- Keo was born on November 24, 1989 in Pretoria, South Africa.
- Inspired by the music of Michael Jackson and influenced by the popular South African Latin Ballroom dance television show, The Summit, Keo easily replicated sophisticated choreography despite never having had a lesson.
- Keo's career exploded at age 11 when he participated in international Latin ballroom dance competitions and became the reigning South African Dance Champion for eight straight years.
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- In 2012, Keo made history by becoming the first South African to join the "Burn the Floor" World Tour. He toured as the show's principal dancer on its Australia and Japan tours.
- Keo previously performed on the Norwegian Cruise Line in Miami.
- It's probably safe to say Keo prefers brunettes over blondes, as his celebrity crushes and dream dance partners are singer Ciara, Keeping Up with the Kardashians star Kendall Jenner, and actress Jessica Alba.
- Keo volunteers at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA, and the Veterans Affairs Hospitals of Los Angeles.
In 2017, Keo started Thank the Angels, a gifting service that provides boxes of food, clothing, blankets to local shelters and homeless people around L.A. on Thanksgiving.