Keanu Reeves Height + His Matrix Co-stars

Keanu Charles Reeves is best known for his role in the Matrix series of films, with 2021 seeing the release of the most recent film in the franchise 'The Matrix Resurrections'.


Height-wise, Keanu generally appears taller than average in film, and even taller out and about in public. Yet how tall is he really, and how does his height compare to his Matrix co-stars?


Well let's find out the answers to these questions, and also we will look into some other interesting height info about the man himself!

keanu reeves height

How Tall is he Really?

After investigating his height I believe that Keanu Reeves wakes up around 6'1" (185.4 cm) tall, falling to 6'0.75" (184.8 cm) for the majority of the day and then dropping slightly under this height by night time. 


Height Listing

Keanu is listed at Height: 6'1" (1.86 m) on Google and IMDb


Height Claim

In an interview regarding his role in the film "The Replacements" (2000), Keanu once mentioned that: "I'm six-foot-one, and I ended up weighing about 192 pounds, so I think I sort of had the body of a quarterback." (1)


What Others Say

Upon meeting Reeves in the flesh, one interviewer describes him as "Just under 180cm tall, he's dressed more stylishly than usual in a loose-fitting, white shirt and brown suit" (2)


Another interviewer describes Reeves as:


"Reeves is tall and soft looking - if he pumped up his muscles for "Speed," someone has apparently let the air out of him since." (3)


He Appears Tall in Public

Reeves is also seen as tall in public, with one interviewer commenting that: "Reeves is truly beautiful to behold. At over six feet tall, he seems to be towering above everyone else around him". (4)


Another also agrees with this, in regards to them walking to the dance floor together, saying that: 


"He takes my hand and leads me through the moving crowd. He is taller than almost everybody. People gladly make room for us." (5)


Too Tall for Roles

Keanu's tall height didn't always work to his advantage, and his height was an issue while living in Toronto.


For instance, losing a role because of his height: "The director was looking for a juvenile for a Sam Shepard play he was mounting at Toronto Free Theatre. And while Reeves turned out to be too tall for the part, Schipper recalls that he was "awed by his talent" (6)


Keanu eventually moved from Toronto to LA, as he states: "I was tired of playing the best friend, thug number one and the tall guy." (7)


The Matrix Resurrections (2021) Star Heights 

How does Keanu's height compare to the rest of the cast? Lets find out! 

Male

  1. Andrew Rothney 6'2.5" (189.2 cm)
  2. Daniel Bernhardt (Agent Johnson) 6'2.5" (189.2 cm)
  3. Michael X. Sommers 6'2" (188 cm)
  4. John Gaeta 6'2" (188 cm)
  5. Hugo Weaving (Agent Smith) 6'2" (188 cm)
  6. James D. Weston II (Military) 6'2" (188 cm)
  7. Lambert Wilson (Merovingian) 6'2" (188 cm)
  8. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Morpheus) 6'1.75" (187.3 cm)
  9. Keanu Reeves 6'0.75" (184.8 cm)
  10. Laurence Fishburne (Morpheus) 6'0" (182.9 cm)
  11. Chris Reid 6'0" (182.9 cm)
  12. William W. Barbour (Businessman) 6'0" (182.9 cm)
  13. Chad Stahelski (Chad) 6'0" (182.9 cm)
  14. Brian J. Smith (Berg) 6'0" (182.9 cm)
  15. Neil Patrick Harris (The Analyst) 5'11.5" (181.6 cm)
  16. John Lobato (FBI Agent) 5'11" (180.3 cm)
  17. Jonathan Groff (Agent Smith) 5'10.25" (177.4 cm)
  18. Ian Pirie (Lieutenant) 5'10" (177.8 cm)
  19. Max Mauff 5'10" (177.8 cm)
  20. Max Riemelt Sheperd 5'9.75" (177.2 cm)
  21. Joshua Grothe 5'9.25" (175.9 cm)
  22. Andrew Lewis Caldwell 5'9" (175.3 cm)
  23. Purab Kohli 5'8" (172.7 cm)
  24. Toby Onwumere (Sequoia) 5'8" (172.7 cm)
  25. Erwin Felicilda (Swarm Runner) 5'7" (170.2 cm)
  26. Julian Grey 5'7" (170.2 cm)
  27. Andrew Koponen (Businessman) 5'6" (167.6 cm)
  28. L. Trey Wilson (unknown)

Female

  1. Carrie-Anne Moss (Trinity) 5'8.25" (173.4 cm)
  2. Etienne Vick (Business Entity) 5'8" (172.7 cm)
  3. Monica Bellucci (Persephone) 5'7" (170.2 cm)
  4. Ellen Hollman (Echo) 5'7" (170.2 cm)
  5. Priyanka Chopra (Sati) 5'6" (167.6 cm)
  6. Jessica Henwick (Bugs) 5'6" (167.6 cm)
  7. Mumbi Maina 5'6" (167.6 cm)
  8. Lindsay Peak 5'6" (167.6 cm) (Business Swarm Runner)
  9. Jessica Henwick (Bugs) 5'6" (167.6 cm)
  10. Telma Hopkins (Freya) 5'6" (167.6 cm)
  11. Eréndira Ibarra (Lexy) 5'5.5" (163.8 cm)
  12. Haruka Ohshima 5'5" (165.1 cm)
  13. Gloria Foster (The Oracle) 5'4" (162.6 cm)
  14. Sabrina Strehl 5'4" (162.6 cm)
  15. Daniela Harpaz 5'2" (157.5 cm)
  16. Freema Agyeman Astra 5'1.5" (156.2 cm)
  17. Christina Ricci (Gwyn de Vere) 5'0.75" (154.3 cm)
  18. Jada Pinkett Smith (Niobe) 4'11" (149.9 cm)

Findings

  • Average male height is 5'8.5" (174 cm) 
  • Average female height is 5'4.8" (164.7 cm)
  • There is a 3.7 inch (9.3cm) difference between the average male and female
  • The tallest males are Andrew Rothney and Daniel Bernhardt at 6'2.5" (189.2 cm) and the shortest is Andrew Koponen at 5'6" (167.6 cm), an 8.5 inch (21.6 cm) difference in height. 
  • The tallest female is Carrie-Anne Moss at 5'8.25" (173.4 cm) and the shortest is Jada Pinkett Smith at 4'11" (149.9 cm) which is a 9.25 inch (23.5 cm) difference in height
  • The average height of all cast members is 5'6.7" (169.4 cm) which is 2.8 inch (7.1 cm) shorter than the male average and 1.9 inches (4.8 cm) taller than the average female
  • Kenau is 4.25 inches taller than the average male and 8 inches taller than the average female

Being the leading actor, we can expect Keanu to look taller than his co-stars, and this mostly rings true, with him being the 9th tallest of 46 cast members! 


Height Compared to Other Celebs

Let's compare Keanu's height to some other celebs to gain a better understanding of how tall he really is! 


Matthew McConaughey 5'10.75" (179.7 cm)

When the two actors were pictured together at the Spike Awards in 2014 they are both wearing similar-sized footwear. In both backstage and onstage pics and vids, there is a clear 1.75-2 inch difference in height. 


So when compared to Matthew, Keanu appears to be 6'05"-75" tall. 


Lance Reddick 6'2.25" (188.6 cm)

Starring together in the "John Wick" series of films, when the two actors were pictured together at the John Wick: Chapter 2 Premiere at the Arclight Hollywood there appears to be a 1.25 inch difference in height.


Also, when together at a handprint ceremony at the Chinese Theater in Los Angeles in 2019, the height difference does appear to be around the same. 


So compared to Lance Riddick, Keanu appears to be 6'1" tall. 


Patrick Swayze 5'10.25" (178.4 cm)

Starring together in the 1991 film "Point Break", when Patrick Swayze and Keanu were pictured together at the Point Break (1991) Premiere circa in Japan, Keanu looks to be decently taller than Patrick by around 2.25-2.5 inches. 


Also, when pictured together at the California premiere of the film, there does appear to be a clear 2.25 inch difference between them.


So when standing together with Patrick, Keanu appears to be between 6'0.5"-6'0.75" tall.


The Results - Keanu looks to be between 6'0.5"-6'1" when compared to other celebs throughout the years, with no visible height loss from his younger years to mid-50s. 


The Bottom Line

After investigating Keanu Reeve's height by finding out his height listings, height claims, what others say, and also comparing his height to other celebs, I believe that he stands somewhere between 6'0.5"-6'1" during the majority of the day, and will list his height at 6'0.75" (184.8 cm) on this page.


Heights Related to Keanu Reeves

NAME

RELATIONSHIP

Approximate REAL Height

Alexandra Grant

Rumored Fiancé 

6'1" (185.4 cm)

Kim Reeves

Sister

5'2" (157.5 cm)

Karina Miller

Sister

5'10.5" (179.1 cm)

Robert Mailhouse

Best Friend

6'2" (188 cm)

Sandra Bullock

Co-star, Speed (1994)

5'7" (170.2 cm)

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