Keanu Charles Reeves is an American actor. He worked in theatre production and in TV films before he made his first debut in “Youngblood”. He made his breakthrough with the film “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure”. He has appreciated for his role as a hustler in the film “My Own Private Idaho”. He has made out as an action hero with the films “Point Break” and “Speed” in the ’90s.
Keanu Reeves got his stardom bigger with the Neo, the role he played in the science thriller “The Matrix”. He worked a few films then he had setbacks and was returned back in 2014 with popular Assassin “John Wick”. In addition to acting, he directed the film “Man of Tai Chi” back in 2013. He was later interested in Writing and Philosophy.
Early Life and Career
Keanu Charles Reeves was born in Beirut in Lebanon on September 2, 1964. He was born to Patricia and Samuel Nowlin Reeves Jr. His mother was a costume designer and she was English, his father was of Chinese, English, and Portuguese descent. His mother met his father in Beirut when she was working. He abandoned his wife and family when Reeves was 3 years old.
After his parents were divorced in 1966, his mother moved the family to New York City, where she has married a director and then moved to Toronto, Canada. They got divorced in 1971. He took part in the theatre when he was nine years old. He had troubles with his schools and was a great ice hockey goalkeeper at De La Salle College. He has dream to being a professional ice hockey player but then changed to get into acting when he was 15.
Keanu Reeves Net Worth
Keanu Reeves earned a lot through his film “The Matrix”. It would make Reeves the highest-paid actor for a single franchise. It was the highest-selling DVD of all time. He got a role in the film after Will Smith turned down. The outcome from “The Matrix” through all sources was more than $200 million. He even has a cancer charity. On top of all that, he currently as ha Net Worth of $360 million in 2020.