Riley Keough Biography

Published On Jun 19, 2018
Facts of Riley Keough
Date of Birth: 1989 , May-29
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Riley Keough
Birth Name Danielle Riley Keough
Father Danny Keough
Mother Lisa Marie Presley
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Santa Monica, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $20 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dyed Brown
Body Measurements 34-26-32
Weight in KG 59 KG
Married Yes
Married to Alex Pettyfer
Children Not Yet
Education N/A
Awards Not Yet
Movies Mad Max: Fury Road 2015
Siblings Benjamin Keough, Finley Aaron Love Lockwood, Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood
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Riley Keough, daughter of Lisa Marie Presley and Danny Keough, is an American actress, model, and producer.

Riley is most known for her collaborations with director Steven Soderbergh. She appeared in his first film Magic Mike(2012) and later in Logan Lucky (2017). She is also known for her role in Mad Max: Fury Road(2015), a film by George Miller.

Keough was born in Santa Monica, California on May 29, 1989. She is also the eldest grandchild of singer and actor Elvis Presley and businesswoman Priscilla Presley.

Keough started her modeling career when she was still a teenager. She was also a runaways model for Dolce and Gabbana. In 2004, she appeared on the cover of Vogue with her mother and grandmother.

In 2010, Keough’s made her acting debut as Marie Currie in The Runaways, a film based on the 1970’s all-girl rock band alongside Dakota Fanning, Kristen Stewart and Tatum O’Neal. It was premiered in 2010 at the Sundance Film Festival with favorable reviews.

The same year, she replaced Olivia Thirlby as the protagonist in the werewolf drama Jack and Diane along with Juno Temple.

In the year 2011, Riley starred in the drama The Good Doctor as the female lead. She portrayed Diane Nixon, a young kidney patient who is kept ill in order to let her doctor gain the respect he craves.

Riley also co-starred in the drama Yellow alongside Sienna Miller, Luke Wilson, and David Morse.

On 2013, Keough was announced that Keough is signed by the Australian fashion brand bounds as ‘Summer 2013 ambassador’. The same year, she co-starred in the video for Justin Timberlake’s ‘TKO’.

 Riley also starred in the short film Spark and Light which was commissioned by fashion brand Miu Miu in 2014. She also received Acadamy Award nominations for her role in Mad Max: Fury Road.

On September 22, 2014, Riley was announced as the lead in the TV series The Girlfriend experience which was based on the film of the same name.

Keough also appeared in Andrea Arnold’s film American Honey along with Shia Laboeuf which was premiered in competition at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival; it won the Jury Prize.

For her acting in The Girlfriend Experience, she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.

In August 2017, Keough launched a production company called Felix Culpa with producer Gina Gammell. Riley co-starred in the thriller/horror film It Comes at Night opposite Joel Edgerton and Christopher Abbott. The film was directed by Trey Edward Shults.

Talking about her personal life, Keough is married to her boyfriend Ben Smith-Petersen, a stuntman. The duo met on the set of Mad Max: fury road in 2012. After two weeks of knowing each other, they started dating. Keough announced their engagement on August 14, 2014. They got married on February 4, 2015, in Napa, California.

Before her marriage with Ben, Riley was in a relationship with Ryan Cabrera(2006-2008). Likewise, she was also in a 10 months engagement with Alex Pettyfer, an English actor. whom They dated for 8 months after getting together in July 2011 and had gotten engaged in March 2012. However, they separated in 2013.

Riley was also rumored to have hooked up with Nicholas Hoult and Robert Pattinson, however, she denied the claims.

Riley Keough has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 59kg. Her nationality is American. The model and actress' salary is not revealed in public yet. But as per the sources, her net worth is estimated to be around $20 million. Riley Keough is active in social media like Instagram and Twitter. She has over 224k followers on Instagram.

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Born in California

May 29 , 1989

Riley Keough was born in Santa Monica, California on May 29, 1989. She is the first grandchild of famous singer Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley. She has a brother and two half-sisters. 

Modelling Career

2010

Riley Keough started her career as a model at a very young age. She was also a runaway model for Dolce and Gabbana. In 2010, Riley's acting debut came when she won a role of Marie Currie in The Runaways. 

Won Gracie award

2017

For her role in Mad Max: Fury Road, She received numerous nominations for Academy Award. She won Gracie Award in 2017 as the actress in a leading role. 

Married Ben Smith-Peterson

February 4 , 2015

Actress Riley is married to her lover Ben Smith-Peterson, a stuntman who she met on the set of Mad Max: fury road. The duo got engaged in August 14, 2014. They got married on February 4, 2015.

Net worth $20 millions

2018

Her net worth is around $20 million. Riley has also launched a production company Felix Culpa with Gina Gambell.