Riley Keough Biography
Riley Keough (Danielle Riley Keough) is an actress, model, and producer widely known for her appearance in independent films. She started modeling at the age of 15, making appearances at fashion shows for Dolce & Gabbana and Christian Dior, as well as featuring on Vogue’s cover.
How old is Riley Keough? – Age
Keough is 32 years old as of May 29, 2021. She was born in 1989 in Santa Monica, California, United States.
Who is Riley Keough’s father? – Family and Parents
She is the firstborn child in her family born to singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley and musician Danny Keough. She is also the eldest grandchild to her maternal grandparents, singer and actor Elvis Presley, and actress and businesswoman Priscilla Presley. Keough’s father met her mother while playing in her mother’s band as a bass guitarist. She had a biological child, Benjamin Storm Keough, who died of suicide in July 2020.
She also has two half-sisters, the twins of Harper and Finley, from her mother’s fourth marriage to Michael Lockwood. According to Keough, her paternal heritage is Irish, Portuguese Sephardi Jewish, and Ashkenazi Jewish, although her maternal ancestry by her grandfather, Elvis Presley, includes Creek, Cherokee, Scottish-Irish, and Norman; Keough’s maternal grandma, Priscilla, is of Norwegian origin.
Who is Riley Keough dating? – Who is Riley Keough’s husband?
She is married to actor Ben Smith-Petersen who she met while filming Mad Max: Fury Road. The couple married in February 2015, after their engagement in 2014.
How much is Riley Keough worth? – Net Worth
Keough has an estimated net worth of $5 Million.
Riley Keough The Good Doctor
Keough was cast as Diane Nixon, a teenage patient in the 2011 American thriller film The Good Doctor.
British medical student Martin E. Blake is moved to Southern California Hospital to commence his residency. In fact, Martin is a narcissist who longs to exert dominance over others. As his patient, 18-year-old Diane Nixon has a kidney infection that Martin treats. Diane and her family are hailing Martin as a hero, inflating his self-esteem. When Diane’s health continues to improve, Martin begins to tamper with her medication and deliberately prevents her therapy. At the end of the day, he goes too far and inadvertently kills Diane when he falls asleep during the night while watching her after she’s in a critical state. Martin laces the potassium cyanide drugs and kills Jimmy, then bursts into his locker and takes the diary.
Riley Keough Mad Max
She played Capable, one of Immortan Joe’s five wives in the Australian post-apocalyptic action media franchise Mad Max.
Capable is one of the wives of Everlasting Joe. She and the other wives have been smuggled out of the Citadel by Imperator Furiosa on the War Rig. Capable and the rest of the Wives are pursuing Max Rockatansky and his War Rig after he seizes it. Later, she finds Nux on the back of the Rig, moaning with self-pity and wiping her head on the floorboards. She cradles his cheek and assures him that it is his “manifest destiny” not to be with Joe. The two of them later became inseparable. When the group gets stuck in the mudflats of the Swamp, Capable and Nux begin to try to drive it out. The others reluctantly agree with Nux’s proposal to winch the Rig to the tree and free it, which proves to be the solution with the war parties and the Bullet Farmer in pursuit. At the end of the day, the team discovers what remains of the residents of The Green Spot. On the advice of Max, Furiosa, Vuvalini, Nux, and the Wives are convinced to return to The Citadel to begin again.
Riley Keough Career
In 2010, at the age of 20, Keough made her film debut at The Runaways. She played a female lead in The Good Doctor drama opposite Orlando Bloom and Taraji P. Henson. She joined Steven Soderbergh, Magic Mike, in September 2011, alongside Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, and Alex Pettyfer. In June 2012, she co-starred with Sienna Miller, Luke Wilson and David Morse in the indie drama Yellow. In August 2013, the Australian fashion brand Bonds announced the signing of Keough as “Summer 2013 ambassador” to Bonds. In October 2013, she starred in a video of Justin Timberlake’s “TKO” playing a jealous girlfriend who kicks out Timberlake and binds him to the back of a pick-up truck, pulling him across the desert and tossing him over the mountain.
The actress played a supporting role in Mad Max: Fury Road, the fourth installment of the Mad Max franchise. Her next film, the LGBT-themed romance Lovesong, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. In the first season of the Anthology series The Girlfriend Experience, she had her breakout role in playing a law student-turned-escort. She was nominated for Golden Globe for her role in the season.
Also in 2016, Keough starred in Andrea Arnold’s drama film American Honey, opposite Shia LaBeouf. The same year, she gazed at The Discovery, which was released by Netflix. Subsequently, she stared as the daughter of a broken family in the drama We Don’t Belong Here in 2017, co-starring Catherine Keener and Anton Yelchin. In August 2017, it was reported that Keough had founded its own production company called Felix Culpa. She appeared in a variety of films in 2018, including the indie thriller Welcome the Stranger and Keep the Dark.
Riley Keough Movies
♦ 2020 – Zola
♦ 2020 – The Devil All the Time
♦ 2019 – The Lodge
♦ 2019 – Earthquake Bird
♦ 2018 – Welcome the Stranger
♦ 2018 – The House That Jack Built
♦ 2018 – Under the Silver Lake
♦ 2018 – Hold the Dark
♦ 2018 – Paterno
♦ 2017 – The Discovery
♦ 2017 – We Don’t Belong Here
♦ 2017 – It Comes at Night
♦ 2017 – Logan Lucky
♦ 2016 – Lovesong – Sarah
♦ 2016 – American Honey
♦ 2015 – Mad Max: Fury Road
♦ 2015 – Dixieland – Rachel
♦ 2013 – Madame Le Chat