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Mackenyu bio, girlfriend, net worth, height
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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’s live-action series adaptation of the hit Japanese manga series, One Piece.

Originally from Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, Mackenyu Maeda was born on November 16, 1996, under the star sign Scorpio. The 27-year-old actor is American by nationality and belongs to the Asian ethnicity. He studied at Beverly Hills High School.

Quick Wikis

Real Name Mackenyu Maeda
Birthday November 16, 1996
Birthplace Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Nationality American
Ethnicity Asian
Profession Actor
Age 27 years old
Married/Wife Yes
Net Worth $5 million
Parents Sonny Chiba and Tamami
Siblings Gordon and Juri Manase

Mackenyu Net Worth and Salary

Growing up, Mackenyu 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.

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Mackenyu starred as Naozumi Hiyama in the 2018 Japanese sports drama film OverDrive. Photo credit: Instagram/mackenyu.1116

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 2023, Mackenyu has a staggering net worth of $5 million.

Who is Mackenyu’s wife?

Several gossip magazines have reported that the actor is allegedly dating Natsuki Okamoto, a former model and actress. However, Mackenyu proved it wrong as he is already married.

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Mackenyu is allegedly dating retired actress, Natsuki Okamoto. Photo credit:

Mackenyu announced his marriage in January 2023 but didn’t reveal his wife’s identity.

As he is quite a reserved person who prefers to have a low-key life, he is keeping it off the limelight.

Parents, Siblings, and Family

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Mackenyu is the son of the late Japanese actor and director, Sonny Chiba. Photo credit: Instagram/mackenyu.1116

Mackenyu is the son of 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 August 19, 2021, from complications of COVID-19.

Mackenyu Height and Weight

Mackenyu stands tall at the height of 5 feet 10 inches. He has a fit, muscular body and weighs around 83 kg. He has light brown hair and dark brown eyes.

Mackenyu FAQs

How old is Mackenyu?

Mackenyu is 27 years old, born November 16, 1996.

Where is Mackenyu from?

Mackenyu hails from Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California.

What does Mackenyu do for a living?

Mackenyu is an actor.

What ethnicity is Mackenyu?

Mackenyu is Asian by ethnicity.

What is Mackenyu net worth?

Mackenyu net worth is $5 million as of 2023.

Who is Mackenyu wife?

Mackenyu is married but has not disclosed her identity.

How tall is Mackenyu?

Mackenyu is 5 feet 10 inches tall.

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