Who is Noah Schnapp?
Noah Schnapp is an American actor. He is well known for playing Will Byers in the Netflix sci-fi horror series “Stranger Things”.
Noah Schnapps’s full name is Noah Cameron Schnapp. He was born on October 3, 2004, in New York City, United States. He is 18 years old as of May 2023.
About Noah Schnapp’s family
Noah Schnapp was born to Mitchell Schnapp (father) and Karine Schnapp (mother). His father is a real estate agent and of Russian Jewish descent, while his mother is a marketing executive and of Moroccan Jewish descent. The year of his parents’ marriage is unknown, but reports claim they have been together for over 15 years. Their marriage is blessed with two children.
About Noah Schnapp’s father – Mitchell Schnapp
Mitchell Schnapp is an American private equity manager. He is best known as the father of Noah Schnapp. He was born in 1968 in Scarsdale, New York, United States. He is 55 years old as of May 2023. According to reports, Mitchell Schnapp works as a private equity manager at Jefferies, a leading investment banking and capital markets firm based out of New York.
He has also worked for International Strategy & Investment Group LLC in 2013 and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc as a broker between 2007 and 2012, where he bought and sold securities. He got married to Karine Schnapp (Noah Schnapp’s mother) and they have two children together.
About Noah Schnapp’s mother- Karine Schnapp
Karine Schnapp (nèe Perez) is a Canadian-American marketing executive best known for being the mother of Noah Schnapp. She was born on May 15, 1970, in Montreal, Canada. She is 53 years old as of May 2023.
Karine Schnapp attended McGill University, where she studied business and finance. After graduating, she worked in the banking sector for many years, where she became an executive at a financial services firm. As a marketing executive, Karine Schnapp has worked with Tiffany & Co as the Vice President of Global Marketing.
She was also SVP of Marketing and Communications for Hugo Boss and Vice President of Global Marketing and Beauty for Victoria’s Secret. She got married to Mitchell Schnapp (Noah Schnapp’s father) and they have two children together.
Noah Schnapp’s siblings
Noah Schnapp was raised in Scarsdale, New York, United States alongside his twin sister Chloe Schnapp.
About Noah Schnapp’s sibling
a. Chloe Schnapp
Chloe Schnapp is the twin sister of Noah Schnapp. She was born on October 3, 2004, in Scarsdale, New York, United States. She is 18 years old as of May 2023. Chloe completed her high school education at Scarsdale High School in New York, USA. She is currently studying at Northeastern University. Further information about her is scarce at this time.
Noah Schnapp’s relationships
As of the time of publishing this article, Noah Schnapp is not in a relationship and is currently single. However, he has been romantically linked to a few women in the past. Most of these relationships were speculative and the reports happened before Noah Schnapp came out as gay in early 2023.
Below is a list of the women Noah Schnapp has been romantically linked to in the past, including two of his “Stranger Things” co-stars.
- Noah Schnapp was rumoured to have been in a relationship with Millie Bobby Brown in 2017.
- Noah Schnapp was romantically linked to Sadie Sink in 2017.
- Noah Schnapp was rumoured to have been in a relationship with Charli D’Amelio in 2020.
- Noah Schnapp was romantically linked with Gigi Hadid in 2020.
- Noah Schnapp was romantically linked with Zendaya in 2020.
Noah Schnapp’s sexuality
“Stranger Things” actor Noah Schnapp came out as gay in early 2023. In a video posted to his TikTok account in January 2023, he wrote:
When I finally told my friends and family I was gay after being scared in the closet for 18 years and all they said was “We know’”.
In the caption to his TikTok video, he wrote:
I guess I’m more similar to Will than I thought.
Noah Schnapp’s coming out story
In July 2022, following the debut of the final two episodes of the fourth season of “Stranger Things,” Noah Schnapp confirmed in an interview with Variety for the first time that his character Will Byers is gay and in love with his best friend Mike played by Finn Wolfhard.
It was always kind of there, but you never really knew, is it just him growing up slower than his friends? Now that he’s gotten older, they made it a very real, obvious thing. Now it’s 100% clear that he is gay and he does love Mike.
Ever since the first episode of Stranger Things aired, Noah’s character’s sexuality has always been an open question, but he has always ignored the questions concerning the character’s identity.
In that same interview with Variety in July 2022, he said:
I think it is done so beautifully because it’s so easy to make a character just like all of a sudden be gay. People have come up to me — I was just in Paris and this, like, 40-year-old man came up to me and he was like, ‘Wow, this Will character made me feel so good. And I related to it so much. That is exactly who I was when I was a kid.’ That just made me so happy to hear. They are writing this real character and this real journey and real struggle and they’re doing it so well.
About Noah Schnapp and Millie Bobby Brown’s relationship
Millie Bobby Brown is a British actress. She is popularly known for playing “Eleven” in the Netflix fiction series “Stranger Things”. She was born on February 19, 2004, in HC Marbella International Hospital, Marbella, Spain. She is 19 years old as of May 2023.
Noah Noah Schnapp and Millie Bobby Brown met on the set of “Stranger Things” while filming season 1 in September 2015. Due to their closeness, many fans speculated there might be something romantic going on between them. A similar situation happened between Noah and another “Stranger Things” actress Sadie Sink. However, this was before Noah Schnapp finally came out as gay in early 2023.
As of 2023, Millie Bobby Brown is engaged to her partner James Bongiovi. The pair started dating in 2021 and announced their engagement in April 2023.
About Noah Schnapp and Charli D’Amelio’s relationship
Charli D’Amelio is an American social media personality and TikTok star. She was born on May 1, 2004, in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States. She is 19 years old as of May 2023.
Noah Schnapp and Charli D’Amelio were rumoured to be in a relationship in 2020 after Noah gave Charli some dramatic acting lessons on YouTube and, in return, Charli gave Noah some TikTok-style dance lessons. In an interview with Variety in 2020, when asked about her relationship with Noah, Charli D’Amelio shared how their friendship started.
Noah and I had just been friends on Snapchat, and we were just mutual because we both are around the same age in this world of being in some sort of spotlight. I think his team reached out to mine and were like, “Hey, we should collab.” And I was like, “That’s so cool.” He came to my home dance studio because we live near each other, and we just shot two YouTube videos. He’s so sweet. He’s a very, very, kindhearted person. He taught me how to act. I taught him about dance. It was so much fun.
About Noah Schnapp and Zendaya’s relationship
Zendaya is an American actress and singer. She was born on September 1, 1996, in Oakland, California, United States. She is 26 years old as of May 2023.
Noah Schnapp and Zendaya obviously never dated but Noah has always been a huge fan of Zendaya and has expressed his love and admiration for her on numerous occasions. He finally met Zendaya at the 2019 E Choice Awards. Recalling the occasion in an appearance on Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon in 2020, he said:
It was amazing. I just remember seeing her out of the corner of my eye and walking up to her. I was nervous. And I was like, ‘Oh, my God, it’s her. This is the first time I’m meeting her.
She smelled great, and she was so cute. And she towered over me. And she bent down, and she’s like, ‘Hi, Noah, with her little squeaky voice. Yeah, I remember everything.
Noah Schnapp’s net worth in 2023
Noah Schnapp’s net worth is estimated to be around $8 million as of May 2023.