Celebrity Parents Harry Connick Jr. Says He and Wife Jill Goodacre Never Embarrassed Their Daughters Harry Connick Jr. is a father to three daughters — but not once have they asked to be dropped off the next block over, he tells PEOPLE By Jen Juneau Jen Juneau Twitter Jen Juneau is a digital news writer for PEOPLE. A '90s teen and horror film connoisseur, she started at the brand in 2016, after a decade of working as a technical writer and then moonlighting as a journalist beginning in 2013. Originally from New Orleans, Jen grew up both in NOLA and Florida and eventually attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando (still her home base!), where she earned a bachelor's in English/technical communication, with a minor in magazine journalism. People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 23, 2018 11:10 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Harry Connick Jr. may be a dad to three girls who are almost all grown up now, but he never went through the “embarrassing parent” phase. The musician and Harry host dished to PEOPLE’s Celeb Parents Get Real recently about raising his three daughters — Charlotte, 15, Kate, 20, and Georgia, 21 — with wife Jill Goodacre. “You constantly hear stories about kids who get embarrassed by their parents or daughters who get embarrassed by their dads … and I’m not saying this to be cool, but we never really got into that,” says Connick, 50. Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the PEOPLE Babies newsletter. FROM PEOPLETV: How Today‘s Savannah Guthrie Copes With a Toddler, a Newborn AND 3 a.m. Wake-Up Calls! For more coverage, follow our babies magazine on Flipboard. RELATED GALLERY: What’s Sexier Than Hot Hollywood Guys? Hot Hollywood Guys Who Are Dads! “It was never really that, ‘Can you drop me off a block away from school because I don’t want to be seen with you?’ ” explains the New Orleans born-and-raised star. “It was never like that with us. We never had that, and I don’t know why, but we’ve always had a unique relationship and it’s been pretty great,” adds Connick.