodations like Hotel Ermitage and Villa Cosy can cost a bomb at $1600 per night of stay. Although there is hardly any budget lodging available some of the hotels like Hôtellerie De La Poste are quite affordable at $200 per day. 

Main Attractions: The sun-kissed beaches are the most obvious attraction of St. Tropez and the twin beaches of Plage de Pampellone and Plage des Graniers records the highest number of tourist footfalls in a year. They offer a range of aquatic sports like scuba diving and rafting. Scores of beach side restaurants offer a great variety of sea food along with drinks. The nightlife the town offers is another big draw and the famous nightspot of “Papagayo Club” along with” Le Pays Du Roy” are the ones most frequented by visitors. The Mouscardins restaurant showcases a great variety of mouthwatering local cuisine although it can be a little expensive. The Musee St Tropez boasts of one of the finest modern art selections in Europe. There are plenty of shops along with the beach side and town center where tourists can indulge themselves in bargain shopping.

Enjoying vacations with Sir Elton John

Enjoying vacations with Sir Elton John

Neil Patrick Harris celebrated his Christmas vacation in St. Tropez

Neil Patrick Harris celebrated his Christmas vacation in St. Tropez

Neil Patrick Harris with his son

Neil Patrick Harris with his son

Neil Patrick Harris Cause (4)

Neil Patrick Harris attends the Noreen Fraser Foundation event with many celebrities.

Noreen Fraser Foundation

Neil Patrick Harris is dedicated towards cancer research. Harris was deeply impacted when his partner, David Burtka lost his mother to cancer. Thus began his support for NFF which is involved in raising funds for translational research on women's cancer to develop new diagnostics, therapies, cures and tools.

Neil Patrick Harris supports the efforts of Real Medicine Foundation

Real Medicine Foundation

This charity evolved during the relief efforts for the victims of the 2005 tsunami. It aims to provide humanitarian relief to people in poverty and in disaster-struck areas of the world. Harris' heart seems to melt especially at the plight of children in these regions and he actively supports the charity.

Neil Patrick Harris attends the Trevor Project’s 2011 Trevor Live event

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project has been inspired from the 1981 movie of the same name. The leading US national organization focuses on the multiple problems faced by youth which led them to suicide. The American actor, singer, director, and magician, has openly admitted being gay and so been the project's leading campaigner and supporter when it comes to its suicide and crisis prevention efforts among transgender, bisexual, gay and questioning youth.

Neil Patrick Harris Drew Barrymore attends the Hope For Haiti Now Event together.

Hope North

The soft corner in actor Neil Patrick Harris' heart for children is evident from his financial and moral support to Hope North, a charity that aims to rebuild lives in Uganda through education and job-training. The charity has a 40-acre campus in northern Uganda which is the refuge for refugees, orphans and child soldiers who have escaped their fate!

Neil Patrick Harris Brands (2)

Neil Patrick Harris loves to wear Ray Ban

Ray-Ban 3362 Sunglasses

Neil Patrick Harris has a face with a relatively large forehead and thus, the cockpit aviator sunglasses seem to complement him best! The Ray-Ban RB3362 inherit the iconic style of the original Aviator sunglasses, but are smaller with less dominant lenses which compliments most face shapes. The sunglasses bear Ray-Ban signature logo on both the lens and adjustable nose pads.

Neil Patrick Harris covered his soles with Koolaburra boots

Koolaburra Men’s Fleur De Lys Boots

It is his dressing-sense along the hottest trends which partly played a role in Harris being awarded a star in Hollywood's Walk of Fame. In tune with the latest trend, he covered his soles with Koolaburra boots which arrives with a rugged sole and leather applique. It is made from authentic Australian sheepskin.

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