and his girlfriend couldn’t help but look effortlessly together while strolling hand in hand in New York City on Thursday, June 7! The , 57, and his professional artist sweetheart, 49, were snapped in a rare photo, which you can , appearing casually chic on the sidewalk. In the photo, Alexandra rocked bright pink pants and a black sleeveless top. She accessorized with a black belt with a gold-tone detail, black flats, and a stylish brown bucket bag. Keanu rocked a monotone navy-blue suit, paired with brown lace-up boots. They appeared to be talking and smiling as they held hands.
While their public appearance wasn’t all that common, they’ve proven themselves as a couple that’s here to stay. Keanu and Alexandra have officially been together for about four years — but they’ve known each other for a lot longer than that. The power couple first met back in 2009 at a dinner party, according toFrom there, they worked together on two books that she illustrated between 2011 and 2016, remaining friends until things took a turn toward around 2017.
To the delight of fans, Keanu, who had been without anfor decades, with the silver-haired beauty in November of 2019 at the LACMA Gala. But apparently, insiders knew that long before that. Actress Jennifer Tilly revealed back in 2020 that their 2019 “debut” wasn’t as new as the general public thought it was.
“I remember a couple years ago, about a year and a half ago, [Alexandra] said, ‘Keanu Reeves is my boyfriend’ and I’m like, ‘Wait. What? What? What?’” she toldat the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Red Dress Collection in February 2020. Jennifer explained that she was surprised their public relationship seemed to be news at the time.
“It’s really astonishing to me how in the last five months, all of a sudden, she goes to an event with him and everybody, like, ‘It’s his new girlfriend,’ because she had gone to a lot of events with him,” she continued. “It’s just suddenly surfaced that he’s been dating her for several years.”