|Full Name||Jace Lee Norman|
|Birthday||March 21, 2000|
|Birth Place||Corrales, New Mexico, United States|
|Parents||Scott and Cindy Norman|
|Siblings||1 younger brother, Xander|
About Jace Norman
Jace Lee Norman is an American actor best known for his lead role as Henry Hart in the Nickelodeon series Henry Danger. Born in New Mexico, Jace got his start acting in local theater at age 10. He landed his first TV role on The Thundermans in 2013 before being cast as Henry on Henry Danger the following year. The show became one of Nickelodeon‘s most popular, cementing Jace as a teen idol. Now 23, Jace has grown into a versatile performer appearing in movies, TV films, and animated projects, all while giving back through philanthropy. Let‘s take a closer look at this talented young star‘s background and achievements.
Humble Beginnings in New Mexico
Jace Lee Norman was born on March 21, 2000 in Corrales, New Mexico to parents Scott and Cindy Norman. He has one younger brother named Xander. Jace grew up in the state of New Mexico before his family eventually relocated to California to support his budding acting career.
Even as a young child, Jace felt drawn to performing. At age 8, he took the stage for the first time playing one of the Lost Boys in a local production of Peter Pan. "I remember the feeling I had when the audience applauded at the end of the show," Jace later recalled. "I knew performing was what I loved to do."
Major Breakthrough with Henry Danger
Jace Norman‘s big break came in 2014 when he was cast as the lead in Nickelodeon‘s new superhero comedy series Henry Danger. He played Henry Hart, a teenager who lands an exciting gig as the sidekick to a superhero named Captain Man.
The show was an immediate success, premiering to over 2 million viewers. Henry Danger soon became one of Nickelodeon‘s most popular series. As the charming, quick-witted Henry Hart, Jace Norman gained legions of devoted fans and established himself as one of Nickelodeon‘s top stars.
Henry Danger ultimately ran for five seasons spanning over 120 episodes, finally wrapping up in 2020. For his starring performance, Jace won "Favorite Male TV Star" at the Kids‘ Choice Awards two consecutive years, a first for any actor.
Stretching His Acting Chops
With Henry Danger propelling him to fame, Jace took on new acting projects during hiatuses from the show. In 2016, he starred in the Nickelodeon television film Splitting Adam playing a teenager who finds he has an identical twin brother.
Jace also started transitioning into more mature movie roles. He played the lead in the 2018 horror thriller The Disenchantment, and took on a dramatic role in the Hulu anthology series Into the Dark.
Proving his versatility, Jace recently voiced the animated character Spark in the film The Great Wolf Detective. He continues to challenge himself with diverse roles that allow him to grow as an actor.
Giving Back Through Philanthropy
Philanthropy has always been important to Jace Norman. In 2017, at just 17 years old, he launched The Jace Norman Foundation. Through his foundation, Jace partners with and supports various charitable organizations focused on empowering kids and providing healthcare, disaster relief, and other aid globally.
Some of the causes closest to Jace‘s heart include the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Operation Smile, and Kids Cancer Alliance. He often attends their events and fundraisers. Jace also uses his massive social media following to raise awareness on issues like mental health, anti-bullying, and pet adoption.
Fun Facts About Jace Norman
- Jace‘s first ever acting role was as Connor in the 2012 movie Rufus. He booked the part at age 12.
- He performed his own stunts on Henry Danger. Jace says his background in gymnastics made learning stunt work easier.
- If he wasn‘t an actor, Jace thinks he would be involved in extreme sports or the outdoors. He loves surfing.
- Jace has over 7 million followers on Instagram where he‘s very active posting photos, videos, and stories for fans.
- In the Henry Danger series finale, Jace‘s real-life brother Xander guest starred as a young version of Henry Hart.
What‘s Next for This Rising Star?
With Henry Danger wrapped, Jace Norman‘s fans eagerly await his next projects. Jace has hinted he has exciting new acting ventures in development. He also continues to grow his production company, Maverick Entertainment Group, which he launched in 2020.
While Jace‘s future plans remain under wraps, there‘s no doubt he has the talent and drive to continue conquering Hollywood for years to come. Now in his early 20s, Jace Norman has grown from a child actor into a versatile performer, producer, and role model. His millions of fans worldwide can‘t wait to see what he does next!