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Jacelyn Reeves: Facts About Clint Eastwood’s Ex-Girlfriend

Updated: Jul 17, 2020

Jacelyn Reeves pretty much lived a normal life as a flight attendant on the American airline up until she began an affair with one of Hollywood's most talented and versatile actors, Clint Eastwood. Eastwood is not just an actor, he has left his tentacles in many aspects of Hollywood such as  Directing and filmmaking. He is also a political figure and a musician.

Therefore, when Jacelyn Reeves became romantically involved with Eastwood, she was put on the spotlight and she became a celebrity overnight. Despite not being married, the retired air hostess has garnered a reputation as one of the ex-girlfriends of Clint Eastwood. Additionally, she shares two grown children with him who are working hard to earn a place in the Hollywood circuit.

Jacelyn Reeves Biography

The mother of two was born Jacelyn Ann Reeves in Seattle, Washington DC on 21st December 1951. Her nationality is America but her ancestry can be traced back to Wales, Scotland, Netherlands, Ireland, Germany and England. She is a blonde-haired woman and stands at a height of 5ft 5 inches.

However, there is little or no information about Jacelyn Reeves's parents or early childhood aside from the fact that she grew up in Washington DC and has a BA in Communication, after which she took up a job as a flight attendant. Her mixed racial background may have helped in her career because she gained the mastery of several languages which includes Spanish, Dutch, Welsh, Irish and Frisian. Thus, She is able to perfectly communicate with passengers from different nationality. She travelled the world as she worked on this job until her retirement but she became a popular figure due to her relationship with Clint Eastwood.

Jacelyn Reeves love life with Clint Eastwood

Jacelyn Reeves is just one out of the many women who were caught in the love web spun by Hollywood superstar and multiple Academy award-winning actor, Clint Eastwood. The filmmaker cum director was born on May 31st 1930 and has built a rich professional life in acting and politics. The former Mayor of Carmel, California, became a household name with a role in the CBS series 'Rawhide'.

However, his colorful love life is as noteworthy as his career as he had been romantically linked with many women and has had children with some of them. It is not exactly clear how many these children are but many media sources report that there are eight of Clint Eastwood’s children altogether. Not surprisingly, as a result of his dalliance with many women, he didn't know about the existence of one of his children until she was 30!

Moreover, Eastwood was legally married to only two of his lovers, Maggie Johnson and Dina Ruiz. He met Maggie Johnson,  on a blind date, way before he became famous,  and later Wed her at the age of 23 after dating for 6 months. His other ex-wife Dina Ruiz was a journalist who came to interview him on his movie 'Unforgiven'. They were married in 1996 and share 2 children but got divorced in 2013 after 17 years of marriage. In addition, the actor had other women in his life including Sandra Locke, Roxanne Tunis, Frances Fisher, and Jacelyn Reeves.

There have been conflicting reports on how Clint Eastwood met the charming Jacelyn Reeves. While some sources were of the opinion that the lovebirds met while Jacelyn was at the actor's restaurant: Hog's Breath Inn, others strongly believe that they came across each other on the aircraft where Jacelyn Reeves was working. Nevertheless, their first meeting gave birth to many other and they soon began an affair even though Clint Eastwood was still very much married. His marriage did not hinder the sizzling affair between the two as they fell head over heels in love with each other but they tried to keep it under the radar. It was while the affair was ongoing that Reeves gave birth to their first child, a son named Scott Eastwood (born March 21, 1986) and a daughter Kathryn (born February 2, 1988).

However, for reasons best known to her, she wrote 'father declined' in both of the children's birth certificates at their infancy. Meanwhile, the pair broke up in 1990 and Reeves moved to Hawaii to raise her children. Afterwards, she entered a relationship with a man simply identified as Private Bell. She obviously avoided the spotlight as there are no photos of the wedding online, and there is also no information on the wedding date or venue.

However, the marriage did not last long according to reports and Reeves soon returned to her single status. She has sought life away from the spotlight and is rarely seen at events except when celebrating special events in the life of her children.

Jacelyn Reeves children

Even though Jacelyn Reeves is no longer making the news, her children are bringing her more recognition with their career achievements. Since Apple doesn't fall far from its tree, Reeves son, Scott Eastwood has proven by towing the path of his father as an actor.

After spending his younger years in Hawaii, Scott Eastwood (born Scott Clinton Reeves) began to stay with his father. He took up various jobs as a bartender, car park valet and construction worker while learning the inner workings of Hollywood from his father. He had said that he would have become a firefighter if his dream of becoming an actor did not materialize.

Meanwhile, he made his debut appearance in a 2006 movie, 'Flags of our Father.' It was directed by Clint Eastwood and was nominated for two Oscar awards. His acting skills further led to more acting roles in movies such as 'Snowden', 'The Fate of the Furious' and 'Overdrive'. The popular action movie actor also featured in Taylor Swift's music video 'Wildest Dreams'.

Moreover, the family is as important to Scott as his career. He is close to all his siblings, including his father's children from other women namely. He also has a loving relationship with Clint Eastwood and obviously adores his Mum who sometimes shows up with him at events.

Likewise, Scott's sister Kathryn Ann Eastwood is an actress and screenwriter.  She may not be as famous as her father or brother, but she has appeared in movies including American Virus (2015), Virus of the Dead (2018) Jersey Boys (2014), Mr and Mrs Muse: Retribution and House Slave.

Jacelyn Reeves is nearing her 70th birthday, and have since retired from touring the world as a flight attendant. She may not have fared well in the way of marriage, she may not have had the marriage of her dreams but she definitely takes pride in being the mother of two children who is making an impact in the same profession that brought fame to her ex-boyfriend, Clint Eastwood.


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