Is Noah Centineo Left-Handed?

There are a surprising number of actors in Hollywood who are left-handed, despite how small the percentage of left-handed people there is all over the world. In fact, it’s downright rare to be a left-handed person, and some even speculate it’s more beneficial for this reason. 

In a recent interview, two up-and-coming stars reveal one of them is left-handed, and one of them is not. Keep reading to find out which To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You star — Noah Centineo or Lana Condor — uses their left hand.

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Centineo is becoming increasingly popular as of late, collecting many roles on the big screen and crushing them with his performance. He has over 30 films on his resume, but the Hollywood star’s biggest hits include playing Peter Kavinsky in the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before series, Langston in Charlie’s Angels, Brooks Rattigan in The Perfect Date, and Jamey in Sierra Burgess Is a LoserIMDb reports that although the up-and-coming actor has only been on the scene for the past decade or so, he has already won 6 awards and been nominated for 5 others.

Centineo has taken home awards like IMDb’s Top 10 Breakout Star in 2018, MTV Movie + TV’s Best Kiss and Breakthrough Performance in 2019, and Kids’ Choice’s Favorite Movie Actor. He also has some new projects coming out within the next year or two, including The Diary, which is expected to hit sometime in 2021, and Black Adam alongside Dwayne Johnson and Masters of the Universe, which doesn’t have premiere dates just yet.

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Is Noah Centineo right-handed or left-handed?

A surprising number of your favorite actors and artists are left-handed, and sometimes it can be difficult to figure out who is and who isn’t without being told. As it turns out, it can also be difficult to figure out without being told, even when you work closely with someone on the set of your popular Netflix film

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In a WIRED Autocomplete Interview with To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You co-star Lana Condor, Centineo reveals that he is not left-handed, but Condor is. This came as a surprise to even Condor, who often works closely with him on the set and sometimes off. “Aren’t you left-handed?” she asked. When he responded ‘No,’ she wondered out loud, “Why did I think you were?” 

Theories behind the strengths of right vs. left-handed people

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There are plenty of theories going around about the strength of right versus left-handed people regarding various abilities and health concerns. Here is just a snippet of what we’ve found on the topic. According to Lifehack, there are eight advantages left-handers benefit from depending on some studies they found and reported.

“They are more likely to pass a driving test, can make more money, they have better problem-solving skills, spend less time standing in lines, are more likely to excel in creative and visual arts, and are better at multitasking. On the other hand, Mental Floss reports that the advantage of right-handed people is that they’re in more studies, get paid more, aren’t as easy to scare, are reported to consume less alcohol, and tend to live longer, according to some studies.

Nonetheless, these are all just theories and don’t completely define who you are or what will happen to you in your lifetime. The truth is your unique no matter what hand preference you favor. There’s plenty of successful lefties and righties in Hollywood, and it wasn’t because of which hand they use. It’s because of their talent and dedication!