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Harry Connick, Jr.net worth: Harry Connick, Jr. is an American singer, musician, pianist, composer, conductor, actor, and "American Idol" judge who has an estimated net worth of $35 million dollars. Till the date, he has sold over 28 million albums worldwide. On addition, he has been ranked among the top 60 best-selling male artists in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America, with 16 million in certified sales. He has had seven top 20 US albums, and ten number-one US jazz albums, earning more number-one albums than any other artist in US jazz chart history. Connick's best-selling album in the United States is his 1993 Christmas album When My Heart Finds Christmas, which is also one of the best selling Christmas albums in the United States. His highest-charting album is his 2004 release Only You, which reached No. 5 in the U.S. and No. 6 in Britain. He has won three Grammy Awards and two Emmy Awards. He played Grace's husband, Dr. Leo Markus, on the TV sitcom Will & Grace from 2002 to 2006.
Harry Connick, Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1967 and his musical ability was soon evident. Young Harry learned how to play the piano when he was three years old. When Harry Connick was nine years old, he performed the Piano Concerto No. 3 Opus 37 of Beethoven with the New Orleans Symphony Orchestra. Connick moved to New York and soon landed a recording contract. His first mainstream success came in 1989 when director Rob Reiner hired him to do the soundtrack for the film "When Harry Met Sally". The soundtrack contained songs such as "It Had to Be You", "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off", and "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", and garnered Harry Connick, Jr. his first Grammy for Best Jazz Male Vocal Performance. Harry Connick Jr. has won three Grammy awards and two Emmy Awards. Connick got his start in acting in the film "Memphis Belle" and went on to roles in "Copycat", "Hope Floats", "Independence Day", "P.S. I Love You", and "New in Town". Harry Connick Jr. also appeared on the TV sitcom "Will and Grace" in a recurring role. Harry Connick, Jr. married model Jill Goodacre in 1994. The couple has three daughters.