Noah Urrea

Noah Jacob Urrea (born on March 31, 2001) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, actor and model. He is also known as a member of the global pop group Now United, representing the United States.

Noah Urrea
Noah Urrea during The Voice Kids Russia in 2018 01.jpg
Born
Noah Jacob Urrea

(2001-03-31) March 31, 2001 (age 19)
NationalityAmerican
Occupation
  • Actor
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • model
  • producer
  • musician
Years active2008–present
AgentXIX Entertainment (2017–present)
Parent(s)Marco Urrea, Wendy Urrea
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Eletric Guitar
  • Ukulele
  • Bass
  • Piano
  • Drums
Years active2017–present
LabelsXIX Entertainment
Associated actsNow United
Websitehttps://www.noahurrea.com/

Early lifeEdit

Noah Urrea was born in Orange, California. He is the third child of Marco and Wendy Urrea, and has two older siblings, Nicolas Urrea (born 1996), and Linsey Urrea (born 1998). He is of Mexican and American ancestry.

Acting careerEdit

Urrea debuted as an actor in 2011, when he appeared in the music video for Blake Shelton's song "Honey Bee". His movie debut was in Tyler Perry's 2013 film, A Madea Christmas, playing the role of Bailey McCoy.[1] In 2014, Urrea played the young twins Drexel Hemsley and Ryan Wade in the musical drama The Identical.[2] His 2014 role in the short-film Eleven, earned Urrea the 'Best Young Actor Award' at the Action on Film International Film Festival.[3] In 2019, Urrea played twins Mason and Mitchel in the independent film A Wake.[4]

Urrea has also appeared on TV series, including Childrens Hospital,[5] Sam & Cat,[6] Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street,[7] The Kicks,[7] The Fosters,[8] See Dad Run,[9] Speechless,[10] Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn[11] and My Super Sweet 16.[12] In 2012, Urrea was selected as one of Nickelodeon's 'Groundlings', where he developed a talent for improvisational comedy.[13][3]

Singing careerEdit

Music has always been one of Urrea's passions. He sang two songs on the soundtrack for A Madea Christmas and one on the soundtrack for The Identical.[7] In 2017, Urrea released his EP, Always.[3] The same year, he was chosen to represent the United States as a member of the global pop group Now United, created by Simon Fuller and managed by XIX Entertainment.[14][15]

In addition to singing, Urrea is a songwriter, having written songs for his EP, and also for Now United. Noah also plays guitar, bass, drums and the piano.[16]

Modeling careerEdit

Urrea is represented by the California-based modeling agency LA Models.[17]

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Character Notes
2012 Children's Hospital Trevor Cameo
2013 Twang Noah Montgomery TV movie
2014 Sam & Cat Jett Zander Episode 35
See Dad Run Hi-Def Boy (Season 2; Episode 14)
2015–2016 Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street Randy Recurring
2016 The Kicks Cody McBride
2017 The Fosters Todd Cameo (Season 4; Episode 18)
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn Dylan Cameo (Season 3; Episode 16)
2019 Speechless Kai Cameo (Season 3; Episode 17)

FilmEdit

Year Title Character Notes
2011 Grand Escape Charlie (young) Short-film
2013 A Madea Christmas Bailey McCoy
2014 The Identical Drexel Hemsley/Ryan Wade (young)
2014 Eleven James (young) Short-film
2018 A Wake Mason/Mitchel Feature

DiscographyEdit

Now UnitedEdit

EP'sEdit

AlwaysEdit

Year Song
2017 Always
Girl Like You
Is It Cool
Holding On
One More Try
Can't Get Enough

SoundtracksEdit

Year Song Movie
2013 Mary Did You Know? A Madea Christmas
Silent Night
2014 Jeremiah 29:11 The Identical

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Film Result
2014 Action On Film International Film Festival Best Young Actor Award Eleven Won

As Now UnitedEdit

Year Award Category Nomnated Result Ref.
2018 BreakTudo Awards Debut Videoclip Summer in the City Nominated [18][19]
2019 Meus Prêmios Nick Favorite International Artist Now United Nominated [20][21]
Year's Fandom Uniters Won
BreakTudo Awards International Newcomer Now United Won [20]
Prêmio Jovem Brasileiro Year's Roockie K-Pop Won [22]
Prêmio Contigo! Online International Newcomer Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A Madea Christmas". IMDb.
  2. ^ "The Identical". IMDb.
  3. ^ a b c "Noah Urrea – Biography". IMDb.
  4. ^ "A Wake". IMDb.
  5. ^ "Children's Hospital: Chief's Origin". IMDb.
  6. ^ "Sam & Cat: #GettinWiggy". IMDb.
  7. ^ a b c "Noah Urrea – Filmography". IMDb.
  8. ^ "The Fosters: Dirty Laundry". IMDb.
  9. ^ "See Dad Run Until He Drops". IMDb.
  10. ^ "Speechless: S-P-- SPECIAL B-- BOY T-I-- TIME". IMDb.
  11. ^ "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn: One Quatzy Summer". IMDb.
  12. ^ "This 'My Super Sweet 16' birthday boy had a Nickelodeon Star on his arm". MTV News.
  13. ^ Philiana Ng (26 September 2013). "Nickelodeon Orders Two Animated Series, Greenlights Four Live-Action Pilots". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 10 March 2016. The cable network has also inked talent deals with three up-and-comers, who were discovered from a talent showcase at Los Angeles' Groundlings Theatre: Noah Urrea, Jace Norman and Haley Tju.
  14. ^ "Now United Searching for a new Middle Eastern member". CNN.
  15. ^ "Anyone Want to Join The Now United?". Cosmopolitan.
  16. ^ "Meet Noah from The United States – WE ARE NOW UNITED" – via YouTube.
  17. ^ "Pickles, Fluidity and Self Love: Noah Urrea Gets Deep". Flaunt.
  18. ^ "BreakTudo Awards 2018: Aqui está a lista completa de indicados, confira!". BreakTudo Awards (in Portuguese).
  19. ^ "BreakTudo Awards 2018: Confira a lista de vencedores, tem Anitta, BTS, Selena Gomez, Emilly Araújo, Kaysar, Luan Santana…". BreakTudo (in Portuguese).
  20. ^ a b "Saiu a lista dos indicados ao Meus Prêmios Nick 2019 e a Maisa está dominando tudo!". purebreak.com.br (in Portuguese).
  21. ^ "Veja quem foram os vencedores do Meus Prêmios Nick 2019". Capricho (in Portuguese).
  22. ^ "Prêmio Jovem Brasileiro 2019: Lista de vencedores tem Carol Peixinho, Flavia Pavanelli, Anitta, Felipe Neto, Carol Biazin e muitos outros". BreakTudo (in Portuguese).

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