Riley Keough Biography

Riley Keough is an American actress, model, and producer who gained widespread acclaim for mainly for her appearances in independent films. When she hit her teens, she began modeling and entered the fashion world by appearing at fashion shows for Dolce & Gabbana and Christian Dior as well as she came into sight on the cover page of Vogue. Recently she made it into the headlines of leading media for portraying the main role in Amazon Prime’s mini television series “Daisy Jones & The Six”.  

Early Life 

Danielle Riley Keough popularly known as Riley Keough was born on 29th May 1989 under the arms of St. Johns Hospital and health center, Santa Monica, California, U.S. She is the daughter of authentic musicians Lisa Marie Presley and Danny Keough. Riley was primarily raised by her father in Hawaii and Los Angeles and additionally spent time residing with her mother in California and Tennessee.

When Keough was 6 years old, her parents got divorced and her mother got remarried Michael Jackson from 1994 to 1996. She has a sibling brother named Benjamin Storm Keough and two half-sisters. Keough attended a public school in the San Fernando Valley but was ultimately home-schooled due to her frequent traveling between her parent’s homes.

Riley Keough Career

When Keough was 15, she began her modeling career, appearing in the Autumn/Winter 2004 Ready-to-Wear show followed by Spring/Summer 2005 collection. She came into sight when she showed up on the cover of the Japanese Elle magazine and Korean Vogue in 2005. She caught the eyes of the viewers when she appeared on the covers of the French Magazine Jalouse and L’Officiel, in the same year 2005.

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Her first debut film The Runaways was based on the 1970’s all-girl rock band that hit the theatres in 2010 when Riley was 20. In April 2011, she appeared as a female lead in the drama The Good Doctor alongside Orlando Bloom and Taraji P. Henson. In September 2011, she joined the Steven Soderbergh Film Magic Mike, based on a group of male strippers. She appeared in director So Yong Kim’s short film Spark and Light commissioned by the fashion brand Miu-Miu in 2014.

In January 2016, she appeared in the film, The LGBT-themed drama Lovesong premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Keough got her major breakthrough starring as a law student-turned-escort in the first season of the anthology series The Girlfriend Experience. She subsequently starred in the drama “We don’t belong here” in 2017.

Moreover, she also starred in the drama-thriller Welcome the Stranger followed by the Netflix-Released thriller Hold the Dark in 2018. While in 2019, she got up the lead in the psychological horror movie The Lodge. In January 2020, Keough’s upcoming film, the comedy-drama Zola, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Recently she signed a Netflix movie The Guilty alongside Peter Sarsgaard and Ethan Hawke.

Riley Keough Biography

Real Name Danielle Riley Keough
Birth Date May 29, 1989
Age (as of 2023) 33 Years
Birth Place Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Actress, Model
Religion Scientology
Sun sign Gemini

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimetres – 170 cm  
Weight in Kilograms – 59 kg  –  in Pounds –  130 lbs 
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim


Father Danny Keough
Mother Lisa Marie Presley
Brother Benjamin Storm Keough



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Ben Smith Petersen
Children One 
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Personal Life

In February 2015, Riley Keough tied the knot with stuntman Ben Smith-Petersen. They used to date each other since 2012 when they first met while filming “Mad Max: Fury Road”. From this marriage, the couple is blessed with a beautiful daughter though her identity isn’t revealed as of now. She shared an emotional tribute to her mother and during that time, she revealed publicly about her daughter. 

Riley Keough Net Worth

Riley Keough’s net worth is approximately around $5 Million. The exquisite actress earns her fortune through her career in acting and modeling. The gorgeous and all-time-favorite actress Keough has raised the bar not only in the theatres but also on social media. The actress has got 789K followers on her Instagram account and no less than 20k likes on every post. On her Twitter account @RileyKeough, she achieved almost 38k followers.


  • Miley Keough was born on 29th May 1989 and was raised in Santa Monica, California, U.S.
  • She is a 31-year-old, American actress, model, and producer.
  • Her performance in The Girlfriend Experience garnered rave reviews and awards buzz from critics.
  • On August 4th, 2013, the Australian Fashion Brand Bonds announced Keough as the‘ Summer 2013 ambassador’.
  • Keough announced and launched her own production company called Felix Culpa with producer Gina Gemmell in August 2017.
  • She played one of the most significant roles of her career in the movie “Mad Max Fury Road” which got nominations for a total of ten categories in the ‘Academy Awards’ out of which it won six.

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