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Mackenyu Arata Profile, Bio, & Facts

Mackenyu Arata

Mackenyu Arata (新田真剣佑) is a Japanese-American actor signed to Asian Cinema Entertainment in the US and TOP COAT in Japan. He made his debut with film Buzz (So-On: The Five Oyaji) in 2014.

Mackenyu Arata Profile

Stage NameMackenyu Arata (新田真剣佑)
Birth NameMackenyu Maeda (前田真剣佑)
OccupationActor, model
BirthdayNovember 16, 1996
Active Years2017–present
Age27 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height176 cm (5’9″)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese-American
Blood TypeB

Mackenyu Arata Facts

Early Life:

– Mackenyu was born in Los Angeles, California, USA.
– He received his education from Beverly Hills High School.

Personal:

– His family includes his father Shinichi Chiba (Sonny Chiba), half-sister Juri Manase, younger brother Maeda Gordon, uncle Yabuki Jiro, and his spouse (non-celebrity).
– Mackenyu got married in 2023 and is expecting a child soon.
– After the divorce of his parents in 2015, he and his siblings went to live with their mother.
– On August 19, 2021, his father sadly passed away, reportedly due to COVID-19 problems.
– While he was growing up, he had a few movie and television appearances while spending the majority of his time focusing on his education and graduating.
– He gets along well with Chanyeol and the rest of EXO.
– He is bilingual in English and Japanese.
– He is the first born child.
– Since he was seven years old, he had taken riding lessons and occasionally put them into practice.
– He can play the piano and knows karate.
– He used to wrestle as well.
– In 2013, he started pursuing acting full-time.
– He avoids drinking carbonated beverages entirely.
– The name ‘Makkenyuu’ is derived from the idea of wielding the sword of truth and standing to the right of people.

Career:

– On March 14, 2016, Japan’s AM conducted an interview with him and put him on the cover of their publication.
– He was named the brand ambassador for Japanese male grooming company GATSBY in 2018.
– He appeared in the “GATSBY Cop” commercial alongside fellow Japanese actor Yūya Yagira.
– He appeared in several movies including “Knights of the Zodiac”, “Fullmetal Alchemist: The Revenge of Scar”, ” Brave: Gunjō Senki”, ” 12 Suicidal Teens”, ” Pacific Rim: Uprising”, and ” Let’s Go, Jets!”.
– He starred in multiple dramas including “Remote de Korosareru”, ” Two Homelands”, “Fugitive Boys”, “Sakurasaku”, and “The End of the Tiny World: Half A Year Later”.
– He also appeared in the Netflix series “One Piece” as Roronoa Zoro.
– He made his theatrical debut once more in 2016 in the musical adaptation of the hit television program “Boys Over Flowers.”

Awards:

– Mackenyu Arata was honored with the Best Supporting Actor award at the 2015 Asians On Film Festival for his role in “Tadaima.”
– In the 2017 40th Japan Academy Prize, he received the title of Newcomer of the Year for his performance in “Chihayafuru.”

Website: asiancinema.org

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: mackenyu
Twitter: mackenyu1116
IMDb: nm5018289

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