Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr

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Relationship Timeline Of Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr

Ex-wife : Patricia Taylor
Married For Two Years: 1964–1966

Among the millions of famous people, many gain fame as a relative to a celebrity. And Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr. found the spotlight as a celebrity father. Samuel is the biological father of actor Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves's dad, Samuel, was a Hawaiian-Chinese farmer. Reeves Jr. was born and spent his childhood and lived most of his life in Honolulu. The Hawaiian native lived the majority of his life in Honolulu.

Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr. Bio and Early Life

Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr. was born on September 13, 1942, in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, USA. Samuel was a student of geology in the 1960s.

Portrait photo of Samuel Nowlin Reeves sitting in a chair wearing white t-shirt and black watch in his right hand rist.
Portrait photo of Samuel Nowlin Reeves (source: Very Celeb)

Samuel is the son of Samuel Nowlin Reeves Sr. and Momilani Sarah (Victor) Abrahams. Reeves Jr has two brothers, Victor Kauluwehionalani Reeves, and Gill Moler Reeves.

What Happened to Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr. in 2018?

Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr. died on 26 January 2018 at Ewa Beach, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. However, the details about his passing remain hidden, so the world believes Keanu's father died of natural causes. Keanu's father, Samuel, was 76 years old when he died.

Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr. Wife And Children! Parents of Keanu Reeves

Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr. had three wives. Moreover, Samuel's first wife was Patricia Taylor, with whom he married in 1964 and settled in Beirut. Two years later, Samuel and Patricia divorced in 1966.

Picture of Samuel Nowlin Reeves Jr. and his wife, Patricia Taylor.
Picture of Samuel Nowlin Reeves Jr. and his wife, Patricia Taylor. Source: Pinterest

Patricia took their son Keanu Reeves and daughter Kim Reeves to Canada. Reeves married his second wife, Morita. Samuel and his second spouse had a daughter named Emma Rose in 1980. 

The late celebrity father again divorced his second wife, Morita. While Samuel did marry a third time, his third and last wife remains a mystery.

Professional Life And Prison Life: Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr.

Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr. was a Hawaiian-Chinese farmer who studied Geology. Samuel attended the American University in Lebanon in the early 1960s.

Picture of Samuel Nowlin Reeves Jr.
Source: Eslamoda

Samuel struggled as a farmer due to debt and the habit of consuming drugs. In 1990, he started a business importing Mexican Cocaine and Heroin.

Reeves Jr. had a lifelong struggle with addiction and was estranged from his children and wife. He earned his GED in prison. In 1992, he served two years of a ten-year sentence for selling heroin at Hilo International Airport.

Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr. The Biological Father Of Actor Keanu Reeves

Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr. was known as the father of worldwide famous Canadian actor Keanu Reeves. Keanu is most famous for John Wick.

Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr. and Keanu Reeves when the John Wick star was a little baby.
`Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr. and Keanu Reeves when the John Wick star was a little baby. Source: Eighties Kid

Keanu is a household name as an actor, but he also dabbled as a model. Samuel and his wife welcomed the actor in 1964 in Lebanon but traveled a lot when he was a child. 

Due to his parent's divorce, he lived in Hawaii, Sydney, and New York. Finally, Keanu settled down in Toronto with his grandparents. 

Net Worth Of Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr.'s Son Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves's primary source of income is acting and directing. He mostly makes money from showbiz, and his net worth is $350 million.

Samuel Nowlin Reeves Jr's son Keanu Reeves took a picture with his bike collection. (Source: Instagram)

The John Wick star's most valuable assets are his two motorbikes. Firstly, his “Harley Davidson” bike, which cost him $28,000, and a “West Coast Chopper” bike worth $50,000.

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