Keanu Reeves was born on September 2, 1964. His father Samuel is from Hawaii, and his mother Patricia is from Essex, England. While working as a costume designer in Beirut, Reeves’ mother met his father. After his father abandoned the family when he was three years old, he spent most of his early childhood globetrotting with his mother, eventually settling in Toronto and becoming Canadian citizens in 1971.
Reeves’ education was hampered by dyslexia. He was kicked out of a number of high schools. On the ice, though, he made up for his poor grades by excelling as a goalie for his high school hockey team. Reeves left hockey and school to pursue a career in acting after appearing in a school production of Romeo and Juliet and discovering his love of the stage.
|Net Worth||$360 Million|
|Date of Birth||September 2, 1964|
|Height||6 Feet 1 Inches|
Reeves first appeared on the big screen in 1986’s Youngblood, after appearing in minor roles on Canadian television, advertisements, and numerous stage productions. Following that, he landed a number of co-starring roles, including a larger part in the critically acclaimed River’s Edge.
With the 1989 smash hit Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Reeves had a surprise box office success, grossing over $40 million dollars domestically. Keanu went on to star in a number of big and independent films, including the drama Point Break and the independent cult hit My Own Private Idaho.
Reeves was propelled into A-list status with the success of 1994 action flick Speed, which earned two Academy Awards and total gross revenue of $350.5 million internationally and domestically. Reeves experienced further success starring in The Matrix franchise, a trilogy of sci-fi action films with total gross revenue of $1.6 billion dollars. His work as Neo was well-received and praised and the movies were immensely popular.
In 2014, Reeves starred as a former hitman in the action film “John Wick,” in which he played the title character. The films were both critically praised and box office smashes. He went on to play the same character in two more films. His John Wick film franchise has grossed more than $500 million worldwide. After inflation, Keanu’s films have grossed more than $4.6 billion at the global box office as of this writing.
On December 24, 1999, Jennifer Syme, Reeves’ girlfriend in the 1990s, gave birth to their stillborn daughter, Ava Archer Syme-Reeves. Their bond suffered as a result of their grief, and they broke up a few weeks later.
Unfortunately, Syme died in a car crash in April 2001. Reeves was due to begin filming The Matrix sequels back-to-back at the time, and he requested time to deal with the incident before starting filming.
Keanu Reeves dated China Chow in 2008. He has never been married and is known for keeping his personal life private.
Keanu Reeves Networth
Over the years Keanu Reeves has starred in dozens of films, some of which have earned billions of dollars at the box office. Following the popularity and huge box office collections, the actors networth is estimated to be $360 million.