Noah Centineo

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Noah Centineo
Centineo in 2020
Born
Noah Gregory Centineo

(1996-05-09) May 9, 1996 (age 28)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2009–present

Noah Gregory Centineo[1] (/ˌsɛntɪˈn./ SEN-tih-NAY-oh; born May 9, 1996)[2] is an American actor. He began his career performing on television and had a main role in the television series The Fosters from 2015 to 2018. He achieved wider recognition by starring in the Netflix romantic comedy films To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018), Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018), and The Perfect Date (2019). In 2022, Centineo played Atom Smasher in the superhero film Black Adam and starred in the Netflix spy-adventure series The Recruit.

He is a co-founder of the charity Favored Nations.

Early life[edit]

Noah Gregory Centineo was born in Miami and raised in Boca Raton.[3] He is of Italian and Pennsylvania Dutch (German) descent and also claims to have Native American and Puerto Rican ancestry.[4] He has an older sister.[5] He attended BAK Middle School of the Arts[3][5] and then Boca Raton Community High School for ninth and tenth grade, and played soccer there.[6] In 2012, he moved to Los Angeles and attended Agoura High School.[6]

Career[edit]

In 2009, Centineo starred as the lead in the family film The Gold Retrievers. He had small roles in the Disney Channel sitcoms Austin & Ally and Shake It Up. He co-starred as Jaden Stark in the Disney Channel Original Movie How to Build a Better Boy (2014).[7] In the same year, he was cast as Ben Eastman in the Disney Channel comedy pilot Growing Up and Down, which was not picked up to series.[8]

In 2015, Centineo was cast in the main role of Jesus Adams Foster in Freeform's drama series The Fosters where the character was previously portrayed by Jake T. Austin in season 1-2.[9] He made his first appearance in season three's episode "Lucky," which aired on August 17, 2015.[10] In 2017, he was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Star: Male for his performance.[11] In 2017, Centineo starred as Hawk Carter in go90's teen drama-thriller series Tagged[12] which ended in 2018. He portrayed surfer/artist Johnny Sanders Jr. in the coming-of-age romantic comedy SPF-18.[13] Also that year he appeared as Camila Cabello's love interest in the music video for her single "Havana."[14]

Centineo starred in the teen comedy Netflix original To All the Boys film series. In the first film he was Peter Kavinsky in the adaptation of Jenny Han's romance novel To All the Boys I've Loved Before.[15] He received positive reviews and became a teen idol.[16][17][18] He also starred as Jamey in Sierra Burgess Is a Loser[19] and as Lance in Swiped. In 2019, he played the lead role of Brooks Rattigan in another Netflix romantic comedy film, The Perfect Date, which was released in April.[20] He had a supporting part in the reboot of Charlie's Angels, which was released in November 2019.[21]

In 2020, he returned as Peter Kavinsky in the sequel To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You.[22]

He also returned as Peter Kavinsky in To All the Boys: Always and Forever on Netflix on February 12, 2021. He was set to play He-Man in Masters of the Universe, a film based on the franchise of the same name to be released by Sony Pictures, but in April 2021 he dropped out of the film.[23][24] Centineo appeared in the DCEU movie Black Adam playing Albert Rothstein / Atom Smasher.[25] It was announced that he is negotiating for a role in a GameStop short squeeze movie.[26] Centineo starred in and executive produced the Netflix spy-adventure series The Recruit, released in December 2022.

In April 2024, it was announced that Centineo had joined the cast of Warfare, an A24 war movie written and directed by Alex Garland and Ray Mendoza.[27]

Charity work[edit]

In 2019, Centineo co-founded Favored Nations[28][29] with his friend Josh Heller, a Los Angeles–based actor and lifestyle photographer.[30] Centineo was inspired to found the nonprofit after teaming with Omaze for a contest that raised $280,000 for charity; the prize was a chance to go on a hike and have dinner with him.[31][32] Centineo is CEO and Heller the chief marketing officer.[33] The 501(c)(3) nonprofit produces and sells a variety of merchandise in collaboration with celebrities and influencers.[28] They are an intermediary between donors and charities; each donor can contribute to a charity from a list of nonprofit organizations that includes Black Lives Matter, Policing Equity, Know Your Rights Camp, Color of Change, The Bail Project, and the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition.[34] The organization has attracted many celebrities and influencers to participate in philanthropic activity.[35][36] In 2020, Centineo also got Favored Nations involved in a campaign to get out the vote for the 2020 US presidential election.[37][38] He and Heller opened a voting-themed art house and virtual tour to increase voter participation.[39]

Personal life[edit]

In February 2020, Centineo revealed in an interview with Harper's Bazaar that from age 17 to 21, he had experienced "a really dark time in [his] life," during which he used alcohol and drugs.[31][40][32] After his 21st birthday, he became sober for a year.[41]

Centineo was in a relationship with model Alexis Ren from March 2019 to April 2020.[42]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 The Gold Retrievers Josh Peters
2011 Turkles David
2017 SPF-18 Johnny Sanders Jr.
Can't Take It Back Jake Roberts
2018 To All the Boys I've Loved Before Peter Kavinsky
Sierra Burgess Is a Loser Jamey
Swiped Lance Black
2019 The Perfect Date Brooks Rattigan
Charlie's Angels Langston
2020 To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You Peter Kavinsky
2021 To All the Boys: Always and Forever Peter Kavinsky
2022 Black Adam Albert Rothstein / Atom Smasher
2023 Dream Scenario Dylan Cameo
TBA Warfare Filming

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011–2012 Austin & Ally Dallas Recurring role
2013 Marvin Marvin Blaine Hotman Episode: "Double Date"
Shake It Up Monroe Episode: "Psych It Up"
Ironside Boy #2 Episode: "Minor Infractions"
2014 Growing Up and Down Ben Eastman Unsold pilot
Jessie Rick Larkin Episode: "Hoedown Showdown"
See Dad Run Carson Castle Episode: "See Dad Watch Janie Run Away"
Newsreaders Josh Episode: "F- Dancing, Are You Decent?"
How to Build a Better Boy Jaden Stark TV movie
2015–2018 The Fosters Jesus Adams Foster Main cast (seasons 3-5)
2017–2018 Tagged Hawk Carter Recurring role
2019 Good Trouble Jesus Adams Foster Episodes: "Byte Club," "A Very Coterie Christmas"
2020 #KidsTogether: The Nickelodeon Town Hall Himself Television special
2022–present The Recruit Owen Hendricks Main cast; also executive producer

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist(s) Notes
2017 "Havana" Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug
2019 "Save Me Tonight" Arty Also director
"Are You Bored Yet?" Wallows featuring Clairo

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2017 Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer TV Star Male The Fosters Nominated [11]
2018 IMDb Awards Top 10 Breakout Stars Award (shared with Hannah John-Kamen, Jacob Elordi, Jessica Barden, John Krasinski, Kiernan Shipka, Martha Higareda, Michael B. Jordan, Olivia Cooke and Tessa Thompson) Won [43]
2019 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Movie Actor To All the Boys I've Loved Before Won [44]
MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Kiss (with Lana Condor) Won
Best Breakthrough Performance Won
Teen Choice Awards Choice Drama Movie Actor Nominated [45]
Choice Movie Ship (with Lana Condor) Nominated
Choice Movie Ship (with Laura Marano) The Perfect Date Nominated
Choice Comedy Movie Actor Won
People's Choice Awards Favorite Comedy Movie Star Won [46]
2020 People's Choice Awards To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You Nominated [47]

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