Biography / Wiki
A humble and down to earth actor Keanu Charles Reeves is a Canadian actor known for his nobility in the Hollywood film industry, Keanu never shied away from sharing his success with the fellow actors and the crew of the movie from the blockbuster trilogy ‘The Matrix’.
The gentle actor famously gave away most of his earnings because he felt that the real heroes of the movie were the special effects and costume, the design team. ‘Speed’, ‘Constantine’ and ‘The Devil’s Advocate’ are some of his most renowned films.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on September 02, 1964 Keanu Reeves is currently 55 years old. He appears slim, tall and has a toned as well as fit body. His waist measures 35 inches and biceps are 14 inches. Keanu measures 6’1″ tall and his weight is 84 kg. He has a rare set of Brown eyes and the color of his hair is black.
Keanu has earned most of his wealth from his very long and successful career as an actor. He has worked in many blockbuster movies and has many hits under his belt. Keanu is also famous for his charitable work. Apart from acting, he has made a directorial debut as well. The total net worth of Keanu Reeves is estimated to be $350 million USD.
Education / Family
Son to Samuel Nowlin Reeves and Patricia Reeves Keanu Reeves was born in Beirut, Lebanon. Moving from one place to another with his mother and stepfathers, Keanu shifted to Sydney, Australia, with his mother where she worked as a costume designer.
Talking about his education, he attended Etobicoke School of the Arts but was expelled from it and then joined Avondale Secondary Alternative School. He also has De La Salle College but dropped out of it.
Keanu Charles Reeves
|Nickname||The Wall, The One|
|Birth Place||Beirut, Lebanon|
|Date Of Birth||September 02, 1964|
|Height||In centimeters – 186 cm
In feet and inches – 6’1″
|Weight||In kilograms – 84 kg
In pounds – 185 lbs
|School||Etobicoke School of the Arts,
Avondale Secondary Alternative School
|College||De La Salle College|
|Home Town||Beirut, Lebanon|
|Debut||TV: Happiness is a Warm Grover (1984)|
|Fathers Name||Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr.
|Mothers Name||Patricia Taylor (Costume Designer and Performer)|
|Sister||Emma Reeves (Younger Half-Sister),
Karina Miller (Younger Half-Sister),
Kim Reeves (Younger Sister)
Career / Fashion And Style
In the stage production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in 1979, Reeves acted at the Leah Posluns Theatre in the stage production. With CBC Television’s sitcom ‘Hangin’In’ he did his debut on TV in the 1980s. Reeves did his first drama film ‘River’s Edge’ in 1986.
In the movie ‘Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure’ he played the role of ‘Ted Logan’. With the release of ‘Speed’ in 1994, he received a lot of fame. ‘A Walk in the Clouds’ is a romantic film he did in the late 90s. With Wachowski Brothers’ sci-fi ‘The Matrix’ Reeves’ career touched the heights.
Low-budget movies like ‘Henry’s Crime’ portrayed Reeves in 2010. ‘Side by Side’ is a Reeves produced a documentary in 2011 where he interviews famous Hollywood directors.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
Amanda De Cadenet,
Here we provide you the list of Keanu Reeves’s favourite things.
|Favourite Breakfast||Oatmeal with honey, frosted flakes with cold milk|
|Favourite Filmmakers||Frank Capra and Martin Scorsese|
|Favourite Kung Fu Movies||Fist of Legend (1994), Tai Chi Master (1993)|
|Favourite Movie||A Clockwork Orange (1971), Apocalypse Now (1979)|
|Favourite Childhood Books||Count of Monte Christo (By Alexander Dumas), The Lord of the Rings (By J. R. R. Tolkien)|
|Favourite Hangouts||Licks (Hamburger joint)|
|Favourite Teenage Books||Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky|
Some Interesting Facts About Keanu Reeves
- After he was cast in the Romeo and Juliet play in the 10th grade, he decided that he wanted to become an actor at the age of 15.
- He backed out from the action drama, Heat after she was cast in the role of Chris Shiherlis.
- The production company, Company Films is co-founded by Keanu Reeves. Henry’s Crime is one of the movies his production company backed.
- For his role in The Matrix, he took 4 months of martial arts training and learned more than 200 martial arts moves.
- He is credited as K.C. Reeves, Chuck Spadina or K.C. Reeves as his agent felt that his name was too exotic at the beginning of his acting career.
- In Topanga Canyon he was involved in a motorbike accident causing ruptured spleen and broken ribs.
- He was named MVP on his school team and excelled in ice hockey while studying in high school.
- “Arch Motorcycles” is a motorcycle company that started with collaboration in 2012.
- “Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time” from the UK edition of the Empire magazine featured him at the 23rd position in the list.
- For the respective roles of Bill and Ted he and Alex Winter were paired together during the auditions of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure.