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Riley Keough

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Riley Keough
Danielle Riley Keough

(1989-05-29) May 29, 1989 (age 35)
OccupationModel • Actress • Producer
Years active2010–present
Height1.7 m (5 ft 7 in)
Ben Smith-Petersen (m. 2015)

Danielle Riley Keough (/ˈk/ KEE-oh; born May 29, 1989)[1] is an American actress, model, and producer

Early Life and Careers[change | change source]

Riley was born on May 29, 1989 at Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, She is the eldest daughter of singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley and musician Danny Keough, and the eldest grandchild of Elvis Presley and actress and businesswoman Priscilla Presley.

Keough's father met her mother while performing as a bass guitarist in her mother's band. She had a biological brother, Benjamin Storm Keough, who died by suicide in July 2020. She has two half-sisters, twins Harper and Finley, from her mother's fourth marriage to Michael Lockwood. According to Keough, her father's ancestry is Irish and mostly Sephardic Jewish (Portuguese-Jewish) and Ashkenazi Jewish (Eastern European Jews), whereas her maternal grandfather, Elvis Presley, is allegedly of Creek, Cherokee, Scots-Irish, and Norman descent; Keough's maternal grandmother, Priscilla, is of part Norwegian descent.

She is the daughter of Lisa Marie Presley with Danny Keough and the eldest grandchild of Elvis and Priscilla Presley.

References[change | change source]

  1. Green, Michelle; Armstrong, Lois; Hoover, Eleanor; Micheli, Robin (June 19, 1989). "The Presleys' Newest Star". People. Vol. 31, no. 24. Archived from the original on August 1, 2008. Retrieved February 5, 2015.