Noah Schnapp is an actor popular for playing Will Byers in Stranger Things, a well-known Netflix science fiction horror series. His film roles include Roger Donovan in the historical drama Bridge of Spies and the animated The Peanuts Movie as the voice of Charlie Brown.
‘Stranger Things’ actor Noah Schnapp comes out as gay
One of the “Stranger Things” series stars, Noah Schnapp (18), has revealed that he shares few similarities with his on-screen character Will Byers. The actor recently shared a TikTok video on Thursday in which he identifies as gay.
The text on the screen in the video says that he finally told his friends and family that he is gay; Noah also added that he was too scared for almost 18 years, but everyone said that they already knew it.
Noah’s “Stranger Things” character, Will, is a central figure in the popular Netflix series, and in the most recent 4th season, he professes his love for his friend Mike (Finn Wolfhard).
Last July, Noah said in the media that “it’s 100% clear that character Will is gay,” and his character has struggled with his feelings throughout the series.
As soon as Noah posted the TikTok videos, many messages of love and support were received.
Noah, like his costars on “Stranger Things,” debuted in 2016, and he has grown up on camera as there was a large gap between the airing of 2019’s 3rd and last year’s 4th season due to the pandemic. “Stranger Things” will end with its 5th season, which is set to be 8 episodes.
Noah Schnapp Early Life:
Noah was born on 3rd October 2002, in New York City, and was raised in Scarsdale, New York. He had his Bar Mitzvah in Israel. His father belongs of Russian Jewish descent, whereas his mother is of Moroccan Jewish ancestry. Noah holds both U.S. and Canadian citizenship.
Noah started his interest in acting after watching the Broadway production of Annie; he was around five years old then. Further, he started performing acting roles in school and community plays. By 8, Noah’s acting teacher suggested he pursue a professional career in acting, so his parents enrolled him in an acting program with coach Alyson Isbrandtsen at Westchester’s Star Kidz. Alyson shortly referred Noah to MKS&D Talent Management for career opportunities.
Noah Schnapp Family Background:
Noah was born to Mitchell and Karine Schnapp (née Perez). He has a twin elder sister named Chloe Schnapp.
Noah Schnapp Education:
Noah completed his school studies at Scarsdale High School. Currently, he attends the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He will complete his graduation, majoring in entrepreneurship and innovation, in 2026.
Noah Schnapp Physical stats:
Noah stands 5 ft 8 in tall and weighs around 62 kg. He has a slim body build with a charming personality. Further, Noah’s hazel, light-colored eyes enhance his attractive facial features.
Noah Schnapp Birth Signs:
According to Noah’s birthdate, he falls under the Libra zodiac sign. Currently, he is 18 years old. Noah’s birth flower is Marigold, and his birth element is Air.
Noah Schnapp Net Worth:
Noah’s estimated net worth should be around $4 million. He earns around $250 thousand per episode. His primary source of income is acting and from his business.
Noah Schnapp Relationship Status:
Noah is currently single, and there are no past relationship records. However, recently he publicly came out as gay; Noah announced it through a TikTok vedio from his account.
Noah Schnapp Career:
In 2015, Noah’s made his acting debut in the Academy Award-winning film Bridge of Spies, directed by Steven Spielberg. He was featured as Roger, the son of the character James B. Donovan. Concurrently, in the animated movie The Peanuts Movie, Noah voiced the lead character, Charlie Brown. He also gave his voice to the character for the video game The Peanuts Movie: Snoopy’s Grand Adventure.
Noah’s breakthrough came in July 2016, when he was cast as Will Byers in the well-known Netflix science fiction television series Stranger Things. He was promoted for the series’s second season, which premiered on 27th October 2017. Further, Noah starred in independent films like Abe in 2019 and Waiting for Anya in 2020. In addition, that same year, he appeared in the Halloween comedy film Hubie Halloween. In April 2022, Noah joined the cast of The Tutor.
In 2019, Noah launched a YouTube channel under his name and primarily created vlogs and lifestyle videos. The channel currently has around 4.90 million subscribers and has gained millions of views.
In November 2021, Noah launched a sustainability-focused snacking company named To Be Honest (TBH). In November 2022, on the Republic platform, he announced a crowdfunding campaign for this venture to raise a maximum amount ($1.235 million) at a $15 million valuation cap.
Noah Schnapp Social Appearance:
Noah has an active profile on Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and YouTube; he has more than 32.1M, 27.2M, and 1.1M followers on TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter, respectively, and around 4.90M subscribers on YouTube. Noah has a vast and beautiful collection of posts and videos on all these profiles.