Keni Styles

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Keni Styles
Keni Styles 2011.jpg
Keni Styles attending the XBIZ Awards, Hollywood, CA on February 9, 2011
Born (1981-05-27) 27 May 1981 (age 33)
Lamphun, Thailand[1]
Ethnicity Thai[1]
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[1]
Website
http://www.kenicamz.com/

Keni Styles is a British pornographic actor of Thai origin.[2]

Early life[edit]

Styles was born to a single mother who was a sex worker in Thailand.They moved to the United Kingdom when she married a British national. When the marriage ended, she moved back to Thailand leaving Styles at an orphanage. He lived there until the age of 16. After living several years in a halfway house, he joined the British Army and served in Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Kosovo twice and Iraq twice during his 7 years active duty. After leaving the Army, he entered the pornography industry, starting a company called Superman Stamina.[3]

Career[edit]

Styles has been active in pornographic movies since August 2006.[4] He first found steady work in Eastern Europe, relocating to live in both Prague and Budapest. In January 2010 Styles moved to Los Angeles.[3] He is regarded as the first heterosexual Asian male porn star in American pornography[5] as well as the only active European heterosexual male porn star of Asian origin.[6]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Title Result
2006 UK Adult Film Awards Best Male Newcomer Winner[7]
2007 UK Adult Film Awards Best Supporting Male Actor Winner[8]
2008 Erotic Awards Best Porn Artist Winner[9]
2009 AVN Award Best Male Newcomer Nominee[10][dead link]
2010 AVN Award Best Actor Nominee[10]
2010 AVN Award Best Couple Sex Scene Nominee[10][dead link]
2010 AVN Award Best Sex Scene in a Foreign-Shot Production Nominee[10][dead link]
2010 XBIZ Award Male Acting Performance of the Year Nominee
2010 XRCO Award Best Single Performance Actor Nominee
2011 AVN Award Male Performer Of The Year Nominee
2011 AVN Award Best Couples Sex Scene Nominee
2011 AVN Award Best Supporting Actor Nominee
2011 XBIZ Award Male Performer Of The Year Nominee[11]
2011 XBIZ Award Male Acting Performance Of The Year Winner[12]
2011 Urban X Award Male Performer Of The Year Nominee

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Personal Bio Keni Styles". IAFD.com. Retrieved 2008-10-12. 
  2. ^ "FLESHBOT". FLESHBOT.com. Retrieved 2009-05-31. 
  3. ^ a b Jeff Yang (2010-03-25). "Mightier than the sword". San Francisco Chronicle. p. 2. Retrieved 16 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "MYSPACE". MYSPACE.com. Retrieved 2009-05-31. 
  5. ^ Harry Mok (2011-02-04). "Bruce Lee Porn Parody Star Keni Styles Breaks Asian Male Stereotypes". Hyphen. Retrieved 16 February 2011. 
  6. ^ "Keni Styles profile". Warashi Asian Pornstars Database. 2009-08-28. Retrieved 16 February 2011. 
  7. ^ "The UK Adult Film & TV Awards 2006". BGAFD.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-11-18. 
  8. ^ "The UK Adult Film & TV Awards 2007". BGAFD.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-11-18. 
  9. ^ "Erotic Awards 2008". EROTIC-AWARDS.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-05-31. [dead link]
  10. ^ a b c d "AVN 2010 Nominees". http://avnawards.avn.com/past-shows/past-nominees/.  [dead link]
  11. ^ "2011 XBIZ Nominees". xbiz.com. Retrieved 2011-01-06. 
  12. ^ XBIZ Award Winners, XBIZ, February, 2011

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