Neil Patrick Harris is probably famously known for his role in the hit series How I Met Your Mother, but the actor is more than just a TV actor whom many know and love. In fact, he’s also known for his dramatic and musical stage roles, which won him several accolades.
As one of the most successful stars in the business, take a glimpse of Harris’ triumphant career and the net worth he has already amassed.
The Successful Career of Neil Patrick Harris
The 49-year-old started his career in the late 1980s and became known for his titular role on the ABC series Doogie Howser, M.D.
It was followed by another successful TV show, How I Met Your Mother, and the Netflix series A Series of Unfortunate Events.
Other successful projects he did are the Joss Whedon musical Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, Harold & Kumar, Starship Troopers, Beastly, The Smurfs, The Smurfs 2, A Million Ways to Die in the West, and Gone Girl.
He also made a guest appearance on Glee and instantly won a Primetime Emmy award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. He even nabbed the Outstanding Special Class Program for hosting the Tony Awards in 2009. He again won the latter award in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
Broadway-wise, Harris was seen in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, winning the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical in 2014.
Neil Patrick Harris’ How I Met Your Mother Salary and Net Worth
At the height of Harris’ career, he made $225 000 per How I Met Your Mother episode, excluding the royalties and syndication earnings.
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Today, he’s worth $50 million.
Neil Patrick Harris’ Christmas Celebration with the Family
Harris and his spouse, David Burtka, gave everyone a glimpse of their family’s Christmas celebration by sharing a photo with their 12-year-old twins, Harper Grace and Gideon Scott, and their three dogs.
"Merry Christmas and much love from Ella, David, Gideon, Spike, Papa, Harper and Gidget," Harris captioned their snap.
The photo in question saw them sitting near a Christmas tree adorned with Elton John ornaments.
They were all wearing festive pajamas, while Harris himself donned a Santa hat with the printed word “Papa,” which his kids called him. Even two of their dogs sported holiday attires.
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