Keni Styles

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Keni Styles
Keni Styles 2011.jpg
Styles attending the XBIZ Awards in Hollywood, CA, February 2011
Born (1979-01-27) 27 January 1979 (age 37)[1]
Lamphun, Thailand[1]
Other names Keni Stiles, Kenny, Keni Style[1]
Ethnicity Thai[1]
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[1]
Weight 129 lb (59 kg; 9.2 st)[1]
Website http://www.kenicamz.com
No. of adult films 263 (approx. per IAFD)

Keni Styles is a British former pornographic actor of Thai descent.[1]

Early life[edit]

Styles was born to a single mother who was a sex worker in Thailand.[2] They moved to the United Kingdom when she married a British national.[2] When the marriage ended, she moved back to Thailand, leaving Styles at an orphanage where he lived until the age of 16.[2] After living several years in a halfway house, he started Boxing[citation needed] and joined the British Army and served in Northern Ireland[citation needed], Bosnia, Kosovo twice and Iraq twice during his seven years of active duty.[2] After leaving the Army, he entered the pornography industry, starting a company called "Superman Stamina".[2]

Career[edit]

Styles has been active in pornographic movies since August 2006.[3] He first found steady work in Eastern Europe, relocating to live in both Prague and Budapest. In January 2010, Styles moved to Los Angeles.[2] He is regarded as the first heterosexual Asian male porn star in American pornography[4] by some. In July 2015, Styles announced his retirement from the porn industry on his blog, KeniCamz.[5]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Title Result
2006 UK Adult Film Awards Best Male Newcomer Winner[6]
2007 UK Adult Film Awards Best Supporting Male Actor Winner[7]
2008 Erotic Awards Best Porn Artist Winner[8]
2009 AVN Award Best Male Newcomer Nominee[9][dead link]
2010 AVN Award Best Actor Nominee[9]
2010 AVN Award Best Couple Sex Scene Nominee[9][dead link]
2010 AVN Award Best Sex Scene in a Foreign-Shot Production Nominee[9][dead link]
2010 XBIZ Award Male Acting Performance of the Year Nominee[citation needed]
2010 XRCO Award Best Single Performance Actor Nominee[citation needed]
2011 AVN Award Male Performer Of The Year Nominee[citation needed]
2011 AVN Award Best Couples Sex Scene Nominee[citation needed]
2011 AVN Award Best Supporting Actor Nominee[citation needed]
2011 XBIZ Award Male Performer Of The Year Nominee[10]
2011 XBIZ Award Male Acting Performance Of The Year Winner[11]
2011 Urban X Award Male Performer Of The Year Nominee[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Keni Styles". Retrieved 2014-11-24. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Jeff Yang (2010-03-25). "Mightier than the sword". San Francisco Chronicle. p. 2. Retrieved 16 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "MYSPACE". Retrieved 2009-05-31. 
  4. ^ Harry Mok (2011-02-04). "Bruce Lee Porn Parody Star Keni Styles Breaks Asian Male Stereotypes". Hyphen. Retrieved 16 February 2011. 
  5. ^ http://kenicamz.com/escape-porn-valley/#comment-44
  6. ^ "The UK Adult Film & TV Awards 2006". BGAFD.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-11-18. 
  7. ^ "The UK Adult Film & TV Awards 2007". BGAFD.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-11-18. 
  8. ^ "Erotic Awards 2008". EROTIC-AWARDS.co.uk. Archived from the original on May 28, 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-31. 
  9. ^ a b c d "AVN 2010 Nominees". Archived from the original on September 24, 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-04. 
  10. ^ "2011 XBIZ Nominees". xbiz.com. Retrieved 2011-01-06. 
  11. ^ XBIZ Award Winners, XBIZ, February, 2011

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