Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka are one of Hollywood’s most enduring couples.
Harris, who stars in Netflix‘s Uncoupledhas been coupled with Burtka for 18 years and counting, and it’s no wonder—they’re so sweet together!
“My favorite thing about David is probably his smile,” Harris previously told Parade. “Yes, he can cook. And yes, he can throw a party. And yes, he’s an amazing dad. And yes, he can dance. And yes, he can sing better than most. But look at those pearly whites.”
Get to know the man behind the grin that won Barney Stinson’s heart!
Is Neil Patrick Harris still with his husband?
Harris and Burtka are still together and still adorable!
“David and I started dating, and we never stopped, so, in an interesting way, it’s all I’ve known,” Harris told Entertainment Tonight. “I didn’t come out till later. I didn’t really date a bunch of random people. I wasn’t around during the times of grinder, swipe left, swipe right, so, I fell head over heels for this dude, And he was into me, and we started living together really quickly, and now we have 11-year-old kids, and we’re still going strong.”
Is Neil Patrick Harris the biological father of his twins?
Harris is the biological father of one of his fraternal twins, while Burtka is the biological father of the other. The children were born via a surrogate with implanted embryos, one with Harris’ sperm and one with Burtka’s.
Burtka joked that he thinks daughter Harper Grace may be his biological child, saying on The Wendy Williams Show (via PEOPLE), “She’s like, ‘Hey everybody, I’m here!’ He thinks son Gideon may be biologically Harris’ because he’s “more heady and intellectual.”
What does David Burtka do for a living?
Burtka is a chef and an occasional actor. He is also the author of the cookbook Life Is a Party: Deliciously Doable Recipes to Make Every Day a Celebration.
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Who is Neil Patrick’s husband?
Harris is married to chef, author and personality David Burtka.
What nationality is David Burtka?
Burtka is American. His family is of Polish descent.
How did Neil meet David?
Harris and Burtka met when they each worked on Broadway in different productions. Burtka was in Gypsy while Harris was starring in Cabaret in 2003. At the time, Burtka was in a relationship with someone else.
“I didn’t want to be that guy who was creating some sort of romantic interference,” Harris told Out magazine in 2012. “So I was always around when he was around, hoping the stars would align. When we all hung out for the first time—I was invited by [mutual friend] Kate to an American Idol viewing party—I just stammered around him. I couldn’t take my eyes off him.”
A week after Burtka and his then-partner broke up, he and Harris went on a date to see the 2004 Angelina Jolie thriller Taking Livesand they’ve been together ever since.
Did Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka meet on HIMYM?
Harris and Burtka didn’t meet on the set of How I Met Your Mother. In fact, they’d already been together for about two years when Burtka guest-starred on the show in 2006, but at the time, Harris had not come out publicly. It wasn’t until rumors surfaced that Burtka and Harris were dating that Harris came out as gay and acknowledged their relationship publicly.
When did David Burtka get married?
Harris and Burtka tied the knot on Sept. 6, 2014. Their wedding came a whopping seven years after they first got engaged, but that delay was largely due to the slow legalization of same-sex marriage in the United States.
How old is David Burtka?
At the time of this writing, Burtka is 47 years old. His birthday is May 29, 1975.
How tall is David Burtka?
Burtka is 5’10”. His height, among other things (obviously!) makes him a great match for Harris, who clocks in at an even 6’0″.