The actor has earned critical acclaim for his splendid work in film industry. He extended his profession from acting to production and direction in a perfect way and gained sky high success. Following are some things that you didn’t know about this famous celebrity.
He is a Canadian
The actor cum producer was brought up at different places and belongs to a varied ethnic background, but he spent most of his time in Canada. Although the actor has English, Chinese, Hawaiian and Portuguese ancestry, but he truly identifies as Canadian. The dashing star was born in Lebanon, spent his childhood in Sydney and went to New York before making Canada his final home.
He was once a part of a band
Many of you might not aware of the band named Dogstar, but this was the one where Reeves once played bass. But that was not the actual destination for him as he was striving for a global success and that was not possible with a bass. So the actor decided to focus on acting that was indeed the right decision of his life.
He started acting from a coca-cola commercial
To become from nothing to everything is not a piece of cake, especially when it comes to acting or entertainment industry. Almost all the famous actor started their career from minor roles or commercials that eventually introduced them to the whole world. Keanu is also one of the celebrities who paved their way to success by appearing in commercials for global brands. He kicked off his acting career with a coca-cola commercial in which Reeves played as a cyclist in a bike race. This was the time when he started his journey that is still continued.
He owns a motorcycle manufacturing company
Keanu’s love for bikes and motorcycles is never ending. You might surprise to know that the great actor owns a couple of vehicles: A Porsche and a vintage Volvo. But his love for motorcycles compelled him to own a motorcycle manufacturing company. He with his partner Gard Hollinger design bikes with retro and modern design elements. This shows his love and passion for motorbikes.
He once ran into a ghost
Something unusual happened to the actor when he was 6 or 7 years old. He was hanging out with his nanny when all of a sudden a strange black jacket appeared in front of them out of nowhere. According to Keanu, there was no limbs or head but a strange jacket started floating towards them. This must be a scary moment for such a small kid but he instead shouted “Whoa” and the jacket promptly disappeared.
He is fond of reading: Acting doesn’t change his literary taste. Keanu is fond of reading books and loves to read in his leisure time.