Keanu Reeves born 2nd of September 1964, is a Canadian actor born in Beirut but grew up in Toronto. He started acting in theatre productions and in television films before making his feature film debut in Youngblood.
Keanu had his breakthrough role in sci-Fi comedy Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, and later reprised his role in its sequel. He gained praise for playing a hustler in the independent drama My Own Private Idaho and established himself as an action hero with leading roles in Speed and Point Break.
Name: Keanu Charles Reeves
Date of Birth: September 2, 1964 Age: 56
Place of Birth: Beirut, Lebanon
Years active: 1984–present
Partner: Jennifer Syme (1998–2000)
Early Life of Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves was born in Beirut, Lebanon, on September 2, 1964, to Patricia, a costume designer and performer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves Jr. His mother is English, originating from Essex, while his father is from Hawaii, and is of Chinese, Irish, English, Portuguese descent, and Native Hawaiian.
His father abandoned his wife and family when Reeves was 3 years old. He last met his father on the island of Kauai when he was 13. After his parents divorced in 1966, his mother moved the family to Sydney, Australia, and then to New York City, where she married Paul Aaron in 1970. The couple got divorced in 1971, and Keanu’s mother married Robert Miller in 1976.
Keanu Reeves attended four different high schools, including the Etobicoke School of the Arts, from which he was expelled. He dropped out of high school when he was 17. However, he obtained a green card through his American stepfather and moved to Los Angeles three years later.
Keanu began his acting career at the age of 9 before going on to star in blockbuster films like the “Matrix” and “Speed”. He has appeared in a lot of films, ranging from “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” to action hits like “Speed” and “John Wick”. He is well known for his role in “John Wick”.
But before Keanu became one of the biggest names in Hollywood, he was living in Toronto and considered a career in “Ice hockey”.
Keanu Reeves Movies
The Prince of Pennsylvania, Young Blood, The Night Before, Point Break, Freaked, The Matrix, My Own Private Idaho, John Wick, Speed, Constantine, 47 Ronin, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, The Devil’s Advocate, Knock Knock, The Lake House, The Matrix Revolution, Man of Tai Chi, Street Kings, A Scanner Darkly, A Walk in the Clouds, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Side by Side, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, Henry’s Crime, The Replacement, Sweet November, A Scanner Darkly, The Last Time I Committed Suicide, Much Ado About Nothing, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, Always Be My Maybe.
As of 2020, his net worth is an estimated $360 million