If there’s one Hollywood celebrity that redefines the way we look at acting, it’s definitely Keanu Reeves.
Keanu Reeves has made himself a household name in Hollywood. He has been consistently successful in his career.
To get to know him better, we have to take a closer look at his childhood, his family, and his life.
Keanu Reeves is one of the world’s most famous and biggest movie stars.
He is an actor, director, producer, and entrepreneur. He started out his career as a young actor in a movie that was not highly regarded. And over the years, he has continually done well in his career.
His net worth is around $350 million.
The Rise to Fame of Keanu Reeves
In 1984, Reeves started out as a correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) youth television show Going Great. He started his acting career in 1984 on an episode of the Hangin’ In television series.
Before making his debut as a film actor in Youngblood, Keanu began his acting career in theater and television films. He started his leading role in the science fiction comedy Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, his career breakthrough.
He gained worldwide fame for reprising roles in its sequels. Keanu gained widespread acclaim with his performance in My Own Private Idaho and established himself as a heartthrob with action roles in Point Break and Speed.
After several box office failures, Keanu had the best performances in some well-received films:
- The Devil’s Advocate
- The Matrix
- The Lake House
- The Day the Earth Stood Still
- Street Kings
- John Wick film series
Who is Keanu Reeves Girlfriend?
Keanu met Jennifer Syme in 1998 at a party for Dogstar. Jennifer was the director David Lynch’s assistant at that time. Since then, the two started falling for each other and eventually dating.
In December 1999, Jennifer gave birth to their child in eight-month pregnancy. They had Ava Archer Syme-Reeves for a moment, and he was stillborn.
After several weeks of their daughter’s fetal death, the couple broke up but later got back together.
On April 2, 2001, Jennifer died when her car collided with parked cars in Cahuenga Boulevard in Los Angeles.
Just a day before Jennifer was killed, Keanu and Jennifer had brunch together. Keanu acted as Jennifer’s pallbearer, who was buried next to their daughter.
After his relationship with Jennifer, he had been romantically linked with some filmmakers, actresses, and models.
Keanu isn’t married yet, but he’s in a long-term relationship with Alexandra Grant.
In 2009, Keanu met Alexandra, and they collaborated on two books. Their relationship became public in November 2019 though they started dating in 2018.
In some recent articles, Keanu Reeves mentioned that he is ready to propose to Alexandra.
Keanu Reeves and Alexandra Grant
Reeves is also known for being a philanthropist. After seeing his sister battle leukemia firsthand, he spearheaded his own charitable private cancer foundation dedicated to aiding children’s hospitals.
Reeves showed how much he cares by volunteering some of his time to spend the day at the Idaho-based Camp Rainbow Gold, where he met with remarkable kids who were overcoming cancer and even getting involved in their activities!
Reeves co-founded a production company, Company Films, with friend Stephen Hamel.
Reeves has always had a passion for riding motorcycles, and in 2013 he announced that he would be building customized Harley Davidson motorcycles under the name Arch Motorcycle Company.