Everybody faces adversities in life and also forgets them very fast. However, few individuals try saving other people for the hardships they once faced. One of them is the American actor and author, Hill Harper who previously was a cancer patient but soon after the recovery started his food and skin care line to aware other people about the possible causes of the diseases. He is famous for the portrayal of Dr. Sheldon Hawkes in ‘CSI: NY’ and Darnell in ‘The Handler.'
Career and Progression:
Hill Harper embarked his acting career with the recurring role on Fox Series, ‘Married…. with Children’ in 1993. He made his debut in movies with the feature film, ‘Get on the Bus’ and entered into the mainstream with Christopher Scott Cherot's ‘Hav Plenty’ and Lee's ‘He Got Game.' He has appeared in numerous hit movies and TV series which include ‘Concussion,' ‘All Eyez on Me,' ‘Live Shot,' Covert Affairs’ and ‘Homeland.'
Moreover, the actor earned the Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series in NAACP Image Award for three consecutive years for his performance in CSI: NY. He has authored several books such as, ‘Letters to a Young Brother: Manifest Your Destiny’ and ‘The Conversation: How (Black) Men and Women Can Build Loving, Trusting Relationships.' He was named one of the “Sexiest Men Alive” by People magazine in 2004 and again in 2014.
How Much is Hill’s Worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Hill Harper has reportedly garnered a tremendous net worth of $15 million dollars. The author accumulated the amount from his earnings of several movies and television appearances, his high selling books and other projects.
His Battle with Cancer!
The 51 years old actor, Hill Harper was diagnosed with cancer while he was writing the book, ‘The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place’ three years ago. Luckily, the actor got cured with a clean bill of health through regular medication and has been servicing as cancer advocate ever since. Not only that, Hill has opened a natural skincare line after in-depth researching about the effects of skin care products on person’s system.
Father of An Adopted Child, Hill Dating Someone?
Hill Harper isn’t only an excellent actor but also a very wise human being. Let us reveal; the actor brought home his adopted a son named Pierce Hill Harper from a homeless mother in May 2017.
Back in 2015, Hill was encouraged by a friend to consider adoption which he first didn’t think was a good idea. In an interview, he admitted that he wanted to become a father but thought of getting married first and then starting a family with a wife.
However, after finding the child’s mother, his perception towards parenthood became more vivid and profound. He even went to the hospital while Pierce was born and cut his cord. As of now, the star seems very happy and claims to be thankful for getting the opportunity of fatherhood.
Similarly, Hill, who is often rumored as gay, appears to be dating the gorgeous musician, Chloe Flower. Although they haven’t officially confirmed, the couple has been spotted together at various events and red carpets since 2012. The actor and his girlfriend were seen enjoying a quality time together in their beach wear on the waters of St. Barts in December 2013.
His Short Bio:
Francis Eugene Harper, known as Hill Harper was born on May 17, 1966, in Lowa City, US. Talking about his parents, his father, Harry Harper is a psychiatrist and mother, Marilyn Harper is an anesthesiologist. He completed his schooling from Bella Vista School in 1984 and graduated magna cum laude from the prestigious Brown University in 1988.
He became a good friend of Barack Obama when he was acquiring a Master of Public Administration degree from the Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He has earned multiple honorary degrees, including honorary doctorates from both Howard University and Westfield State College. He belongs to Afro- American ethnicity and has an impressive height of 5 feet 9 inches.