Keanu Reeves Biography, Family, Height, Weight, Career, Net Worth & More

Keanu Reeves is known for his diverse range of hits and genuine humility. His life story is not just a story of Hollywood glitz; it’s a rich fabric of unmatched movie success and deeply human experiences.

His real-life journey through victory and tragedy is just as moving as the action-packed scenes in The Matrix. Reeves’s success story goes beyond the movies and will live on in the hearts of fans worldwide. Read on to find information about the John Wick actor.

Keanu Reeves Biography

Keanu Reeves

Full NameĀ Ā  Keanu Charles Reeves
Nickname Keanu Reeves
Date of Birth 2 September 1964
School Etobicoke School of the Arts, Etobicoke, Canada
Profession Actor, Producer (American, Canadian, English)
Age 59 Years Old
Birth Place Beirut, Lebanon
Currently Live In New York
Profession Actor, Producer, Writer and Director
Debut Television Series:Ā Hanginā€™ In (1984)
Movie:Ā One Step Away (1985)
Years Active 1984 ā€“ Present
Famous Role Ted ā€˜Theodoreā€™ Logan in FilmĀ Bill & Tedā€™s Excellent Adventure (1989)
Nationality American, Canadian and British
Ethnicity British, Portuguese, Native Hawaiian and Chinese Descent
Hometown Beirut
Zodiac Sign Virgo
School/High School Etobicoke School of arts, Toronto, Canada
Avondale Secondary Alternative School, Toronto, Canada
College/University De La Salle College, Canada

Keanu Reeves Physical Appearance

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Height inĀ Centimetres 184 cm
Height in Meters 1.84 m
Height in Feet Inches 6 Feet 1 Inches
Weight 87kg
Body Measurement 43-35-15
Chest Size 43 inches
Waist Size 35 inches
Biceps Size 15 inches
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Keanu Reeves Family And Relatives

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Father Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr.
Mother Patricia Taylor
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Kim Reeves, Emma Reeves, Karina Miller
Marital Status Unmarried
Wife None
Partners Jennifer Syme (1998ā€“2000)
Alexandra Grant (2018ā€“present)
Daughters Ava Archer Syme-Reeves
Sons Not Known
Girlfriends/ Affairs Jennifer Syme
China Chow
Charlize Theron
Alexandra Grant

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Keanu Reeves Career

In 1986, Keanu Reeves made his first movie, “Youngblood.” Before this, he started his career by playing small parts in Canadian TV commercials, plays, and TV shows.

After that, he worked on several movies, including a well-known part in the highly acclaimed “River’s Edge.” People were surprised by the surprise hit “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure” in 1989, which made over $40 million at the local box office.

He then expanded his acting career by being in several different movies, both independent and mainstream. These included the action-packed “Point Break” and the great independent film “My Own Private Idaho.”

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The most crucial event in his career was the success of the 1994 action movie “Speed,” which won two Academy Awards and made a massive USD 350.5 million at the box office worldwide. This was the big moment that made Keanu Reeves famous to many people.

He became even more famous when he played Neo in “The Matrix” trilogy, a set of science fiction action movies that made a total of 1.6 billion US dollars at the box office. Many people praised Reeves’ performance, and the film was a massive hit.

In 2014, he played a retired hitman in “John Wick,” which got him the lead part. The reviewers liked these movies, and they did very well at the box office, making him even more of an action hero.

Keanu Reeves Net Worth

Net Worth (as of 2024) 380 million US Doller
Salary Per Year (as of 2023) 10-15 Million US Doller
Endorsements Yves Saint Laurent

Keanu Reeves Favorite Things

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Favorite Colour Black
Favorite Actor Brad Pitt
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Food Oatmeal with honey, frosted flakes with cold milk, and toast with apricot jam
Hobbies Travelling and Reading Books
FavoriteĀ Director Martin Scorsese
FavoriteĀ Movie Taxi Driver (1976)
FavoriteĀ Sport Hockey
Favorite Destination Vancouver
Favorite Car Collections Not Known
Sexual Orientation Straight

Fun facts About Keanu Reeves

  • When Reeves’ father was caught with cocaine in Hawaii in 1994, he got ten years in prison.
  • He was offered the part in “Heat” with Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino. Still, he turned it down because he was already playing Hamlet at the Manitoba Theatre Centre in Winnipeg, Canada. After that, Val Kilmer got the part.
  • Reeves used to play in the band Dogstar and went on a summer tour with them in 1995.
  • Over Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Smith, and Brad Pitt, Reeves was chosen to play Neo in “The Matrix.”
  • Kim Reeves was only 38 years old when she was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2001. She fought the disease for years.

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  • After ‘The Matrix’ series, Reeves made $150 million. He is said to have given most of this money to the people who worked on the special effects and costumes because he thought they were the movie’s real stars and what made it a hit.
  • While he could have easily made more money, Reeves only charged a million dollars for “The Devil’s Advocate.” This was done so the makers could hire Al Pacino for the movie. He also took a pay cut for “The Replacements”, so Gene Hackman could be in the film.
  • Many people think that Reeves is a Buddhist, but he says he is just interested in Buddhism.
  • Reeves needs help with reading and writing.
  • Before making “The Matrix” began, he learned martial arts.
  • He likes his sister more than anyone else.
  • He likes to swim, ride horses, and dance in ballrooms.
  • In 1995, People Magazine named him one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World.”

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