Hill Harper Net Worth

Raquel Davies | January 7, 2014


$1.5 Million


    Frank Eugene Hill Harper


    May 17, 1966


    Actor and Author


    5 foot 7 inches and 138lbs

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Hill Harper has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million

Hill Harper is an American actor and author with an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. He is 5’7″ and weighs 138 pounds. Frank Eugene Hill Harper was born on May 17, 1966 in Iowa City, Iowa. He is the son of Harry Harper, a psychiatrist and Marilyn Harper, one of the U.S.’s first black anesthesiologists. Harper graduated magna cum laude from Brown University and received his J.D., cum laude from Harvard Law School. He also obtained a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

While attending Harvard, Harper joined the Boston Black Folks Theater Company, one of the oldest and prestigious black theater troupes in the nation. Although he graduated with high honors, Harper chose to pursue neither of his degrees. He chose to move to Los Angeles and pursue acting.

Hill Harper got his big break in 1993 when he received a 5-episode recurring role on the television show Married…with Children. He then received his first big role in Spike Lee’s film Get on the Bus (1996). The actor rose to mainstream popularity after taking on roles in films like Beloved (1998) and The Skulls (2000). Harper went on to display his depth as an actor when he portrayed a prisoner dying from AIDS in the independent drama The Visit (2000).

Hill Harper most notable role to date is of Dr. Sheldon Hawkes on the series CSI: NY. He has played Dr. Hawkes from 2004 t0 2013. For his work on the series, Harper has won 3 NAACP Image Awards for “Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series” (2008,2009,2010).

Some of the rest of Hill Harper’s film credits include but are not limited to He Got Game (1998), In Too Deep (1999), Constellation (2005), The Breed (2006) For Colored Girls (2010), Mama, I Want to Sing! (2011).

He has also written novels several books:  Letters to a Young Brother: MANifest Your Destiny (2006), Letters to a Young Sister: DeFINE Your Destiny (2008), The Conversation: How Men and Women Can Build Loving, Trusting Relationships (2010), The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place (2011), and Letters to an Incarcerated Brother: Encouragement, Hope, and Healing for Inmates and Their Loved Ones (2013).

Hill Harper has enough net worth to buy:

1. 60,000 Iittala Kastehelmi Footed Bowls ($25 each)

2. 3,000 KitchenAid Artisan Design 5 Quart Tilt Head Stand Mixers ($500 each)

3. 7500 Nambe Twist Spice Racks ( $200 each) ,

Hill Harper has enough net worth to give everyone in Trinidad & Tobago $1. 

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Written by Raquel Davies

Raquel is a staff writer for PlentyofCheddar.com. She received her Bachelor's of Arts in Public Relations from Barry University. Raquel enjoys reading Sci-Fi/ Fantasy novels and watching films of that same genre. Raquel is also enjoys the theater arts and fine dining. She was raised in Maryland but currently resides in Miami. Check her out on !

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