Riley Keough with her husband, Ben Smith Petersen, have welcomed a
daughter. Riley married stuntman Ben Smith-Petersen in 2015 . They met on the set of
Mad Max: Fury Road
Smith Petersen surprising reveal while reading a letter from Riley Keough
at Lisa Marie Presley’s memorial at Graceland on Sunday.
“Thank you for showing me love is the only thing that matters in this life. I
hope I can love my daughter the way you loved me, the way you loved my
brother and my sisters,” the letter read.
“Thank you for giving me strength, my heart, my empathy, my courage, my
sense of humor, my manners, my temper, my wildness, my tenacity. I’m a
product of your heart, my sisters are a product of your heart, my brother is a
product of your heart.”
The baby girl is the grandchild of Lisa Marie, an American singer and songwriter, who
sadly passed away by heart attack on January 12, 2023 at age 54
Lisa Marie was the only child of singer and actor Elvis Presley and actress Priscilla Presley, as
well as the sole heir to her father’s estate .
Riley Keough was born on May 29, 1989, at Santa Monica, California .  She is the firstchild of
singer and songwriter Lisa Marie (1968–2023) and musician Danny Keough.
Riley’s full brother, Benjamin Storm Keough,died by suicide in July 2020. She has two half-
sisters, twins Harper and Finley, from her mother’s fourth marriage to Michael Lockwood.
At five years of age Riley parents divorced, and her mother was married to Michael Jackson .
Their marriage lasts for only two years from 1994-1996.
In 2002, when Riley was 13 years old, Lisa Marie ,her mother married actor Nicolas Cage, but
this relationship also short lived and ends up in divorce.
Prior to film career Riley started modelling at the age 15. She appeared on the cover of Vouge with mother Lisa Marie Presley and grandmother Priscilla Presley. [August 2004]
Riley made her film debut in The Runaways in 2010. Other roles followed in The Good
Doctor (2011), Jack & Diane (2012) and Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike (2012).
Riley Keough is known for her roles in films such as Mad Max: Fury Road, American Honey,
Logan Lucky, and The Girlfriend Experience. She has also appeared in the TV series The
Girlfriend Experience and Yellowstone.
In 2017 ,She won the award in the category Actress in a Leading Role – Made for TV Movie or
Limited Series for The Girlfriend Experience.
The Girlfriend Experience is an American anthology drama television series created, written,
and directed by Lodge Kerrigan and Amy Seimetz that is broadcast on the premium
cable network Starz . The first season stars Riley Keough as Christine Reade, a law student
intern who also works as a high-end escort.
She was also the Co-director, co-writer and producer of War Pony for which she won in the
category of Caméra d’Or at Cannes Film Festival in 2022.
One of Riley personal quote“ I think acting is a fun thing because you get to have so many
lifetimes in one lifetime, being all these different people”. describe her love towards the