Riley Keough

Birth Day May 29th, 1989
Birth Place Santa Monica, California
Age 31 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Gemini

Riley Keough is an American actress from California. She made her film debut in the 2010 American drama film "The Runaways", which is about the 1970s all-girl rock band of the same name. She portrayed the role of Marie Currie. She then rose to fame after her breakthrough role as a law student-turned-escort in "The Girlfriend Experience". Moreover, she is famous for playing the lead role in an independent film, "Magic Mike". As of January 2020, her upcoming film, the comedy-drama "Zola", premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

Who is Riley Keough?

The eldest daughter of singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley and musician Danny Keough as well as the stepdaughter of the famed singer and dancer Michael Jackson, Riley Keough is also a model who has worked with many brands. She made her first runway walk in the fashion show Ready to wear - Autumn/ Winter 2004 for D & G, Dolce & Gabbana. Riley is also a producer. It was announced that Keough had launched her own production company called Felix Culpa with producer Gina Gammell as of August 2017. Keough has managed to establish herself as a proficient actress in Hollywood. She is known for her appearances in independent films and she has established herself as a successful and prominent actress. 

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American Model, Riley Keough

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Early Life and Family

The eldest grandchild of singer and actor Elvis Presley and actress and businesswoman Priscilla Presley, Riley Keough was born at Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California. Her birth date is 29th May 1989, in Santa Monica, California, the USA. Her parents gave her the birth name of Danielle Riley Keough. Born to American parents, she holds American nationality and she came from mixed ethnical background. Her paternal ancestry is Irish, Portuguese Sephardi Jewish, and Ashkenazi Jewish, while her maternal ancestry through her grandfather, Elvis Presley, includes Creek, Cherokee, Scots-Irish, and Norman; Keough's maternal grandmother, Priscilla, is of part Norwegian descent. Born under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, she is adaptable, outgoing, and intelligent. She is Scientology by religious beliefs.

Riley Keough was born in a famed family to her father, Danny Keough who is a musician by profession. Her mother, Lisa Marie Presley is an American singer-songwriter. Her father met her mother while performing as a bass guitarist in her mother's band. When Keough was just six years old, her parents divorced. Then, her mother briefly married a famous dancer, Michael Jackson from 1994 until 1996.  Altogether, her mother has been married four times to Danny Keough, Michael Jackson, Nicolas Cage, and Michael Lockwood. About her siblings, she had one biological brother, Benjamin Storm Keough, who died by suicide in July 2020. Also, she has two half-sisters, twins Harper and Finley, from her mother's fourth marriage to Michael Lockwood. Riley was raised by her father in Hawaii and Los Angeles; her hometown. Growing up, Riley Keough said that she "grew up very privileged with my mother, but my dad didn't live like that. And I think experiencing both sides has been helpful. My father had mattresses on the floor of his apartments. He lived in cabins and trailer parks. He just didn't have much money... Actually, my memories of growing up with him were so colorful and eccentric and fun. It was a good vibe, you know? When I was like eight I told him, 'I want to grow up and be poor like you!' He was eating a bowl of cereal. I didn't realize how wildly offensive that was!"

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Riley Keough with her mom, Lisa Marie Presley

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Riley obtained education from a public school in the San Fernando Valley but was ultimately homeschooled due to her having to frequently travel between her parents' homes.

Riley Keough Married Life

Married to husband, Ben Smith-Petersen, Riley Keough has no kids as of today. The duo tied the knot on 4th February 2015. Their wedding took place in Napa, California, the USA. Back on 14th August 2014, the couple engaged. By profession, her husband, Ben is an Australian stuntman whom Keough met while filming, "Mad Max: Fury Road" in 2014. Her sexual orientation is straight.

Riley Keough and her husband, Ben Smith-Petersen

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In the past, Riley was engaged to English actor Alex Pettyfer in 2012.

Riley Keough's Net Worth

An accomplished actress, model, and producer, Riley Keough has made a huge amount of money from her professional career. Most of her earnings have come from acting whereas her other income is from modeling and film producing work. Appearing in many movies and TV Shows, she has accumulated a net worth of $5 million as of March 2021. Working for brand endorsements, she has advertised for brands like Christian Dior by John Galliano, Christian Dior ‘Miss Dior Chérie’ fragrance, David Yurman, D&G, Lee Jeans, Mango, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria’s Secret. She is living a luxurious lifestyle as of now. 

Body Measurements - Height and Weight

Beautiful actress, Riley Keough's body build is slim. She stands tall at a height of 5 ft. 7 in. or 1.70 m. Her well-maintained body weight consists of 59 kg or 132 lbs. Her hair color is blonde and her eye color is blue. 

Filmography

  • 2010 - "The Runaways"
  • 2011 - "The Good Doctor"
  • 2011 - "Jack & Diane"
  • 2012 - "Magic Mike"
  • 2012 - "Yellow"
  • 2012 - "Kiss of the Damned"
  • 2013 - "Madame Le Chat"
  • 2015 - "Mad Max: Fury Road"
  • 2015 - "Dixieland"
  • 2016 - "Lovesong"
  • 2016 - "American Honey"
  • 2017 - "The Discovery"
  • 2017 - "We Don't Belong Here"
  • 2017 - "It Comes at Night"
  • 2017 - "Logan Lucky"
  • 2018 - "Welcome the Stranger"
  • 2018 - "The House That Jack Built"
  • 2018 - "Under the Silver Lake"
  • 2018 - "Hold the Dark"
  • 2018 - "Paterno"
  • 2019 - "Earthquake Bird"
  • 2020 - "The Devil All the Time"
  • 2021 - "The Guilty"

Riley Keough in the 2019 film 'Earthquake Bird'

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Television Shows/Series

  • 2016 - "The Girlfriend Experience"
  • 2018 - "Riverdale"

Awards and Achievements

  • Gracie Awards under the category 'Actress in a Leading Role-Made for TV Movie or Limited Series for her work in "The Girlfriend Experience" in 2017

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