Neil Patrick Harris Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth: $25 MILLION

ACTOR, DIRECTOR, PRODUCER

INTRODUCTION

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Neil Patrick Harris or NPH as we generally refer to him as is an American actor, director and producer. He shot to fame with the award winning and one of the most successful sitcoms “How I met your mother”. His role of Barnie Stinson there is desired by most men watching it, easily wooing girls and taking them to bed. The womanizer Barnie Stinson is also known for his role in Doggie Howser and Harold and Kumar.

 

EARLY LIFE AND CAREER

Born on June 15 1973 in New Mexico, His parents ran a restaurant. He was drawn towards acting at a very young age and started his acting career grade school production “The Wizard of Oz” by acting as “Toto”. Later on he did not have to wait much to gain fame and appreciation for his acting skills. With “How I met your mother”, he at one point of time was one of the most sought after and paid actors.Harris got his first break when he got to act along with Whoopi Goldberg in 1988’s Clara heart for which he earned himself a golden globe nomination at the age of 15 only. Later on after working on numerous projects in small and big screen he landed the role of a womanizer in “How I met your mother”.

 

HAPPILY GAY

nph and david burtka

Broke many hearts in the November of 2006 by announcing that he is gay, He said that ”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.” Further he attended the Emmy Awards 2007 with his fiancé David Burtka confirming that they are together since 2004. In August 2010 they announced that twins were expected via a surrogate mother.

 

NET WORTH AND EARNINGS

When How I Met Your Mother actually began in 2005, the salary he received for the show per episode was around 50 thousand dollars which gradually grew to around 150 thousand dollars in 2009 when the show was at the peak of its popularity. Recently it was known that he earns about 250 thousand dollars per episode which is among the highest paid for sitcoms. Still not close to Charlie Sheen but very high.

According to stats of a recent survey Neil has enough money to buy out the following

1. 220,731.1 Doogie Howser, M.D. The Complete Collection ($113.26 each)

2. 375,093.8 Hugo Boss Tailored Super 150 Italian Suits ($1,395.00 each)

3. 4,237.3 Bremont Alt 1 Classic Automatic Chronograph Watch ($5,900.00 each)

4. He can give everyone in Yemen a dollar each.

This is not it, his earnings have led him to buy and sell big lavish mansions in the past five years or so. In 2007 he and his partner Burtka bought a ranch gate house in studio city for 1.5 million dollars and recently put it up for sale and is currently valued at 1.6 million dollars. It is a 2408 square feet Galewood street house located in the hill of studio city. The house is located in one of the less posh and less swanky areas of the city. The density of skyscrapers and condominiums is pretty high . Some of the other celebrities in and around this area include basketball player Shaquille O’Neal, Paris Hilton, Miley Cyrus and Emma Roberts.

nph house

Awarded a star on the Hollywood walk of fame, NPH majorly known as a womanizer has been spotted riding the black Toyota Prius through the roads of Beverly Hills. It is a 2012 model with many modifications and differences. Let me tell you Prius is a hatchbag not easily affordable. This man surely has a lot of green grass!

nph prius

Despite the last season of how I met your mother, Harris need not worry about his earnings. He will still be making a lot of money through hosting shows, movies of Smurf franchises and he surely has skills to bag a role in another top sitcom. He reportedly endorses big brands like Proctor & Gamble and Old Spice deodorants.

According to Forbes NPH stands 16th in the list of highest paid TV actors -

1.  Ashton KutcherTwo and a Half Men, $750,000

2.  Jon CryerTwo and a Half Men, $600,000

3.  Mark HarmonNCIS, $525,000

4.  Mariska HargitayLaw and Order: SVU, $500,000

5.  Sandra OhEllen Pompeo and Patrick DempseyGrey’s Anatomy, $350,000

6.  Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco, The Big Bang Theory, $325,000

7.  Simon BakerThe Mentalist, $300,000

7.  Angus T. JonesTwo and a Half Men, $300,000

9.  Claire DanesHomeland, $250,000

9.  Michael WeatherlyNCIS, $250,000

9.  John HammMad Men, $250,000

12.  Tim AllenLast Man standing, $225,000

12.  David BoreanazBones, $225,000

12.  Ted DansonCSI, $225,000

12.  Jason SegelHow I Met Your Mother, $225,000

16.  Neil Patrick HarrisHow I Met Your Mother, $210,000

 

CONTROVERSIES

Following the passage of Marriage Equality Act Harris and Burtka announced that they were engaged via twitter stating that they proposed to each other five years earlier but refrained from accepting it publicly to avoid any sort of legal action against them.

 

QUOTES

nph suit up

“When i am sad i stop being sad and instead being awesome”

“It is legen..wait for it..dary ”

“Suit up”

All the above lines are used by Barnie Stinson in How I Met Your Mother

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