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Is Riley Keough related to Elvis Presley? And what was her emotional tribute to Benjamin Keough?


RILEY Keough – the only granddaughter of Rock and Roll king Elvis Presley – posted an emotional tribute to her brother Ben, who committed suicide on July 12 this year.

The 31-year-old actress shared a series of candid photos with Ben, who was just 27 when he died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound, according to the Los Angeles County Dept. of Medical Examiner-Coroner’s office.

 Riley is the eldest grandchild of Rock and Roll legend Elvis

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Riley is the eldest grandchild of Rock and Roll legend ElvisCredit: Getty – Contributor
 The actress shared an emotional tribute to her brother Ben

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The actress shared an emotional tribute to her brother BenCredit: Instagram
 The Mad Max: Fury Road star is Elvis' only granddaughter

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The Mad Max: Fury Road star is Elvis’ only granddaughterCredit: Getty Images – Getty

How much is Riley Keough worth?

The film and TV star is reportedly worth $5million, thanks to a series of roles on both the silver and big screen.

Riley has earned the bulk of her fortune from modeling high-profile campaigns such as Dolce & Gabbana and Dior in addition to her 34 acting credits.

The LA native is most known for he roles in Mad Max Fury Road, The Girlfriend Experience, The Lodge and Logan Lucky.

Who is Riley Keough’s father?

The star – born Danielle Riley Keough – is the eldest daughter of Lisa Marie Presley, 52, and musician Danny Keough.

 Lisa and Danny were married from October 1988 to May 1994

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Lisa and Danny were married from October 1988 to May 1994Credit: Getty Images – Getty
 The musicians share daughter Riley and son Ben together

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The musicians share daughter Riley and son Ben togetherCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Riley’s mom and dad met when Danny performed as a bass guitarist for singer-songwriter Lisa’s band at the time.

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The rockstar parents married on October 3, 1988 inside the Celebrity Center International of the Church of Scientology in West Hollywood.

Lisa’s publicist released a statement at the time which read: “Lisa, 20, married musician Daniel Keough, 23, her boyfriend for the past three years.

“Priscilla said, ‘I am thrilled for Lisa Marie. Danny is a great guy, and I couldn’t be happier for the two of them.

 Lisa married Danny at the Church of Scientology in West Hollywood

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Lisa married Danny at the Church of Scientology in West HollywoodCredit: Getty Images

The couple will be honeymooning for the next three months at an undisclosed location.’”

However, the couple – who share daughter Riley and son Benjamin together – later got divorced in May 1994.

Is Riley Keough related to Elvis Presley?

The Mad Max star is the eldest grandchild of Rock and Roll legend Elvis and Priscilla Presley.

Riley’s mom, Lisa Marie, is the only child the iconic hitmaker had with his only wife.

 Elvis had one child, Lisa Marie, with his only wife Priscilla

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Elvis had one child, Lisa Marie, with his only wife PriscillaCredit: Getty – Contributor
 The "King of Rock and Roll" tragically passed away on August 16, 1977

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The “King of Rock and Roll” tragically passed away on August 16, 1977Credit: Getty – Contributor

Priscilla was married to Love Me Tender rocker from 1967 to their divorce in 1973.

On August 16, 1977, Elvis died of a heart attack at the age of 42.

How old is Elvis Presley’s granddaughter?

Elvis’ eldest and only granddaughter, Riley, is 31-years-old.

 Riley is the only granddaughter of Elvis Presley

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Riley is the only granddaughter of Elvis PresleyCredit: Getty Images – Getty

The actress was born on May 29, 1989 at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California.

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Who is Riley Keough’s husband?

Riley married Ben Smith-Petersen in a romantic Napa, California wedding in February 2015.

She met the stuntman on while filming the blockbuster Mad Max: Fury Road – which came out later that same year.

 Riley married Ben in Napa in February 2015

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Riley married Ben in Napa in February 2015Credit: Instagram
 The couple met while he worked as a stuntman and she starred in Mad Max: Fury Road

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The couple met while he worked as a stuntman and she starred in Mad Max: Fury RoadCredit: Instagram

Ben was actor Garrett Hedlund’s personal stunt double in the 2019 film Triple Frontier.

He also has performed stunt work on large-scale movies such as The Great Gatsby, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and Suicide Squad.

What was Riley Keough’s tribute to her brother Benjamin Keough?

Days after her younger brother’s death, Riley shared an emotional message honoring Benjamin.

 The actress shared an emotional personal tribute to Ben after his death

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The actress shared an emotional personal tribute to Ben after his deathCredit: Instagram

She wrote on Instagram: “Mornings are the hardest. I forget you’re gone. I can’t cry because of the fear that I will never stop. A pain that’s new to me.

“You. There are no words for you. Angel is the closest I could think of. Pure light. Baby brother. Best friend. Wild man.

“Intellectual. Witness to my life. Twin soul. Protector. Too sensitive for this harsh world,” she continued.

“I hope you give me strength to endure the giant hole you’ve left in my heart. I hope you give me the strength to eat. I hope you’re cradled in love.

“I hope you feel my love. I hope you feel god. You are god. I can’t believe you’ve left me. Not you sweet Ben Ben.

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 Riley called her younger brother her "twin soul"

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Riley called her younger brother her “twin soul”Credit: Instagram
 She shared the loss of her brother is a "pain" that's "new" to her

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She shared the loss of her brother is a “pain” that’s “new” to herCredit: Instagram

“Anyone but you. I guess this is true heartbreak. I hope we meet again,” she concluded the heartbreaking message.

What is Priscilla Presley’s net worth today?

The only wife of the music legend is reportedly worth $50million in 2020.

Priscilla is most known for her six-year marriage to Elvis but has garnered fame for roles in The Naked Gun trilogy and Dallas.

She also founded company Elvis Presley Enterprises in 1981 and ran the business until the late 1980’s.

 Priscilla has earned a large net worth through various film and business ventures

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Priscilla has earned a large net worth through various film and business venturesCredit: Getty – Contributor

The author has penned the 1985 memoir, Elvis and Me: The True Story of the Love Between Priscilla Presley and the King of Rock N’ Roll which went on to become a New York Times bestseller.

What age did Priscilla Presley give birth?

Priscilla gave birth to her only daughter with Elvis, Lisa Marie, on February 1, 1968.

 Priscilla and Elvis welcomed their only child together on February 1, 1968

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Priscilla and Elvis welcomed their only child together on February 1, 1968Credit: Getty Images – Getty

The first-time mom was 22-years-old at the time she welcomed her first baby.

Priscilla later re-married to film producer Marco Garibaldi from 1984 to 2006.

The couple welcomed son Navarone Garibaldi on March 1, 1987 when Lisa was 41-years-old.

Riley Keough posts emotional tribute to her brother Ben after suicide death





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