– Riley Keough and her husband Ben Smith-Petersen have a daughter, but the exact date of her birth is unknown.
– The couple met on the set of Mad Max: Fury Road in 2012 and got married in two different ceremonies in 2015.
– Keough wrote an essay about their relationship in May 2022, revealing that she knew Smith-Petersen was the father of her children just one week after they started dating.
Riley Keough, granddaughter of Elvis Presley, revealed that she and her husband, Ben Smith-Petersen, welcomed their first child amidst the heartache of bidding farewell to her mother, Lisa Marie Presley, in January. While it remains unclear when the baby was born, representatives of the couple confirmed the news to People magazine. Smith-Petersen shared the revelation during a memorial service for Presley held at Graceland, where he read a tribute to Keough’s mother that she had penned herself. Keough, who was seated in the front row, is yet to share further details about their daughter.
The couple first met while working on the set of “Mad Max: Fury Road” in 2012, before dating officially in 2013 and getting engaged a year later. They exchanged vows in two separate ceremonies in 2015 – one in Nepal and the other in Napa Valley, California. Keough herself opened up about their relationship in a May 2022 essay published in Vogue Australia. In it, she shared how she was struck by a strong feeling that Smith-Petersen would one day be the father of her children, just one week after they started dating.
Although little else is known about the newborn, the happy news provides a bright spot amidst the difficult time that Keough and her family have been experiencing. Fans of the actor-turned-author will no doubt join us in congratulating her and Smith-Petersen on this new chapter of their lives.