Kim Reeves is a Canadian actress, who made her debut in the 1992 martial arts movie ‘Samurai Vampire Bikers from Hell.’ Kim is best known as the younger sister of the famous Hollywood star Keanu Reeves. After appearing in ‘Samurai Vampire Bikers from Hell,’ Kim wrote, produced and starred in the 2002 romantic comedy ‘Love Don’t Come Easy.’ She played the role of ‘Nikki’ in the movie and her acting skills were appreciated by the critics.
Early Life and Bio: Kim Reeves
Kim Reeves was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on 16 September 1966, so her zodiac sign is Virgo and she holds Australian nationality. She is an actress best known for being the sister of Keanu Reeves, a famous Canadian actor, musician, and film director.
Childhood and education: Kim Reeves
Kim was raised alongside Keanu in Sydney by their father Samuel Nowlin Reeves Jr., who was a drug and alcohol addict and a geologist, and their mother Patricia Taylor who was a costume designer. After Samuel abandoned Patricia when Kim was one year old, Kim and Keanu moved with their mother to New York City, and Patricia married Paul Aaron who is a film director, producer and writer, and gave birth to their daughter and Kim’s half-sister Karina, however, they divorced just one year later. Kim’s father also married again ,and Kim has another half-sister named Emma from her father’s second marriage. In 1976 Patricia married Robert Miller who is a rock musician, but they divorced in 1980, and she then married her fourth husband, Jack Bond but divorced him in 1994.
Physical Appearance: Kim Reeves
Kim was a gorgeous looking lady in her young days. At present she is 53 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 2ins (1.58m) tall, and weighs around 117lbs (53kgs).
Career: Kim Reeves
Kim made her debut film appearance in 1992 portraying the supporting role as a Samurai Vampire in the action movie “Samurai Vampire Bikers from Hell”, which starred Scott Shaw, Kenneth H. Kim, and Roger Ellis, and which follows a mercenary who can travel through dimensions with his Harley Davidson, and whose job is to kill vampires. In 2002, Kim wrote and produced the romantic comedy film “The Color of Water”, while she also starred in it as Nikki, alongside Christopher Atkins, John Campanello and Valeria Stack Doge.
The movie follows a woman who stays on Earth after she dies, so that she could help her niece with her love life; it has a rating of 7/10 on the movies and TV series rating website IMDb.com. After “The Color of Water” was completed, Kim’s career came to an abrupt halt, as she found out that she was suffering from leukemia.
Fight with Cancer
While Keanu was shooting for the fantasy thriller movie which made him famous entitled “Matrix”, he heard of his sister’s diagnosis. He paid for Kim’s treatment as well as donated money to several non-profit organizations, which are working on finding a cure for the disease. After nearly 10 years of fighting cancer, Kim revealed that she had managed to beat it, but was still very weak and had to take more time to recover.
Kim has been keeping the details of her love life hidden from the media’s curiosity, but there are rumors that the sister of Keanu Reeves is currently dating an unidentified man as some of Kim’s fans have reported seeing the two walking hand in hand in the streets of Los Angeles.
As of May 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $300,000. Her brother Keanu’s net worth is reputedly over $350 million. He has earned it with his successful acting career. Kim is very close to Keanu, and the two can usually be seen attending all of Keanu’s events together, as he apparently prefers to take his sister rather than his girlfriend. Kim has stated how Keanu has helped her deal with her father’s absence and his drug and alcohol abuse, although he is allegedly clean today, and is trying to spend more time with his children.