Stella Ritter is an American child actor. He is extremely renowned in the industry for his talent. His role in “The Namazu” has made him a household name. Currently working on movies and television shows, Stella is also known for his amazing composing skills.

Personal Life

Born on September 11th 1998, to actor John Ritter and sitcom actress Amy Yasbeck, Stella got interested in drama in line with his family background. He was guided by his parents and inherited the art of acting from them. Stella is a single child but his father had kids from the previous marriage. His grandparents are Tex Ritter and Dorothy Fay. In an unfortunate turn of events, Stella’s father passed away on his fifth birthday.

The well-known actor was shooting for “8 Simple Rules of dating my Daughter” when he suffered an unexpected aortic dissection in September 2003. Carly, Tyler, and Jason Ritter are his step sister and brothers. Despite being of mixed ethnicity, Stella holds an American citizenship. Stella’s father was English, with some Scottish, German, Dutch, and French background while his mother’s parentage consisted of a Lebanese father and an Irish mother.

Stella’s name surfaced to the controversies when it was disclosed that he is transitioning into a male. He was originally born as a girl and spent his life as a girl until the day he turned eighteen years old. His decision to change his gender was announced in September 2016. His mother and half-brothers were always very supportive of his decision and stood by him throughout the entire process. After the transition, Stella changed his name to Noah Lee Ritter and has been living a life away from the spotlight ever since.


Stella is not only a good actor but also a good student holding a top position in his class. He is doing a major in Economics. His teacher influenced her to pursue dancing as his career but it didn’t turn out to be suitable for him. Stella’s debut was the movie This is My Friend in the year 2007. His character was very much appreciated and took the audience by surprise. After his debut he took a break from the film industry for five years, owing to educational purposes.

His return to the industry with The Namazu in 2012 and Hanna Lost Her Smile in 2013 made him a sensation overnight. The immense success of the movie gave the world a peek of the talent that he holds. His movies as a child actress were a hit but didn’t give him the opportunity to bag any awards.

Despite that, he has a very promising future and will surely make his ardent followers proud by winning countless awards in the time to come. His successful movies have certainly allowed her a modest amount of fortune but it wasn’t disclosed to the media. Absolutely no trustworthy source has any knowledge about his net worth in the industry. Currently, Stella is shooting for various adult roles in movies and sitcoms which are scheduled to be released soon.

Last Modified: Nov 11, 2018

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