Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor who is known for his successful acting career in big production films such as Speed, John Wick, and The Matrix.
Age & Nationality
He was born September 2nd, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. Though born in Lebanon he was raised in Toronto, Canada, and hence owns Canadian citizenship.
Keanu Reeves Education
Having gone to various schools such as Avondale Secondary Alternative School and Toronto High School for Arts, allowed him to take part in both acting and education.
Keanu Reeves Career
During his early days, Keanu worked at The Second City Theatre company where he earned some experience before entering the world of films. He also appeared in commercials, Television films such as Hanging In (1984) and hosted films in major dramas such as Point brake(1991). But it was Young Blood (1985) that was his first Hollywood film that introduced him to the world of big film debut. He later went on to produce other films such as the known Speed (1994) and The Matrix (1999)
Success & Nominations
Keanu Reeves has had a successful career and still is promising. Started in major films such as Speed which earned two academy awards and The Matrix franchise which brought back billions in revenue, and his works have received praise. This has been attributed to his immense popularity and huge following on social media platforms. Due to this, he has earned himself on many occasions several nominations which include;
- MTV Movies&TV award for the best duo(2000).
- MTV Movies award for best male performance(2000).
- People’s choice award for favorite movie actor(2019).
- Kids choice award for best voice actor (2022).
Keanu Reeves is estimated to be worth a cool 380-400 million dollars by the year 2023.
Though being a big star in the film industry, Keanu has been able to give back to society many times. He supports movements such as Stand Up to Cancer, SickKids Foundation, and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). He has also ventured into his hobbies such as playing bass guitar and Co-founding, Arch Motorcycle, a custom motorcycle build company. In addition, he has authored books such as Ode to Happiness, which is a grown-up picture book, and Shadows.