Harry Connick Jr. Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Career, and Net Worth 

Harry Connick Jr.

Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr. is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, reality show judge, and talk show host. His popularity and success as a musician may be measured by his record-breaking album sales, several Grammy nominations, and the fact that he is possibly the only US jazz artist with the most amount of no. 1 albums to his credit.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

In New Orleans, Louisiana, Harry Connick Jr. was born into an affluent family to a ‘Supreme Court Justice’s mother Anita Frances and a ‘District Attorney’s father Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Sr. He began displaying extraordinary musical talent at an early age, playing the keyboard at the age of three, recording with a local jazz band at the age of ten, and even performing a Beethoven symphony when he was only nine.

In New Orleans, Harry Connick Jr. attended schools such as Jesuit High School, Isidore Newman School, and Lakeview School. Furthermore, he was able to refine his talent at the New Orleans Centre for Creative Arts under the tutelage of jazz greats such as Ellis Marsalis Jr. and James Booker.

He also enrolled at Hunter College and Manhattan School of Music to study music academically, where he was spotted and signed by Columbia Records. His first instrumental record, ‘Harry Connick Jr.,’ was issued on this label. Suzanna Connick Jr. is Harry Connick Jr.’s sister.

Harry Connick Jr.’s Age, Height, and Body Dimensions

Harry Connick Jr. was born on September 11, 1967, and will be 54 years old on June 5, 2022. His height is 1.85 meters and his weight is 78 kilograms.

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Harry Connick Jr. posing for a photograph(source Instagram)

Harry Connick Jr.’s Girlfriend, Marriage & Relationship

He has been married to Jill Goodacre, a well-known American model, since 1994. Georgia Tatum, Sara Kate, and Charlotte are the couple’s three beautiful daughters.

Harry Connick Jr.’s Profession & Career

Harry Connick Jr. is one of the most recognized and well-liked performers in the history of American jazz. Impressed by Harry’s natural talent, broad understanding of music, and remarkable work, acclaimed filmmaker Rob Reiner offered him his big break as a music composer by hiring him for the soundtrack of his hit film ‘When Harry Met Sally.’

Because the songs were so highly received, the album rapidly went double platinum in the United States and earned Harry his first Grammy Award for Best Jazz Male Vocal Performance. He went on to release several further double and multi-platinum albums, including ‘We Are in Love,’ for which he won another Grammy, ‘Blue Light, Red Light,’ ’25,’ and ‘When My Heart Finds Christmas.’

With the release of ‘She,’ in 1994, he began experimenting with funk music, adding to his already lengthy list of platinum albums. He won another Grammy Award in 2001 for his album ‘Songs I Heard.’ Furthermore, many of his CDs, including ‘Harry for the Holidays’ and ‘Only You,’ were certified gold. For the broadcast version of his Only You Concert, he won an Emmy for Outstanding Music Direction. His most recent CD, ‘Every Man Should Know,’ was released in 2013.

Harry Connick Jr. has had an equally successful cinematic career, having been in blockbusters such as ‘Memphis Belle,’ ‘Copy Cat,’ ‘Independence Day,’ ‘Hope Floats,’ ‘Bug,’ ‘P.S. I Love You,’ ‘New in Town,’ and ‘Dolphin Tale.’

His television career has followed suit, with unexpected appearances on shows such as ‘Will & Grace,’ ‘Living Proof,’ and ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.’ He also joined the judging panel of ‘American Idol’ season 13. Since 2016, he has hosted a daytime chat show named ‘Harry.’

Harry Connick Jr.’s Salary and Net Worth

Harry Connick Junior’s net worth is predicted to be $50 million as of June 2022. His immense riches stem from his successful career as a singer and musician, with 28 million CDs sold. He is also an outstanding actor, voice actor, and Broadway star.

Even after so many years, Harry Connick Jr.’s songs continue to captivate admirers, making him possibly the most successful jazz performer today. With his tremendous talent and an inherent understanding of music, he is sure to reach many more career milestones.

Quick Facts

Celebrated NameHarry Connick Jr.
Real Name/Full NameJoseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr.
Age54 years old
Birth Date11 September 1967
Birth PlaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height1.85 m
Weight78 kg
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/Spouse (Name)Jill Goodacre (m. 1994)
ChildrenYes (Georgia Tatum Connick, Sarah Kate Connick, Charlotte Connick)
ProfessionSinger, Composer, Actor, and Television host
Net Worth in 2022$50 million