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.
1991, Emmy — Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program: Nominee
1989, Grammy — Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male: Winner
2004, Emmy — Outstanding Music Direction: Winner
2002, Tony — Original Musical Score: Nominee
1990, Grammy — Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male: Winner
2001, Grammy — Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Winner
2011, Emmy — Outstanding Music Direction: Winner
2006, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee
Harry Connick Sr. — Father
Jill Goodacre — Wife
Georgia Tatom Connick — Daughter
Charlotte Connick — Daughter
Suzanna Jamison — Sister
Anita Connick — Mother
Kate Connick — Daughter
Attended City University of New York, Hunter College, New York, New York, United States; attended Manhattan School of Music, New York, New York, United States; attended New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Birth Name: Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr.
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States