Noah Schnapp is an American actor who is best known for his role on the hit Netflix television show, Stranger Things. The series was an unexpected hit and has turned several of its stars into bonafide celebrities. Noah also provided the voice for the iconic character – Charlie Brown in 2015’s The Peanuts Movie.
Noah did what very few actors have managed to do – make their feature film debut in a critically acclaimed film. He appeared in Steven Spielberg’s 2015 historical cold war drama, Bridge Of Spies. He also voiced a character in 2016’s The Angry Birds Movie, which also starred Jason Sudeikis, Kate McKinnon, Josh Gad, Keegan-Michael Key, Sean Penn, Peter Dinklage, Maya Rudolph and Bill Hader.
While the actor certainly has a long way ahead of him, he is clearly off to a good start. here’s everything you would want to about Noah Schnapp, the child actor.
Who Is Noah Schnapp, How Old Is He?
Noah Schnapp was born on the 3rd of October, 2004 to Mitchell and Karen Schnapp in Scarsdale, New York. It is easy to guess his age from his birthdate, it is also easy to decode that he is a Libra. Libras are known to be kind, gentle and happy beings and we have to say, from everything we know of the actor so far, he fits the bill perfectly.
His mother, Karen, is of Moroccan Jewish heritage while his father, Mitchell, is of Russian Jewish descent. Noah also has a twin sister, Chloe Schnapp, who is only four minutes younger than he is.
The young star first started acting when he was only six years old; however, his talent impressed his acting coach to the point that the coach recommended that Noah should pursue acting professionally. Considering Noah’s success, it was definitely the right call.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Noah Schnapp is currently 1.47m (4 ft 10 in) tall and weighs 40 kg (88 lbs) but considering he is a growing child – this will all definitely increase over time. His other body measurements such as chest, biceps and waist are currently undisclosed, or probably not even measured yet as that is only relevant for older actors.
As for the actor’s workout routine and diet plan, there is none – simply because he is still a child and there’s no need for him to diet and exercise. All he needs to do right now is to focus on having fun, eating whatever he wants and making the most of his childhood.
Noah Schnapp: Net Worth
Noah Schnapp currently has a net worth of $1 Million. It’s pretty impressive when you consider his age. Much of that amount comes from his role on Stranger Things. He is currently one of the highest earning child stars in the world.
When he joined the cast, he was earning $20,000 per episode for the first and second season. But from the third season, thanks to the extreme popularity of the show, he began earning $250,000 per episode. Not bad for the kid, not bad at all.
Other Interesting Facts About Noah Schnapp
1. On the first season of Stranger Things, Noah wore hair extensions because his hair was too short for the 80s hairstyle of his character, Will Byers.
2. He is close friends with his Stranger Things cast members but he is particularly close to Millie Bobbie Brown, who plays Eleven in the show.
3. Noah Schnapp is very active on social media. The actor uses Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. He currently has over 6.5 million followers on Instagram.
4. Being born on the 3rd of October, he shares the same birthday with many other stars including Alicia Vikander, Gwen Stefani, A$Ap Rocky, Tessa Thompson, Lena Headey, Tommy Lee, Clive Owen, Ashlee Simpson, Shannyn Sossamon and Jessica Parker Kennedy.
5. Because of the popularity of Stranger Things, many of the actors on the set are required to keep aspects of the show secret. Noah Schnapp feels the pressure of keeping the show’s secret more than the others as he is particularly not good at keeping secrets.
Being a younger actor in Hollywood can be immensely stressful for anyone but by all accounts, it seems Noah Schnapp is handling his newfound fame really well. The young actor has close friends and family to keep him grounded.