Born on September 2, 1964, Keanu Reeves is a famous Canadian actor and musician. As a teenager, he was interested in hockey and was a successful ice hockey goalkeeper at De La Salle College and thought to play for the Canadian Olympic team but later on decided to become an actor. At the age of 15, Reeves starred as Mercutio in a stage production of Romeo and Juliet at the Leah Posluns Theatre. Keanu made his screen acting debut from the episode of Hangin’In. His other early work included short films such as NFB drama One Step Away and stage work in Brad Fraser’s cult hit Wolfboy. After playing several minor roles, Reeves received a role in the 1986 drama film River’s Edge which earned critical acclaim and following that he performed leading roles in “Permanent Record” and a successful 1989 comedy “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure”. In 1991, Keanu reprised his role in the sequel “Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey” and also had a breakout role in the film Parenthood. In the era of 1990s, Reeves’s career received a new high by gaining the starring role in the action film Speed. The film earned critical acclaim and success all around the world. Upcoming years brought major success for him and Keanu performed major roles in several hit films including The Matrix, Bram Stoker’s Dracula and John Wick.
Along with acting, Reeves as well as a musician and played bass guitar for the bands Dogstar and Becky. Philanthropically, Keanu established a cancer charity and also supported SickKids Foundation, PETA and Stand Up to Cancer. As far as his personal life is concerned, Keanu Reeves was in a relationship with several celebrities including Autumn Macintosh, Jamie Clayton, Hellie Meyers-Shyer and Jennifer Syme.
Keanu Reeves Basic Info:
- Full Birth Name: Keanu Charles Reeves
- Nicknames: The One, The Wall
- Date of Birth: September 2, 1964
- Place of Birth: Beirut, Lebanon
- Nationality: Canadian, American
- Profession: Actor, Musician
- Religion: Agnostic
- Sun Sign: Virgo
- Race/ Ethnicity: Multiracial
- Eye Color: Hazel
- Hair Color: Black
Keanu Reeves Height Weight Body Measurements Facts
Keanu Reeves Family Details:
- Father Name: Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr.
- Mother Name: Patricia Taylor (Costume Designer)
- Siblings Name: Kim Reeves (Younger Sister), Emma Reeves (Younger Paternal Half-Sister), Karina Miller (Younger Maternal Half-Sister)
- Spouse Name: Unmarried
- Children Name: None
Keanu Reeves Dating History:
- Jill Schoelen – Actress (1986-1989)
- Sandra Bullock – Actress (1993)
- Jennifer Syme – Actress (1998-2000)
- Claire Forlani – Actress (2004-2006)
- Winona Ryder – Actress (2008)
- Cameron Diaz – Actress (2009)
- Charlize Theron – Actress (2010)
Keanu Reeves Career Highlights:
- Debut Film: One Step Away (1985)
- First TV Show: Hangin’ In (1984)
- Debut Album with Dogstar: Our Little Visionary (1996)
Keanu Reeves Favorite Things:
- Hobbies: Surfing and Horseback Riding
- Acting Inspiration: Peter O’Toole
- Movies: Apocalypse Now (1979), Stroszek (1977), Taxi Driver (1976), A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Keanu Reeves Distinctive Features:
- Intense Gaze
- Deep Husky Voice
Keanu Reeves Body Measurements Stats:
Renowned actor Keanu Reeves height, weight, shoe size, and other body measurements complete information is listed below.
- Build: Slim
- Height in Feet: 6′ 1″
- Height in Centimeters: 186 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 84 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 185 pounds
- Chest Size: 39 inches
- Waist Size: 34 inches
- Arms/ Biceps Size: 15 inches
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 10 (US)
Keanu Reeves Interesting Unknown Facts:
- Reeves is left-handed.
- He is fluent in the French language.
- Keanu dropped out of high school in order to pursue acting.
- He has played characters named “John” in eight different movies.
- Keanu was a successful ice hockey goalkeeper as a teenager.
- His biological father left the family when Reeves was very young.
- The correct pronunciation of his first name Keanu is “kee-ah-noo”.
- The actor is an avid motorcyclist and that’s why co-founded Arch Motorcycle Company.