Jacelyn Reeves: One of Clint Eastwood’s Ex-Girlfriends, Mother of Two of His 8 Children

by Laura C. Jones
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Jacelyn Reeves was working as a flight attendant for United Airlines when she suddenly got thrust into the limelight for her relationship with American actor and film director Clint Eastwood.

For several years, the pair managed to keep their romantic life out of the public eye and had two beautiful children: Scott Eastwood and Kathryn Ann Eastwood.

Unfortunately, their match didn’t last, and the couple eventually decided to part ways.

So, where is Jacelyn Reeves now? How did she and Clint Eastwood first meet? Is it true that both of their children followed their father’s footsteps and decided to pursue a career in acting? Find out all that and more in this inside look into the life of Jacelyn Reeves.

Personal Life of Jacelyn Reeves

Clint Eastwood

Jacelyn Ann Reeves was born to a middle-class American family on December 21, 1951, in Seattle, Washington, United States. As of 2023, she is 71 years old. 

She stands at 5 feet and 4 inches (163 cm) and weighs 121 pounds (55 kg), with blue eyes and wavy blonde hair. She has a mix of German, Irish, Welsh, English, and Scottish ethnicity. Jacelyn’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

In 1969, Jacelyn graduated from high school and moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue a career as a flight attendant. She worked for United Airlines for a number of years and made a good living from her profession.

Jacelyn Reeves’ Relationship with Clint Eastwood

Jacelyn Reeves’ Relationship

                      Clint Eastwood with Maggie Johnson                                                             Clint Eastwood with Sondra Locke

Clint Eastwood and Jacelyn Reeves first met at a restaurant called the Hog’s Breath Inn in 1984 when Jacelyn was working as a flight attendant. Some sources state that they met much earlier than this, onboard a flight. The pair quickly fell in love and started dating. 

At first, the two decided to keep their connection a secret as Clint was still married to his previous wife, Maggie Johnson, and was in a serious, long-term relationship with the Hollywood actress Sondra Locke. 

Despite constant media attention, they managed to keep most of their romantic life private. Clint rarely spoke about his relationship with Jacelyn during interviews, and the two were rarely photographed together. 

Jacelyn Reeves and Clint Eastwood’s Children

Jacelyn Reeves and Clint Eastwood’s Children

Young Jacelyn Reeves alongside her son, Scott Eastwood 

Clint and Jacelyn’s relationship lasted for several years, and they had two children: a son, whom they named Scott Eastwood, and a daughter, Kathryn Ann Eastwood.

Scott was born on March 21, 1986, while Kathryn was born a few years later, on February 2, 1988. Scott rose to become an accomplished Hollywood actor, much like his father. The same goes for Kathryn, who also works as an actress and a screenwriter.

After the birth of their two kids, Clint continued to focus on his acting career, while Jacelyn quit her job and devoted most of her time to caring for the children. Unfortunately, Clint and Jacelyn’s relationship ended in the 1990s, and the pair went their separate ways.

Jacelyn faced some financial difficulties after the breakup with Clint and had to work hard to make ends meet for her family. Scott even worked as a bartender at a young age to earn extra cash. He soon transferred to California to be closer to his father.

In a statement with the media, Jacelyn revealed that she was advised by some of her family members to file a paternity suit against Clint Eastwood, but she declined because she didn’t want to.

Jacelyn Reeves’s Son: Scott Eastwood

Scott Eastwood

Scott Eastwood, Jacelyn and Clint’s eldest son, was born in Monterey, California, in 1986. When asked to describe his childhood, Scott says he remembers being dragged around to movie sets and appreciating the value of hard work, as shown by his father. 

He also recalls his dad teaching him to be health conscious and encouraging him to go to the gym at an early age. Scott emphasizes that he still had to go through struggles, work odd jobs like parking cars and construction, and make his own name despite having a successful dad.

Scott’s big break in acting came with his roles in Flags of Our Fathers and Gran Torino, which were films directed by his dad. However, Scott auditioned for the roles without using his family connections and even used his mom’s last name to keep things fair and professional.

Scott’s other noteworthy appearances were in The Longest Ride, The Fate of the Furious, Snowden, Pacific Rim, and Suicide Squad. He aims to follow in his father’s footsteps and also become a director in the near future.

Jacelyn Reeves’s Daughter: Kathryn Eastwood

Kathryn Eastwood

Jacelyn and Clint’s second child, Kathryn Ann Eastwood, was born in Carmel, California, in 1988. Like her father and brother, Kathryn also went into the glitzy and glamorous world of acting. She was awarded Miss Golden Globe in 2005.

One of Kathryn’s first roles was in 2014 when she starred as Tommy’s girlfriend in Jersey Boys, a movie musical directed by her father. Kathryn has also appeared in other films, such as Candles, Thick Water, House Slave, and Mr. and Mrs. Muse: Retribution.

In addition to her acting prowess, Kathryn is also a talented writer and director. One of her major works is the zombie horror film Virus of the Dead.

Clint Eastwood and His Personal Relationships

Clint Eastwood’s Children

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Despite his great fame and massive success as a Hollywood actor and film director, Clint has always kept his private life out of the public eye, especially regarding his relationships and family members

Before meeting Jacelyn Reeves, Clint had met and married Maggie Johnson in 1953, with whom he later had two kids: Kyle Eastwood and Alison Eastwood. 

In 1954, Clint had his eldest daughter, Laurie Murray, with an unnamed woman. He had a second daughter, Kimber Eastwood, in 1964 as a result of his affair with stuntwoman Roxanne Tunis.

Clint also had a long-term relationship with actress Sondra Locke, and it was during this period that he fathered two kids with Jaclyn Reeves, named Scott Eastwood and Kathryn Eastwood.

After separating from Sondra Locke, Clint’s next relationship was with his then co-star Frances Fisher. In 1993, they had a daughter, whom they named Francesca Eastwood. Clint’s youngest child is Morgan Eastwood, who was born to his ex-wife, Dina Ruiz, in 1996.

Net Worth and Current Lifestyle of Jacelyn Reeves

Jacelyn Reeves’s current net worth is estimated at around $500,000, with most of her wealth coming from her career as a flight attendant.

Several years after her relationship with Clint Eastwood, Jacelyn entered a new relationship with Private Bell, with whom she was married for over a decade. Some sources claim that the pair are already divorced.

For most of her life, Jacelyn Reeves has opted to keep herself out of the spotlight. However, she occasionally appears in award shows and celebrity events to support her two children, who are both successful in their acting careers. 

One of her public appearances was during her son Scott’s 30th birthday celebration, which took place at the San Diego Polo Club in Rancho Santa Fe, California, in March 2016.

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