Noel was born in Santa-Monica, California, to an Italian-American father and a Mexican-American mother. He is most noted for portraying stereotypical Southern Californian Latino gang members. In recent years, he has followed Christianity, and regularly conducts speeches at churches.
- Noel was credited in the episode he appeared in as Noel G..
- Noel is usually type-casted in roles of Hispanic American gangbangers, with the recurring name of Hector of some of his characters being a reference to his most well-known character, in the Fast and Furious franchise.