Harry Connick Jr. Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, and Career
Harry Connick Jr. is an Actor, Producer and a Music Artist. He has done movies, music videos and TV shows like Will and Grace, Fear of Rain, Annie Live, Kevin Can wait, Nashville, Dolphin Tale 2, Angels Sing, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Harry Connick Jr: All the Way, Dolphin Tale, Harry Connick Jr: Just the Way You Are, New in Town, Artists for Haiti: We Are the World 25 for Haiti, Living Proof, P.S. I Love You, Bug, The Happy Elf, Mickey, Freedom: A History of US, Basic, Life Without Dick, South Pacific, The Simian Line, Wayward Son, The Iron Giant, Hope Floats, Excess Baggage, Sega Super GT, Independence Day, Copycat, Cheers, and Little Man Tate. Apart from these, Harry Connick Jr. has done many more movies, music videos and TV shows.
|Full Name||Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr.|
|Nick Name||Harry Connick Jr.|
|Date of Birth||September 11, 1967|
|Age||56 years as of October 2023|
|Birth Place||New Orleans, Louisiana, United States|
|Residence||New Orleans, Louisiana, United States|
|Ethnicity||Mixed ( Irish, English,German )|
|Occupations||Actor, Singer, Pianist, Composer, Television host|
|University / School||
|Net Worth||$50 Million as per 2023|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Height||6′ 1″ inches|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
Personal Life (Family, Friends, Girlfriends, Children)
|Father||Harry Connick Sr.|
|Sibling||Suzanna Connick (Sister)|
|Girlfriend/Wife||Jill Goodacre (married 1994-present)|
Early Life, Family, and Relationship
Harry Connick Jr. was born on 11th of September 1967 and his place of birth is New Orleans, Louisiana, US. The current age of Harry is 56 years and his zodiac sign is Virgo. The names of his parents are Anita Livingston and Harry Connick Sr. and the name of his sister is Suzanna Connick. Harry Connick Jr. married Jill Goodacre in the year 1994. Jill has been associated with the modeling field. Harry Connick Jr. has 3 daughters and their names are Sarah Kate Connick, Charlotte Connick, and Georgia Tatum Connick.
His name is also spelled as Harry Connick Jnr and his birth name is Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr. Many people know him by the nickname The Vice-Chairman of the Board. His mother used to be a lawyer and a judge and his father was the District Attorney of New Orleans from the year 1973 to 2003. His father is also known by the name Joseph Harry Fowler Connick.
Harry’s father is a German/Irish/English descendant and his mother was a Jewish descendant. His parents always encouraged him to pursue music and they even owned a record store. Harry Connick Jr. attended Jesuit High School in New Orleans. Harry has won several piano competitions. He has studied at New York’s Hunter College and later on, he joined Manhattan School of Music.
Career, Struggle, Turning Point, and Success
Some of the famous roles of Harry Connick Jr. can be seen in Copycat, Independence Day, The Iron Giant, and Hope Floats. He has one upcoming project and its name is The Islander. Apart from being an actor, Harry Connick Jr. is a music artist and a producer. Some of the notable credits are American Idol (musician), Harry and Branford: A Duo Occasion (music performer and executive producer), Great Performances (music arranger, orchestrator, and executive producer), Happy Birthday Elizabeth: A Celebration of Life (song performer), When Harry Met Sally (special music performances and arrangements), Harry (executive producer), The Happy Elf (executive producer), and Harry for the Holidays (executive producer).
Harry Connick Jr. is a fantastic artist. He has won several awards and some of them are like the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction in the year 2004 and 2011, Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance Male for We are in Love and for When Harry Met Sally and Walk of Fame Award in 2019. Apart from these outstanding wins, he has 19 nominations to his credit. At the age of 19 years, Harry Connick Jr. released his first album. He has written and sang various songs till date and he is an excellent pianist. Harry has sold millions of records worldwide. Harry Connick Jr. has also been a television host in the past.
Movies and Television Shows List:
|Year||Film Title||Worked as|
|2021||Fear of Rain||John Burroughs|
|2014||Dolphin Tale 2||Dr. Clay Haskett|
|2013||Angels Sing||Michael Walker|
|2011||Dolphin Tale||Dr. Clay Haskett|
|2009||New in Town||Ted Mitchell|
|2007||P.S. I Love You||Daniel|
|2000||The Simian Line||Rick|
|2000||My Dog Skip||Narrator (voice)|
|1999||Wayward Son||Jesse Banks Rhodes|
|1999||The Iron Giant||Dean McCoppin (voice)|
|1998||Hope Floats||Justin Matisse|
|1996||Independence Day||Capt. Jimmy Wilder|
|1995||Copycat||Daryll Lee Cullum|
|1991||Little Man Tate||Eddie|
|1990||Memphis Belle||Sgt. Clay Busby|
|Year||TV Series / TV Movies||Worked as|
|2021||Annie Live!||Daddy Warbucks|
|2002–2017||Will & Grace||Leo Markus|
|2017||Kevin Can Wait||Harry Connick Jr.|
|2017||Nashville||Harry Connick Jr.|
|2012||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Executive A.D.A. David Haden|
|2008||Living Proof||Dr. Dennis Slamon|
|2005||The Happy Elf||Lil Farley (voice)|
|2003||Freedom: A History of US||Joseph Pulitzer, Jeff Thompson (voice)|
|2002||Life Without Dick||Daniel Gallagher|
|2001||South Pacific||Lt. Joseph Cable|
|1997||Action League Now!!: Rock-A-Big-Baby||Big Baby (voice)|
|1996||Sega Super GT||Dodge Viper Cars 3#|
|Year||Music Video||Worked as|
|2011||Harry Connick Jr: All the Way||Harry Connick Jr.|
|2010||Artists for Haiti: We Are the World 25 for Haiti||Harry Connick Jr.|
|2009||Harry Connick Jr: (They Long to Be) Close to You||Harry Connick Jr.|
|2009||Harry Connick Jr: Just the Way You Are||Harry Connick Jr.|
|1991||Harry Connick Jr: The Bare Necessities||Harry Connick Jr.|
|1989||Harry Connick Jr.: It Had to Be You||Harry Connick Jr.|
Harry Connick Jr. Unknown information
- Harry Connick’s height is 6 “1” and he has a massive fan following on social media platforms. He has 1.7 million followers on Facebook, 827K followers on Instagram, 373K followers on Twitter, and 543K subscribers on YouTube. His musical works can be accessed on platforms like Apple Music and Spotify.
- When it comes to singing, Harry Connick Jr. has a Jazzy style and he has got a lovely rich mellow voice.
- Harry’s mother passed away when he was around 13 years old and she died because of ovarian cancer. Some media reports state that now Harry Connick Jr. lives in Connecticut
- Mel Torme insisted Harry to give up smoking. Harry Connick Jr.’s style of singing is very similar to Frank Sinatra. Harry has taken the training from New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts and his mentor was pianist Ellis Marsalis.
- In the genre of US jazz, Harry Connick Jr. has set an unmatchable benchmark. Harry’s best selling album’s name is When My Heart Finds Christmas and his highest charting album’s name is Only You. This star has won two Emmy Awards and three Grammy Awards. He has also been a voice over artist for cinematic projects.
- Harry started learning keyboards when he was around 3 years old and he started playing on public platforms at the age of 5. He also did a recording with a local jazz band when he was 10 years old.
- Harry Connick Jr. is a very charitable person and he often helps organizations that work for the betterment of humanity. He has done a lot of work to support the victims of Hurricane Katrina. He has been given several awards in the domain of Public Service.
- In the year 1992, Harry Connick Jr. was arrested for having a 9mm pistol. But later on, he cooperated with police and everything went well.
- He has a dedicated website by the name www.harryconnickjr.com. On this website, he regularly provides updates about his musical tours.
- Harry Connick Jr. is a practicing Catholic and he has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Tulane University.
Harry Connick Jr. Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, and Career