If you are an anime fan, you must have watched the 2010 American action-adventure fantasy film The Last Airbender. If the answer is yes, then you must be familiar with Aang. The avatar was played by none other than Noah Ringer, the young American actor.
Besides, Noah is also known for his role as Emmett in Cowboys & Aliens. Since his days from Avatar to Cowboys, he grew from a little boy to a fine young man. So, before we go down memory lane, let’s know about Noah in today’s article.
Here are some facts about Noah Ringer that you might have missed.
Noah Ringer: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Noah Andrew Ringer|
|Date of Birth||November 18, 1996|
|Birth Place||Dallas, Texas, USA|
|Height||5 feet 5 inches(165 cm)|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
Early Life and Childhood
Known as Noah Andrew Ringer, the Aang player was born on November 18, 1996. Being born in America, Dallas, Texas, to be specific, he holds an American nationality. Noah is of mixed ethnicity as his father’s side is from Pennsylvania while his mother’s side is from the southern U.S.
Moreover, his ancestry includes English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and other German roots.
At the same time, there is no information on his parents, including their names and whereabouts. Similarly, regarding his education, Noah was homeschooled in his childhood. But he has been a part of the American Taekwondo Association(ATA) since the age of ten.
Age and Height- How Old Is Noah Ringer?
Talking about his age, Noah is 22 years old and will turn 23 this year on November 18. His star sign is Scorpio, and people of this sign are known to be mysterious, determined, and hard-working individuals.
Since he is a Taekwondo player, Ringer has an athletic body, toned, and fit. Ringer stands tall with a height of 5 feet 5 inches(165 cm).
However, his other physical attributes are unknown at the moment, including his weight, measurements, and so on. Also, Noah has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes, which matches his fair complexion.
Noah Ringer: Professional Career
Noah has a short movie career as he has appeared in only three movies. He started his career with the 2010 fantasy movie, The Last Airbender as Aang. Before the production, Noah trained for one-month, learning different forms of martial arts.
Similarly, he attended classes with director Linda Seto at the Dallas Young Actors Studio. Thinking back at it, Noah was destined to play the role. When once Ringer shaved his head, he was nicknamed ‘Avatar’ by his fellow friends.
The constant teasing caught the attention of their taekwondo instructor, Master Eric Pechacek. He realized the resemblance was uncanny both in terms of looks and personality.
Then he encouraged Ringer to watch the show, and as predicted, he became an instant fan. Who wouldn’t? Avatar is one of the finest animations to exist.
And when they received an email from the ATA inviting interested students for the role of Aang in The Last Airbender, they immediately turned to Noah. Likewise, Noah went through the audition dressed in Aang‘s attire. He also performed an XMA Jahng Bong routine, reciting few lines in between.
A month later, in August 2008, Noah was called to Philadelphia to meet director, M. Night Shyamalan. And that is how the young Ringer got the part. Noah, who has never acted, found fame with the role.
Furthermore, he appeared as Emmett Taggart in Cowboys & Aliens, directed by Jon Favreau. In 2011, Noah was nominated for the 32nd Annual Young Artist Awards as a Best Performer. That same year, he won the Best Actor movie award for his performance in The Last Airbender.
Likewise, in 2013, he starred in The Peppercorn Chronicles, which was also his last movie.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, the young actor has a net worth of $2 million. He receives most of his income from his acting as well as martial arts career.
Moreover, his first movie, The Last Airbender grossed over $319.7 million at the box office worldwide. His other movie, Cowboys & Aliens, made an impressive amount of $174.8 million at the box office.
Furthermore, the black belt holder now teaches martial arts to students at ATA, from where he receives an annual salary of $32,440. So, we can say that he is living a luxurious life as of now.
Noah Ringer: Martial Arts
Noah has a deep connection with martial arts. Since he was timid during childhood, Noah’s mother enrolled him in ATA at ten. From there, Ringer grew to love the sport. Likewise, in December 2008, he received his first-degree black belt.
Because of his natural talent, Noah began competing in tournaments. During his two years at ATA, Ringer completed 25 matches, winning 100 medals, including 80 gold. In February 2008, Noah was awarded “The Competitor of the Year” for the Texas region.
Also, he won the 2008-2009 title of Texas State Champion in five categories: Traditional Forms, Traditional Weapons, Sparring, X-Treme Forms, and X-Treme Weapons. After competing in the World Championship, Noah has been training in Extreme Martial Arts or XMA.
Along with XMA, Ringer is also proficient in Baguazhang, T’ai Chi, and Wushu, which are soft compared to taekwondo but a lot harder. He also does gymnastics and is learning yet another art called Choy Li Fut Kung Fu. Similarly, in October 2010, Ringer earned his second-degree black belt.
Apart from learning and training, Noah also teaches the art with other ATA students as part of the Leadership Program. Not to mention, it is easier for him to do so as he knows the benefit of learning them.
Noah Ringer: Personal Life- Is He Dating Anyone?
As much as we know about his martial arts life, there is not much information in his personal life. The 22-year-old Noah seems to be single as of now. But that is not stopping him from having fun.
Besides, Ringer is very interested in other sports like wrestling, golf, tennis, basketball, and so on. Also, he loves reading and making videos with his friends. In his spare time, Ringer plays with his two dogs and two pet rats.
Furthermore, he is a movie fanatic, and his favorite actor is Denzel Washington. Also, his favorite shows are The Cosby Show, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Blind Side, and a few others.
Social Media Presence
Instagram– 2,241 Followers
Twitter– 232 Followers