Maximilian Acevedo - One to Watch
There is a star on the rise, and he’s definitely one to watch. The 21 year old actor Maximilian Acevedo got his big break when he was cast on Nickelodeon’s “Henry Danger.” He is a fitness enthusiast with an avid focus on working out. He loves traveling and cars, fashion, sports and is up for any challenge. He was determined to make it in Hollywood from a young age, and his determination keeps him on a path for success, marked by this breakout role in The Babysitter 2 (Killer Queen). Maximilian Acevedo co-stars in McG’s upcoming highly anticipated sequel, “The Babysitter: Killer Queen,” out September 10th on Netflix. The “one to watch” Acevedo, a Los Angeles native, plays “Jimmy”, A “17 year old, handsome, ultimate-bro” in the American comedy horror film, in which he stars alongside Bella Thorne, Leslie Bibb, Emily Alyn Lind, Jenna Ortega, Amanda Cerny, Hana Mae Lee and Robbie Amell.
Maximilian is also part of the continuing animated series “Thumpy” on Cruise TV where he plays a version of himself.
On the music front, he is also a recording artist and is signed with Thump/Universal. Maximilian’s young career is growing fast as he handles each coming challenge with no fear.
Bradley Cruise: Why did you want to be an actor?
Maximilian Acevedo: I want to be an actor because I want to influence people for the better. I want to be an escape for people’s reality. Life isn’t always easy and my personal outlet was always movies and television. So whenever I watched anything growing up, it gave me a motivation to be a part of that someday, so I too could make people feel what I was feeling. I want my work to motivate people to want more for themselves. I’m an actor because I’m a creator, but most of all, I am here to create emotions in people from all parts of the world.
What important lesson did you learn at a young age?
I learned at a very young age that the amount of work and consistency that you dedicate to your body or performance can make you unstoppable, and that you can achieve anything that your heart desires. I was an only child and had to figure out a lot on my own as a result.
Why do you love fitness? Do you have any fitness tips?
It’s like a natural high. Workout tips I would give to people is to not lift with an ego, leave it outside the gym and workout with proper form and equipment. If you’re new to the gym, start off with light weights and progressively increase as strength goes up each week and month. It’s a lot easier to hurt yourself than you’d think. I’ve learned my lessons the hard way.