Mackenyu was born as Mackenyu Maeda (
Mackenyu began acting in 2005, appearing in Team Astro. He acted in small roles for the next few years, choosing to focus mainly on school. Mackenyu has became a full-time actor as of 2013.
His father is the famous director, actor, and producer, Sonny Chiba. His parents married sometime in 1996. He has an older half-sister, Juri Manase from his father's previous marriage, and a younger brother, Gordon. His uncle, Jiro Yabuki is also an actor.
- Kankon Kinshiota Kudoi! (August 2015)
- Hana Yori Dango: The Musical (January 2016)
|2014||Yonimo Kimyou na Monogatari: '14 Aki|
|2015||Hoiku Tantei 25 Ji: Hanasaki Shinichirou wa Nemurenai!!||Hitoshi Kamose|
|Yume wo Ataeru||Masaki|
|Hatsumori Bemazu||Sasaki Kojiro||Episode 8|
|Kamen Rider Drive||Eiji Tomari|
|2016||Chihayafuru: Part 1||Arata Wataya|
|Chihayafuru: Part 2||Arata Wataya|
|Nigakute Amai||Atsushi Babazono|