Harry Connick Jr BioGraphy

The full name of him is Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr. Apart from being an American singer, he is also a pianist, composer, actor and television host. Did You Know This singer has sold over 28 million albums worldwide. This singer has been ranked among the top 60 best-selling male artists in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America. Which has sixteen  million in certified sales.

Harry Connick Jr BioGraphy

Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr opened his little eyes on this earth for the first time on September 11, 1967. Joseph’s birthplace is New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. At present his age is 54 years. Connick has American nationality. His birth sign is Virgo. His father’s name is Harry Connick Sr. And his mother’s name is Anita Livingston. He was raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. His mother was a lawyer and judge by profession.

His father was the District Attorney of Orleans Parish from 1973 to 2003. Anita and Harry also owned a record store. Harry is of Irish, English, Northern Irish, and German ancestry Roman Catholic. Anita was Jewish. Joseph’s maternal grandparents came from Minsk and Vienna. His mother had died of ovarian cancer. He has an elder sister named Suzanna Connick. He and his sister were raised in the Lakeview neighborhood of New Orleans. He started learning keyboard when he was just three years old.

He started playing publicly when he was five years old. When he was ten years old, he started recording with a local jazz band. At the age of nine, the singer performed Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 Opus 37 with the New Orleans Symphony Orchestra. After that the boy played a duet with Eubie Blake at the Royal Orleans Esplanade Lounge in New Orleans. The name of that song was I’m Just Wild About Harry.The singer recorded for a Japanese documentary called Jazz Around the World.This singer’s musical talents were developed under the tutelage of Alice Marsalis Jr. and James Booker in addition to the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

Education Qualification

Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr took admission in Jesuit High School to do his schooling. After that he took audition at the Isidore Newman School. He then took admission in Lakeview School, and the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, all in New Orleans. This singer was an unsuccessful attempt to study academically. She then performed vocals at the classical and jazz piano programs at Loyola University.

After that he moved to 92nd Street YMHA in New York City. After coming here, he took admission in Connick Hunter College and Manhattan School of Music from where he studied music. New York City He met Columbia Records executive Dr. George Butler. George persuaded Joseph to sign with Colombia.

Personal Life

Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr married Jill Goodacre on April 16, 1994. His wife was a former Victoria’s Secret model. His wife was originally from Texas, residing in St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans. His wife is the daughter of sculptor Glenna Goodacre. His wife’s father is originally from Lubbock, and is now Santa Fe, New Mexico. Joseph has three daughters. Jill Goodacre gave birth to Joseph’s first daughter on April 17, 1996. They have named their first daughter Georgia Tatum. Goodacre gave birth to Joseph’s second daughter on September 12, 1997. They named their second daughter Sarah Kate. Jill Goodacre gave birth to Joseph’s third daughter on June 26, 2002. They have named their third daughter Charlotte.

Real Name Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr.
Know For
Age 54 year old
Date Of Birth 11 September 1967 
Nationality American
Religion Roman Catholic
Gender Male
Birth Place  New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Rapper
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Active Year 1977–present
  • Vocals
  • Piano
  • Traditional pop
  • Easy listening
  • Big band
  • Jazz-funk
  • Jazz
  • Show tunes
  • Swing
  • Blue-eyed soul
  • Adco Productions
  • Columbia Records
  • Verve
  • Marsalis Music
Father Name Harry Connick Sr
Mother Name Late. Anita Livingston
Sister Name Suzanna Connick
Brother Name
Children  Name
  • Georgia Tatum Connick
  • Charlotte Connick
  • Sarah Kate Connick
Wife Name Jill Goodacre (m. 1994)
School Name
  • Jesuit High School
  • Isidore Newman School
  • Lakeview School
  • New Orleans Center for Creative Arts
College Name
  • Hunter College
  • Manhattan School of Music
Qualification Graduate
Physical Status
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Height 6′ 1″ (1.85 m)
Weight 78 kg / 172 lbs
Body Type Fit
Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Black
Biceps Size Approx 18 inches
Waist size Approx 36 inches
Bust size Approx 36 inches
Body Color Black
Relationship Status
Married Status Married
Is he gay No
Ex-Girl Friend Name
Wife Name Jill Goodacre (m. 1994)
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Interesting facts

  • The song from the album Blue Light Red Light, released in 1991, is about “Jill”.
  • He is Roman Catholic.
  • He lives in New Canaan, Connecticut and New Orleans, Louisiana with his wife and three daughters.
  • He wrote Kate’s first song in 2011 named Jessica “A Lot Like Me”.
  • The singer is a supporter of the hometown NFL franchise New Orleans Saints.
  • He was arrested by the Port Authority Police in December 1992.

Net Worth

The net worth Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr is around $55 Million.

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