Keanu Reeves is probably a handsome, multi-talented, generous and kind, but unlucky typical case of Hollywood.

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Keanu Reeves is probably a handsome, multi-talented, generous and kind, but unlucky typical Hollywood case.

 At the age of 9, he appeared on the professional stage, at the age of 15 he played the main role in the play Romeo and Juliet , but only at the age of 30 (1994) did he shine on the silver screen after the image of Jack Traven in the movie Speed , not even over 50 years old. there is a “second half”…

Unhappy personal life

Born in 1964 in Beirut (Lebanon), his father – an unemployed Chinese-born Hawaiian (later imprisoned for drug trafficking), his mother – a British citizen, a geological engineer.

 Baby Keanu grew up without a father, because when he was 3 years old, his father abandoned his mother and two small children. 

There was a period in less than 10 years when my mother had to take the two Keanu brothers to find a life in four different countries (Lebanon, Australia, Canada and America). 

During 5 years of high school, Keanu had to change schools 4 times and was expelled once. Having failed the baccalaureate exam, Keanu decided to strive to become a movie actor even though he still did not have a high school diploma.

The talented and unfortunate Keanu Reeves in the movie John Wick 2.

The talented and unfortunate Keanu Reeves in the movie John Wick 2.

His best friend passed away, his younger sister died prematurely from leukemia, and Keanu’s initially impressive film career was suddenly ruined by traumatic events that had long been stuck in the young actor’s mind.

In 1998, Keanu Reeves believed his bad luck was over. At a gala, the rising star behind the Matrix three blockbuster movies made friends with Jennifer Syme. The beauty captivated Reeves at first sight. 

Not long after, her lover became pregnant, but the child was born prematurely and died as soon as it was born.

 The two lovers, before they could hold a wedding ceremony, could not forget the pain of losing their child.

They fell into the next tragedy. They even began to distance themselves from each other even though they still had a lot of love in their hearts.

In April 2001, on the way home after work, Syme’s car suddenly lost control, crashed straight into other cars parked in the parking lot and overturned. 

A woman who recently lost her child was suffering from depressive syndrome and died on the spot. Syme’s tragic death became the next fatal blow to Reeves and caused him to torment himself for a long time.

“Sadness changes shape, but constantly pursues me” – Keanu Reeves confided to a Parade magazine reporter.

In 2008, at the age of 44, Keanu Reeves had another bitter experience with women. 

The celebrity was sued by female journalist Alison Silva to court with the accusation: “Was hit by Reeves’ car and fell down in the middle of the road and was unprovoked by Reeves, causing injuries.” 


The scandal lasted more than 18 months; During that time, through intermediaries, Silva continuously harassed, threatened and blackmailed. 

In the end, US law enforcement declared Keanu Reeves innocent, the female journalist showed signs of mental illness. But the scandal caused severe psychological trauma to Reeves.

Multi-talented, quietly doing charity work

Novo 'namoradinho da internet', Keanu Reeves se espanta: 'Isso é bem louco'  | Jovem Pan

Entering the acting profession at the age of 9, playing roles in more than 60 high-quality films in a career of more than 30 years, Keanu Reeves not only excels in the film industry. Reeves was for many years the famous bass guitarist of the rock bands “Dog Star” and “Becky”.

 Hollywood stars are especially passionate about reading and have perfect memories. He can recite some of Shakespeare’s works by heart.

Living an emotional life, Reeves has been engaged in charitable activities for many years and has contributed a lot of money, but he asked to keep the information private. 

Witnessing the death of his sister from leukemia (1994), right after owning an account with a long series of numbers, Reeves spent 70% of his salary from his role in the Matrix trilogy (1999) to donate to the research fund. cure this incurable disease.

Hollywood stars are also very sympathetic and live sincerely with poor people. Many fans of John Wick in the action movie of the same name in Los Angeles and New York many times happened to witness the hero personally handing out clothes, food… to homeless people in these two cities.

Devoted to cinema

Keanu Reeves zapisze się na kartach nauki. Jego imieniem nazwano nowy  związek chemiczny, który "wykrwawia grzyby na śmierć''

There are few artists in the world who are as dedicated to their art as Keanu Reeves. In order for the producer to have the funds to hire veteran stars Al Pacino and the rich personality of Gene Hackman to play the same role in the blockbuster movie, Reeves once voluntarily cut 90% of his cast.

 Furthermore, to motivate and encourage the team of technicians to actively contribute to cinema, the “golden ten” Hollywood star spent 50 million USD from his 75 million USD salary from the series The Wachowski Brothers to reward for the team of costume and effects experts. 

According to Reeves, by their labor and dedication to art, they completely deserve that money.

Born on September 2, 1964, Keanu Reeves is a Canadian Hollywood star. Reeves is famous for his role as Neo in the sci-fi trilogy “Matrix” and many other films such as “Speed”, “Constantine”, “The Lake House”, “Street Kings”, “The day the Earth stood still”… In 2005 he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2006, Keanu Reeves was on the list of “10 most popular movie stars in America”.