Noah Schnapp Biography

Noah Schnapp is an American actor who became famous portraying Will Byers in the Netflix science fiction series Stranger Things. He also appeared in Steven Spielberg film Bridge of Spies in 2015. This was actually Noah’s breakthrough role on the big screen. He appeared alongside the Oscar winner Tom Hanks. Schnapp also voiced Charlie Brown in The Peanuts Movie.

Noah Schnapp Age

Schnapp was born on October 3, 2004 in New York City, New York, United States, to Canadian-American parents Karine and Mitchell Schnapp. They were both from Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  He has one sibling, a twin sister Chloe Schnapp. Noah is 13 years old at the moment and he is one of the child actors in popular television series Stranger Things. He is only 14 minutes older than his sister Chloe.


Noah and Chloe Schnapp

Noah Schnapp Height and Weight

The young actor is 1.55 m tall (5’1’’) and weighs around 50 kg or 110 lbs.  he has hazel hair and dark brown eyes that already have stolen hearts from thousands of young girls around the world.


Noah Schnapp

How Much is Noah Schnapp Net Worth and Income?

According to some sources, Noah Schnapp has net worth of around $1 million, although he is only thirteen years old. He is making $20,000 per Stranger Things episode in season two. In season 1 of Stranger Things Schnapp was making $10,000 per episode, as listed in The Hollywood Reporter.

Stranger Things and Movies

On season two of the Award-winning Netflix series Stranger Things Noah Schnapp plays a central role of Will Byers opposite Winona Ryder. His character Will mysteriously disappears one night.


Noah Schnapp and Winona Ryder

There has been speculation on social media whether the character of Noah Schnapp is gay or not. The young actor said in one of his Instagram posts that he feels it’s time for him to address this matter. So, Noah said that for him Will being gay is besides any point. According to Schnapp, everyone is just missing the point. Stranger Things point is about the bunch of kids who are outsiders and find each other because they have been bullied one way or another.

The hit series was nominated for a number of awards in 2016 and 2017. One of the most prominent awards is definitely Golden Globe for Best Drama Television Series. However, this TV show received nominations for many other awards, including a winning SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, and an MTV & TV Award for Show of the Year (also a winner).

Schnapp’s other film credits include Spielberg’s Oscar winning Cold War thriller movie, Bridge of Spies and We Only Know So Much. The latest one was an adaptation of Elizabeth Crane novel. Furthermore, the young actor was cast for the role in the Sundance Director’s Lab, where he got the lead role in First Night on Earth, portraying young Henry.


Noah Schnapp in “Stranger Things”

One of Noah’s next projects include a lead role in Abe, directed by Fernando Grostein. This is an indie drama that tells the story of Abraham, a 12 year old boy with a passion for cooking. However, he has never known a family dinner without arguments and fights. The film is currently in production in New York.

Ethnicity and Nationality

Noah Schnapp is American by nationality. He also holds Canadian citizenship, because both of his parents are Canadian. Regarding his ethnicity, Noah belongs to Russian Jewish from his father side, and Moroccan Jewish descent, from his mother’s side.

Biography & Facts
Born: October 3 2004
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Russian Jewish / Moroccan Jewish
Religion: Jewish
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $1 million
Salary: $20000 per "Stranger Things" episode ($10000 per episode in first season)
Hair Color: Hazel
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Height: 1.55 m (5’1’’)
Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
Married to: Not yet
Affair with: No
Children: Not yet
Birth Sign: Libra
Education: N/A