ACTOR TRIVIA: 8 Things About Netflix’s “One Piece” Live Action” Actor Mackenyu (Who Plays Zoro)

Here are some trivia about Mackenyu, who is starring in the Netflix live action adaptation of the manga and anime “One Piece” as Zoro.

1.) Mackenyu’s stage name is Mackenyu Arata, but his birth name is Mackenyu Maeda.

2.) He was born on November 16, 1996. Hence, he is turning 27 years old this year.

3.) He is an America-born Japanese, and is the son of the actor-martial artist Sonny Chiba—who, unfortunately, passed away in 2021 due to COVID-19.

4.) Both of his siblings are in the acting industry, actress Juri Manase and actor Gordon Maeda.

5.) He also has musical talents, as Mackenyu can sing and play the piano.

6.) He starred in several projects including “Chihayafuru,” “Overdrive,” “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure,” “Tokyo Ghoul,” “Rurouni Kenshin,” and “Fullmetal Alchemist.”

7.) He is married to a non-celebrity.

8.) His Instagram username is straightforward: @mackenyu.

“One Piece” is now streaming via Netflix.

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