The Canadian actor, director, producer, and musician Keanu Reeves, who had an unfortunate ending in his love life with Jennifer Syme and also with their children, has added a lot to his total net worth through his career in Hollywood Industry.
With the death of his love, Jennifer, in a car accident, Keanu was only rumored to date several women as he never came out of the shock. During the first months of 2018, he was spotted out with an LA photographer, Alexandra Grant. As it now seems to go fine with the actor's personal life, let's shift our focus on his career achievements and earnings. Just keep on scrolling to know all about the Canadian actor Keanu Reeves's net worth, bike collection, sources of income, earnings, and more.
Keanu Reeves Net Worth In 2022
The 57 years old actor Keanu Reeves has an estimated total net worth of around $350 million, while some other sites also suggest that he has a total of $380 million to spare. As we all know that he is an actor, and he earns most of his income from his movies and TV shows. But, apart from that, he also earns from his own companies.
Even though the actor started out his career in 1984, he was in the acting field since he was just nine years old. Keanu's first movie appearance was in the movie Youngblood for which he received a salary of around $3000.
After that, he was cast in the comedy franchise Bill and Ted from 1989 to 1991. And after that, he was seen in an action movie, Point Break and later in Speed, which earned him around $1.2 million.
Even if he had a breakthrough with Point Break, Keanu touched the world's roof with his acting in the science fiction action movie, The Matrix. Due to that movie, he was placed as the highest-paid actor during that time. His total earnings during that time were around $156 million per year, almost $90 million more than what the highest-paid actor of 2017, Mark Wahlberg, earns.
Some of his top movies, excluding The Matrix, are Little Buddha, Speed, A Walk in the Clouds, The Watcher, Hardball, The Day the Earth Stood Still, 47 Ronin, and John Wick. He has also worked as a producer in several movies; Exposed, Knock Knock, Side by Side, and Henry's Crime. Let's look at some of his movies' salaries.
|Johnny Mnemonic||$2 million|
|The Devil's Advocate||$8 million|
|The Matrix||$10 million|
|The Replacements||$12.5 million|
|The Matrix Revolutions||$15 million|
|The Matrix Reloaded||$15 million|
His career as an Entrepreneur and a Philanthropist
Apart from being an expert in the Hollywood Industry, he has also set his expertise in the field of social work and company formation. First, to talk about his philanthropy, he has set up and is helping many cancer organizations, such as PETA, SideKids Foundation, and Stand Up to Cancer.
Second, to that, he also gave away his earnings from the Matrix franchise to the special effects department and the makeup staff of the same movie. He gave away an approximate $80 million to the staff to add to the overall movie budget.
Now, to talk about his company, he also has his own production company named, Company Films. The company is currently set in LA with its subsidiaries all along with the city.
He also co-founded his own motorcycle company with Gard Hollinger called the Arch Motorcycle Company. Through the company, he builds and sells custom-made motorcycles. The company has produced a bike called KRGT-1, costing around $78,000.
The company also has two other bikes, the 1S and the METHOD 143. To talk about the features of the first bike then, it is a single-sided swingarm model influenced by sports with a more aggressive riding position.
The bike has a downdraft fuel-injected V-Twin 2032cc S&S Cycle engine. As for the second one, it is a first concept production with carbon fiber mono-cell chassis with a 2343cc S&S Cycle fuel-injected V-Twin Engine.
The Matrix Actor Lives A Lavish Life
Now, it's time to talk about the Canadian actor Keanu Reeves' way of living. As he has earned a fortune through his acting career, it is needless to say that he lives his life lavishly. He currently lives in a $5 million home in the Hollywood Hills just some blocks below Leonardo di Caprio.
If you are a fan of Keanu, then you must know that he is a great enthusiast when it comes to bikes. Well, because of that, he learned to drive a motorcycle on a movie set. After returning to his home in LA, he bought his first bike, a Kawasaki Enduro.
His second bike came in 1971 as he bought a yellow Norton Commando. Again in 1973, he got another bike, a later edition of the Norton Commando model. He has also bought several other bikes, such as the Suzuki Sportsbikes and the Harley Davidson cruisers.
Recently, he has turned his focus on a chopper. His West Coast Chopper cost him a total of around $50 thousand, and his Harley Davidson bike was priced at around $28 000.
Shifting our focus on cars, then he first bought his car at the age of 17. It was a British Racing Green Volvo 122. Some while later, he dumped the car and decided to get a 911, Porsche.
Keanu not only bought the Porsche but also custom-made it. It was a black 911 Carrera 4s (Type 992) with a sunroof and a manual transmission. But, while he was shooting for a movie, his car was stolen.
Later, he again bought another car of the same model, but now, more custom designs and experiences were added. The car had black anodized interior rim panels and a 12 0'clock center marker on the steering wheel.
On the whole, he seems to be a speed lover as he has a huge bike collection and a total of two car models in total.
Short Details On His Early Life
Keanu Charles Reeves was born on September 2, 1964, in Beirut, Lebanon. He grew up as the son of Patricia and Samuel Nowlin Reeves Jr. His mother is a costume designer and performer who is English, originating from Essex.
On the other side, his father is from Hawaii and has Native Hawaiian, Chinese, English, Irish, and Portuguese ancestry. So, Reeves also has a mixed ethnic background. His parents divorced in 1966, and his mom moved the family to Sydney, Australia, and then to New York City, where she wedded Paul Aaron. And they also moved to Toronto, Canada, and separated in 1971.
Not to mention, Reeves was interested in acting from an early age. In 1984, he was a correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. So, he came into the television line by working on television programs. And in the same year, Reeves debuted on the big screen by appearing in Hangin' In.