- At age 5, played the piano at his father's inauguration as New Orleans district attorney.
- Trained under jazz great Ellis Marsalis, father of Branford and Wynton.
- Broke through when he recorded the soundtrack for the hit 1989 film When Harry Met Sally...
- Wrote the music and lyrics for the New Orleans-set musical Thou Shalt Not, which ran on Broadway in 2001.
- Became Honorary Chair of Habitat for Humanity's "Operation Home Delivery," benefiting Gulf Coast victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005.
- Helped launch Musicians' Village, a neighborhood that provides housing and a music center for New Orleans musicians who lost their homes to Hurricane Katrina.
- Made his Broadway debut as a performer in the 2006 revival of The Pajama Game.
- A practicing Catholic, he performed at a pre-Mass concert at Yankee Stadium during Pope Benedict XVI's 2008 visit to the U.S.
- Received an honorary doctorate from Tulane University, his parents' alma mater, in 2009.
- Performed a 15-day sold-out run of Harry Connick, Jr. In Concert on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theater in the summer of 2010.
- 2006, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee
- 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Music Direction: Winner
- 1991, Emmy — Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program: Nominee
- 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Music Direction: Winner
- 1990, Grammy — Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male: Winner
- 1989, Grammy — Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male: Winner
- 2001, Grammy — Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Winner
- 2002, Tony — Original Musical Score: Nominee
- Suzanna Jamison — Sister
- Georgia Tatom Connick — Daughter
- Harry Connick Sr. — Father
- Jill Goodacre — Wife
- Anita Connick — Mother
- Kate Connick — Daughter
- Charlotte Connick — Daughter
- Attended City University of New York, Hunter College, New York, NY; attended Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY; attended New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, LA
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- Birth Name: Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr.
- Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
- Profession: Singer, Musician, Actor, Composer
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