12 things not known about Keanu Reeves

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12 things not known about Keanu Reeves

Keanu reeves net worth is a lot as he did well in his performances. Keanu reeves wife was supportive as he had to take care of his sister. Keanu Reeves’s son Dustin was very fond of him.

There is much to know about Keanu Reeves, a Canadian actor who indeed had a breakthrough role in the science fiction comedy Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989). Knowing more about him it is easy to realize that Keanu Reeves’s net worth is a lot.

Before he became famous Keanu won the hearts of many due to his exceptional acting skills. As for as his acting skills are concerned, he has earned much critical acclaim. But to start with he was not a movie star. He was more of a musician for over a decade and in fact, played bass guitar in a popular band known as Dog Star.

Here are a few interesting facts about him:

  1. When he was first becoming famous he almost changed his name.

2. Reeves previously said that his name happens to be Hawaiian and it means “cool breeze over the mountain.

3. Philanthropist approach of Reeves came through when he, unfortunately, had to deal with his sister’s illness for over 10 years as well. Keanu reeves son Dustin is also much attached to him. Keanu reeves wife is very supportive.

4. Music is a favorite of his and although he loved acting he was musically oriented as well.

5. In the 1980s, he was in a commercial for Coca-Cola. He said that he had shaved his legs for the role and that the ad had taken three days to be filmed. He played a role as a cyclist in a Coke commercial in the 1980s. In 2018, in The Late Late Show hosted by James Corden, he was asked about the role. Reeves remembered recalled shooting over a three-day period, during which he drank “so many Coca-Colas.”

6. He is a motorcycle buff. This was one of his real-life obsessions and loved to ride on the fast-paced vehicle – motorcycles. Riding and building motorcycles are Reeves’s passion. He’s no doubt an avid rider and this has been so for years. In fact, he was so keen about it that he even opened up his own shop. It is known as the Arch Motorcycle Company and he manufactures bikes from the plant.

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7. Reeves had said he does not believe William Shakespeare wrote his own works.

In a video shoot with BuzzFeed, Reeves said he did wonder who really wrote Shakespeare’s plays since he does not think it was actually the well-known playwright who had written them.

8. After his travel plans getting disrupted in 2019, Reeves did board a bus with his fellow travelers and played music for them.

On a flight to Los Angeles, California, after an emergency landing in Bakersfield, California, in March 2019, Reeves did board a minibus with his fellow passengers and seems to have taken action in order to keep them entertained.

Also Read, 10 Facts not known about Chris Pratt.

9. In case he had to play any superhero, he would prefer to choose Wolverine.

10. He did mention that legendary musician Alice Cooper had supposedly been his babysitter before.

Reeves’ mother happened to be a costume designer in Toronto when he was a kid, so he often got the chance to play in the rock ‘n’ roll industry. He was associated with rock musician Alice Cooper.

11. Reeves participated in a band that did open for David Bowie.

12. He collects vintage type writers. He likes the sound of the keys and also their feel. He loves seeing the print on the paper.

Thus, Reeves had a varied lifestyle and did well in his career.

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