Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor who rose to fame following a successful run of the 1989 film “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventures” and subsequent sequels. Following several years of box office flops, Keanu achieved success for his role in the 1997 film “The Devil’s Advocate” alongside Al Pacino and later for his role as Neo in “The Matrix” trilogy.
As of 2022, Keanu Reeves 's net worth is estimated to be $380 million.
|Net Worth||$380 million|
|Given Name||Keanu Charles Reeves|
|Famous Name||Keanu Reeves|
|Source(s) of Fame||Actor|
|Date of Birth||September 2, 1965|
|Place of Birth||Beirut, Lebanon|
|Relationships||Partner, Jennifer Syme, From 1998 until her death in 2001Dating, Alexandra Grant , Since 2019|
Keanu was born in Beirut Lebanon to parents Patricia and Samuel Reeves. Keanu’s mother is of English descent while his father is a Hawaiian native with Chinese, Irish, and Portuguese ancestry.
Reeves’ mother had moved to Beirut for work where she met the man who would eventually become his father. Reeves’ father abandoned his mother when he was 3 years old, and Reeves has stated in interviews that the last time he saw his father was in Kauai, Hawaii when he was 13. His mother moved to Australia where they lived briefly before relocating to New York in 1970. Reeves’ mother married a Broadway director and moved the family to Toronto for a year before divorcing again.
Reeves’ mother would go on to marry four times, but Reeves and his siblings grew up in Toronto where Reeves cultivated an interest in Chinese art and history, influenced by his grandmother’s heritage. He describes himself as being “a private kid” in school and would be kicked out of school for being “rambunctious” and “shooting my mouth off”.
Reeves once tried to play professional ice hockey, hoping to represent Canada at the Olympic games, but later chose acting instead He dropped out of school at 17 and three years later moved to Los Angeles to start a career in Hollywood.
Reeves’ career started to peak in the mid-1980s with roles in romantic TV dramas and later when he took on lead roles with films like “The Night Before” and “The Prince of Pennsylvania, which garnered mostly positive reviews.
His breakthrough role came with the release of “Bill and Ted Excellent Adventures” in 1989 which starred Reeves opposite co-star Alex Winter.
Reeves went on to play various roles in a series of films in the 1990s including Point Break, in which he played an FBI agent, and Speed, the thriller starring Dennis Hopper and Sandra Bullock.
Reves had a period of unsuccessful films in the mid 1990s before the release of “The Devil’s Advocate” in 1997 and “The Matrix” two years later. He would go on to star in dozens of films throughout the 2000s and 2010s, playing every genre from horror to comedy and action. In 2014 Reeves played John Wick, a retired assassin who gets tangled up with dangerous former colleagues, leading to complex fight sequences and heavy gunfights.
Reeves has starred in 63 films in a career spanning 35 years.
Reeves dated Jennifer Syme, who at the time was an assistant to David Lynch. Syme was killed in a road accident in Los Angeles in 1999. Reeves has been extremely private about his personal life and prefers not to discuss his spiritual beliefs either.
Reeves has been inspired by Buddhism but maintains that he’s not a practicing Buddhist. In one interview, Reeves explained that the principles of Buddhism that have resonated with him all tend to involve understanding of self, thoughts, feelings, and empathy.
Reeves is currently married to Alexandra Grant, whom he met in 2009 and went public with their relationship in 2019.
While he has had great success, he enjoys his privacy and does not have any social media accounts.
Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor whose net worth is $380 million. Reeves is known for films like “The Matrix”, “Constantine” and the “John Wick” series.
Keanu Reeves has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Montana Jordan , Christina Hendricks, Russell Brand, Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Jon Hamm, and Dorothy LeMay.