Harry Connick, Jr Net Worth 2019, Bio, Wiki, Height, Weight, Awards and Instagram
Harry Connick, Jr Net Worth 2019 – Harry Connick, Jr. is a famous American singer, musician, and actor. He has sold over 28 million albums worldwide. He is best known as a Jazz singer. He is also widely recognized as the host of Harry.
He was born Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr on September 11, 1967, in New Orleans Louisiana to his parents; Anita Frances, his mother and Joseph Connick, his father.
Harry lost his mother to ovarian cancer in 1981. He is of mixed ethnicity; his father is of English and German ancestry and his mother was Jewish.
Harry started at a very young age of three to exhibit an inclination towards music. At that age, he was already learning the keyboard and started playing in public at the age of 5. When he was 9, he performed with the New Orleans Symphony Orchestra and was also performing at events.
He is an alumnus of Jesuit High School. He also attended Isidore Newman School and Lakeview School. Harry also studied at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts where his passion for music was further motivated by Ellis Marsalis and James Booker.
He then proceeded to Hunter college and also enrolled at he Manhattan School of Music and continued to harness his talent.
Harry Connick Jr soon got signed to Columbia Records and released an instrumental album, Harry Connick Junior. Another one tilted 20 followed.
While the first consisted of instrumentals, the following album featured Connick’s vocals. His next project was providing the soundtrack for the movie When Harry Met Sally (1989), directed by Rob Reiner.
Harry’s tracks for the romantic comedy included; It Had to Be You, Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off, and Don’t Get Around Much Anymore, tracks which exceeded expectations and won the singer his first Grammy Award.
The Grammy award for Best Jazz Male Vocal Performance among other recognition shot Connick to high prominence. The talented singer was not going to remain behind the scenes; Connick appeared on the screen for the first time in the movie Memphis Belle in 1990.
This was followed by the release of his third album Blue Light, Red Light which went platinum like his previous. In 1993 Connick released another multi-platinum album When My Heart Finds Christmas.
The album was a huge commercial success and became one of the bestselling Christmas albums in the United States. The following year, he provided the soundtrack Whisper Your Name for the movie, The Mask.
Height and Weight
Height: 185 cm | 6 feet, 1 Inches
Weight: 78 kg | 172 lbs
He has won three Grammy Awards and two Emmy Awards till now. He has appeared in several big screen movies and TV films including Basic, Living Proof and New in Town. He has hosted the show Harry since September 2016.
His Instagram account holds more than 550k followers.
Harry Connick, Jr. is an American singer, pianist, composer, conductor, actor, and “American Idol” judge who has a net worth of $45 million dollars.