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 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.