- Mackenyu is a Los Angeles-born Japanese actor who rose to prominence after portraying Wataya Arata in the Chihayafuru live-action trilogy in 2016. In November 2021, he hit the headlines after being cast as Roronoa Zora in Netflix live-action series adaptation of the hit Japanese manga series, One Piece.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Dating, Girlfriend, and Affairs
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Mackenyu is a Los Angeles-born Japanese actor who rose to prominence after portraying Wataya Arata in the Chihayafuru live-action trilogy in 2016. In November 2021, he hit the headlines after being cast as Roronoa Zora in Netflix live-action series adaptation of the hit Japanese manga series, One Piece.
Originally from Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, Mackenyu Maeda was born on 16 November 1996 under the star sign Scorpio. The 24-year-old actor is American by nationality and belongs to the Asian ethnicity. He studied at Beverly Hills High School.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Growing up, Mackenyu has appeared in a few films and TV shows, including the Japanese feature film Oyaji and the TV mini-series Team Astro. At the age of 16, he booked his first feature film lead role in Take a Chance and in an acclaimed short movie in Tadaima.
Mackenyu then landed three supporting roles in TV mini-series, including Yume o Ataeru, The Kindergarten Detective, and The Hatsumori Bemars. He shot to fame in Japan after portraying Eiji Tomari in the live-action movie Kamen Rider Drive: Surprise Future.
Mackenyu has a long list of acting accolades, including roles in films such as Take a Chance, Tadaima, Chihayafuru Part I, II & III, Little Girl, Night’s Tightrope, and Pacific Rim: Uprising, Tokyo Ghoul S, Kaiji: Final Game, The Master Plan, and Rurouni Kenshin: The Final, among others.
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In 2021, Mackenyu starred as the lead in Brave: Gunjou Senki. Most recently, he was cast as Roronoa Zoro in the Netflix live-action action series adaptation of the Japanese manga series One Piece.
The Take a Chance actor has been part of multiple hit films, which helped him accumulate a hefty fortune over the years. As of 2021, he has a staggering net worth of $2 million.
Dating, Girlfriend, and Affairs
Mackenyu is quite a reserved person who prefers to have a low-key dating affair. To date, he hasn’t confirmed being in a relationship with anyone.
However, several gossip magazines have reported that the actor is allegedly dating Natsuki Okamoto, a former model and actress. However, Mackenyu has yet to acknowledge the rumors that he is in a relationship.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Mackenyu is the son of a Japanese actor, producer, and director Sonny Chiba and Tamami. He has a brother named Gordon and a half-sister named Juri Manase from his father’s previous marriage. His father passed away on 19 August 2021 from complications of COVID-19.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Mackenyu stands tall at the height of 5 feet 10 inches. He has a fit, muscular body and weighs around 83 kgs. He has light brown hair and dark brown eyes.