Keanu Reeves Filmography, Net Worth, Biography & More

Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor known for starring in top-grossing Hollywood movie series such as Matrix, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, John Wick, and others. Reeves began acting in theatre productions and in television films before making his feature film debut in 1986 with the film Youngblood. He established himself as an action hero with leading roles in the 1991 and 1994 films Point Break and Speed respectively.

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Full / Real Name

Keanu Charles Reeves | Keanu Reeves

Nickname

Keanu | The wall

Name Meaning

Cold air over the mountains

Famous For

Playing Lead in Hollywood films

Profession

Actor, Voice Actor, Film Producer, Director, and Musician

Date of Birth

2 September 1964

Age

57 Years (as of 2021)

Birthplace

Beirut, Lebanon

Zodiac Sign

Virgo

Nationality

Canadian

Religion

Atheist

Hometown

Beirut, Lebanon, Canada

School

  • Jesse Ketchum Public School, Toronto
  • American Community School Beiru
  • Etobicoke School of the Arts
  • Avondale Alternative Secondary School

University or College

De La Salle College Oaklands

Qualification

Graduation

Languages Known

English, French

Morphology of Keanu Reeves

Weight

1.85 mtrs | 185 cms | 6’1”

Height

79.4 Kgs | 175 lbs

Body Measurements

Chest: 38 Inches | Waist: 32 Inches | Biceps: 14 Inches

Body Type

Slender, Athletic Physique

Skin Tone

Fair

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Colour

Black

Shoe Size

10 US

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Personal Life and Relationships

Keanu Reeves was born in Beirut, Lebanon, on September 2, 1964, to Samuel Nowlin Reeves Jr. And Patricia Taylor. Keanu’s parents divorced when he was just 2 years old. After the divorce of his parents, Keanu mostly stayed with his mother and moved to several countries. Because of his mother’s frequent movement, Keanu attended four different schools.

As a kid, Reeves watched British comedy shows such as The Two Ronnies, and his mother imparted English manners that he has maintained into adulthood. Keanu completed his college at De La Salle College. At the college, Keanu was a successful ice hockey goalkeeper. He aspired to become a professional ice hockey player for the Canadian Olympic team but decided to become an actor when he was 15.

After having affairs and relationships with several women, Keanu married his girlfriend Jennifer Syme in 1999. The couple together had a daughter named Ava Archer Syme-reeves. On April 2, 2001, Jennifer was killed when her vehicle collided with three parked cars on Cahuenga Boulevard in Los Angeles.

In 2009, Reeves met Alexandra Grant, an American visual artist at a dinner party. They went on to collaborate on two books together. The couple started dating each other and the two went public with their relationship in November 2019.

Father

Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr.

Mother

Patricia Taylor

Sibling

Sisters: Kim Reeves, Emma Reeves & Karina Miller

Affairs and Relationships

  • Jill Schoelen
  • Jennifer Syme
  • Sofia Coppola
  • Winona Ryder
  • Sandra Bullock
  • Amanda de Cadenet
  • Claire Forlani
  • Alexandra Grant

Marital Status

Married

Marriage Date

24th December 1999

Wife

  • Jennifer Syme (1998- 2001 died)
  • Alexandra Grant (2018–present)

Children

Daughter: Ava Archer Syme-Reeves (Stillborn)

Career Path

Keanu started his career by appearing in commercials. His first foray into the entertainment industry was in the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) coming-of-age, short film One Step Away. He appeared in several television films before making his feature film debut in 1986 with the film Youngblood. Towards the end of the 1980s, Reeves starred in several dramas aimed at teen audiences including The Night Before, Lori Loughlin & The Prince of Pennsylvania among others.

In 1991, Reeves starred in Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey. The rest of 1991 marked a significant transition for Reeves’ career as he undertook adult roles. In 1994, he starred in the action thriller Speed. The film proved to be a turning point in Keanu’s career and established him as the leading actor of Hollywood.

In 1999, Reeves starred in the critically acclaimed science fiction film The Matrix, the first installment in what would become The Matrix franchise. In the film, Keanu portrayed the character of Thomas Anderson, a computer programmer. After the success of The Matrix, Keanu starred in numerous thrillers, documentaries, and comedies. Keanu’s career rebounded in 2014 when he played the titular role in the action thriller John Wick, directed by Chad Stahelski.

The film became a franchise. After this Keanu starred in many of his films franchise and films of different genres. He made his directional debut in 2013 with Man of Tai Chi.

Career and Financial Stats

Awards and Achievements

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 2000: Favorite Actor – Science Fiction for The Matrix
MTV Movie & TV Awards 2000: Best Male Performance for The Matrix
Taurus World Stunt Awards   2004: Action Movie Star of the Year for The Matrix Reloaded
Golden Tomato Awards 2020: Golden Year Award for Joh Wick Chapter 3
MTV Movie & TV Awards 1995: Best On-Screen Duo (shared with Sandra Bullock) for The Speed

Net Worth

$380 million

Debut

  • TV short Film: One Step Away (1983)
  • Films: Youngblood (1986)

Movie/TV show (directed)

Man of Tai Chi (2013)

Total Assets

$400 million

Income Source

Acting, Brand Endorsement

Salary

$30,000,000

Cars

  • Volvo 122
  • Ferrari 488 GTB
  • Ferrari California T
  • NASCAR Rally Car
  • 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1
  • 1986 Mercury Grand Marquis Colony Park (Bill and Ted)
  • 2006 Dodge Charger SRT8

Motorcycle

  • 1973 Norton Commando 850 MK II Roadster
  • Arch Motorcycle KRGT-1
  • Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glide
  • El Diablo West Coast Chopper
  • Ducati Diavel
  • Arch Motorcycle Arch 1s

Houses

A residence in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, US

Famous Movies and TV shows

  • Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure Series
  • Parenthood
  • I love you to death
  • Tune in tomorrow
  • Matrix Series
  • Freaked
  • Little Buddha
  • Speed
  • John Wick Series
  • The Last time I committed suicide
  • The Replacement
  • The watcher
  • Sweet November
  • The Lake House

Favorite and Beloved Things

Favorite Food

Marshmallows, Pizza & Granola Cappuccino

Favorite Fruit

White currant, Honeydew melon

Favorite Cuisine

NA

Favorite Actor

NA

Favorite Actress

NA

Favorite Movies

Taxi Driver – Martin Scorsese, 1976.


Apocalypse Now – Francis Ford Coppola, 1979.


A Clockwork Orange – Stanley Kubrick, 1971.


Stroszek – Werner Herzog, 1977.

Favorite Activities

Horseback riding and surfing

Favorite Destination

Djerba and Marrakech, Morroco

Favorite Sports

NA

Favorite Song

Love will tear Of Apart

Favorite Bands

  • Fugazi
  • The Ramones
  • Exploited
  • Discharge
  • Elvis Costello
  • The Clash
  • Violent Femmes
  • Joy Division
  • Minor Threat
  • Bad Brains

Favorite Color

Google Chrome blue, medium aquamarine

Favorite Superhero

Wolverine

Favorite Music

NA

Food Habits

Non-vegetarian

Interest & Hobbies

Horseback riding, Surfing, Traveling & listening to music and bands

Favorite Anime

Cowboy Bebop

Favorite Book

NA

Facts About Keanu Reeves

  • Keanu’s random acts of kindness include secretly donating large sums of money to children’s hospitals.
  • In high school, Keanu Reeves contemplated trying out for the Canadian Olympic ice hockey team.
  • When Keanu Reeves first began acting, his agent thought his name was too exotic, so he was credited as K.C. Reeves, Norman Kreeves, or Chuck Spadina.
  • During his childhood, he moved around a lot from Hawaii, Australia, New York, and finally Canada.
  • Keanu Reeves trained with martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping for the original Matrix film.
  • Keanu Reeves is also an author, having written the text for a picture book, Ode to Happiness, illustrated by his partner Alexandra Grant.
  • As a teenager in Toronto, he worked as a manager at a pasta restaurant.
  • Reeves’s first role ever came at the age of 9 in a theatre production of Damn Yankees.

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