- Harry Connick Jr. is an award-winning musical artist, actor, pianist, and composer. As a musician, he has sold more than 28 millions albums worldwide and won two Emmy Awards and three Grammy Awards.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Wife, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Harry Connick Jr. is an award-winning musical artist, actor, pianist, and composer. As a musician, he has sold more than 28 millions albums worldwide and won two Emmy Awards and three Grammy Awards.
Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, the 53-year-old Harry Connick Jr. was born on 11 September 1967. His birth name is Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr., and his birth sign is Virgo. He is American by nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity of Ashkenazi, Jewish, Irish, English, and German.
Additionally, Harry attended Jesuit High School, Isidore Newman School, Lakeview School, and later the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. At the age of 18, he enrolled in New York’s Hunter College and later on at the Manhattan School of Music.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Harry’s career as a musician kicked off after he provided a soundtrack for the 1989 romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally. The soundtrack achieved double-platinum status in the U.S. and awarded him his first Grammy Award for Best Jazz Male Vocal Performance.
In 1990, Harry released two albums Lofty’s Roach Souffle, and We Are in Love. The later achieved double-platinum and earned him his second Grammy for Best Jazz Male Vocal. In 1993, his album When My Heart Finds Christmas became the best-selling Christmas album in the United States.
Harry made his acting debut in the 1990 film Memphis Belle, followed by Little Man Tale the next year. He has dabbled his performance in numerous film and TV shows, including Independence Day, South Pacific, Living Proof, Cheers, Will & Grace, and Harry. He even served as a guest judge on the singing competition show Australian Idol and American Idol.
Harry’s song Whisper Your Name for the soundtrack of The Mask, is his most successful single to date. His other hit albums are ‘Blue Light, Red Light,’ Songs I Heard, Only You, and Harry for the Holidays. As of 2020, he has won two Emmy Awards and three Grammy Awards.
As a renowned musician, singer, producer, and actor, Harry has accumulated massive net worth. As of 2020, his net worth is estimated at $55 million.
Married, Wife, and Children
The Grammy-winning artist has been enjoying the bliss of a happy married life for over two decades. He is married to the daughter of sculptor Glenna Goodacre named Jill Goodacre. His wife, Jill, is a former Victoria’s Secret model and actress.
Harry got married to Jill on 16 April 1994 after dating her for a few years. They are now parents to three daughters Georgia Tatum Connick, Sarah Kate Connick, and Charlotte Connick.
It has already been 26 years since the pair exchanged wedding vows. They are still head over heels for each other.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Harry was born to parents Anita Frances and Harry Connick, Sr. His Jewish mother, Anita, was a lawyer and judge, while his Irish-English father served as District Attorney of New Orleans from 1973 to 2003. At the age of 13, he lost his mother to Ovarian cancer.
Harry’s parents, who owned a record store, encouraged his interest in music. He grew up in the Lakeview neighbourhood of New Orleans with his sister named Suzanna Connick.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Harry has a decent height of 6 feet 1 inch. He has a fit, medium-build body that weighs about 85 kg. His brown hair and blue eyes provide the perfect complement to his dashing personality.