Keanu Reeves was born on September 2, 1964 in Beriut, Lebanon. Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor, director, producer and musician. His first name Keanu is a Hawaiian name which means âcool breeze over the mountainâ. He was also awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame 2005. His hobbies include playing hockey, drama and reading.
Keanu Reeves Patricia Taylor, showgirl and costume design and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, who is a geologist. Keanu Reeves travel around the world as a child. His first father was Paul Aaron, who was the Broadway and Hollywood director in 1970. When Reeves was 15, he worked in Aarons films as a production assistant.
He has worked in many famous Movies
o The Matrix
o The Matrix Reloaded
o Rivers Edge and many more.
10 interesting facts about Keanu Reeves
â He was a hockey goalie
Keanu Reeves was a hockey player in his high school. He had exceptional goal keeping skills because of which he gained a nickname âThe Wallâ. He wanted to play hockey for Canada. But due to some injury he had to leave the hockey career.
â He used to be in Band
In 1991, Reeves used to play Bass guitar for Dogstar band, an American rock group. He was also a vocalist of the Dogstar band and one of the two founding members. Dogstar band was opened for Bon Joui in Australia in 1995 and even played at fame Glastonbury Music Festival in 1999. However, the band is no longer together. In the early 2000s, Reeves also played for a band of Beckay.
â He owns a motorcycle manufacturing company
Keanu Reeves is crazy about two-wheelers. His love for motorcycle leads him to start his own motorcycle company, Arch Motorcycle Company with his partner, Gard Hollinger. The complete only create custom production, American motorcycles.
â He is spiritually complex
Reeves is not religious but occasionally expressed his belief in God. He has shown his interest and respect for Buddhism but has not described himself as Buddhist or atheist. He never differences is spiritual beliefs. Reeves says, he believes in God and Devil but has no interest of taking refuge in the Dharma.
â He once ran into a ghost
Keanu was about 6 or 7-year-old kid. He lived in his New York apartment, one day he was hanging with his nanny. All of a sudden they saw a strange jacket appeared from nowhere and started today towards them. There was no figure, just a jacket in air spooked them out and disappear. Before that, the ghost said Keanu something like âstay in school".
â He was expelled from high school
Reeves have attended four high schools in just five years including Etobicoke School of Arts Toronto. But he was often expelled from the school for being a little too rude to everyone. Reeves never excelled in academics as he was challenged by dyslexia while he excelled in sports.
â He doesnt have his high school diploma
Keanu Reeves was a successful hockey player at De La Salle College. After leaving Da La Salle College, he attended Avondale Secondary Alternative School. He started his study while working as an actor. Later he drops out to pursue full time his acting career and didnt obtain a high school diploma.
â He Read... A Lot
Being dropout of high school and college doesnt stop him being a reader. Keanu love to read. There on the internet, you can get his many pictures while reading books.
There are some books Keanu Reeves loves to read:
o Count of Monte Christo
o Lord of the Ring
o The Idiots
o Note from Underground
o The search of Lost Time
o The Rabbit series and many more
â Keanu Reeves is the highest paid actor in the world
Most of the highest paid actor gets $20 million to $30 million as salary. Keanu Reeves salary was $30 million for the movie The Matrix Reloaded. His total income for that movie was $156 million, which is the highest. Reeves was followed by Bruce Wills who get $14 million as salary and $100 million as total income for the movie Sixth Sense. Keanu Reeves is very selective in doing movies.
â Philanthropist Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves is doing many charities. He has supported People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the SickKids Foundation and many others. Reeves has also set up a cancer charity, in which he doesnt want to attach his name. His sister Kim, suffering from Leukaemia for a long time.
Reeves has given approx $80 million of his income from the movies The Matrix sequels, The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolution, to special effects and makeup staff.
For Reeves money is the last thing that he thinks about.
These are some of the lesser-known facts about Keanu Reeves. If you are a fan of Keanu and wants to contact him, then you can email him at Keanu Reeves email id or can also call him at Keanu Reeves contact number.
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