Keanu Reeves Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

Quick Facts about Keanu Reeves Biography!

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Birth Name

Keanu Charles Reeves 

Nick Name (s)

The Wall, The One

Place Birth

Beirut, Lebanon

Date of Birth

2nd September, 1964


57 Years



Zodiac Sign



Etobicoke School of the Arts, De La Salle College, Avondale Secondary Alternative School


actor, producer, musician

Marital Status



Alexandra Grant


6.1 Inches


84 Kg

Eye Color


Hair Color


Net Worth

$360 million as of 2021

Who is Keanu Reeves?

Keanu Reeves is a Canadian-American actor, producer, musician, and philanthropist best known for playing the roles; Officer Jack Traven in “Speed,” Ted Logan in “Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey,” and Neo in “The Matrix.” His other notable film appearances are in the movies; “Little Buddha,” “The Devil’s Advocate,” “Point Break,” and “Dangerous Liaisons,” among many others.

As a musician, Reeves played the bass guitar for the band ‘Dogstar’ in the ‘90s. He recently played the bass guitar for the band ‘Becky.’ Reeves has been one the Hollywood Walk of Famers besides being listed among Top Ten of America’s Favorite Stars”.

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What Kind of an Early Life did Keanu Reeves have?

Keanu Charles Reeves simply referred to like Keanu Reeves, is the son of Samuel Nowlin Reeves Patricia Taylor. Reeves was born on the 2nd of September, 1964, in Beirut, Lebanon. His mother worked as a costume designer and performer, whereas his father was a geologist. In 1966, when Reeves was only two years old, his parents divorced, denying him the opportunity to grow in the presence of his biological father.

Reeves has one biological sister named Kim Reeves and two half-sisters; Emma Rose Reeves, his paternal half-sister, and Karina Miller, his maternal half-sister. Reeves’s childhood was characterized by moving from one place to another and several stepfathers following his mother’s remarriages. Despite the many relocations, Reeves primarily grew up in Toronto. Following the relocations, Reeves had found himself attending four different schools within a span of five years.

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Keanu Reeves

His education journey began at the Jesse Ketchum Public School, where he studied up to grade 8 and then joined De La Salle College, Toronto School for the Performing Arts, and Avondale Secondary Alternative School. Besides his studies, Reeves was a talented hockey player where he played as a goalie. His unique skills in hockey playing earned him the nickname “The Wall.”

Reeves excelled more in hockey than in academics. Since he suffered from dyslexia, Reeve’s education was didn’t get to be advanced. Upon leaving De La Salle College, he attended a free school (Avondale Alternative), which allowed him to obtain an education while working as an actor. He later dropped out of school and thus ending up not getting his high school diploma.

What Career Statistics Describe Keanu Reeves?

Keanu Reeves is not new in the acting industry because his acting career kicked off at the age of nine when he made a stage appearance at a production of Damn Yankees. At the age of 15, Reeves appeared as Mercutio in a stage production of Romeo and Juliet. He later debuted his screen acting debut with “Hangin’ In,” a CBC Television comedy series. In the early ‘80s, Reeves appeared in various commercials, with the most remarkable being one for Coca-Cola. He then made his way to short films like the NFB’s “One Step Away” as well as stage works such as “Wolf Boy.” 

At the age of 20, Reeves traveled to Los Angeles to where he lived for a while with his stepfather Paul Aaron, who was a television director. There he acted in a few television commercials before his appearance in the film “River’s Edge” attracted many of his followers. In 1988, he had a supporting role in the film, “Dangerous Liaisons” before several diverse roles followed thereafter in films like; “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)”, the 1989’s “Parenthood” as well as “I Love You To Death” (1990).

Other Film credits include; the 1991’s “My Own Private Idaho,” “Much Ado About Nothing” (1991), “Dracula” (1992), and “Speed” (1994). However, his big break in the film industry came in 1999 following his appearance in the film “The Matrix,” which grossed $171,479,930 in the box office. Some of his post-2000 film appearances include; “ The 2000’s “The Watcher,” “The Replacements,” and “The Gift.”

He then appeared in 2001’s “Hardball” and “Sweet November.” In 2003 Reeves made an appearance in “The Matrix Reloaded” and then “The Matrix Revolutions.” Reeves starred in 2013’s “47 Ronin”. In 2014 the actor starred in the film “John Wick” as well as in its 2017’s sequel, “John WickChapter 2”.

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What Affairs has Keanu Reeves been Involved in?

Up to date, Keanu Reeves is not yet married. However, he has been involved in several romantic affairs. Reeve’s first romantic relationship was with Jennifer Syme, with whom they had a stillborn daughter, Ava Archer Syme-Reeves, on the 24th of December, 1999. The pair broke up several weeks later. Syme passed on in a greasy road accident on the 2nd of April 2001when her car collided with others in parking. She was buried right next to their daughter.

Keanu Reeves is also said to have dated Brenda Davis, whose child he godfathers as well as actress-cum model China Chow. In 2009, Reeves met Alexandra Grant at a dinner party from where they started dating. However, their love affair was behind the curtains up until November 2019, when they decided to go public about their love affair.

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What Physical Body Statistics Describe Keanu Reeves?

Keanu Reaves has a decent height of 6.1 feet, which is 186 cm. His body measurement is 43-14-35 inches, and he has a slim body build. The actor has a balanced weight of 84 Kg, a black hair color, and hazel eye color.

What Net Worth does Keanu Reeves have?

  • As of 2021, Keanu Reeve’s net worth is estimated to be $360 million.
  • His major source of income is his acting.
  • For the first film of “The Matrix,” Reeves pocketed a whopping $35 million.
  • Keanu earned at least $120 million in bonuses from the second and third sequels of “The Matrix.”
  • For his role in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, the actor earned $95,000, whereas his appearance in the “Speed” saw him pocket $1.2 million.
  • The “Devil’s Advocate earned him $8 million while Johnny Mnemonic added some $2 million into his account.

What Achievements had had Keanu Reeves?

  1. In 1992, Keanu Reeves received the MTV Award for the most desirable Male in the Point Blank category.
  2. His lead role in the 1999’s “The Matrix” saw him win the 2000’s Golden State Best Actor Awards.
  3. Reeves won the 2000 MTV Movie Award For the category of the Best Fight for the film, “The Matrix.”
  4. In 2004, the actor received the World Stunt Awards: Taurus Honorary Award.
  5. In 2005, he received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  6. In the film “The Day the Earth Stood Still,” Reeves received the Bambi Best International Actor in 2008.

What are the Interesting Quotes by Keanu Reeves?

  1. “The simple act of paying attention can take you a long way.”
  2. “Sometimes simple things are the most difficult things to achieve.”
  3. “Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.”
  4. “Art is about trying to find the good in people, and making the world a more compassionate place.”
  5. “I guess living without love, without experiencing it or being able to give it is pretty strong punishment.”