With roles of Doogie and Barney, Neil Patrick Harris has set standards in being awesome, and it’s quite tough to break them. He is an American actor, and has broken many hearts by coming out of the closet and accepting the fact that he is a ‘homo’. Reportedly, he and his partner, David Burtka, had proposed each other many years ago, but since, then the US laws didn’t permit same sex marriage, they didn’t reveal it. The couple even have twins via a surrogate mother.
There is a fun story behind his full name. He actually was Neil Harris, but when his name was asked for an award nominations, he couldn’t use it because there was another actor with the name. He considered Neil Danger Harris and Neil Patrick Rocket, before settling on Neil Patrick Harris. Neil Patrick Harris or NPK has an estimated net worth of around 26 Million Dollars. He got fame due to his breakthrough performance in the character of “Barney Stinson” in the sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”. He bags an average salary of paychecks of 225,000 Dollars per episode of HIMYM. He is undoubtedly amongst the highest paid actors and comedians on television.
Neil Patrick Harris
Body Measurements (Size)
|Height in centimeter (cm)||183 cm (barefoot/without shoes)|
|Neil Patrick Harris Height in Inches||72 inches|
|Neil Patrick Harris Height in feet||6.0 foot , 6 feet 0 inches|
|Height in Meters||1.83 m|
|Height (with Shoes)||6’1″ – 6’2″ inch|
|Neil Patrick Harris Physique Measurements||38 inch (Chest size) – 29 inch (Waist size) – 13.3 inches (bicep size)|
|Neil Patrick Harris Weight in 2013||71 kg or 156.5 pounds|
|Neil Patrick Harris Affairs/Boyfriend||David Burtka|
|Birthday Date||15th June, 1973|
|Age in 2013||40 years|
Interesting Facts and Trivia about Neil Patrick Harris aka Barney Stinson –
1. Remember his cool magic tricks from HIMYM, well surprisingly, NPK is skilled in performing magic tricks and he is actually a member and on the board of directors of a magic club named “Magic Castle”, which is a private magic club in Hollywood.
2. Neil is crazy about the energy drink Red Bull, in fact the company gifted him a lifetime free supply of Redbull Energy drinks along with a mini refrigerator. This is to show courtesy to the free advertising which the the brand receives whenever NPK gulps a Red bull!
3. Neil is extremely active on social front and donates a lot to charity. He has particularly been active in funding anti-cancer campaigns like research works for finding its cure. This is due to the fact he has seen his mother struggle due to cancer. He has also made numerous donations to AIDS Healthcare Foundation.
4. He has been the face & brand ambassador of the Old Spice deodorant of Proctor and Gamble.
5. Neil’s parents own a “Perennials Restaurant” (opened in the year 2000) which serves their family recipes. Whenever he visits home, he likes to stop to have a meal or two at this restaurant.