Riley Keough The rise in Hollywood seemed complete when took about the main role in the miniseries Daisy Jones and the Six. It was quite an achievement for the daughter of Lisa Marie Presley and granddaughter of the deceased Elvis Presley and now she is nominated for a Golden Globe in the category of Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Movie for her work. As she prepares to celebrate in the live ceremony tonight, her husband, Ben Smith-PetersenMost likely, he will be at your side.
Riley and Ben’s marriage remained fairly private after they exchanged vows in 2015 and even secretly welcomed a daughter. In recent years, they have tried to keep their union out of the spotlight despite all the family drama and heartbreak Riley has had to endure. While Riley was still mourning the loss of her brother Benjamin Keough, who died at the age of 27 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound In July 2020, his mother, Lisa Marie, died at 54 on January 12, 2023 after suffering sudden cardiac arrest which was later determined to be due to a bowl obstruction. Following the tragic death, Riley was also rumored to be in a fight her grandmother Priscilla Presley about Lisa Marie’s will.
Meet Ben, who helped Riley get through all of this, and learn more about their love story and past romances below.
Ben Smith-Petersen supported the American honey The actress and her wife at her mother Lisa Marie’s house. funeral service in Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, on January 22. read a letter written by Riley as a tribute to his mother at a memorial and it was then that it was revealed that the couple had they secretly welcomed a daughter together. “Thank you for showing me that love is the most important thing in this life. I hope I can love my daughter like you loved me,” Ben read at the service.
Ben, stuntman and actor, was born and raised in Australia, where he met Riley while she was filming the cinematic masterpiece. Mad Max: Fury Road in 2013. They didn’t get involved until about a year later, when the star had to return to Australia to film again. “Falling in love in Australia was incredible. “He started taking me all over Sydney to these little places he loved,” Riley recalled in a 2022 essay for Vogue Australia.
Ben and Riley tied the knot in Napa, California on February 4, 2015. “Technically, our first wedding was in Nepal, because we were there building a school a couple of weeks before we got married,” Riley revealed via Vogue Australia. “The families knew we were getting married and said, ‘Let us throw you a Hindu wedding.’ It was so beautiful and in a way, that wedding was a little more intimate and really special,” Riley also said. “At that wedding I cried. At my biggest wedding I was a little nervous, I wasn’t as present. But it was still equally surprising.”
One thing fans can say for sure is that Ben loves posting sweet snaps with Riley. Look his instagram to see the latest on the beautiful married couple.
Riley surprised on her wedding day with a vintage-style long-sleeved dress by Delfina Manivet. Before marrying Ben twice, she dated her magic mike co-star Alex Pettyfer. In 2012, Riley got engaged to him after six months of dating. However, they broke up less than a year later in 2013. Riley was also linked to Robert Pattinson for a brief period and it was rumored that she had had relations with the singer Ryan Cabrera and actor jonah hill.