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Keanu Reeves Net Worth & Girlfriend

What is Keanu Reeves’ net worth? Who is Keanu Reeves’ girlfriend?


Keanu Reeves is one of Hollywood’s most popular and bankable leading men who has collected a number of notable roles under his belt over the last decades, starring in movies like The Matrix, John Wick, and Speed, to name a few.

The Origin Story

He was born in Beirut, on September 2, 1964, as Keanu Charles Reeves.

Reeves stated that he does not necessarily identify with a specific religion.

His mother, Patricia Taylor, is originally from England, while his father, Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr., was born in Hawaii and is of Chinese, Native Hawaiian, Portuguese, and British ancestry.

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Keanu Reeves and mother at the Bruin Theatre in Westwood, California – 2001 – @Getty

His parents went through a divorce when Keanu was two years old. He later moved with his mother and his younger sister (Kim Reeves) to Sydney, then to New York City.

By the time he was seven, they had settled in Toronto.

In 1994, his father received a ten-year sentence after being arrested in Honolulu with large quantities of cocaine and heroin. He was released in 1996.

The last time Keanu saw his dad was when he was 13. “On our last day, we sat on the veranda and stared at the dark sky,” Reeves said in an interview in 2002. “He hardly said anything that evening.” 

Reeves attended four different high schools as a teenager. He didn’t finish high school due to his struggle with dyslexia.

I didn’t finish high school. I did a lot of pretending as a child,” Keanu revealed. He added: “It was my way of coping with the fact that I didn’t really feel like I fit in.”


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Keanu Reeves poses for a portrait in October 1989 in Los Angeles – @Getty

In 1983, he got one of his first roles — a racing cyclist in a Coke commercial. Reeves revealed the fact that he shaved his legs for the Coca-Cola commercial.

I had to drink so many Coca-Colas,” Keanu stated on The Late Late Show with James Corden. “It was pretty funny.”

In 1985, Reeves made his film debut in the short One Step Away.

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

His breakthrough came with the 1989 film “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure,” where his portrayal of the lovable Ted catapulted him into fame.

The film follows the journey of Bill (played by Alex Winter) and Ted (played by Keanu Reeves), two rock-‘n-rolling teens who travel through time.

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Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves – 1991 – @Getty

In 1994, Keanu played the role of Jack Traven in the action-thriller Speed.

The film amassed a staggering $350.5 million in box office revenue and earned two Academy Awards. Reeves turned down $11 million to appear in the Speed sequel.

The Matrix

In 1999, he starred in the first installment of The Matrix franchise. For the film, Keanu had to shave his head.

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Carrie-Anne, Moss Laurence Fishburne, and Keanu Reeves – @Getty

In 2013, he made his director debut with “Man of Tai Chi,” a film based on the life of a stuntman, Tiger Chen.

John Wick

In 2014, Reeves took on the role of a retired hitman seeking vengeance in John Wick.

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In 2020, Reeves was featured in Cyberpunk 2077 as the character Johnny Silverhand.

Interestingly, Keanu said he never played Cyberpunk 2077 and has only “seen demonstrations, but never played it.” He reprised his role as Johnny Silverhand with the addition of the Phantom Liberty DLC.

Philanthropic Endeavors

He started a cancer foundation after his sister got leukemia. 

For the film “The Devil’s Advocate,” Keanu Reeves voluntarily reduced his own salary by several million dollars. This allowed the producers to accommodate Al Pacino’s casting within their budget.

It is rumored that he donated a significant portion of his earnings from the Matrix franchise to the special effects team.

After John Wick 4 wrapped in 2021, Keanu took his stunt team, consisting of Dave Camarillo, Li Qiang, Jeremy Marinas, and Bruce Concepcion, to a dinner in Paris. He also gifted them $10k worth of customized Rolex Submariner watches.


From 1998 to 2000, Keanu Reeves was in a relationship with Jennifer Syme, a production assistant in Hollywood. The two met at a party for Keanu’s rock band, Dogstar, and began dating shortly after.

Their daughter was stillborn on Christmas Eve in 1999, just eight months into Syme’s pregnancy. Tragically, in April 2001, Jennifer Syme passed away in a car accident shortly after she and Reeves had reunited.

Keanu Reeves at Jennifer Syme funeral

Keanu Reeves is seen at the funeral of Jennifer Syme on April 07, 2001 in Los Angeles – @Getty

In 2008, Keanu dated China Chow.

Keanu Reeves has been in a long-term relationship with American visual artist Alexandra Grant since 2018. They went public with their romance in November 2019.

Keanu Reeves with Alexandra Grant


They met in 2009 at a dinner party.

In 2011, the two published the book Ode to Happiness together, which Alexandra illustrated and Keanu wrote.

Reeves and Grant have also founded a publishing house, X Artists’ Books, in 2017.

Keanu Reeves and girfriend Alexandra Grant


Keanu Reeves – Net Worth

Reeves accrued most of his wealth from performing in movies and TV series, including — The Matrix, Point Break, Speed, John Wick series, and Knock Knock.

For instance, Keanu made (as a salary) $10 million for playing Neo in The Matrix, $15 million for John Wick: Chapter 4, and $8 million for The Devil’s Advocate.

His contract also incorporates certain back-end fees and profit-sharing deals. He made about $200 million from The Matrix series.

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His movies have grossed over $4 billion worldwide.

In 2013, Reeves co-founded his own production company, Company Films.

Keanu also made money from selling copies of his book. In November 2021, he released the first volume of “BRZRKR.”

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Keanu Reeves of Dogstar attends the Culinary Stage on Day 2 of BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival at Napa Valley Expo on May 27, 2023 in Napa – @Getty

In 2024, The “John Wick” actor revealed his new novel, “The Book Of Elsewhere,” written in collaboration with China Miéville. Keanu said about the book – “The series tells a story of an immortal warrior’s fight through the ages.”

He owns a stunning home in the Hollywood Hills area of LA. This house is estimated to be worth around $8.07 million.

Therefore, Keanu Reeves has an estimated net worth of $400 million.

Despite his superstar status and the wealth that comes with it, he often downplays the importance of money in his life. “Money is the last thing I think about,” Reeves said in an interview with the Chicago Tribune.


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