Love is like magic, magic which is in the air. Love is something that holds us tight with our beloved ones, brings us close and confronts us with the inner beauty and happiness.
47-year-old Neil Patric Harris is extremely lucky in terms of love. Neil, who has been named as one of Time’s magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2010, is also an example of true love.
Together for more than a decade, Neil and his partner share a delightful family. Here is an insight into the wonderful love story and family life of Neil Patrick Harris.
Husband And Love Life Of Neil Patrick Harris
Neil is now relishing an endearing relationship with his husband David Burtka. David is professionally an American actor, chef, author, singer, producer.
Neil came out as gay publicly in the year 2006 in an exclusive interview with People magazine.
According to Neil’s interview with Out Magazine, he mentioned that he met the love of his life during his mid-Twenties.
Neil and David first met each other in the year 2004. At that time, David was in a long-distance relationship while Neil was single and they used to hang out as friends.
With the days passing by, David had trouble maintaining the long-distance relationship. Long-distance is hard said David to the Out Magazine. Soon the hardship called off David’s LDR.
Almost after about a week of David’s breakup, Neil and David went to their first formal date which was a movie date. They went to see the movie “Taking Lives”. Since then the duo started hanging out every single night. Talking on the phone at least eight times a day and text at least 25 times a day, Neil and David gradually started to have an inseparable bond. They became codependent and lifeline of each other.
In the year 2005, they moved to LA together as Neil had landed in the role of Barney in an American sitcom "How I Met Your Mother”. They had the plan to come back to New York after the sitcom was over and raise their family. But the duo had to stay for about 10 years in California as the sitcom was immensely successful and was on air for longer than they expected.
In the year 2007 Neil and Davids’s relationship as boyfriends rose to the next level when David finally proposed Neil. David got on one knee and proposed on the street corner where they first met.
Their engagement was publicly announced via Neil's Twitter once the Marriage Equality Bill was passed by the New York state senate in 2011. The Tweet stated that they proposed each other five years earlier but they had to keep it secret until same-sex marriage was made legal.
Eventually, the duo got married in the countryside of central Italy in an intimate ceremony surrounded by their close friends and family which was announced through the Twitter of Neil on 8 September 2014. Soon they will be celebrating their 6th wedding anniversary.
Children Of Neil Patrick Harris
The appealing duo Neil and David always wished to have biological kids. So, they have twins- a girl and a boy from surrogacy. They welcomed their kids Harper and Gideon into the world on 12 October 2010.
During the surrogacy, they inserted one sperm of Neil and one sperm of David with the hope that they would take both.
They are grateful for the lovely kids and they never miss a chance to spend spectacular time as a family.
What Are The Earnings And Net Worth Of Neil?
The multitalented personality, Neil has an estimated net worth of about $50 million dollars whereas his salary is estimated to be around $225 Thousand Per Episode as of 2020. According to Forbes, Neil is also the top-earner in television.
Tony Award-winner Neil gathers his earnings as an American actor, singer, comedian, writer, producer, and magician.
In September of the year 2011, Neil was also awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Short Wiki-Like Bio Of Neil
Neil was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on 15 June 1973 to father Ronald Gene Harris and mother Sheila Gail. He also has an elder brother. Professionally Neil’s parents were lawyers but they also used to run a restaurant.
Neil started acting at a very young age and started his career as a child actor. He completed his schooling from La Cueva High School.
Moreover, Neil has a height of about 1.83m.