He was abandoned by his father at 3 years old and he grew up with 3 different stepfathers.
He is dyslexic. His dream of becoming a hockey player was shattered by a serious accident. His daughter died at birth. His wife died in a car accident. His best friend River Phoenix died of an overdose. His sister is sick with leukemia. And with everything that has happened, Keanu Reeves is not missing out on an opportunity to help those in need. When he was filming Lake House, he overheard a conversation between two dressers. One cried because he lost his home if he didn’t pay $ 20,000 … and on the same day Keanu put the required amount into a bank account.
He also donated stratospheric sums to hospitals. In 2010, on his birthday, Keanu walked into a bakery and bought a bun with a single candle, ate it in front of the bakery, and offered coffee to people who stopped to talk to him.
After earning astronomical sums from the Matrix trilogy, the actor donated more than $ 50 million to the costumes and special effects staff: the true heroes of the trilogy, as he called them. He also bought a Harley-Davidson for each of the stunt doubles. Total expense over $ 75 million.
For many popular films, he even gave up 90% of his salary to allow filmmakers to hire other stars. In 1997, some paparazzi even caught him spending the morning with a homeless man in Los Angeles, listening to him and sharing his life for hours.
Most of the stars, making a charity gesture, declare this to all the media.
Keanu Reeves never claimed to be doing charity work, just for moral reasons and not in order to look better in the eyes of others.
This person could have bought everything, but instead every day he gets up and chooses one thing that cannot be bought: