David Harbour - Updated May 2024

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David Harbour

David Harbour is a well-known American actor. David Harbour rose to prominence as Jim Hopper in the Netflix science fiction drama series Stranger Things (2016–present), for which he won a Critics’ Choice Television Award in 2018.

Early Life and Childhood

David Harbour was born on April 10, 1975, in White Plains, New York, United States, and his age is 48 years old as of the year 2023. His real birth name is David Kenneth Harbour.

Similarly, he is the son of Kenneth and Nancy (née Riley) Harbour. David’s parents both work in real estate, his mother in residential, and his father in real estate commercial.

He is an American by nationality and belongs to the Christian religion, and his zodiac sign is Aries which belongs to the element of fire, according to astrologers.


Talking about David Harbour’s formal education, David Harbour attended Byram Hills High School in Armonk, New York, alongside actors Sean Maher and Eyal Podell.

Additionally, Harbour graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, in 1997. Harbour studied drama and Italian at Dartmouth and was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.

Career and Professional Life

David Harbour made his Broadway debut in 1999, in the revival of The Rainmaker, and also made his television debut as a waiter in an episode of Law & Order. In 2002, he appeared as a child murderer in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Harbour played MI6 Agent Roger Anderson regularly in the ABC series Pan Am.

Harbour is also known for his roles in Quantum of Solace as CIA Agent Gregg Beam, Revolutionary Road as Shep Campbell, and State of Play as Russell Crowe’s source. He was also lauded for his performance as spree killer Paul Devils in a 2009 episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

Other films in which Harbour has appeared include Brokeback Mountain, The Green Hornet, End of Watch, and Between Us. In 2013, he appeared as a minor character in the television series Elementary as a head doctor. From 2012 to 2014, he also appeared as Elliot Hirsch in The Newsroom.

Harbour appeared as Dr Reed Akley in the first season of the historical drama series Manhattan in 2014. Similarly, Harbour was cast as Chief Jim Hopper in Netflix’s science fiction horror series Stranger Things in 2015.  Harbour and the rest of the cast were nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance in a Drama Series (2017).

Similarly, Harbour played the title character in the Hellboy reboot film (2019). He was most recently seen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film Black Widow (2021) as Alexei Shostakov/Red Guardian, and he will reprise the role in the upcoming film Thunderbolts (2024).

David Harbour

Caption: David Harbour in the movie poster. Source: Entertainment Weekly

Brand Endorsements

Harbour has not endorsed any brand till now. Also, David has not promoted anything till now and has not been seen in any collaborations with brands. In the coming days, we may see David being associated with some brands and supporting their products. No information is available regarding the other brands David has cooperated with or not.

Awards and Nomination

Harbour received a Critics’ Choice Television Award in 2018, two Emmy Award nominations, and a Golden Globe Award nomination for his role as Jim Hopper in the Netflix science fiction drama series Stranger Things.

Moreover, he received a Tony Award nomination in 2005 for his performance in a production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Harbour has received nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2017 and 2018)

David Harbour – Net Worth 2024

Harbour has an estimated net worth of approximately around $6 million. Most of David’s income sources are from his acting career. Additionally, David has worked very hard since his childhood to achieve this fame. David is active in his career and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.

Relationship Status

Harbour has been in a relationship with singer Lily Allen since 2019. They first appeared as a couple on the red carpet at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

The couple got married on September 7, 2020, in Las Vegas, a day after obtaining their marriage license, in a ceremony officiated by an Elvis impersonator. Moreover, the couple does not have children.

David Harbour had a past relationship with Alison Sudol.

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Caption: David with his wife. Source: GQ Italia


David hasn’t been associated with any sort of rumours or controversies that would hamper his career. Also, David avoids the media and avoids engaging in contentious behaviour or situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

David stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 79 kilograms. But David’s exact body measurements are not available.

Similarly, David has beautiful brown eyes and hair but his dress size and shoe size are not available.

David hasn’t inked tattoos on any parts of his body now as of 2022. David simply doesn’t see the necessity for so much ink.

David Harbour

Caption: David posing for the photo. Source: Fandom

David Harbour – Social Media

David is very popular on social media and his fans love him for the positive influence he has on them. Similarly, David is very active on Instagram, where he likes to post snaps of her latest photoshoots.

David has 9.8m followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @dkharbour. His Twitter handle is @DavidKHarbour followed by 1.1m followers. His Facebook account is David and has 7199 followers.