Harry Connick Jr. Net Worth
Harry Connick Jr is a popular American composer, singer, actor and television host. Worldwide, he has sold 28 million albums.
Who is Harry Connick Jr?
Harry Connick Jr was born on 11th September 1967 to Anita Frances and Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Sr. He has a sister. His parents owned a recording studio and Harry Connick Jr started showing interest in music right from the age of 3. He started giving public performances from the age 5 and he had recorded his first jazz album at the age of 10. He honed his musical skills at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. While he was struggling to study music academically, he was spotted by a Columbia Records employee.
Harry Connick Jr. Net Worth
The net worth of Harry Connick Jr is estimated to be $35 million. He continues to be successful and his net worth will keep increasing.
Harry Connick Jr. Life History
After releasing instrumental music and vocals through Columbia Records, Harry Connick Jr go this big break after his soundtrack in the movie When Harry Met Sally in1989. His first Grammy award came to him naturally.
Harry Connick Jr ventured into acting in 1990 through Memphis Belle. He also released two albums. His album We Are in Love brought him his second Grammy award. His soundtrack in Godfather III brought him academy award nomination. He then acted in Little Man Tate in 1991. He released several multi-platinum albums which brought fame to the musician.
Harry Connick Jr who was well known for his jazz music love ventured out into the funk. He released funk albums which were not well received by his fans. His performance in China became famous as Shanghai Gumbo special. His movie Copycat in 1995 brought more fame to him.
In the late 1990s, he continued to release jazz albums and also acted in various movies. In 1998, he won his first leading role in Hope Floats. He focused on music as well, touring all around the world. His Broadway musical was fairly popular among the audience. He balanced acting and making music throughout the 1990s and 2000s.
His famous movies in the 2000s are Bug, The Pajama Game, P.S. I Love You and New In Town. He participated in American Idol Season 9 and Season 12 as a mentor to the top 5 finalists. In season 13, he joined the judging panel.
Harry Connick Jr. Known For
With 16 million in certified sales, Harry Connick Jr is one of the top 60 best selling male artists in the USA. He has 10 number one jazz albums and he has created history in the US Jazz charts. He has three Grammy awards and two Emmy awards in his name. In 2002, he obtained US Patent for ‘a system and method for coordinating music display among players in the orchestra’.
Harry Connick Jr Political/ Business Affiliations
Harry Connick Jr is the honorary chair of Habitat for Humanity’s Operation Home Delivery. He received Jefferson Award for Public Service for his assistance to victims of the hurricane.
Harry Connick Jr. Bio Info
Born: 11 September 1967 (age 50 years), New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 1.85 m
Spouse: Jill Goodacre (m. 1994)
Genres: Traditional pop; easy listening; big band; jazz-funk; jazz; show tunes; swing; blue-eyed soul
Children: Charlotte Connick, Sarah Kate Connick, Georgia Tatum Connick
Harry Connick Jr. Quotes
- Marriage has made me a lot happier and I’m deeply in love with my wife, and I thank God for her every day. – Harry Connick, Jr.
- I do the things I like to do. It’s sort of a bigger version of having more than one hobby. – Harry Connick, Jr.
- I was raised in the environment where it really wasn’t about sittin’ around dreaming all the time, it was about practicing and workin’ really hard and if a dream ever came to you, you’d be prepared for that opportunity. – Harry Connick, Jr.
- Everything I do is part of my passion. I do the things I like to do. It’s sort of a bigger version of having more than one hobby. I love to play piano, sing, and act. I love to do all those things. – Harry Connick, Jr.
Harry Connick Jr Videos on YouTube
Harry had to take a break from taking a break to tell us five facts about him in 20 seconds. Here we go!
As the Season XIV Auditions head to New Orleans, the birthplace of Jazz and home town of Idol’s own Harry Connick, Jr. In this exclusive extended cut, Harry gives us a small taste of what makes the Crescent City such a hotbed of musical talent.