Noah Schnapp Biography
Noah Schnapp is an American actor of Russian-Jewish and Moroccan-Jewish descent famous for playing the role of Will Byers in Netflix’s Stranger Things. Further, he has had roles in films such as Bridge of Spies and The Peanuts Movie.
Noah Schnapp Education
Schnapp attends the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania after completing his high school education. There, he is majoring in entrepreneurship and innovation and is set to graduate in 2026 with a Bachelor’s degree.
Noah Schnapp Career
Schnapp is famous for playing the role of Will Byers in Netflix’s Stranger Things. Further, he has had roles in films such as Bridge of Spies and The Peanuts Movie. He began acting at the age of 5 after he watched Annie on Broadway. Schnapp acted in roles in community and school plays.
At the age of 8, his acting coach suggested that he should try acting professionally, His parents then enrolled him in an acting program at Westchester’s Star Kidz with coach Alyson Isbrandtsen who later referred him to MKS&D Talent Management for career chances.
His acting launched with a role in Bridge of Spies where he played Roger, James B. Donovan’s son. Simultaneously, he voiced Charlie Brown, the lead character, in the animation, The Peanuts Movie. Also, he voiced the character in The Peanuts Movie: Snoopy’s Grand Adventure.
He had his breakthrough in 2016 when he acted as Will Byers in Netflix’s Stranger Things. Further, he has roles in Abe and Waiting for Anya. In 2020, he appeared in Hubie Halloween and The Tutor in April 2022.
Schnapp debuted To Be Honest (TBH), a sustainability-concentrated snacking firm, in November 2021. The next year in November, he started promoting the campaign for this venture on the Republic platform hoping to raise a maximum amount of $1.235 million at a $15 million valuation cap.
In 2023, he debuted a delivery-only virtual restaurant brand run by IHOP with a menu of chicken tenders, TenderFix. He works for IN-HOUSE and Ordermark as a strategic advisor. Additionally, he serves as an investor in Pearpop, HighPost Capital, and Constellation Capital.
Noah Schnapp Age
Schnapp was born Noah Cameron Schnapp on October 3, 2004, in New York, United States Of America. He is 18 years old as of 2022. Schnapp celebrates his birthday every October 3rd annually.
Noah Schnapp Height
Schnapp stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 9 inches
Noah Schnapp Family
Schnapp was born to Mitchell and Karine Schnapp (née Perez). He grew up in Scarsdale, New York. His mother is a Jew hailing from Morocco while his father is a Jew hailing from Russia. Further, he had his Bar Mitzvah in Israel. Also, he has a twin sister named Chloe. Mitchell, their father, celebrates his birthday every May 11th annually. We will update this information once more details are publicly available.
Noah Schnapp Boyfriend/Gay/Dating
Schnapp is openly gay. He came out via his TikTok account on January 5, 2023. He said that he was relieved that his family members accepted him after coming out and said that he had much more in common with his character, Will Byers who’s also gay. Even so, he is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.
Noah Schnapp Net Worth
Schnapp has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being an actor.
Noah Schnapp Youtube
In 2019, he debuted a YouTube channel under his own name. Active for a year and a half, he mostly generated vlogs and lifestyle videos. As of August 2023, the account has 4.83M subscribers and over 139M views.
Noah Schnapp Stranger Things
Since 2016, Schnapp has played the role of Will Byers in Netflix’s Stranger Things. This served as his breakthrough film. During the show’s 2nd season, he earned a promotion to the series’ main cast. The younger brother of Jonathan Byers and son of Joyce Byers, Will is a kind, shy, and timid boy.
The best friend of Mike Wheeler, Dustin Henderson, and Lucas Sinclair, he goes after cycling home at night following a night of playing Dungeons & Dragons on November 6, 1983, with his three best friends. He disappears and he’s pronounced dead. However, he’s alive and in an alternate dimension where he tries to communicate with his mother as his friends try to locate him.
For his performance, he received Screen Actors Guild Awards() in 2017, MTV Movie & TV Awards(Best Frightened Performance) in 2018, Teen Choice Awards(Choice Summer TV Actor) in 2019, People’s Choice Awards(Male TV Star of 2022) in 2022, Queerty Awards(Closet Door Bustdown) in 2023.
Further, he received nominations for Screen Actors Guild Awards in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2018 and 2020. In 2017, he received a nomination for the Young Artist Award (Best Performance in a Digital TV Series or Film – Young Actor). In the series, he stars alongside actors and actresses;
Noah Schnapp Nationality and Ethnicity
Schnapp has citizenship in Canada and America. He is a Jew with Russian and Morrocan roots.
Noah Schnapp Doja Cat
Doja Cat had beef with Scnapp because he had posted a private conversation where she asked him to link her with Stranger Things breakout star, Joseph Quinn. A screenshot of the conversation went viral after it was shared by Schnapp in a deleted TikTok.
Doja vented on TikTok and said that what he did was “degrading,” “exploitative,” and “super embarrassing.”Some people took her side while others took his side. A while later, Schnapp said that he had apologized, still follows Doja, and loves her music. Also, she said that she had apologized for how she reacted.
Noah Schnapp Movies and TV Shows
During his career, Schnapp has starred in a number of films and TV shows such as
- Bridge of Spies
- The Circle
- The Legend of Hallowaiian
- Hubie Halloween
- Waiting for Anya
- The Tutor
- Lip Sync Battle