Carney was born and raised in the West Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York City, USA. His great uncle was the late actor Art Carney.
Carney attended Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles with his brother, Zane and future band mates Aiden Moore and Jon Epcar. He went on to study at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, majoring in studio jazz guitar.
At age 15, Carney was playing guitar professionally at B.B King’s night club in Los Angeles, California.
His band, Carney, consists of Reeve, Zane on guitar, Aiden Moore on bass and Jon Epcar on drums. Carney released their debut album, «Mr. Green Vol. 1», in May 2010. The band opened for Arcade Fire and U2 in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada on July 30 on the final date of the U2 360° Tour.
Carney as of 2012 lives in Manhattan. He is starring as Spider-Man in the new Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, which began previews in November 2010. The rest of the band are performing as part of the pit orchestra for Turn Off the Dark.
In August 2011, Carney was cast as the late singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley in an untitled movie biography to be directed by Jake Scott. Production was announced to begin in November 2011.
Carney has also been named a Givenik Ambasador.
Carney played Taylor Swift’s love interest in her «I Knew You Were Trouble» music video.
Looking Glass EP (2004)
Nothing without You EP (2008)
Mr. Green Vol. 1 (2010)
Live at Molly Malone’s (2006)